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Digital Accelerator Associate -GHD Digital - Start up Sourcer

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Basic Job Info

 
Company
 
Location
US-CA-San Jose
 
Job Type
 
Begin Date
7/13/2020
 
End Date
8/12/2020
 
Base Pay
N/A
 
Employment Type
Full-Time
 
Manages Others
False
 
Relocation Covered
False

Job Description

GHD is leading the transformation of infrastructure markets globally focused on water, energy, transportation, environment, and buildings. 
GHD Digital aims to help our clients transform their businesses through the application of new digital technologies. 
The Digital Accelerator works with emerging startups with technologies in areas as diverse as AI, blockchain, analytics, sensors, drones, AR/VR, and many others to partner and co-create solutions that we can bring to our clients. This role will report directly to Practice Director D-Lab and would report to any of our Hub locations across the states. Prefer 3 to 8 years of experience.
 
The Accelerator is a new team and the right candidate will have the opportunity to help shape the future direction of the team.
 
Network within the startup ecosystem (external accelerators, venture capitalists, universities, tech vendors) to source relevant startups for GHD Digital.
Engage with the startups to evaluate their technologies and business models and conduct due diligence.
Research markets, vendors, and products related to GHD Digital’s current or intended areas.
Conduct quantitative and qualitative analyses of markets and startups’ business models.
Create high quality internal or customer-facing presentations.
Meet with GHD’s clients to help formulate Accelerator hypotheses on key topics.
Manage ongoing collaboration and follow-through with startups that engage with GHD Digital.
Travel to GHD office locations or client sites as needed.
 
Relevant experience in a technology product organization or in digital infrastructure, as an engineer or product manager, or venture capital analyst.
Technical academic background with work experience in management consulting or investment banking, with particular focus on software or digital infrastructure markets.
Ability to work in a fast-paced yet collaborative and collegial environment.
Self-starter that likes to take the initiative.
Ability to think creatively and analytically about markets and technologies, connect the dots, spot trends and patterns.
Experience as an entrepreneur in a technology business would be a plus.
Familiarity with the startup ecosystem including incubators, accelerators, venture capital.


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