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Head of Operations & Startup Founder

Salary Competitive

🔍 Your role

As the Head of Operations & Startup Founder, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the operational structure and business dimension of your VC-backed biotech startup, focusing on biomanufacturing and its potential impact on planetary health. Your responsibilities will include: 

  • Driving operations: Serve as the driving force behind the operational engine of the startup, ensuring that all deadlines are met efficiently and effectively.

  • Aligning Goals: Ensure that operational objectives are closely aligned with scientific progress, ensuring commercial feasibility and successful product development.

  • Building Strategic Partnerships: Form strategic alliances with key stakeholders, including prospective customers, suppliers, and industry collaborators, to enhance the startup's reach and impact.

  • Operational Oversight: Supervise all operational efforts, leading the creation and implementation of effective strategies to streamline processes, maintain product quality, and enhance customer satisfaction.

  • Developing a Fundraising Strategy: Supervise all operational efforts, leading the creation and implementation of effective strategies to streamline processes, maintain product quality, and enhance customer satisfaction.

👉 You

If the following statements resonate with you, then you're well on your way to becoming one of the VCS’ new co-founders:

  • You possess a strong bio-business or biotech background (M.Sc., Ph.D., or PostDoc level in biology, chemical engineering, biotechnology, business administration, entrepreneurship or a related field).

  • You're a driven individual, capable of inspiring and motivating not only yourself but also others to join your mission.

  • Setting high goals comes naturally to you, and you have a track record of consistently achieving and surpassing them.

  • You are persistent and overcome any hurdles that come your way.

  • You are legally allowed to work in Denmark (Danish, EU citizen or work permit).

  • You have a burning desire to bring your innovative ideas to life and use your research and/or business capabilities to solve real life problems.

  • While prior experience with entrepreneurship is not mandatory, having it would be seen as a valuable asset that can further enhance your journey.

Note! You do not need a startup idea to apply, but if you have one and people tell you it’s crazy, bring it on!

Programme highlights

  • Kick-off weekend (30/09 - 1/10, 2023): Successful applicants will be invited to the Kick-off weekend in Copenhagen (exact location will be disclosed later), where they will find their cofounders, refine their idea and pitch!

  • October (1/10 - 30/10, 2023): Startups work on their business plan and strategy, to strengthen their pitch. 

  • November - … :  Pitch selected by our investor committee receives EUR 100.000 and receives support from us for at least 8 months!

Don't miss this extraordinary opportunity! The application deadline is August 25th, 2023. Visit our website to learn more about the program!

For more information or questions please contact us at contact@nordicbioventures.com or phone number 22627767

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Skill development
Skill development

We want to take you from good to great.

Free friday beers
Free friday beers

Friday is something special, let's enjoy a beer together.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Central office
Central office

Your local office is your anchor point, thus, we placed it centrally at your convenience.

Working at
Nordic BioVentures

Nordic BioVentures is a venture creation studio in Copenhagen focusing on planetary health. We work at the intersection of innovation and biology. We consult 65+ life science startups and projects per year through our tailored innovation programs and work for leading universities, venture capital and global deeptech NGOs and foundations.

Read more about Nordic BioVentures

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