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Engagement/Venture Manager in London

Stryber AG

Stryber AG

London, UK
Posted on Friday, June 28, 2024

At Stryber, we're all about pioneering new ways to grow business. This can only succeed if strategy and execution go hand in hand. We’re industry-agnostic, having worked with Sovereign Wealth Funds and large companies from various industries, from Financial Services to Food and Retail, with a strong footprint across Europe, the Middle East, and Asia-Pacific. What sets us apart? Instead of trying to find growth from within existing organizations—often hitting barriers of internal resistance—we excel in reshaping the rules. We think outside the traditional boxes, employing fresh organizational and operational strategies to ensure growth doesn’t remain an ambition, but becomes a reality. Since starting in 2016, we've launched over 100 businesses, by applying our solid, data-driven methodology. Join our global team of 100+ Stryborgs from 30+ countries to create new ways to grow at scale. Learn more on www.stryber.com.

Role overview:

As our Engagement/Venture Manager you will apply your entrepreneurial, conceptual and financial skills to drive business growth for leading organisations globally.

What you will be doing:

  • Own end-to-end strategic engagements and ventures, leading a cross-functional team of 2-5 members to help large organisations achieve new performance heights
  • Manage diverse projects, including spin-offs, governance, ventures, technology transfers, digital value creation, due diligence, and Corporate Venture Capital services
  • Work independently while liaising with VCs, venture builders, strategists, and corporate leaders

Your responsibilities:

  • Make data-driven decisions through high-quality and timely analysis. Based on your findings, derive actionable recommendations
  • Facilitate investment committees, strategic discussions, and workshops with C-level executives and stakeholders
  • Maintain client relationships, ensure alignment, and co-create solutions with clients and investors
  • Execute solution designs collaboratively with clients, investors, and other stakeholders, ensuring deadlines are always met
  • Stay on top of industry trends and tech, improving methodologies and fostering innovation
  • Contribute to Stryber’s growth: developing intellectual property, improving internal processes and supporting business success or acquisition

About you:

  • 3+ years of strategy consulting (tech/digital) and 1+ years of entrepreneurial experience (e.g. founding a startup or working in a venture capital fund)
  • Degree in business, science, or engineering with outstanding academic results from a top university
  • Proven leadership in cross-functional teams and strategic projects
  • Strong autonomous working capability with a track record of delivering high-quality outcomes
  • Strong analytical, research, and C-level communication skills, working autonomously and delivering high-quality outcomes
  • Passion for technology and ability to identify technology driven market opportunities
  • Fluency in English; proficiency in German, French, or Italian is a plus
  • Willingness to travel: 60-80% of the time
  • Full-time availability

What you will get:

  • A global, dynamic work environment, with potential for office transfers
  • Opportunity to work with influential organizations across various sectors and geographies
  • Responsibility from day one, including space for your ideas and initiatives within Stryber
  • A culture of continuous learning, teamwork and employee development incl. Stryber’s internal training program
  • Mentorship, guidance, and individual career-development input from experienced venture, private equity, and strategy experts
  • A steep learning curve: you’ll build the plane while flying
  • Recognition for your contributions, with the opportunity to join spin-off venture teams, funds
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Apple equipment (laptop and phone) for your daily work

Additional Information

For us, conscious business is a top priority. We are a carbon-neutral company with a science-based environmental strategy.

In addition to that, Stryber is an equal-opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations in which we operate. Stryber will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

Start Date: ASAP