Digital & Proptech partnerships

Head of Partnerships and Venture Scouting

London, UK
The Company

Planet Smart City fosters a culture of inclusivity that reflects our mission in addressing one of the most pressing current global issues: affordable housing. More than 1.6 billion people currently live in unsafe and overcrowded housing. We create cities and districts that are economically, environmentally and socially sustainable by integrating the best architecture and engineering with the use of smart technology, digitalisation, resilient infrastructure and intelligent urban planning to provide high-quality, low-cost homes not only for today but for future generations. People and communities are put at the heart of our neighbourhoods, improving lives by enabling a circular economy and offering social innovation programmes, which help promote strong and supportive communities that nurture relationships and are enriched with services at a local level. By embracing high-impact, long-term value creation in all our projects, we want to change cities and lives for the better. Together, we are pioneering new standards for affordable housing which will create lasting value for our business and society present and future.

Job description

We are looking for an exceptional Head of Partnerships and Venture Scouting to look for partnerships and possible acquisitions in the Digital Real Estate arena: PropTech, IoT, community apps, community management, building management and community development.

  • As Head of Partnerships and Venture Scouting, you will:

  • Source and identify the best cases for possible partnerships and acquisitions

  • Analyse companies operating in the Digital Real Estate industry and teams to make investment and partnership decisions

  • Help to negotiate partnership agreements, term sheets and ensure that Planet wins the best partnership and acquisition opportunities

  • Present opportunities to our Digital Partnerships and Acquisitions Committee

  • Run investment processes with our partners

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with top tier partners and C-suite executives

  • Hire a small team of global partnerships and acquisitions experts

Experience & Skills Essential
  • Past experience as Head of Partnerships or as Venture Scout or equivalent

  • Passion for analysing companies for potential partnerships or acquisitions

  • Knowledge of one or more of these areas: IoT, PropTech, community and building management applications, community oriented B2C apps, SaaS B2B delivery

  • Relentless drive and desire to be the very best at what you do

  • Proactive approach and take ownership of everything you do

  • Ability to sell yourself and Planet Smart City

  • Exceptional analytical and structured problem-solving skills

  • Genuine interest in learning and are proactively looking for ways to improve

  • A strong network of relevant professional connections in Italy and Europe

  • Excellent written and spoken English and Italian

Education Essential
  • Bachelor or Master degree or equivalent, ideally in Economics, Finance or Engineering

IJP : UK-671
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