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Executive , Strategy Consulting , Marico Innovation Foundation

  • 3-8 yrs
  • Not Disclosed

Job Description

Business: Marico Innovation FoundationGrade: JM3Purpose of the role:To further the equity of the Marico Innovation Foundation by driving impact through the Scale,Up Program and other initiatives.Qualifications and experience:, Master's Degree in finance, engineering, management, or any other equivalent degree , 3 years in program management or other such roles with client,facing focus (management consulting , business strategy,entrepreneurship,venture capital roles preferred)Key Responsibility Areas:1. Scale,Up Program:, Key stakeholders: Entrepreneurs, Marico Internal Senior Members, External Senior Industry Professionals and other ecosystem players in the start,up and innovation ecosystem., Manage the overall efficiency, impact and subsequent equity of the MIF scale,up program in the start,up and innovation sector. , Scout, evaluate and on,board high,potential innovative organizations onto the Scale,Up Program , Closely manage onboarded cohort of innovations and mentor engagements to deliver quantifiable impact for organizations in line with the annual goals for MIF , Continually engage in business reviews of the cohort organizations to identify new challenge areas as well as validate,recommend new ideas and improvement plans to enable the organization's growth, Build and maintain relevant partnerships within the start,up and innovation ecosystem (Eg: Venture Capital Firms, Incubators, Govt. bodies, Accelerators) as well as industry leaders with an aim to improve sourcing, access, and strategic mentorship for cohort , Seek to create new processes,initiatives under the Scale,Up Program to improve overall efficiency and performance of the program and the Scale,up team2. Finance:Key stakeholders: Marico Finance Team and MIF Finance Lead, Work with the MIF finance lead to execute finance processes such as vendor payments, monthly provisions, forecasting, annual budget, etc.Competencies "Must Have", Interested in, engaged with and understanding of the start,up and innovation ecosystem in India, Ability to identify opportunities for start,ups' growth; understanding of financial and business and operational metrics of early,stage start,ups, Collaborative mindset and open to new ideas, Analytical thinking and problem,solving skills, Proficient with the use of MS OfficeSkills and Competencies:, Ability to function diligently with minimal supervision, Ability to engage with senior leadership , stakeholders meaningfully and judiciously, Ability to work with multiple teams within Marico and externally , Structured verbal and written communication skills Reporting Relationship:, Reports to Scale,Up Lead at Marico Innovation FoundationThe future of the Incumbent:, Opportunity to work with diverse innovations,entrepreneurs, industry stalwarts and Marico experts to build strong business perspectives , Opportunity to create exciting new initiatives to help scale innovations and generate a positive impact in India