Sr. Manager - Innocity

Jaipur, Rajasthan, India Full-time

Role Description

CIIE is looking for a Sr Manager - Innocity who will be responsible for ownership, design, and delivery of Innocity Gujarat and Rajasthan operations (and other states that may be launched in future) including weekend events, Boosters, Clinics, Pitch and yearly Summit. This role would include validating and developing scalable and replicable program designs and processes for supporting regional entrepreneurs. Further, achieving revenue targets and operational break-even from InnocIty activities would be the key KRA.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure scouting of innovative startups from Gujarat and Rajasthan of which at least 50% of the startup's target underserved customer segments and 60% have a high social impact focus or solve big regional problems
  • Ensure planning, set up and delivery of business clinics that offer high-quality support to select startups
  • Ensure development of high quality and lasting partner network including domain experts, clinic anchors, vendors, regional HNIs, industrialists, corporates and other service providers
  • Lead the development of a comprehensive database of all the key stakeholders of Gujarat and Rajasthan Ecosystem
  • Support the design and roll out of Innocity‚Äôs technology platform
  • Validate and build a revenue model for key Innocity activities and achieved operating break-even targets
  • Ensure delivery of a very high-quality experience to all stakeholders of Innocity across all channels - both physical and digital
  • Interface with the Jaipur team and roll out Innocity in Jaipur
  • Identify roadblocks and create processes and checkpoints to mitigate them
  • Build detailed processes, standard operating procedures and playbooks to ensure the high level of consistency in the program delivery
  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting
  • Mentor and develop a strong team

Key Skills/ability

  • An eye for details and high quality
  • Good networking skills
  • Flexibility to work with asymmetric demands and last minute changes to programs
  • Ability to work with people collaboratively across all levels of an organization
  • Extensive travel to tier 2 and tier 3 cities in Gujarat and Rajasthan
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Entrepreneurial experience preferable

Qualifications/Experience required

  • 6 to 10 years of relevant experience, including atleast 2-3 years of working at the founding team level in a startup / social enterprise
  • Minimum qualification: Any Graduation
  • Should have project management experience
  • Excellent team building skills and ability to manage a geographically spread team

Location: Jaipur, Rajasthan (preferred) or Ahmedabad, Gujarat

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