Growth and Business Development
The Growth and Business Development Officer is involved in all stages of identifying opportunities and developing programs that QBO can undertake to 1) Strengthen the Philippine startup ecosystem through engagements that reinforce QBO’s collaboration mandate, and increase QBO’s profile and relevance both locally and internationally 2) Create and maintain a sustainable business model including fundraising initiatives 3) Build and maintain relationships with partners and institutional stakeholders and 4) Develop and execute on strategic initiatives, especially pertaining to new areas of growth. This position will execute on and support existing business development activities while also defining and identifying new opportunities that create value for the organization and are aligned with its vision. The BD Manager will also directly interface with and advise startups in the QBO portfolio,especially to facilitate and identify areas for collaboration with partners.
The ideal candidate will possess a combination of relationship building and communication skills, be results oriented and a self-starter, have a keen interest in tech startups and the innovation sector, and will be able to understand the dynamics of the Philippine startup ecosystem, QBO’s model, to evaluate possible synergies and identify opportunities, make recommendations and drive execution on the most effective approaches to increasing QBO’s profile and growing partnership value.
• Start Date: For immediate hiring
• Schedule and Places of Assignment: This posting is for a full time position. Expect a 5-day work week with a maximum of 6 days. Applicant must be willing to work in Makati City and to travel as needed.
• How to Apply: Please send a PDF attachment of your resume/ CV and cover letter, as well as a link to your LinkedIn profile via email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “QBO-BD Manager Application-(CANDIDATE LAST NAME) ”. We will not be reviewing applications previously uploaded on our website for this position. Early applications are encouraged as interviews will begin immediately.