To lead Oslo Business Region in a rapidly evolving entrepreneurial ecosystem, we are searching for a visionary and result oriented Managing Director.
As the capital of Norway, Oslo is the key to a more robust and sustainable Norwegian economy. Rapid entrepreneurial development over the past five years, has led to the evolution of an ecosystem in Oslo consisting of technology hubs, incubator- and accelerator programs, investment opportunities, funding mechanisms and educational programs.
Oslo is the driving force behind the national transition to a more environmentally sustainable economy and Oslo Business Region (OBR) has played a key role in this process through a wide range of services and activities. “Oslo Innovation Week”, “Startup Days” and “Oslo: State of the City” are probably among the most known events.
The European Commission awarded Oslo the prestigious European Green Capital Award (EGCA) for 2019, which pays tribute to European cities where innovative urban environmental management and initiatives have taken hold.
To lead OBR in a rapidly evolving entrepreneurial ecosystem, we are searching for a visionary and result oriented:
OBRs mission is to empower the accelerating number of successful start-up companies in Oslo, as well as promote the city as an exciting investment opportunity for businesses.
As the managing director of OBR, you will lead a small team of highly skilled enthusiasts that play an important part to Oslo’s exponential growth as Europe’s new start-up capital.
In order to succeed, we believe that you have experience with entrepreneurship and business development. You also have the ability to balance between the dynamic start-up environments, established businesses and governmental agencies. In order to navigate effectively in the entrepreneurial ecosystem it’s essential with full proficiency in Norwegian and English.
You are visionary, but at the same time structured with an eye for effective operational control. You are passionate about innovation and understand the ecosystem that OBR operates in and you have a great commitment to further developing Oslo as Europe’s best city for entrepreneurs, investors and international businesses.
If you are ready to step up and make a difference, we are looking forward to hearing from you!