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CEO Right Hand



Operations · Full-time
Paris, France
Posted on Monday, January 9, 2023

KOLIBRI is looking for a CEO right hand to support the CEO develop business strategies and oversee operations. Joining a deep-tech start-up at the crossroads of hardware and life sciences, you will need to show strong analytical skills, inventiveness, creativity and an entrepreneurial mindset.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Assist the CEO for the day-to-day operations at Kolibri
  • Assist the CEO on financial topics like reporting, refining Kolibri business plan, handling investor relationships
  • Assist the CEO with voice of market and voice of customers reports
  • Assist the CEO in conducting customer discovery engaging with biotechs, CDMOs, pharmas on biomanufacturing needs and willingness to pay as well as refining the path to revenues
  • Support the CEO with setting up templates to support all operations of the company

Must-haves include:

  • Ability to integrate in a multidisciplinary environment
  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical and organisational skills
  • Proficiency in business strategy tools (marketing mix, business canvas, customer discovery & development, go-to-market strategy)
  • Proficiency using the office suite as well as other tools (Canva, Notion, Smartsheet, etc.)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
  • Rigor and integrity are non negotiable
  • Autonomy and an entrepreneurial mindset

Nice-to-haves include:

  • Understanding or previous experience of the biotech space (regenerative medicine, cell and gene therapies, advanced therapeutics)
  • 2-3 experience in a startup environment or in a strategy consulting firm
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in French