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Senior Executive, Accelerator

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Posted 21 October, 2019

Permanent

Cyberjaya

Responsibilities

  • Responsibilities :
  • Assisting in running the day-to-day execution of the accelerator programme which includes schedule, operations and communication;
  • Supporting the programme by jointly planning and executing strategies to increase quality and engagement;
  • Assisting in identifying, engaging and maintaining relationships with mentors, industry leaders and volunteers who contribute to the programme;
  • Serving as an initial point of contact for requests from startups and interested parties at large;
  • Assisting with outreach and sourcing to find the next best startups to join the programme;
  • Assisting in identifying and analyzing issues or potential problem and highlight the information, including recommendation, to the Direct Supervisor and/or Programme Director;
  • Assisting in ensuring that all processes and documents are in line with MaGIC’s governance guidelines;
  • Assisting in designing evaluation framework according to the programme needs and reporting requirements;
  • Assisting in identifying gaps in the programme implementation and provide insights and recommendations for programme sustainability to Direct Supervisor and/or Programme Director;
  • Executing additional initiatives from time to time as agreed with the Head of Department (HOD).

Job Requirements

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Minimum a Degree from a recognized university;
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years of experience in related fields;
  • Experience working in a corporate setting building innovation project will be an advantage
  • Able to assist in facilitating workshops and innovation programs for clients
  • People-oriented, highly independent, a quick learner & team player and thrive on the excitement of a goal-oriented team;
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, willing to learn and self-motivated;
  • Net savvy and proficient with computer and applications;
  • Resourceful and able to work independently with minimum supervision;
  • Ability to connect across startups, investors, corporates, partners and government agencies to deliver integrated strategy for MaGIC;
  • Possess an understanding of the ASEAN startup ecosystem would be an added bonus.

About Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre ( MaGIC)

Our Vision
Global leading creativity & innovation centre for entrepreneurs

Our Mission
To build a sustainable entrepreneurship ecosystem
To catalyse creativity & innovation for long term nation impact

Empowering the spirit of entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation
MaGIC was first announced in October 2013 during the 4th Global Entrepreneurship Summit held in Kuala Lumpur. Cyberjaya plays home to the Centre as it is progressively becoming the preferred location for the technology-driven startup community.

On April 27th 2014, MaGIC was launched by President Barack Obama and Malaysia’s 6th Prime Minister with 7000 aspiring entrepreneurs in attendance. As part of the launch, MaGIC signed a memorandum of understandings with Stanford University and UP Global to further foster and develop a vibrant startup ecosystem in Malaysia and beyond.

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