Asia Technology Investing Head

Job Title: Asia Technology Investing Head
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Shanghai
Reference: MD/TECHNIV/1800
Contact Name: Marek Danyluk
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 13, 2019 19:32

Job Description

  • Applicant must have excellent written and verbal English skills and must be familiar with developing proposals for executive considerations.Superb opportunity to spearhead investing in the world’s best tech start-ups
  • Origination and execution capability for one of the world’s premier tech brands
  • Autonomy to create value whilst having a dotted line into the business owner

Reporting to the Global Director of Technology Investing, you will join a team of global originators responsible for identifying, evaluating and investing in external technologies to enhance our clients’ innovative approaches to making things that work better. A successful applicant will be expected to develop a strong network in China with local Entrepreneurs, Venture Capital and Universities. You will develop good rapport with not only external organisations but with the internal research and development teams, maintaining a clear understanding of their needs.

Key Responsibilities

  • Building business cases and project proposals
  • Identifying technology matches and researching associated information
  • Dealing with intellectual property and contract negotiations
  • Developing junior team members

Key Requirements

  • MSc, MBA, PHd or MA degree
  • Broad knowledge and enthusiasm for science and technology
  • Flexibility to travel as needed
  • The ability to take a leadership position within a project with little direction
  • Ability to communicate appropriate, concise and accurate information in written and verbal format in both Mandarin and English
  • Ability to adapt or generate imaginative and innovative ideas, in line with core business values
  • To be able to multi-task and plan effectively when working with a variety of project teams in an often high-pressure, competitive environment in an organised manner

Benefits Overview 

Our client monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries and pension contributions. Beyond that, you’ll also enjoy a profit-related bonus, generous leave and life insurance. But financial benefits are only the start of a career with this client. Rapid professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops. And with a vibrant culture, flexible working hours, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting the entrepreneurial spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to creativity, innovation and ambition.

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