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  • Posted: May 19, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
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    What We Do In a few years, smartphones will be ubiquitous even in the least developed regions of the world. We believe there is immense potential in harnessing them as a teaching tool - it all depends on the software. EIDU is creating an app-based learning environment that enables children aged 3-5 to develop cognitive abilities on their own. Starting with ...
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    Head of Government Relations

    What will you be doing:

    • Lead and manage the growing Government Relations Team (currently a team of 3)
    • With the team, secure budget inclusion for the EIDU programme, proper execution of procurement processes, signing of contracts, and timely payments to EIDU
    • With the team, plan and coordinate all communications from EIDU to government officials to ensure a unified communication
    • With the team, establish and maintain good relationships with key stakeholders in National Government and County Governments
    • Drive the implementation of our goals in the public space by making sure key public officials make them their own top priority

    Who we are looking for:


    • You have experience leading a team
    • You are charismatic, able to develop trust-based relationships, and have strong ethics
    • You are a very proactive and autonomous person, with the ability to inform, influence, negotiate and connect with the relevant people
    • You are a clear, compelling communicator and able to best represent EIDU when communicating with stakeholders (you are confident talking to government officials)
    • You have excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage and prioritize a range of tasks when facing competing deadlines
    • You have professional experience in working directly with government officials in Kenya
    • You have at least 7-10 years of work experience, some of that time in Government Relations
    • You are willing and able to travel across Kenya, if needed for weeks at a time
    • You are comfortable operating in a lean, resource-constrained startup environment and flexible to adapt your role and responsibilities as needed
    • You share the passion for EIDU’s mission overall and for EIDU’s customers in particular
    • You speak English and Swahili fluently


    • You are willing and able to travel across Africa for our expansion
    • You have experience in a fast-growing (tech) start up or NGO
    • You have Sales experience (B2G or B2B)

    What we offer

    • Being part of a social mission-driven yet business-minded start up, founded by highly successful serial tech entrepreneurs
    • Working in an entrepreneurial, fun, and result-oriented environment with highly talented people who care
    • Contributing directly to solving a pressing global inequality problem by improving what we do and how we do it on a daily basis
    • Growing your responsibilities as we grow our scale
    • Competitive compensation package

    Method of Application

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