Venture Lead (f/m)
About Liquid Labs
We're a small group of former entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and technology enthusiasts building multiple businesses in an R&D lab surrounding. At Liquid Labs, we value diversity on an individual level. We’re dedicated to creating an environment where people can be their authentic selves and share their own diverse backgrounds, experiences, perspectives and ideas. We remain a partner to the existing investment ecosystems while allowing entrepreneurial minded people to learn how to build startups. Our managing directors are both former VC’s with many years of experience. They are on site and accessible to the teams. The opportunity to experience company building is what we offer without the risk of doing it alone. We accept that no matter how well executed products can be, sometimes they just don’t work. This is a part of our approach to innovation and we recover as well as refocus quickly when things don’t work out. As a company builder we belong to Otto Group Digital Solutions which builds digital B2B business models in the retail segment. We focus on the market while leveraging the Otto Group, one of the largest e-commerce retailers in Europe.
About the Job
As a Venture Lead of a new business at Liquid Labs, you will be responsible for setting up all operations, building the team, developing the business activities and achieving market leadership. Each venture is typically led by 1 to 2 Venture Leads with supporting Venture Developers. As an entrepreneur you are fully responsible for your business and your variable remuneration is connected to the performance of your business. At the same time, you work as a part of our internal and external network and have full access to the corporate. You benefit from our expertise and support, as well as the corporate’s in all relevant functions. Joining us will lead to many challenging activities while always remaining rewarding. You will gain the broadest experience in setting up a company. You get to work as an entrepreneur while part of an international team of highly motivated and talented people connected to a large corporate. You get the best of both worlds with the chance to ultimately run your own, independent business.
Who we´re looking for
After earning your degree/MBA at a top university, you have gained at least 5 years work experience in a top-tier consulting firm, investment banking or venture-backed startup. Moreover, you have a proven track record of personal, academic and professional achievements. Beyond managerial experience, you have strong building as well as analytical skills with the ability to set up efficient business processes and to manage P&L. Your knowledge of the tech and specifically software segment is exemplary as well as your high drive and ambition to perform. Independence, flexibility and speed are essential for you. Entrepreneurial drive and the ability to attain goals in a fast paced environment complete your profile. Additionally, you are fluent in German and English.
Are you in?
Please send us your application either in German or in English!