Programme Manager For an Impact Venture Builder and Investment Fund (South Asia, Southeast Asia, Africa)
- Asia (Remote), Africa, South Asia, Southeast Asia, Taiwan,, Vietnam, Philippines, Ukraine, Liberia, Malaysia, Eastern Europe, Peru, Poland, Thailand,, Venezuela
- Employees can work remotely
Creatella Impact is a new non-profit charitable organization that provides venture building, acceleration programmes and impact investment to early stage social & environmental “tech for good” startups in emerging markets. We bring together a community of leaders, mentors, advisors, facilitators across tech, government and venture capital to work together and support startups committed to the achievement of SDGs by generating measurable social and environmental impact.
Read more at: https://creatella.org
We are looking for a young Programme Manager to lead and implement our venture competitions and acceleration programmes, while being mentored by and working closely with our co-founders.
These programmes will be industry agnostic (FinTech, EdTech, HealthTech, CivicTech, AgriTech …), entirely remote, around the theme of women empowerment, and each programme will target one specific country of our targeted regions (Southeast Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America). You can read more about our first programme in Indonesia here: https://she-disrupts.org/
Programmes will range from a few months to years, and include venture competitions, acceleration, venture building and investment.
For each programme, we will be partnering with leading local actors (accelerators, investors, other ecosystem players) as well as with international development organizations (UNDP, UN Women etc).
Founded by 2 international and experienced founders and investors from Harvard, INSEAD and Wharton, and led by formidable boards of directors and advisors, Creatella Impact is a brand new entity, offering fast-paced progress, challenges, passion, sweat and excitement.
If you like collaborating with a remote, diverse, supportive, high-performing team, want empowerment, and want to get the best of yourself building impactful programmes.
WHAT YOU'LL DO
Design and plan up to a dozen impact programmes per year, together with our co-founders, defining the schedules, modules, competition rounds, demo days, networking sessions etc
Oversee and lead the implementation of each programme, by leading our team of interns and enlisting the help of our designers and developers, alternating with ease between the 50,000 and 50 feet view
Provide logistical and operational support to our co-organizers
Lead the collaboration with our partners, from local accelerators and investors to international organizations like UNDP and UN Women
Partner with multinational corporations, government agencies, industry experts, and contractors to constantly improve the quality, scope, and delivery of programmes
Source facilitators, mentors and advisors from all over the world, among investors, industry experts, or corporate leaders, and maintain relationships with them
Leverage and reuse our processes, playbooks and policies, make them yours and improve them, extend them to standardize and scale our programmes
Continually improve and develop our curriculum for early stage startups, integrating best practices and our partners’ materials
Measure our impact by designing and conducting surveys to capture and analyze data about our startups and their progress
Work closely with the founders and develop your skills with a diverse, international team
Be available full-time, with flexible working hours, 100% remote work
Excellent organizational skills and detail-oriented: leverage productivity tools to help reduce complexity and deal with small tasks efficiently
Ability to move with ease from 50,000 to 50ft view
Excellent execution skills with ability to meet deadlines and prioritize multiple tasks
Ability to speak confidently and with natural authority in settings ranging from large group events to meetings with government officials, industry experts and investors etc
Ability to lead a small team, and lead the collaboration with partners, mentors, investors etc
Ability to think creatively to solve problems and to work without being closely managed
Client-facing and event planning experiences are a plus
Great analytical, coordination, interpersonal and communication skills
Proficiency in English, knowledge of French or Spanish will be an asset
3+ years of work experience
Experience with business support entities, accelerators, impact investment funds at national or international level is a plus
Bachelor’s degree in business administration or international development is preferable. Master’s degree is a plus
PERSONAL QUALITIES (as important as skills!)
Entrepreneurial: you have that startup spirit - you certainly don’t want to just be an employee.
Creative: You think outside the box. We want your ideas and feedback not only for the projects you’re a part of, but also for the whole organization
Organized and committed: You are self-disciplined, dependable and rigorous
Challenger: You like to push yourself and go beyond your own goals. We’re ambitious and we want you to be too!
Quality-driven: You create great work you’re proud of!
Fast learner: You’ll learn a lot with us, and we move fast
Team player: You share, discuss, ask for advice, and report on your work regularly. You’ll work independently, we don’t want to be on your back ;-)
WHAT WE OFFER TO YOU
A highly skilled full-time remote team of experts in various fields - from engineers to designers - helping you make each programme a success
An impactful mission full of purpose and meaning, focused on women empowerment, social & environmental impact and targeting the UN SDGs
Passion for supporting innovative and ambitious impact startups
An environment that places quality and long term value creation in the center, and where we never settle for good
Empowerment to take initiatives, with minimal bureaucracy and hierarchy
A skyrocketing learning curve (we give you the freedom to take on challenges, and we know that failing fast is an opportunity to learn)
Flexibility to work remotely where you want and when you want
An ideal opportunity to develop your entrepreneurial side
A unique learning opportunity with our founder, in an empowered environment with no ceiling and plenty of development opportunities
Fast paced, impactful and exciting!
Highly diverse and inclusive team
Energetic and fun