Overview

Fast Forward Advisors (FFA) is looking for a Managing Partners to join our engaged consulting team in Vietnam. FFA is a boutique consulting firm strongly focused on innovation and growth. We have excellent references on the European and Asian markets with large corporations, SMEs, accelerators and startups.
We define ourselves as Entrepreneurial Consultants: we are lean, tech-savvy and progressive thinking, with a strong hands-on and innovative approaches and models to innovation and business consulting
Related to startups and accelerators we have been working with 35+ startups in Europe and with 15+ startup in Asia supporting them in multichannel growth, international go-to-market and VC fundraising.

Job description

  • Work with the team on present and future innovation and startup consulting projects worlwide.
  • Engage in Business Development, in order to find leads and close deals with stakeholders (startups, SMEs, Startups, Governments, Institutions) interested in our innovation and i18n services.
  • Participate in educational marketing (blog posts, medium articles, slideshare presentations) and in “horizontal” activities (new products / services, new markets, accounting, strategy)
  • Attend networking events, workshops and conferences, both as speaker or attendee.

Who we are looking for

  • We are looking for an engineer, scientist, economist or lawyer with 5+ years of experience in either innovation management / innovation engineering, management consulting or in tech / tech-enabled startup work or advisory as a freelancer or self-starter.
  • You must be used to heavy multi-tasking and multi-project work with a Global team and be comfortable with digital communication and project management tools (Asana, Trello, Podio, etc.) and proficient in MS Office / GDocs.
  • We are looking for a hard working team player with a “killer-instinct”, someone that is fun to work with for up to 16 hours / day and that has a good sense of humor and knows when to switch between serious business and fun moments.

What we offer

  • We are looking to grow our business cake and want to share it, with who is making the cake grow. If you join, you get a piece of the profits that we generate, we can share tools, best practices, our established network and references.
  • We are not paying a salary (you basically “eat what you kill”), but the partnership entity provides the flexibility to make regular pay-outs out from the generated cash-flow.
  • Highly dynamic globally based team with various backgrounds and with astonishing backgrounds
  • When we achieve goals, we love to meet up and celebrate (from skiing in the Alps to a long weekend in a cool city)