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Venture Builder

Job Title: Venture Builder
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Industry:
Salary: $50 - 100 k
Start Date: 02 Mar 2020
Reference: en-61668
Contact Name: Lorraine.Luo
Contact Email: Lorraine.Luo@jac-recruitment.com
Job Published: March 02, 2020 10:41

Job Description

Company Background

Company is a research and venture building arm of a Japanese consumer goods MNC that has the mandate to identify, invest and build business around naturally occurring substances. Company seeks to evaluate technologies, invest and build innovative companies with the capacity to create a massive shift in global consumption habits.

The Company is seeking like-minded individuals for the role of Venture Builder to identify and create businesses for next generation consumers.

Job Description across Research and Venture Building Functions

Research

  • Working closely with management to determine research objectives
  • Utilising various professional sources to find and extract pertinent information
  • Organising and maintaining research databases
  • Overseeing the creation of research and development technical literature

Venture Building

  • Exploring investment, business and collaboration opportunities
  • Driving development process from ideation, feasibility studies, prototyping to commercial roll-out
  • Assisting in the management of operational aspects of new ventures under the Company
  • Networking, liaising and negotiating with the Company’s current and potential business partners, assisting in deal closure

Desired Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor degree from renowned university
  • At least 2 years of experience in scientific research & development
  • Experience in new ventures, strategy consulting, venture capital, product innovation or equivalent is a bonus
  • Excellent communication and writing skills

Assessment Criteria

  • Creativity, strong interpersonal skills and excellent analytical abilities
  • Resilient and resourceful
  • Capable of managing complex situations
  • Open to feedback and willingness to learn
  • Capable of multitasking, able to prioritise workflow and manage multiple projects with minimal to moderate direction

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