Accelerator Program Coordinator

Posted on June 19, 2020
Overview

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Accelerator Program Coordinator is a member of the Accelerator Team responsible for supporting the businesses in running through the validation and acceleration phases of the ACT Smart Innovation Hub Accelerator Programs.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES & JOB TASKS

  • Support the validation and acceleration of ventures accepted into the ACT Smart Innovation Hub Accelerator Programs, anticipate and respond to the needs of the ventures
  • Own the scheduling of experts, mentors, suppliers, entrepreneurs, and sponsor visits
  • Assist in developing, planning and executing programmatic activities, meetings, and events that drive ACT Smart entrepreneurs towards success
  • Ensure deadlines and responsibilities remain aligned
  • Provide advice and assist entrepreneurs within the scope of your expertise and capacities
  • Oversee the performance of multiple ventures at once. Prioritize projects, allocate time effectively, and communicate with startups on project expectations and deadlines
  • Report on the progress and status of ventures ensuring that issues are escalated and managed as required
  • Represent Berytech in the local community, both actively and passively
  • Participate in Berytech-related events and networking opportunities when called upon
  • Build and maintain relationships with entrepreneurs, ecosystem partners and the community
  • Maintain a positive, professional image of the company with all customers and suppliers, internal and external
  • Adhere to all company policies, procedures, and business ethics codes

 

EDUCATION & SKILLS REQUIREMENTS

Degree             Bachelor’s or higher in Business Management, Finance, Marketing, or other relevant Business fields from an accredited college or university.

Experience      at least 3 years’ in product, project or program coordination or management

Languages       fluency in Arabic and English, French is a plus

Computer        Computer literacy, including knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, basic software applications, and familiarity with the internet and email communications

Knowhow     

  • Excellent communications skills in Arabic and English (oral and written)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, customer-oriented
  • Keen interest in startups, innovation, technology entrepreneurship, and venture capital
  • Comfortable with a variety of responsibilities
  • Comfortable with a minimal amount of direction but high expectations
  • Self-starter, resourceful, Initiative taker, able to make decisions

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Five or more years of product, project, or programmatic experience
  • History of delivering high-quality customer satisfaction through CSAT and Net Promoter Systems
  • PMP, PMI-ACP, CAPM-PMI or similar Agile or Project Management certification

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

Interested applicants meeting all the above requirements are to submit by email to mario.ramadan@berytech.org, mentioning the position name in the subject line

  • Cover letter on why they qualify for the position
  • CV, clearly demonstrating experience and skills
  • Names and contact details of three references. References will not be contacted without prior consent.

 

Deadline for submission is 30/06/20. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

About Berytech

The ACT Smart Innovation Hub is a new approach by Berytech aimed at strengthening business advancement, economic growth and job creation in the Agri-food and Cleantech sectors in Lebanon. The initiative will run over 36 months from September 2019 to August 2022. It includes two accelerator programs – Agrytech and Cleanergy.