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VC Manager @ T-Mobile in Bellevue, WA

The Investment Manager reports directly to the Head of T-Mobile’s Venture Capital program. T-Mobile welcomes the era of 5G with plans to build the fastest and deepest 5G network on the planet! T-Mobile will invest in innovative companies powering the development of T-Mobile’s 5G ecosystem including foundational technology, security, and new, amazing digital experiences – where T-Mobile can bring value to our portfolio as a strategic partner. Building on T-Mobile’s brand and business momentum, the Venture Program will build meaningful engagement with a host of top-tier entrepreneurs and venture partners to target innovation and investments that bring 5G to life!

Responsibilities:

With this in mind, the Investment Manager will:

  • Collaborate with key stakeholders across the organization to formulate investment theses and define key focus areas
  • Build and maintain strong relationships and partnerships among the business units to evaluate opportunities
  • Manage end to end full venture investment life cycle including deal sourcing, initial screening, evaluation, due diligence, negotiation, and execution
  • Track and manage reporting of existing portfolio investments
  • Understand and stay current with the innovation ecosystem, including the competitive landscape, industry news, trends, and investment/acquisition activity.
  • Manage external advisor and vendor relationships for deal execution and associated research support
  • Create and prepare materials for Investment and Advisory Committee meetings
  • Direct both quantitative and qualitative investment case analyses, including valuation (e.g. comparables, discounted cash flow, internal rate of return), and strategic rationale.
  • Guide and support business units in preparing and presenting investment opportunities
  • Build and maintain relationships to ensure proper collaboration with internal organizations for execution

Qualifications:

While the quality and accomplishments of a person’s career will be the determining factor, the finalist must have the following requisite qualifications:

  • 5 years of relevant work experience, ideally in venture capital, investment banking, PE, VC, management consulting, or corporate environment with meaningful acquisition and/or investment activity.
  • Experience would specifically include analyzing new business opportunities and participating in acquisition, strategic investment, partnership, alliance or other related types of transactions.
  • Understanding of venture terms and related investment documents, capitalization tables, disclosure schedules, etc.
  • Executive presence and maturity to challenge thinking and present ideas at a senior level.
  • Strong ability to navigate and lead cross-functionally; solid and broad business knowledge with the ability to understand business requirements and objectives.
  • Bachelor’s degree, ideally in a Finance, Engineering, or Strategy related discipline; MBA degree is a plus.

PERSONAL
CHARACTERISTICS: The successful candidate will possess the following attributes:

  • An inspirational leader who has the ability to build a strong network across an organization that is experiencing rapid growth
  • Confident in interacting with and influencing senior leaders; ability to analyze data, synthesize and present results to senior executives
  • Comfortable building and evolving productive relationships with stakeholders at key partner companies
  • Smart and innovative; ability to think outside the box
  • Strong strategic, analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities demanding both rigorous attention to detail and high level comprehensive solutions
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to navigate through ambiguity and thrive in a fast paced, ever evolving environment
  • Ability to gather and drive requirements, and conceptually transfer requirements into solutions that drive revenue growth
  • Strong decision-making skills, utilizing data to inform decisions and identify financial impact
  • Credible with the business

If interested, please apply here.

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Written by sandeepashah

March 28, 2019 at 1:48 am

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