Founder / C-level Mgmt
Entrepreneur in Residence

Polymath
Bogotá, Colombia or Mexico City, Mexico

We are looking for Builders to join our Business Design team, that is why we designed an entire program to find the next generation of Polymath Builders. There are three open roles, including this position, find the right one for you and apply. We can not wait to meet you.

WHO ARE THE EIRS WITHIN POLYMATH?

As an Entrepreneur in Residence, you will have the opportunity to be an entrepreneur from the get-go while leading challenging projects in different areas of the organization. You will:

  • Learn what it means to build a successful company from scratch.
  • Get full access to our network of world-class talent, founders, advisors, investors, and an extensive community of allies. 
  • Get exposure to all areas of the business - product, marketing, tech, and strategy.
  • Have the support of a dedicated mentor from our team.
  • Work on the ideation, validation and launch of your business, under the founding Polymath umbrella.

EIRs go through an entrepreneur path of real-life scenarios that will add to your experience as an upcoming founder:

  • Launch one of the next ventures of our portfolio along with one of our Corporate Partners. Join from the get-go and you will have the opportunity to be the Founder and C-level of the newly built business.
  • Join one of our existing ventures and work side-to-side with the founders.
  • Lead projects for core functions at Polymath Ventures.

WHY BUILDING WITH US? 

  • Real hands-on experience and access to methodologies to build new ventures. We are hands-on builders. You will gain exceptional experience in not only designing great companies but building them as well.
  • High impact entrepreneurship in emerging markets. You will gain a deep understanding of building companies within more difficult, yet high-potential markets.
  • Join one of the most talented teams in Latin America with the right methodology. You will gain exposure to top global talent from diverse fields: design, business, technology, etc.

 

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

  • 6+ years of working experience
  • Strong ambition to be an entrepreneur and lead a new venture
  • Experience in high-performance environments, e.g. startups or strategy consulting.
  • Proven experience leading projects, products or programs
  • Experience building and leading teams
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, KPI-driven, with the ability to use structured and unstructured data to develop strategies and draw learnings.
  • Comfort with ambiguity and great risk appetite 
  • Stellar communication in English and Spanish
  • Excited about experimenting, getting your hands dirty, and learning fast
  • Resourceful and hands-on
  • Demonstrated interest in continuously developing yourself and learning new skills

To set yourself apart, you will bring:

  • Real experience as an entrepreneur
  • Masters degree/MBA

Location: Colombia, Mexico, or Peru.

WHAT DO YOU NEED TO APPLY?

Share with us your track record through your portfolio of projects.
Pick at least three projects, be selective, and pick those that best reflect your leadership and you are proud of.
For each project make sure to include: 

  • Your problem: Describe the challenge
  • Your solution
  • Your process to get there
  • Your role in this project - What was your superpower

Projects can be team projects or individual projects. We highly recommend a combination of both. Also, be visual, use your own style, and avoid long, dense texts. Instead, we encourage you to use creative formats to showcase your skills. 

You can upload your portfolio as:

  • a file (in the space of the cover letter) 
  • or as a link in the last question


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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
6

Fully operating companies designed, launched, and grown.

350

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

$26M

Funding raised for our ventures.

3

countries where our companies operate