BIC Assoicate

BIC Assoicate
CA - Foster City

Job Description

Our team of entrepreneurs, founders, innovators, and industry experts is nearly doubling in the months to come. We’re looking for team members who get (really) excited by the future of technology, who embody the go-getter entrepreneurial mentality, who are passionate about building new businesses and driving impactful organizational change.

While we’re part of a global company, we act like a startup. We embrace agility and the culture of Silicon Valley. Perks include: regular lunches, flexible workplaces, leading technology, professional development, happy hours and offsite events, healthy initiatives including onsite gym and delicious food, and a central location in Foster City, CA. From our strategic global location, we harness innovative technologies to expand Konica Minolta’s core business in the areas of healthcare, next generation enterprise solutions, workplace of the future, robotics, connected intelligent ecosystems (IoT), and digital marketing.

As an integral member of the Business Innovation team, the Associate is an entrepreneurial individual who will identify companies and partners offering unique solutions that will be relevant to a growing BIC portfolio. Provide in-depth analysis, market research, due-diligence and see the process through from beginning to end. Familiarity of technology domains, specifically Robotics is desired.

On any given day:

  • Support strategic planning and business development with a focus on accelerating execution of BIC's Business Strategy
  • Participate in all aspects of company structuring: analysis, modeling, due diligence, structuring, documentation, negotiation, legal considerations, and investment committee presentations
  • Drive execution of strategies for multiple initiatives; from concept to proof-of-concept, and
    pilot through commercialization
  • Build a pipeline of key partners that align to the overall strategy and execute on the relationship from identification to negotiations to joint go-to-market strategy
  • Identify potential equity investment, strategic partnerships or acquisition candidates that align with the BIC's strategic focus areas and initiatives.
  • Understand the KM business line and geographical strategic gaps and continuously monitor the marketplace for potential solutions
  • Assist in developing appropriate collateral in support of market testing and GTM

    Job Requirements

    To ace this role you will need to have:

  • Startup founder mindset with a strong ambition to stretch and grow in their career
  • Must be a self-starter, willing to learn, roll up the sleeves to get work done and driven to deliver a lasting impact to the company
  • Ability to assist in developing strategy and execution plans to innovate in technology domain
  • Ability to energize, develop, and build rapport at all levels within an organization
  • Excellent critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal communication presentation skills
  • Strong judgment and the ability to analyze options and their implications
  • Experience interfacing with both internal team members and external partners as part of a solutions-based process
  • Passion for knowledge, drive for excellence, demonstrated leadership capabilities, and
    communication skills

    Does this sound like you?

  • Minimum of 3+ years successful experience in a similar role, startups or corporate innovation centers a plus
  • Bachelor's degree, MBA preferred
  • Domain expertise in tech and business development
  • Experience with strategic planning, process management and finance a plus
  • Ability to multitask while maintaining attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently toward successful outcomes with minimum direct supervision
  • Prior experience working in cross-business application or solution selling in a diverse set of processes
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct market analysis and competitive landscaping
  • Effective client negotiation and contracting skills
  • Effective interpersonal and written communications kills
  • Must have a proactive can-do attitude with a unique ability to lead by doing/example

    We’re hiring fast so reach out soon! Email with 140 characters on why you are the perfect fit. Show your excitement by following us on social media J Twitter @km_bic + LinkedIn /konicaminoltabic

    The Business Innovation Center (BIC) aims to transform Konica Minolta’s core business by harnessing innovative technologies to expand into new markets. The BIC drives corporate innovation by managing the entire lifecycle of new business development, from ideation to actual business realization. Partnerships with startups, research institutes, accelerators and incubators, venture investment firms, and thought-leaders help the BIC identify future trends and incorporate disruptive technologies into a growing portfolio of solutions. One of 5 BICs worldwide, the Silicon Valley BIC focuses on healthcare, next generation enterprise solutions, workplace of the future, robotics, and connected intelligent ecosystems (IoT), and digital marketing.

    Konica Minolta offers:
  • Competitive compensation program.
  • Outstanding benefits package (including medical, dental, life insurance).
  • 401(k) plan with matching company contribution.
  • Excellent holiday/vacation plans.
  • Tuition reimbursement.
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program.
  • Ongoing training opportunities.
  • Visible, exciting work supporting the sales of cutting edge technology and workflow solutions.

    KMBS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, disability, alienage or citizenship status, marital status or partnership status, genetic information, veteran status or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

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