Job - Startup Specialist, Foundation for Armenian Science and Technology, Armenia

Foundation for Armenian Science and Technology (FAST)


Deadline:

December 17, 2017


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STARTUP SPECIALIST

ORGANIZATION NAME: Foundation for Armenian Science and Technology (FAST)

TITLE: Startup Specialist

START DATE: ASAP

LOCATION: Yerevan, Armenia

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are looking for an intellectually curious and self-driven strategic individual, who will be responsible for leading all the stages of startup development. This position requires a team player with proven experience in mentoring, advising startups and excellent leadership and communication skills.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support the creation, implementation and execution of the Startup programs;

  • Maintain and update the portfolio of early-stage startups, providing periodic reports on status, decisions, and next steps;

  • Evaluate program administration and delivery processes, recommending changes, creating processes or systems as needed;

  • Guide and give advice to startups through the critical early stages;

  • Help startups fill their practices with clients and get profitable in record time;

  • Help startups execute major critical steps and better understand all the early stage aspects;

  • Monitor key trends, watch economic, industry or competitive movements over time, and respond accordingly;

  • Research and implement business solutions, marketing strategies, and strategic relationships that will take startups’ business to the next level;

  • Identify resources, develop external relationships with key experts to validate and prioritize new growth opportunities;

  • Works within established systems and processes in operations, records management, information systems, risk management, and development efforts;

  • Support with due diligence.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5+ years of experience in a related field (i.e. Advising Startups on Strategy, Startup Sales Strategy and Management, Entrepreneurship Investment Management, Strategic Planning & Advisory) is required;

  • BA required with MBA preferred, with emphasis in entrepreneurship, business, marketing, or analytics is preferred;

  • Project Management experience is preferred;

  • Proven experience in coaching and mentoring startups;

  • Comprehensive knowledge of regulatory requirements for startups;

  • High proficiency level of all aspects of startup creation and thorough understanding of a startup development process;

  • A clear understanding of a startup fundraising process;

  • Diverse and well-established investor network and an ability to make strategic introductions;

  • Extensive experience in the startup and venture world;

  • Ability to manage a portfolio of an early stage start up;

  • Experience in documentation preparing and application processing;

  • Outstanding communication and networking skills;

  • Proven ability to follow standardized documentation and processes but able to identify opportunities to drive innovation and improvements forward;

  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively in a matrix environment;

  • Passion for technology, entrepreneurship, innovation, and startups;

  • Strong leadership and management experience;

  • Excellent English, Armenian, and Russian written and verbal communication skills.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

All interested candidates are kindly requested to submit their CVs by e-mail to hr@fast.foundation. Please indicate the title of the position “Startup Specialist” in the subject line of your e-mail. FAST is grateful to all interested applicants; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the interview.

ABOUT FAST

Foundation for Armenian Science and Technology (FAST) is conceived as a comprehensive platform to foster technological and scientific breakthroughs in Armenia.

FAST aims to revive the country’s strong Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) traditions, establishing a favorable regime for the innovative environment, fostering science and technology education, and actively developing a venture capital ecosystem.

One of the most pivotal tasks of FAST is to engage tech and scientific communities in raising the profile of Armenia as a hub for technological and scientific discoveries and developments.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  December 17, 2017

Note: Employment decisions are made without regard to race, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or other characteristics protected by law.



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