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Program Manager (5G)

Location New York Metropolitan Area

As the 5G Program Manager you would be in the fortunate position of working with one of L Marks key partners to lead our tried and tested Innovation Labs. You also get to act as the key client contact and coordinate the different programs we are delivering for this partner. 

L Marks transforms corporate businesses by validating and executing entirely new products and services from scratch as well as facilitating the collaboration between corporate businesses and startups. In this role you would get to be part of our different product offerings.

We’re a fast-growing company, working with some of the world’s biggest companies to support their innovation efforts and invest in the most promising startups in the industry. Having built the UK’s largest network of startup partnership programs like Lloyd’s Lab, AO Innovation Lab, United Utilities Innovation Lab, and BMW Innovation Lab, we’re now looking for a proactive Program Manager to join the team.

This will be an Independent Contractor role and based in the New York metropolitan area. Applicants are required to hold the relevant work Visas/Work Permits

You will be:

  • Overseeing the effective delivery of multiple projects with the aim to share learnings across the different project streams;
  • Developing long-term relationships with our clients and their internal teams to support agile project delivery;
  • Supporting the launch and delivery of upcoming programs to ensure startups meet objectives set with the client;
  • Acting as a knowledgeable advisor to the partner in how to deliver an innovation program;
  • Assist with scouting potential teams for the program if needed;
  • Ensuring that high standards of quality are upheld;
  • Monitoring progress of programs and routinely assessing for risks;
  • Providing clear analysis and reporting on program status throughout project delivery;
  • Overseeing the costs of each assigned program and ensuring it runs to budget;
  • Our friendly face on the ground to help startups connect effectively with our corporate partners.
  • Nice to have: A good understanding of the 5G network and technology space, the telco industry in the US

You should have:

  • A Bachelors or Masters Degree;
  • At least 5 years experience in consultancy and/or innovation project management;
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate, present and influence credibly and effectively at all levels of an organization;
  • Experience working with clients and delivering value to them;
  • Clear understanding and experience of corporate innovation, technology, and the opportunity of startup collaboration;
  • Strong organizational skills and proven ability to work efficiently to tight timelines while paying strict attention to detail;
  • Excellent diplomacy, negotiation, and client relationship management;
  • Fantastic people skills and strong emotional intelligence;
  • A demonstrable interest in entrepreneurship and early-stage businesses.

We’re a growing, passionate and welcoming team of individuals committed to building new businesses for our corporate clients. 

In return for joining the team you will receive:

  • Competitive salary based on experience;
  • Annual leave allowance;
  • Birthday gifted as an extra day of leave;
  • 1 gifted volunteer day per year;
  • Budget for learning courses and professional development;
  • Wellness hour and employee assistance program access.

We are committed to creating a diverse culture at L Marks and are eager to receive applications from individuals of all backgrounds. Every applicant will receive equal consideration for employment without discrimination

Applications for this position close on December 26, 2021.

Any questions, please email directly.

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