Principal Next47 / Catalyst Growth Team

Siemens   •  

Palo Alto, CA

8 - 10 years

Posted 216 days ago


Job Description:

Position Overview / Description

· International business developer reporting to Catalyst Director
· Develop and implement “Catalyst Projects” for start-ups next47 will or has invested in, in order to scale the companies up and increase their growth trajectory in global markets significantly
· Develop and implement innovation transfer from start-ups into Siemens and/or new and/or existing customers of Siemens on a global scale
· Connect themselves with all for next47 relevant innovation eco-systems

Responsibilities

· Identify growth opportunities in the start-ups and establish growth projects (e.g. Go-to-market, international expansion, Proof-of-Concept projects, etc.)
· Manage growth project according to proven Project Management concepts/methodologies
· Develop a strong and sustainable network across the global Siemens organization and with Siemens customers
· Report regularly on the progress of the “Catalyst Projects”
· Collaborate intensively with the global catalyst team and with the entire next47 team
· Best practice sharing with the other next47 catalyst teams in order to build the global function
· Initiate technology transfer from start-ups into the Siemens network including partners and customers
· Support the identification of new investment opportunities and support the next47 capital team in realizing investment opportunities

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

· BS/BA required, Business, Economics or Engineering degree, MBA preferred
· 8 plus years proven experience in operations management and business development functions
· 3 plus years experience with project management concepts and methodologies (e.g. Scrum / Agile / PMI)
· Excellent written and verbal communication and persuasion skills
· Expert with Excel and PPT
· Team orientation and ability to engage and inspire people
· Passion for technology and innovation
· Self-motivated, hands-on and with high energy degree
· Enjoys challenges and is resilient under pressure
· Strong strategic thinking and proven strategy development and implementation capabilities
· Strong result orientation combined with speed and sense of urgency
· Ability to work in a multiple cultural environment due to the international character of the function
· Travel required: ~25%

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

· Fluency in second and third language
· Experience working for start-ups

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Requisition Number: 223351