Centre Head - Start-Up Studio (Rajkot)

Centre Head - Start-Up Studio (Rajkot)

Parul University | Rajkot, GJ, IN

Posted 3 days ago

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Key Results and Performance Areas

1. Select and onboard entrepreneurs, industry projects, and startup ventures according to the defined incubation process and ensure operational effectiveness. Ensure the smooth day-to-day overall functioning of the incubator by coordinating with PU Operations, Finance, Marketing, and other relevant team members.

2. Develop processes and ensure the implementation of the overall incubation structure and process; Organize workshops, hackathons, events, etc., regularly as part of the

incubator operations, in coordination with other programs of PU.

3. Establish an effective working relationship with faculty members, stakeholders, and an ecosystem of investors, mentors, service providers, etc., to actively support startup ventures. Interact and maintain relationships with portfolio companies, PU alumni, etc.

4. Submit applications and follow through effectively to source funds for startups (grants, donations, etc.) from Government, Corporate/CSR, and other supporters; Effectively

manage and administer the grants/donations received from different sources; ensure timely reporting and compliance per the expectations.

5. In close coordination with the central team, prepare and manage the operating budget for the Centre and budgetary control, management reviews, and reporting to ensure operations within the parameters as established.

Essential Job Experience

1. Must have worked in reputed incubators/accelerators in performing similar tasks. Experience with academic incubators attached to educational institutions is preferable.

2. Experience in administering programs and grants from the Government sources such as TIDE, DST, AIM, DeITY, State Governments, Corporate CSR, etc.

3. Must have experience handling commercial management processes.

Industry Experience

Candidates with experience in the early-stage startup ecosystem are likely to fit the role better. The candidate may be from any of the following industry domains.

1. Incubators/accelerators (academic incubators preferable)

2. Angel Network Managers

3. Government/Corporate venture programs

4. Venture Capital/Family Fund Office

5. Investment Banking