Enterprise / StartUp Ecosystem Development Specialist

The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) Islamabad Unverified

Islamabad , Pakistan

Posted Aug 20, 2018 770 views

PKR. 200,000 - 250,000/Month

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Are you smart and extroverted and great at relationship selling? Are you teachable and love to figure out new ways of doing things and process improvement? Are you looking for a fun high-profile job in a dynamic environment? Then TiE Is looking for you.

The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) was founded in 1992 in Silicon Valley by a group of successful entrepreneurs, corporate executives, and senior professionals with roots in the Indus region. There are currently more than 13,000 members and over 2,500 charter members in 63 chapters across 17 countries. TiE’s mission is to foster entrepreneurship globally through mentoring, networking, and education. Dedicated to the virtuous cycle of wealth creation and giving back to the community, TiE’s focus is to generate and nurture our next generation of entrepreneurs. This global powerhouse has helped to start hundreds of companies and generated over 200 billion dollars in Venture Capital, a figure that even surpasses the GDP of some countries.

Job Description

Summary:

The Enterprise & StartUp Ecosystem Development Specialist will work in collaboration with project team members. S/he will be responsible for the design, development, and delivery of innovative enterprise/startup development programs, day to day program operations, program and organizational strategy for StartUps, Micro-enterprises and SMEs. 

Responsibilities:

  • Serves as a focal point for the identified needs of the communities on enterprise development, innovation, and competitiveness. 
  • Design and implement a strategy for scalability and sustainability of Innovation Hubs, established in project areas. 
  • Collaborates closely with the program coordinator/program manager as well as other agencies working in the area and the private sector in the accessible markets.
  • Provide technical leadership and strategy in the implementation of activities designed to enhance access to finance and provide business development advisory support for SMEs
  • Design and implement business development, financial and non-financial services.
  • Lead and integrate innovation in enterprise development initiatives of micro enterprise, SME and Startup programs.
  • Oversight of all activities conducted under the program and perform any other duties as requested.
  • Identify leverage points for new opportunities, promote appropriate collaborations, identify interventions, and scale up best practices.
  • Support project reporting, including the development of work plans, quarterly reports, and success stories.
  • Prepare reports on monthly project results and facilitate knowledge sharing and learning.
  • Lead program coordinators in field data compilation.
  • Prepare scopes of work for short-term technical advisors, grants, and contracts.
  • Manage Stakeholders: Mentors - Investors - Startups and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Develops business proposals and prepares proposals to win new programs. 
  • Overseeing all activities associated with programs in order to ensure goals are achieved. 
  • Coordinate the development, evaluation, and implementation of program goals, objectives, and activities as outlined.
  • Expertise to plan and run multiple programs as well as regularly monitor & evaluate KPIs of assigned programs.
  • Planning and designing the program and proactively monitoring its progress, resolving issues and initiating appropriate corrective action.
  • Defining the program's governance arrangements.
  • Represent TiE at various events/seminars.
  • Program budgeting specific to the domain of activity and its review for implementation/resource allocation.
  • Reporting and documentation development related to program and as required.
  • Ecosystem Management: Establishing relationships, extend outreach and engage ecosystem players through innovative initiatives.
  • Working with marketing lead to drive partnerships and engage start-ups and stakeholders.
  • Other duties as assigned.  

 

Requirements:

  • 7-10 years’ experience with enterprise and startups or with development projects, with a strong emphasis on access to finance, entrepreneurship and SME support.
  • Experience in designing and implementing innovative entrepreneurship content. 
  • Knowledge of local and international startup ecosystem 
  • Experience in rural development initiatives, or leadership roles on donor-funded development projects (desirable).
  • Strong writing and project management skills.
  • Excellent partnership building, communication, and management skills to work with the local communities, NGOs, and development partners.
  • Should be well versed with the measures in determining work priorities, making decisions on activity implementation matters, identifying and resolving program issues.
  • Experience in a non-governmental organization 
  • Ability to write proposals
  • Excellent partnership building, communication, and management skills to work with the local communities, NGOs, and development partners.
  • Hardworking, commitment, ability to communicate and self- motivated person.
  • Comfortable working with all levels of stakeholders with the same degree of professionalism.
  • Innovative and creative thought process.
  • Go-getter attitude and Problem-solving skills
  • Interest in your industry-- Are you passionate about what we do (we help companies grow)? Check www.tie.org and go stalk us on social media.
  • Willingness to work around the clock—This isn't a 9-5 job. Please understand that this is a mission and a passion and involves working some evenings and weekends, and responding to community members outside of work hours (sometimes). It is also flexible, so when you want to take off during the day we can coordinate around your schedule too.
  • Good employee-- You have great time management skills, ability to multitask, intelligence -- you are managing so many different areas of the business. You are smart and don't get stressed under pressure
  • Culture fit- You need to get along with our other employees and mesh with the TiE culture.

Job Details

Total Positions:
1 Post
Job Shift:
First Shift (Day)
Job Type:
Full Time/Permanent
Job Location:
Gender:
No Preference
Minimum Education:
Bachelor (14 Years)
Career Level:
Department Head
Minimum Experience:
8 Years
Apply Before:
Sep 20, 2018
Posting Date:
Aug 20, 2018
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