1+ months

Principal Next47 / Catalyst Growth Team

Palo Alto, CA
**Principal Next47 / Catalyst Growth Team**

Locations:Palo Alto, California

Job Family: Product Management, Portfolio & Innovation


English (US)

**Job Description**

**Division:** next47

**Business Unit:** Catalyst

**Requisition Number:** 223355

**Primary Location:** United States-California-Palo Alto

**Assignment Category:** Full-time regular

**Experience Level:** Senior level

**Education Required Level:** Master's Degree

**Travel Required:** 40%

**Division Description:**

next47 is a global venture firm created by Siemens AG that invests in, and partners with, entrepreneurs who think big and build industry-defining companies. With offices in Boston, Beijing, London, Munich and Palo Alto, next47 gives start-ups unparalleled access to one of the worlds largest portfolios of customers in the areas of industry, energy and infrastructure as well as domain expertise in the deep technologies that impact those customers. Find out more at http://next47.com/

**Job Description:**

**Position Overview / Description**

International business developer reporting to Catalyst Director

Develop and implement Catalyst Projects for start-ups next47 will or has invested in, in order to scale the companies up and increase their growth trajectory in global markets significantly

Develop and implement innovation transfer from start-ups into Siemens and/or new and/or existing customers of Siemens on a global scale

Connect yourself with all for next47 relevant innovation eco-systems


Identify growth opportunities in the start-ups and establish growth projects (e.g. Go-to-market, international expansion, Proof-of-Concept projects, etc.)

Manage growth project according to proven Project Management concepts/methodologies

Develop a strong and sustainable network across the global Siemens organization and with Siemens customers

Report regularly on the progress of the Catalyst Projects

Collaborate intensively with the global catalyst team and with the entire next47 team

Best practice sharing with the other next47 catalyst teams in order to build the global function

Initiate technology transfer from start-ups into the Siemens network including partners and customers

Support the identification of new investment opportunities and support the next47 capital team in realizing investment opportunities

**Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience**

BS/BA required, Business, Economics or Engineering degree, MBA a plus

10 plus years proven experience in operations management and business development functions

3 plus years experience with project management concepts and methodologies (e.g. Scrum / Agile / PMI)

Excellent written and verbal communication and persuasion skills

Expert with Excel and PPT

Team orientation and ability to engage and inspire people

Passion for technology and innovation

Self-motivated, hands-on and with high energy degree

Enjoys challenges and is resilient under pressure

Strong strategic thinking and proven strategy development and implementation capabilities

Strong result orientation combined with speed and sense of urgency

Ability to work in a multiple cultural environment due to the international character of the function

Travel required: ~40%

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

Fluency in second and third language

Experience working for start-ups


**Equal Employment Opportunity Statement**

Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

**EEO is the Law**

Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm .

**Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision**

Siemens follows Executive Order 11246, including the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf .


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