National Entrepreneurship Network Program Manager Vacancy in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania

Our client,a global organisation with its inception in the USA and with a primary mission of accelerating economic development in emerging economiesis looking to fill the position of Program Manager, National Entrepreneurship Network for their offices based in Dar-es-Salaam,Tanzania.

The successful candidate needs to have expertise in the area of entrepreneurship development and education, so that students, start-ups and SMEs have more support.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Project Management of the National Entrepreneurship Network Program.
  • Scope the Entrepreneurship and SME development stakeholders and framework in the country.
  • Responsible for developing and managing the NEN institutions and other partner organisations.
  • Initiate and lead collaborations, networking and training programs on ground.
  • Identify and develop local resource teams including key faculty, mentors and entrepreneurs.
  • Catalyse interest in entrepreneurship amongst students on campuses.
  • Work with central team in mapping the market training needs and help implement programs on 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.
  • Identify critical needs of start-up entrepreneurs in the region.


  • 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 and higher educational institutes.
  • MUST have experience interfacing with government departments.
  • Strong program management skills and experience setting up projects from scratch.
  • Ability to communicate to a range of audiences including students, teachers, govt.
  • Ability to interface with senior faculty/industry experts/education partners and Govt officials.
  • Must have exposure to the education structures and systems in Tanzania.
  • Must have mastery of MS Office and e-learning tools.
  • Worked in vocational training and skilling sector is desirable.

Monthly gross salary: KSH 150,000 /= (Approx. 1,500 USD) depending on skills and experience

Deadline: 07th March 2017


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Updated: February 8, 2017 — 9:57 am