We are looking for you to become our
Incubation Lead

(Agri-Tech Focus)

We’re looking for an awesome Lead Incubation Mentor to join our fast-growing team! This is a unique opportunity to take charge of our diverse and flourishing community of entrepreneurs, innovators, changemakers and youth leaders.

We’re looking for someone who thrives connecting with others, and is passionate about entrepreneurship and helping startups grow and succeed.

You’ll be helping promising start-ups enrolled in 2-3 incubation programs reach their next growth stage by building and implementing a program covering innovation methodology and operations/building business best practices.

Are you ready to make an impact and support social entrepreneurs in Cambodia? We’re waiting to hear from you!

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Your Exciting Missions

60% Facilitation of programs and mentoring

  • Facilitate programs, and training in entrepreneurship across 2 incubation and acceleration programs. (one focusing on AgriTech solutions and another one on Climate Resilient Agriculture solutions)
  • Support the teams to define their key performance indicators and milestones for their innovation project and assure their implementation
  • Mentor and coach selected teams on a one-to-one basis, tailoring each session to their needs, dreams and strategy. Any follow up between sessions such as sharing or creating resources to support them, connecting them to key stakeholders, and providing words of support/encouragement. 
  • Maintain and build trusted relationships with key stakeholders, and facilitate the connections with the startups
  • Support entrepreneurs through programs to maximize program completion rates and positive outcomes, with the goal of transitioning them to the Accelerate Membership, a tailored support system for ongoing support.
  • Connecting entrepreneurs with fundings, mentors, strategic partnerships, events, media to help them grow

30% Management of Programs and Incubation:

  • Lead and co-create programs and content around entrepreneurship 
  • Adapt content to meet the needs of participants as the program evolves
  • After in-depth interviews and observation of the needs of the entrepreneurs, develop resources and content to make the learning experience of the entrepreneurs smoother 
  • Manage and develop the growth and value of the Impact Hub Mentoring Pool including mentor recruitment, monitoring & quality evaluation, retention and mentor matching
  • Delegate responsibility for logistical and administrative management of programming to the Program and Impact Manager, providing managerial support where needed.
  • When relevant, act as point of contact with sponsor or donor, handling communications in a prompt and professional manner
  • Feedback to the IH team progress on programs
  • Flagging up teams who may need extra support/are not a good fit for the program
  • Managing and monitoring the impact of a program, and leading discussions for learning and improvement to constantly evolve and improve the IHPP offering. 

10% Support consultancy missions:

  • When needed, provide support to the team to facilitate events 
  • When needed, provide support to the team in running research projects or any other ad-hoc consultancy projects.

Who we are looking for:

Education:

  • Bachelor degree in Business Administration or related field – Master’s degree is a plus.

Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years of professional experience in working with/for startups and supporting the startup community

Knowledge & Skills:

Essential:

  • Good understanding and knowledge on tech startups
  • Extensive connections throughout the startup ecosystems
  • Sound computer literate with good skills in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Passion for supporting startups to grow and thrive 
  • Deep understanding of the Cambodian entrepreneurs’ needs
  • Worked with or led cross-functional teams, and happy to get things done in a scrappy and hands-on way
  • Proven track record driving projects – effectively delivering impactful elements of projects in fast-moving environment, ideally for new businesses, new business models, startups
  • Strong conceptual thinking to develop new strategies & innovative projects
  • Able to interact with a broad range of stakeholders and external audience with maturity and tact
  • Proven ability to work in a team, ideally experience in agile/OKR working style
  • Excellent communication/presentation skills, with the ability to write strategy documents, to develop business plans and to write and deliver presentations
  • Collaborative spirit, able to partner with a wide range of people at all levels and across different cultures and to act with credibility and diplomacy
  • Self-motivated and able to work with a high degree of autonomy
  • Sets high-level of ambition for the project and own work to achieve impact for the community 
  • Fully committed and motivated to achieve the vision of Impact Hub Phnom Penh
  • Strong digital literacy skills: knows how to use Zoom, Google Drive, Excel, and so on, comfortable/finds it easy learning new digital skills. 
  • Believe and recognize yourself in our values:
  • Be the change you want to see in the world, embracing kindness & sustainability every day. 
  • Do it the startup way, agile, fast and always learning 
  • Impact cannot happen in isolation it requires collective action
  • Get to know your comfort zone, and leave it. Welcome change, challenges, and experimentation

Nice to have:

  • Previous experience in the agriculture sector (as the two incubators will be focusing on this topic, though we will hire additional industry experts that’s why it’s only a “nice to have” element.)

Not sure if you meet all the criteria? Apply – you never know what can happen! We are open minded and human-centered. If you believe you can do it, apply and let’s see what happens! 😉 

Languages: Excellent communication skills, fluent in both oral and written English and Khmer

Commitment: Full-time position ONLY.

Working at Impact Hub

  • Flexible working hours – as long as the work is done with care and good quality, we are flexible to the working style of each of our team members. 
  • Beautiful, innovative and creative workspace in central Phnom Penh
  • Young, energized team – we are not traditional, and we never will be! We’re all under 30 and mostly female, and we work like a startup. 
  • Join and take part in all of Impact Hub’s award-winning entrepreneurship programs and build personal relationships with our inspiring entrepreneurs.
  • Become part of a global network of changemakers, entrepreneurs and makers around the world as part of the Impact Hub network: expand your own network and feel part of something bigger. – There is now 102 Impact Hub around the world.
  • Be part of a team that promotes and values inclusiveness, respect and kindness between the team members

That’s awesome! What else?

  • Competitive salary
  • Room for growth in the organization and flexible role that can adapt to your strengths and interests. Opportunity to design your dream job in the organization after a successful 1-year contract.
  • Accident health insurance with an international provider
  • Annual professional development budget 
  • Annual well-being and care budget 
  • 1 extra day off per month on the 1st day of painful periods for women
  • Animated photo of you if you want it 😉
  • Possibility to become a trainer or mentor for our entrepreneurs and youth community.
  • Possibility to “be adopted” by our alumni entrepreneurs to work for them for 3 days and use your skills to help them.
  • Diverse opportunities to travel locally and internationally to represent IHPP in our network, as part of our programs, and to learn from others in the Region.

How To Apply

  • Send us your CV
  • Record a 1-4 min video explaining who you are, your skills and experience, why you want to work at Impact Hub!

Our Values

Why Work With Us?

Do you believe we can change the world through impactful communications by spreading stories, knowledge and impact of entrepreneurship, innovation, and sustainable and impactful social actions? So do we.

Working at Impact Hub is not your typical workspace; we’re a young, energetic team, and kindness, sustainability, and creativity are at the heart of everything we do. You’ll be part of a movement, a family, and a culture that values passion, dedication, and impact.

Impact Hub Phnom Penh is one of the largest communities for Changemakers that include entrepreneurs, innovators, action takers, creatives, and techies in the heart of Phnom Penh. We enable changemakers to succeed through our dynamic programmes, incubators and mentoring and inspire and engage the local community with our events.

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What are you waiting for? Apply now!

In the application form, you will be asked a series of questions and will be asked to send your CV. Don’t miss this chance to join the best team ever (voted by us..) 

Deadline to apply: 30th November 2022 – 6 PM

Expected starting date: February 2023