General Management
Lead Consultant

Bogota, Colombia


Polymath Ventures is a company builder. We create innovative large-scale businesses from scratch, using a combination of design and business-thinking.

Polymath has grown tremendously over the last 6 years of operation, with 8 ventures launched and over 300 amazing staff across the portfolio. Our methodologies and practices are recognized across the region, which has led us to build PV Consulting – one of the most talented teams in Latin America applying our knowledge and learnings to help our corporate clients recognise, validate and realize new revenue potential through venture building through 3 to 6 months-long consulting projects.

About the role

As a Lead Consultant, you will combine structured frameworks with a hands-on approach to help clients build and launch new ventures, products and services. By merging your analytical, operational and creative skillset, you will help turn ideas into reality for a successful go-to-market or scale-up of a venture in Latin America.

Venture design & implementation

  • Conduct the ecosystem analysis, distilling relevant industry, market and trend insights
  • Test and validate assumptions while creating a sensitivity analysis for key business drivers
  • Quantify business value and funding models
  • Identify partners for regulatory requirements or support needs
  • Define the commercial launch and go-to-market strategy
  • Define the investment business case and outline key performance, measurement and reporting frameworks
  • Develop and refine new methodologies and tools based on continuous project learnings
  • Conduct ethnographic research and lead concepting and brainstorming workshops

Client management

  • Engage directly with senior corporate client stakeholders and ensure all perspectives are appropriately represented
  • Co-lead client workshops and meetings, and execute regular top-quality deliverables to synthetize results
  • Manage project scope and client expectations 


  • Outline key team roles and responsibilities across work streams
  • Manage a multi-disciplinary team, establish work flows, estimate levels of efforts and facilitate knowledge sharing
  • Strong team coaching and development skills 

We are looking for individuals with the following characteristics

We are looking for empathetic and collaborative self-starters that feel comfortable in fast-paced highly ambiguous environments. Ideally, you are a quick thinker that is able to use business methods with a design mindset and are not afraid to roll up your sleeves, speak your mind and have fun at work!

On the more formal side of things, you will have:

  • A master’s degree (MBA preferred)
  • +5 years strategy or management consulting experience with a proven track record of strategy development, business planning and economic modelling
  • Digital consulting experience a plus
  • +2 year experience leading multi-disciplinary teams in high-pressure environments
  • Solid understanding of agile and lean methodologies
  • Strong facilitating and communication skills – fluent in English and Spanish a must
  • Willingness and ability to move to Colombia for 3 to 6 months

Why work with us

  • Work alongside top international strategists, entrepreneurs, marketers, designers and engineers
  • Gain exposure to Polymath’s model of designing and growing new businesses in emerging markets
  • Benefit from a flat and open organizational structure that allows for a high level of responsibility and personal growth
  • Experience a strong team culture with regular business and social events
  • Gain work experience in Latin America and expand your client portfolio
  • The possibility of a full-time position at Polymath at the end of the project

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About Polymath

Polymath Ventures is a company builder for emerging markets. Using a combination of business and design-thinking, Polymath creates new business ventures — from scratch, to scale massively across Latin America. Our companies address the latent needs of the growing middle class through innovative products and services.

More about Polymath

Fully operating companies designed, launched, and grown.


Talented and passionate individuals from across the globe working to build great companies.


Funding raised for our ventures.


countries where our companies operate