Startup Advisor at Ventures Platform

Full time @Job Listing API in Consulting Email Job
  • Share:

Job Detail

  • Job ID 4259
  • Experience 3 Years
  • Gender Male or Famele
  • Qualifications BA/BSc/HND

Job Description

Ventures Platform – We are a leading source of capital, capacity building, support and advocacy for under-served entrepreneurs, communities and institutions, enabling them enhance the creation of wealth and development in Africa. We are an impact-driven tribe, thinking people first at all times.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Startup Advisor

Location: Abuja (FCT)
Employment type: Contract

Job Description

  • Our Team is in the operational phase of an amazing project and is on the lookout for business smart executives as Startup Advisors who will actively work with Startups in our Accelerator program to coach them in achieving their key performance indicators before the demo day.
  • The Advisor should be an expert in either of the following below:
    • Technology(Developer)
    • Product Manager
    • Design Strategy
    • Business Development
  • This position requires a candidate with a collaborative, positive attitude and a desire for continuous improvement.

Description of Responsibilities

Startup Advisory:

  • Work with startups to fine-tune their business model and ensure product-market fit
  • Meet with startups on weekly basis to track performance and set new weekly KPIs
  • Review startups marketing materials and get involved in customer engagement
  • Support startups in sourcing for more customers and other required resources
  • Work with any industry experts as may be required to achieve the startup’s goal
  • Provides QA support on startups engagement

Corporate Competencies:

  • Experience in entrepreneurship (either worked at or previously own a startup company)
  • Excellent People Management skills
  • Ability to multi-task yet remain focused on the most important things
  • Someone who prefers to close each day with a cleared inbox and crossed to-do lists
  • Consistency at being timely without compromising quality
  • Someone who fits the VP Culture of being Flexible, Sociable and Fast
  • Excellent etiquette
  • Fluent communication skills
  • A passion to help startups excel
  • Ability to go the extra mile to assist
  • The ability to use different examples to explain customer profiling and business model
  • Listens adeptly to understand client needs

Functional Competencies:

  • Displays an entrepreneurial mindset and cares deeply about improving the lives of Strategic thinkers with a focus on tangible results;
  • Strong relationship and interpersonal skills demonstrate courtesy, tact, and patience;
  • Strong team orientation;

Work Schedule:

  • The anticipated duration of the contract is 4 months, starting on the 10th May 2021
  • The Ideal Person will work 5 hours per week.
  • The Ideal Person will work remotely and responsible for using his/her own work tool.



  • At least a Bachelor’s Degree in Development Studies / Social Sciences or a relevant field.


  • 3 years’ experience in a similar role or in working in a startup;
  • Experience in mentoring or supporting startups; and
  • Experience launching or working in a startup is desired.


  • Excellent spoken and written English required.

Application Closing Date
1st May, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


  • Please include at least 2 references in your Profile
  • Indicate Area of Expertise on your Profile (Either Technology, Product, Design or Business Development)
  • Kindly attach proof of work done.

Other jobs you may like