We are hiring: Growth & Funding Manager to support Oslo's startup ecosystem

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Published by Oslo Business Region, 26 March 2021

Deadline Sunday, 18 April.

We are looking for a project manager who will be responsible for our Growth & Funding initiatives. You will typically lead 12-15 projects annually, connecting scaleups to funding opportunities, promoting Oslo to investors, facilitate workshops with startup experts or initiate for knowledge-sharing across industries.

You have a very good knowledge on starting and building a growth company. Preferably you have founded or worked in a startup or incubator. You see collaboration as a method to succeed, and you can show good results from managing previous professional partnerships. You have an analytical mind and like engaging others through communication.

We are looking for somebody who is motivated by helping others and wants to make a difference for Oslo. You are a people person, structured even when things are not, and you probably have the experience working as a coordinator.

We operate in the following fields: startup, public sector, tech, event, investor, sustainability, global relations, Oslo, administration and communication. You’re professional when dealing with our stakeholders yet not afraid of doing anything that is required working in a small team.

This is a permanent fulltime position, starting up 1 June or early fall.

Required experience

  • Min 2 years of work experience from a startup, scaleup or incubator
  • Good understanding of business
  • Experience from coordinating or leading projects, meeting places is a plus
  • Experience initiating and managing partnerships
  • Communicate well in Norwegian and English (written and oral)
  • Higher education in a relevant field
  • You’re efficient, take initiative and independent

We offer

  • Fun, positive work environment
  • Small international team
  • Collaborate with world leading companies and the new startups heroes
  • Cool workspace at the heartbeat of Oslo
  • Flexible working conditions
  • Develop and lead new concepts

How to apply?

Position: Fulltime 100%
Title: Growth & Funding Manager
Workplace: Oslo – some traveling

To apply send a short cover letter in Norwegian and CV to joinus@oslobusinessregion.no. Put Growth & Funding Manager in the Subject field. Applications will be evaluated continuously and qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. Deadline Sunday, 18 April.

For questions, please email Siw Andersen, CEO, Oslo Business Region joinus@oslobusinessregion.no

Who are we?

Oslo’s startup ecosystem is key to a more robust and sustainable future economy for Norway. Oslo Business Region strengthens the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Oslo by bridging industries, companies and people.

We support growth companies and startups with growth potential. We connect growth companies with investors, startup talent and global networks. We facilitate for more public procurement from scaleups. And we profile Oslo globally as a great place to start and grow a company.

We are owned by the City of Oslo and work with the whole Oslo Startup Ecosystem. Our values are Collaborative, Empowering and Insightful.

We are a small and passionate team located at MESH in the city centre of Oslo. We have a hectic workday where we meet a lot of new people. Our work is global, and our work language is English. We are open, love food and we like all the great things about Oslo from culture to nature. Hope you'd like to join us!