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  • Posted: Apr 14, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • We are a globally recognised organisation that is deeply steeped in the local technology innovation culture. We’ve been both the main catalyst for regional technology acceleration and a role model for technology hubs across emerging markets
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    Programme Manager, Startup Support

    Job Description

    We are looking to recruit a detail-oriented and results-driven Programme Manager to join our Startup support Unit. In this role, you will play a key part in providing proactive support to innovators building solutions to address key challenges in our society.


    Programme Management

    • Design, Plan and execute startup support programmes and projects.
    • Plan and schedule all activities and sessions for startup support programmes assigned.
    • Provide progress reports on programmes to key officers for prompt decision-making.
    • Prepare business case and initial risk analysis of startups seeking to join the CcHub portfolio.
    • Manage communication between startups and the unit as well as provide monthly progress reports on startups to key officers for prompt decision-making

    Strategic Startups Support

    • Actively support in identifying professionals and experts to join the CcHUB Expert/Advisory network to support startups in our portfolio and across projects/programmes. 
    • Work day-to-day with high growth entrepreneurs across the continent to build global sustainable businesses
    • Work with other units within CcHUB to provide adequate support to ventures in the portfolio. 
    • Support the start-up team in developing performance metrics for programmes and monitoring them.

    Reporting to:

    The programme manager will report to the Director of Start-up support


    • An educational background in Technology and/or business-related field.
    • Minimum of 3+ years experience in programme management in the startup space, enterprise development or experience working with startups.
    •  an entrepreneurial & Innovative mindset preferably with an understanding of the technology and startup ecosystem.
    • Entrepreneurial experience or experience supporting startups or working in a startup environment.
    • Excellent Written and Oral Communication Skills in English
    • Proven ability to work creatively, organized and analytically in a problem-solving environment.
    • Understanding of the technology and startup ecosystem.
    • Ability to work well in a team as well as handle and prioritize multiple tasks while maintaining accuracy and attention to detail
    • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft suite

    Additional Information

    What we offer

    • Paid time off
    • Healthcare coverage
    • A highly collaborative team environment that will support your professional and personal growth
    • Work alongside great talent.
    • A culture of learning and innovation. 
    • Opportunities for career growth and training.
    • Interaction with industry leaders and forward-thinking people. 
    • A chance to make a social difference.
    • Overall fun company. 

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to iHUB on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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