Job Announcement: Venture Director/Project Manager

Ready to lead the transformation to a better future with greater impact? At Utopya Innovation for Good, we are looking for a Director/Project Manager who is passionate about creating positive social and environmental change. This role is key to piloting our impact ventures projects from inception through to becoming independent ventures. If you are characterized by your entrepreneurial spirit and ability to navigate complex environments, we are looking for you.

About Us: At Utopya Innovation for Good, we merge innovation with different disciplines (technology, engineering, humanities…) to drive projects that promote a positive impact on society and the environment. Our approach focuses on the triple impact: Profit, People, Planet, with the goal of building a better and more sustainable future, as well as leading a paradigm shift on what a company should mean in the future.

Your Role:

  • You will lead impactful projects from conception to launch as standalone companies.
  • You will be primarily responsible for moving the venture(s) under your responsibility forward, from the initial conceptualization phases, through the design and validation of the different elements of the business model, the selection of personnel, to the final launch as an independent company.
  • You will be responsible for planning, budget tracking, and reporting, ensuring that each phase of the project is executed to perfection.
  • You will foster a collaborative and high-performance work environment, actively participating in strategy development and key decision making for Utopya’s growth.
  • You will join a highly dynamic team, driven by a Purpose and Values that are at the core of everything we do.

We are looking for:

  • Professionals with a university degree in management, administration or related areas, with 5-10 years of experience in project management.
  • Experts in project management: planning, budget tracking, reporting and team coordination are competencies in which you excel.
  • Strong knowledge of the design and validation of new business models, following agile methodologies such as Lean Startup.
  • Experience in the area of impact ventures (social, environmental and economic).
  • Experience in securing funding for startups is a plus.
  • Natural born leaders with excellent communication skills and ability to work in multidisciplinary environments.
  • Fluency in English and Spanish is a must; French is a plus.

We offer you:

  • The opportunity to join an early stage very special organization, working hand in hand with the founding partners, and be part of an exciting journey towards creating new triple impact business models.
  • A role where your leadership and team building skills will have a direct impact on the success of our companies, acting as an intra-entrepreneur within Utopya.
  • Support in your professional development towards senior leadership roles in a dynamic and collaborative environment, where innovation and creativity are the basis of everything.
  • Joining a new organization aware of its role in society, with a mission to actively contribute to a better world, and driven by strong values and purpose.

What is it like to work with us? At Utopya, our mission is fueled by more than two decades of experience in leading innovation. We are committed to pioneering triple-impact businesses, where every decision and technological breakthrough is made with a deep respect for people, communities and the planet.

By joining our team, you will be part of an ecosystem where innovation and positive impact are intertwined. We value diversity of thought, collaboration and commitment to excellence. Here, your ability to adapt and grow with us is as important as the projects you lead.
Every day is a new opportunity to inspire, create and lead change toward a promising future.

If you identify with our mission and have the skills and experience we are looking for, we want to meet you.

Submit your CV at jobs@utopyainnovation.com  and share why you are the ideal candidate to lead our impact projects.

Together, let’s transform the future! Welcome to Utopya.