Digital Accelerator Analyst -GHD Digital – Start up Sourcer

at GHD
Location Emeryville, CA
Date Posted October 4, 2020
Category Default
Job Type Full-time

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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