VC Program Manager

Location: Singapore River, Singapore
Salary: S$10000 - S$12000 per month + competitive
Sectors: Development
Job Type: Contract
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Our Client's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through their family of apps and services, they are building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether they are creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people working at our organisation are builders at heart. Our client's global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started. Our Client is seeking an experienced Program Manager who is passionate about the way they can work with start-ups in South East Asia to drive real-world outcomes. You will focus on creating and leading an incubation programs to help start-ups grow and be successful. You will engage with fast growing companies, VCs, accelerators/incubators, and the broader global tech ecosystem as well as with our Facebook sales and partnership teams. In addition, you will work cross-functionally with the Solution Engineering, Marketing Science, Business Product Marketing teams to help start-ups and our partners succeed.

Along with our Singapore leadership team, the Program Manager will:

  • Create and manage the incubation program
  • Identify a pipeline of companies poised for growth, and assess fit with the program
  • Serve as the main point of contact for founders during the program, and providing guidance to start-ups / VC firms
  • Engage with key VCs in the region, provide guidance and trends, develop a road-map to support growth of their portfolio companies through Facebook's solutions
  • Graduate start-ups into our digital natives team coverage
  • Undertake ongoing program analysis, reporting, and shape the direction and strategic road-map

Skills : Requirements :

  • Able to work independently and execution focused to get things done
  • 6+ years of experience
  • Team player and strong coordination skills
  • Creativity in getting things done
  • Organized and detail oriented and also able to think about the big picture
  • Business development and strategic partnership experience
  • Understanding of technology startups or past experience in running or being in one is a plus
  • Past experience in running incubator and acceleration programs is a big plus
  • Existing networks with venture capitalists, accelerators, and the existing start-up ecosystem across SEA would be highly preferred

Education:

Degree or equivalent

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Award winner of:

International Recruitment Company of the Year by Recruitment International 2016

Best Client Services by Asia Recruitment Awards 2017

Best Overseas Operation by Global Recruiters 2017

Highly Commended for Best Large Recruitment Business 2017

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