Operations Management

Investments Mountain View, California

We partner with innovators to build ideas into products, grow products into businesses and scale businesses that leverage and transform the Samsung ecosystem.

We started in 2013 on a mission to create breakout software and services and foster a startup culture at Samsung. What began as a small group has since become a global organization working to realize this vision and the ideas of innovators everywhere. Each of our partners share our passion for building deeper connections and seamless experiences to inspire the world and create the future.

Samsung NEXT Ventures  is focused on investing in early-stage (seed, Series A, Series B) software and services companies that are strategically relevant to Samsung's various business units.  Our target investment areas include VR/AR, Artificial Intelligence, IoT, Autonomous Systems, Payments, Digital Health and Security.

The team is seeking an exceptional, detail and execution-oriented Operations Management individual who can thrive in an open, entrepreneurial environment. Our growing group includes members in Silicon Valley, New York, Tel Aviv and Seoul and works collaboratively with the rest of Samsung NEXT and the broader Samsung organization.

This is not an investor role. This role is multi-disciplinary and will involve exposure to finance, marketing, operations, and reporting. The Operations Management individual will report to the head of the Samsung NEXT Ventures team based in Mountain View. The right individual will lead efforts in building operational efficiencies for the ventures team, and collaborate with multiple Samsung business teams around the world to help establish Samsung NEXT Ventures as a premier thought leader and corporate venture capital platform.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Establish, manage and scale portfolio management operations, metrics, processes and systems
  • Internal business development and engagement - Inform investment strategy and scope by developing and managing programmatic outreach to internal business units to understand priorities
  • In cooperation with investment professionals, monitor and facilitate strategic collaborations and partnerships between investment portfolio companies and business units
  • Develop internal communications and thought leadership around investment activity and areas of focus

Required Background/Experience

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 2+ years of work experience managing operations or projects in consulting, startup or corporate environments

Necessary Skills & Attributes

  • Highly organized
  • Project and process management experience
  • Has strong desire for an operations role
  • Excellent execution and project management skills
  • Excellent written and spoken communication and presentation skills - able to communicate complexity simply
  • Comfortable working in teams in an international environment, building relationships and interacting with colleagues at all levels; high emotional intelligence (EQ)
  • Positive attitude, independent and self-starting
  • Is a creative problem solver
  • Enjoys getting involved in a wide variety of areas and activities
  • This is not an investor role