Incubation Manager / Senior Manager

BangkokLINE Company ThailandBusiness & SalesBusiness StrategyFull-time

Department: Strategy

Team: Incubation

 

Are you looking for a challenging and impactful work? We’re building a team to crack some of LINE’s biggest bets and redefine the next decade of consumer technology in Thailand.

At LINE, we are constantly innovating and finding new ways we can bring people closer and become the essential part of Thai people’s lives. As the Incubation Manager / Senior Manager, you will get to lead our initiatives and new business ideas from the beginning.

 

Responsibilities

  1. Screening
  • Monitor, track, and identify potential Next Big Things for LINE Thailand
  • Find and evaluate opportunities for new businesses with LINE Thailand's capabilities
  • Perform deep dive thematic research by connecting the dots and uncovering insightful patterns while tuning out noises
  1. Testing
  • Design potential solutions with assumptions for MVP (minimum viable product) test through rigorous research and brainstorming
  • Design tests, metrics, and monitoring systems for collecting customer feedback to help improve product-market fit of new business projects
  1. Scaling
  • Identity internal resource within the company or potential partners from start-ups communities or vendors to work on new business projects
  • Lead or facilitate new cross-functional business projects to ensure tight execution
  1. Product design
  • Conceptualize and design key technical deliverables (e.g., design sprints, customer journey, product wireframe, technical spec, product prioritization, etc.)
  • Partner with 3rd party vendors to build versions of PoCs (proofs of concept) or MVPs for validation of business hypotheses

 

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in any field
  • At least 5-8 years of work experience in creating and managing new businesses, particularly in product-market fit stage
  • At least 2-5 years of work experience in product management, program management, software engineering, or technical roles in start-ups or tech companies
  • Start-up founder mentality, being comfortable with starting from scratch and operating under uncertainties
  • Well-organized, detailed, and data-driven mindset, with the ability to learn and pivot from constant user feedback in launching new businesses
  • Ability to thoroughly identify sets of key assumptions as well as key leading and guardrail metrics to comprehensively track if we are going in the right directions
  • Track record of shipping customer centric products for tech organizations
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse group of people from software developers to food stall merchants
  • Ability to work in lean teams with no instructions and limited resources, along with demonstrated ability to lead team from ambiguity to success
  • Evidence based mindset: the courage to kill, pivot, or proceed based on evidence regardless of personal passion or view
  • Excellent communication skills in both Thai and English

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in tech industry, start-ups, or consultancy
  • Experience in commercial partnership negotiation or acquisition

 

Location

LINE Thailand Head Office, Gaysorn Tower, Bangkok

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