Accelerator Program Coordinator

Posted on March 19, 2020
Overview

Berytech is looking to expand its team by hiring an Accelerator Program Coordinator, 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.

Scope of Work 

Key responsibilities

  • 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 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

 

Required Knowledge, Skills And Abilities

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Finance, Marketing, or other relevant Business fields from an accredited college or university.
  • Three or more years of product, project or programmatic experience
  • Comfortable to work in an open and transparent team environment
  • Computer literacy, including knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, basic software applications, and familiarity with the internet and email communications
  • 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

The Ideal Candidate Will Have/Be

  • Five or more years of product, project, or programmatic experience.Master’s degree or MBA from an accredited college or university
  • History of delivering high-quality customer satisfaction through CSAT and Net Promoter Systems
  • Ability to communicate in French
  • PMP, PMI-ACP, CAPM-PMI, or similar Agile or Project Management certification.

Application Process

If you feel that you fit the profile, please send you CV to jobs@berytech.org, including only in the subject email ‘Accelerator Program Coordinator Position.’ Also, include a short paragraph (100-200 words) stating how your skills are a perfect fit for the position and describing your passion for helping startups to grow. Only resumes sent with this paragraph will be considered.

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.