We're hiring for an Almighty Program Manager - FILLED!
Job description

Are you a no BS ops rockstar and process guru? Do you appreciate a beautiful spreadsheet? Are you that special someone that is both detail-orientated and able to take the initiative and execute? Operations managers are the engine behind our accelerator programs and we’re hiring!

About Accelerating Asia

Accelerating Asia consults and manages innovation projects for partners (corporates, governments, etc.). We also run Singapore’s only independent startup accelerator program. We are looking for an awesome new team member to join our lean and hard-working, but also fun atmosphere. This new team member will support one of our partner projects.

About The Role

You will be in charge of managing events with anywhere from 20-200 attendees in cities throughout Southeast Asia, general day-to-day items like invoicing and payments, the startup application process, mentor and investor events, managing the program calendar, etc. You will support the Director of Operations & Partnerships and the Entrepreneur in Residence and work with them closely on most projects. Stakeholder management is also a large part of this role, as you will be expected to work closely with our client to ensure to success of the program.

Requirements

What We Look For

We’re looking for someone who is not afraid to take initiative. A great candidate will also understand and love startups and want to be immersed in the world’s fastest growing startup ecosystem. This candidate MUST have a background in one or more of the following areas: gender studies, development, and/or monitoring and evaluation. Please note that this requirement is mandatory and any candidates that do not have this background will not be considered.

We also look for:

  • Stakeholder management experience
  • Previous operations or program management experience, experience working in a startup or at an accelerator program is an extra bonus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (English)
  • Ability to effectively operate under stress and manage multiple projects on the go
  • Travel: 50% of the week for 5 weeks twice per year (regional) and two 1-week trips to the USA per year.

What We Offer

We offer a flexible and casual work environment. Be prepared to join evening events as well as work on the weekends under special circumstances. We are a fast-paced team. Expect to learn new things everyday as you interact with startups solving big problems with cutting-edge technology. We also host many events so you’ll meet amazing people from various backgrounds in investment, startups, corporate and government.

Be prepared to hit the ground running and absorb everything like a sponge. This will be a challenging work environment and you will be encouraged to try new things, learn, fail, and iterate. We offer competition renumeration and medical insurance.

Think you’ve got what it takes?

Drop us an email with your latest CV to team@acceleratingasia.com.  Applications will be received on an ongoing basis until the role is filled.