Lead Venture Architect (f/m/d)

At once
7+ years
German & English
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Let’s build corporate ventures together

We are seeking a visionary Lead Venture Architect with an entrepreneurial mindset, passion for innovation, and proactive, results-driven approach. As the driving force behind new venture projects, you'll lead cross-functional teams and corporate partners from ideation to market entry. As one of our leaders, you have the opportunity to significantly influence WhatAVenture's growth and strategy.

Key Responsibilities

  • Identify and evaluate new business opportunities in collaboration with corporate partners.
  • Develop innovative business models and strategies, informed by market research and competitive analysis.
  • Create first iterations of products, services and initial companies.
  • Lead cross-functional teams to develop and launch new ventures, defining project scopes, goals, and deliverables.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with corporate partners and stakeholders, negotiating partnerships and strategic alliances.
  • Drive go-to-market strategies and scaling efforts for new ventures.
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to junior and senior team members, fostering their professional development and growth.
  • Play a key role in driving WhatAVenture's growth and steering the company's strategic direction.

What you need to be successful in this role

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, or a related field.
  • 7+ years of experience in venture development, strategy consulting, and a proven track record of successful ventures or products.
  • 4+ years of experience leading a team.
  • Proficiency in market analysis, financial modelling, and business planning.
  • Strong strategic thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent project management abilities, and communication skills.
  • Proficiency in market analysis, financial modelling, and business planning.
  • Fluent in German and English.

What We Offer

  • The chance to lead and steer key internal projects and initiatives, influencing the direction and success of the company as a leader.
  • Attractive salary and comprehensive benefits package, including daily lunch, transportation, and optional additional vacation time.
  • Opportunities for continuous learning, personal development, and career advancement in a rapidly growing company.
  • An inclusive, collaborative, and innovative work culture where your ideas and contributions are valued.
  • The chance to work on groundbreaking projects with industry leaders, using the latest technologies and methodologies.
  • Flexitime hours, remote work week, and generous paid time off to support your well-being.
  • Regular team-building events, social activities, office ping pong and chess tournaments, and off-site retreats to foster a strong team culture.

Our perks

Little things make a big difference

Because it is not just a job.

Extra week
of vacation

Public transport
annual pass

Annual team

team events

Annual remote
work week

Weekly breakfast
& fruit basket

Quarterly training & learning opportunities

Free lunch at
our canteen

Innovation Hub

Ready to apply

Our recruiting

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Phone Interview

Your application impressed us! After the initial screening of your CV, we want to get to know you and give you the time to ask us questions.

Assessment Center

We want to make sure that you and the team have the opportunity to get to know each other, see your work, ask questions and discuss the position that perfectly fits you.

Welcome to WhatAVenture

Welcome to the WhatAVenture team, we are excited to start working with you. Sign your contract and start getting to know the team!

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