Work location: Warsaw / Moscow/ Amsterdam (open to discuss)
Tencent Games Business Development team is focused on strategic partnerships and investment initiatives, bringing value to our partners and scaling our business together. We are growing our Eastern Europe focused team and looking for an experienced investments and partnerships professional to join the team and help execute Tencent Games’ long-term success in the region. This role will focus on identifying and executing investment and M&A opportunities.
Source and execute strategic partnerships and investment initiatives within innovative AA and AAA gaming companies in Eastern Europe, Russia and CIS region to expand Tencent Games’ portfolio in the region
Build and develop senior-level relationships with game developers and publishers from PC, console and mobile gaming space as well as other key ecosystem players to build investment pipeline and source strategic partnership opportunities
Monitor and progress chase internal deal pipeline
Work on market research and market intelligence to provide recommendations to management team;
Negotiate complex agreements while working cross-functionally internally with management, finance, legal, and product teams.
Prepare and present proposals to internal management teams
BA/BS degree is required, Masters/MBA degree is preferred
Must have a passion for gaming!
At least 8 -12 years of experience in strategic partnerships, investments & M&A in the gaming industry with in-depth industry knowledge and strong senior network in gaming sector in Eastern Europe. Capable to establish CXO level conversation between Tencent and major developers and publishers;
Team player that operates well in a team as well as an individual contributor, with outstanding written and oral communication skills, negotiation and people skills. Comfortable with handling ambiguity and collaborating across different functional teams and departments.
Flexible self-starter with entrepreneurial mindset and experience working in a fast pace, changing environment (i.e. startup)
Not afraid to roll up his/her sleeves and do the tactical work.
Ability to travel internationally to meet partners and attend conferences when needed
Excellent analytical and presentation skills
Native proficiency in an Eastern European language (i.e. Polish or Russian)
Experience working with international and multicultural teams
Proactive and takes initiative. Thinks creatively. Drives projects to completion. Insists on highest level of quality.