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General VC Manager @ NTK Ventures in Santa Clara, CA

This position is responsible for leading the Ventures team and identify, evaluate and execute potential transactions for NTK including acquisitions, equity investments, possible joint ventures, and other strategic initiatives. The General Manager of Ventures will work closely with the board of management, our external investment services partner and the Global Innovation Division (GID) leadership team to help define and execute the investment strategy.Responsibilities:

  • Lead all venture activities for NTK globally including identifying, investing, deal negotiation, due diligence and portfolio analysis, including coordinating cross-functional teams to evaluate targets
  • Drive the overall venture deal pipeline, including outreach to and sourcing of new opportunities within the 3 core areas of Smart Health, Decentralized Utilities and Smart Mobility
  • Oversee and lead industry research to identify opportunities for investment and access to technology
  • Partner with business teams on strategy development including identifying and prioritizing strategic gaps
  • Lead and assist the negotiations of complex transaction terms and definitive documentation
  • Develop detailed financial models and valuation analysis for potential investments
  • Create investment conclusions and strategic presentations and presenting strategic recommendations including venture investment and valuation analyses
  • Drive day-to-day management of current portfolio companies as well venture activities
  • Lead cross-functional regionals teams in developing venture investment business case analyses and executing and interfacing with finance, accounting, legal, tax, HR and other departments of NTK to ensure seamless deal execution
  • Play a key role in representing NTK in external forums and industry trade associations
  • Coach and mentor a team of investment professionals including but not limited to giving direction, providing feedback and focus resources of the most impactful investments opportunities
  • Monitor financial and operational conditions and industry dynamics of assigned portfolio companies and understand investment capital structure and shareholder rights, lead regular reviews with NTK senior management and lead follow on investments
  • Represent NTK for board and shareholder fiduciary duties and proactively work with management and board of portfolio companies to execute growth and operational improvement strategies

Qualifications:

  • Typically requires 15+ years of total relevant work experience
  • MBA or relevant graduate degree from top-tier institution or similar academic / professional experience
  • Direct experience in Venture investment, execution and portfolio management
  • Experience working in a global environment with a Japanese business culture
  • Experience in any of the areas of Smart Health Smart Mobility and Utilities.
  • Superior skills in strategic and financial modeling, analysis and research in heavily-transactional situations
  • Excellent project, time, and budget management skills, and being able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously without sacrificing attention to detail
  • Superior skills in strategic and financial modeling, analysis and research in heavily-transactional situations
  • Global or multi-national business experience preferred
  • Ability to handle projects with multiple work streams, with proven leadership success over a wide variety of functional business problems
  • Ability to structure and manage complex cross-enterprise projects and processes with multiple stakeholders at both senior and junior levels
  • Superior analytical and problem-solving skills, with demonstrated intellectual and analytical rigor
  • Personal presence and ability to clearly communicate compelling messages to senior managers and external business partners
  • Team oriented, collaborative, diplomatic, and flexible, with excellent presentation skills, including strong oral and writing capabilities
  • Demonstrated ability to orchestrate all diligence resources including internal and external parties
  • Experience leading full due diligence process of fintech investments
  • In depth knowledge of the venture capital terms and financing documents
  • Ability to synthesize complex issues and communicate into simple message
  • English and one other language fluent would be ideal

If interested, please apply here.

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Written by sandeepashah

December 19, 2020 at 5:38 am

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