Operations Manager

Nest Innovations, Manama, Bahrain

Brief Description

Do you challenge yourself every day? Enjoy working in a fast-pace environment and being self directed? Are you a natural communicator when exposed to a wide range of individuals?

As the largest operator of corporate innovation programmes across Asia and Africa, Nest is excited to be expanding to Bahrain.


OPPORTUNITY
  • Obtain experience by immersing yourself in a growing startup ecosystem
  • Proactively connect leading people, ideas and resources across continents
  • Work as part of a global team across 8 countries in Asia, Africa, Middle East, and Europe
  • Enjoy rapid career development opportunities within Nest
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Search and shortlist locations for Nest’s inaugural Bahrain office
  • Negotiate and lead issues related to local business establishment
  • Support Nest's communications with local public and private institutions
  • Assist startups to establish in Bahrain by advising the correct procedures for bank account opening, incorporation of company, work permits etc.
  • Be a key liaison with Nest’s head office in Hong Kong
EXPERIENCE AND REQUIREMENTS
  • Knowledge of local Bahraini practices and customs in order to execute business
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, prioritise tasks and work under pressure
  • Capability to work easily with characterful people from diverse backgrounds, plus multinational corporates, financial institutions, and government bodies
  • Strong attention to detail and communication skills
  • Motivation to learn and constantly improve
  • Experience in working with virtual teams across multiple regions
  • Accounting experience would be beneficial
  • Fluency in English is a must. Arabic is highly preferred

The seniority and salary of our new team member will vary depending on experience – we mould the role to suit the right candidate.

To apply send your CV, covering letter and salary expectations to careers@nest.vc.