Venture Development Analyst (m/f/d)

Business Development · Berlin · Full-time · Junior

Job description

Job description

We are looking for:

A new team member for our Venture Development team. Our Venture Development Team is a group of ambitious business generalists, who have two main responsibilities. First, they define and execute value-driving projects with our portfolio companies - both startups and private equity co-investments - in areas such as internationalization, commercial operations, interim management, Chief of Staff… and really anything else that we see as a business priority for one of our ventures. 

Second, they team up with one of our six partners to manage a set of investments to success. This entails the preparation of board meetings, the communication between our partners and our operational teams, the identification of support opportunities and staffing our 100+ operational experts to our portfolio companies’ needs. 

They are enablers, door-openers, all-rounders, challengers, culture-drivers and set a high bar for performance and professionalism.

What will keep you challenged?

  • Close collaboration with our Senior members of the Venture Development team on their day-to-day work with our portfolio companies, learn directly from their experience and get deep insights into all our portfolio companies
  • Onboarding new portfolio companies
  • Preparing board meetings
  • Operational support for our European portfolio companies in e.g. Operations, Business Development, Process Optimization

Which traits contribute to your success?

  • Gained first relevant work experience in a start-up or a similar fast-paced environment
  • Good understanding of digital business models
  • High ambition and drive to achieve excellent results
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Fluent in English 
  • Motivated and wanting to be thrown into the deep end
  • Pragmatic, structured and organised
  • Feeling comfortable in a flexible, highly dynamic environment
  • Being an entrepreneur at heart who loves to work both in teams and individually
  • A plus: Studied a technical subject (e.g. data analytics, business informatics, computer science, industrial/business engineering, etc.)
  • Please note that we are looking for support in our Berlin office. Eligibility to work within the EU is required as well

Benefits and Perks:

  • Remote-friendly – Work anywhere in Germany or take advantage of our beautiful and well-equipped office at the heart of Berlin.
  • Choose your tech – Macbook/Windows/Linux laptop and optional screen.
  • Career growth – Access to internal workshops, knowledge sharing meetups, PAV Academy professional training opportunities, industry conferences, and other personal development possibilities.
  • Subsidized products and services, including meal vouchers, German language classes, a bike leasing program, and discounts on services of our portfolio companies and various other brands.
  • Wellness – 24/7 access to counselling specialists, free subscription to workplace wellbeing platform Unmind, weekly online yoga classes.
  • Paid team and company events.
  • Social activities – Hang out with co-workers during and after-hours (Slack or IRL, you decide), grab lunch or coffee with randomly assigned teammates, and disconnect from everything to spend quality time in outdoor activities.
  • Visa application support and relocation package.

Do you want to be part of our success story?
We are looking forward to your online application.

The most important ingredient for startups are exceptional founders.
We aim to be the best choice of partners for them
by being conviction and integrity driven investors
by providing access to operational excellence in product, growth, data and people

 

Project A is committed to diversity and equal opportunities for all – applicants and employees alike. We value humans – with all our glorious multifaceted backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences. Our diverse team has different ethnic and cultural origins, gender identities, sexual orientations, family arrangements, religious and political affiliations, socioeconomic statuses, age groups, and abilities. With 32 nationalities and over 25 spoken languages, we’re confident that you’ll feel right at home. We look forward to your application.

Project A is one of Europe's leading venture capital firms, with offices in Berlin and London. Founded in 2012 as an Operational VC, we have backed more than 100 startups across 17 countries and 15 industries, including digital health, Fintech, and mobility. Our dedicated team of 120+ professionals supports our portfolio companies with software engineering, marketing, sales, hiring, and other business-critical services.

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