Our client a Global Organisation with its inception in the USA and with the primary mission of accelerating economic development in emerging economies is looking to fill the position of Program Manager – National Entrepreneurship Network for their offices based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
- Project management of the national entrepreneurship network program.
- Scope the entrepreneurship and SME development stakeholders and framework in the country for a strong understanding of challenges and opportunities.
- Ensure the organisation involvement is properly utilized and resulting in valuable deliveries that meet the objectives.
- Responsible for developing and managing the NEN institutions and other partner organisations.
- Initiate and lead collaborations, networking and training programs on the ground.
- Identify and develop local resource teams, including key faculty, mentors and entrepreneurs.
- Catalyse interest in entrepreneurship amongst students on campuses.
- Work with a central team in mapping the market training needs and help implement these programs on the ground.
- Identify and enrol high potential start-up entrepreneurs and SMEs for different kinds of programs.
- Deploy the NEN service offerings intelligently to the respective target customers in each region.
- Monitor the impact of the program through jobs created.
- Identify critical needs of startup entrepreneurs in the region and provide recommendation to program and product.
- Help administer the surveys on campuses at regular intervals.
- Must be an Ethiopian National.
- Must have a Master’s degree in business, social work or other equivalent degree.
- Must have a minimum of 8 years with at least 3 years in roles leading projects and people.
- MUST have experience interfacing with entrepreneurial ecosystem, higher educational institutes, government departments and other entities.
- Have excellent oral and written English skills.
- Ability to listen, understand and communicate effectively.
- Ability to break up a complex deliverable into a project plan with realistic tasks.
- Ability to manage aggressive deadlines with ownership and required hard work to keep to deadlines.
- Must have strong program management skills.
- Must have mastery of MS Office and e-learning tools.
- Worked in vocational training and skilling sector is desirable.
Deadline: 30th June 2016
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