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Entrepreneur Selection & Growth

Consulting
Full-Time
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TTDI, Kuala Lumpur

About The Job

Entrepreneur Selection Responsibilities 

  • Proactively screen potential high-impact entrepreneurs running high-growth SMEs and deemed to have strong growth potential 
  • Leverage Endeavor’s network of business leaders, investors, entrepreneurs, academics and journalists to “nominate” potential candidates, as well as move them through the selection process 
  • Assess the candidates’ growth potential, critical challenges, and the entrepreneurial capacity of the team 
  • Prepare company profiles for all candidates, analysing business models, innovation, growth potential and management team 
  • Assist in the final preparation of candidates for Local Selection Panels and International Selection Panels 
  • Keep up-to-date statistics on Endeavor’s Selection Process that will be used to monitor and track the pipeline of potential entrepreneur candidates 
 
Entrepreneur Growth Responsibilities

  • Be held accountable for each entrepreneur’s growth, being able to critically assess how Endeavor can help them 
  • Support all aspects of services given to entrepreneurs including advisory boards and mentorship sessions with advisors and investors 
  • Work with Endeavor’s New York Headquarters and local offices to provide selected entrepreneurs with additional support and resources from Endeavor’s global network 
  • Support Endeavor’s global programs (talent, access to capital, networking events) at a local level to best support Endeavor Entrepreneurs 
  • Work with a wide portfolio of entrepreneurs across multiple industries

Job Requirements

Ideal Candidate

  1. Bachelor’s degree, with 3-6 years of relevant work experience (strategy, consulting, operations, business development, corporate development, other entrepreneur-support organisations) 
  2. Relevant experience in writing and/or account management is an added plus 
  3. Highly passionate about entrepreneurship and building entrepreneurial ecosystems 
  4. Good business judgment: strong ability to identify and evaluate entrepreneurs and companies 
  5. Strong communication skills, emotional intelligence, work ethics, with great interpersonal skills and team work ability 
  6. Entrepreneurial personality and capacity to achieve significant results with limited resources and being able to balance multiple priorities 
  7. Excellent English language skills, both written and oral. 
  8. Strong computer software proficiency (Word, Excel, Power Point, Salesforce) 

Our Culture

WHAT IS ENDEAVOR?

Since 1997, Endeavor has been leading the high-impact entrepreneurship movement across 37 countries throughout Europe, Latin America, North America, Africa, Asia and the Middle East.

Endeavor drives job creation and economic development at scale by creating thriving entrepreneurial ecosystems. We annually screen thousands of entrepreneurs to identify those with the best talent and highest potential for impact. Once selected into the network, Endeavor Entrepreneurs receive customized mentorship and support services for life.

To date, we have selected 1,800 entrepreneurs leading almost 1,200 high-growth companies in a wide range of industries. With support from Endeavor’s worldwide mentor network and partnerships, these high-impact entrepreneurs have created over 1.5 million jobs, generated $20 billion in revenues and inspired future generations to innovate and take risks – creating sustained economic growth in every part of the world.

Endeavor Malaysia currently supports 43 high-growth companies. The board consists of: Chairman Afzal Abdul Rahim (TIME dotCom), CY Lim (Yinson), Mark Chang (Jobstreet), and Brahmal Vasudevan (Creador).

WHAT DEFINES US

  1. Entrepreneur First: Helping entrepreneurs with the highest level of professionalism and trust
  2. Excellence: Strive for excellence in our conduct and services to all stakeholders
  3. Transparency: Open, transparent and simple communication in our daily conduct
  4. Empathy: Value the diversity of our entrepreneurs, mentors, partners and stakeholders
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