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HEAD OF RESEARCH

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Full-time

About us

Earth Venture Capital is a global venture capital firm that seeks to empower digital solutions tackling climate change while having the potential to deliver significant financial returns. Believing that the next generation of unicorns will be climate tech startups, we aim to leverage the power of entrepreneurship to achieve these three climate goals: (1) to abandon petrol and diesel, (2) to store carbon and reduce carbon emission and (3) to switch to renewable energy.

Job Description

Earth Venture Capital is looking for a Head Of Research with a demonstrable track record in researching for startups, venture capital or agencies. Our team values an ambitious, breakthrough and committed person that can balance multiple priorities. This role will be based in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, and work closely with General Partners.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Strategic Planning: Lead the design and implementation of tailored research strategies to align with Earth VC's objectives.

  • Market Research and Analysis:

Conduct in-depth market research to identify emerging trends, opportunities, and challenges in target industries.

Analyze market dynamics, competitive landscape, and regulatory environment to assess market attractiveness and investment potential.

  • Due diligence:

Lead due diligence efforts on potential investment opportunities, including financial analysis, business model evaluation, and risk assessment.

Collaborate with investment team members to evaluate the technical, operational, and strategic aspects of target companies.

  • Team Leadership: Provide guidance and support to team members in conducting research, analyzing data, and presenting findings.

  • Data management and analysis: Manage databases, track and analyze research metrics to measure the effectiveness of strategies and make data-driven decisions for continuous improvement.

  • Support for Earth VC's Portfolio Companies entering the Vietnamese and relevant market. Provide comprehensive support by delivering detailed market research, key players, potential customer profiles and legality updates.

Requirement

  • Education: Advanced degree (PhD preferred) in environmental science, climate science, engineering, or a related field.

  • Experience: At least 6-8 years of relevant experience in research, investment analysis, or technology assessment, preferably in the climate technology sector.

  • Leadership Skills: Proven ability to lead and motivate a team of researchers and analysts.

  • Analytical Skills: Strong capability in conducting complex analyses and synthesizing information to inform investment decisions.

  • Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication abilities, with the talent to articulate complex concepts to diverse audiences.


The traits that will help you harmony with our culture:


  • Able to work with flexibility, entrepreneurship, and diplomacy both individually and as part of a complex team effort.

  • Self-starter and problem solver with a growth mindset who isn't afraid to take risks and is committed to transparency and honesty in all their actions

  • Willingness to work for a startup initiative.

  • This is not a traditional working position. We absolutely appreciate and value people with an entrepreneurial spirit and those skills associated with building something huge. If you are looking for a safe journey, this will not be it.

Benefits

  • Salaries: Negotiable based on the candidate’s abilities

  • Comprehensive benefits package: Social insurance, Health insurance, Unemployment Insurance

  • Holiday entitlement: National Holidays & Annual Leave in accordance with the Labor Code; Extra 7 days of paid leave a year for members participating in well-being activities; hybrid workplace.

  • Development of knowledge and understanding of venture investment with a great connection with the network of notable investors, inspiring founders, and industry experts.

  • Be a valuable member of a close-knit, collaborative, and dynamic team that encourages networking at a green-centered location in the city.

  • Exposure to strong mentorship and leadership examples.

  • Working in a home-like office with a result-oriented work mode.


    Please feel free to get in touch with us via tam.pham@earth.vc for any questions

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