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  • Posted: Sep 12, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • At Alternate Doors we pride ourselves on ensuring both the Employers and the job seekers get what they want in the most professional and efficient manner. ( HASSLE-FREE). As a client(Employer), we believe in ensuring we understand your business and your needs so that we can get the best candidates available for your business, and we will use any means ne...
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    Executive Director

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Strategic direction: Develop strategic priorities for growing influence and impact across the African continent as an ‘enabler’ of innovations and alternatives to the current system and of growing climate justice movements, in alignment with the organizational mandate.
    • Delivering an organizational design that is fit for purpose of the strategy: Work collaboratively across the functional directors to lead and design an effective structure of the organization in resonance with approach to grounding African consciousness in ways of working, and with balancing organizational stability and agility
    • Enhancing business models and planning: Ensure short, mid, long term planning for the organization and steer organizational development to ensure we build resilience, capabilities, and ways of working to respond to unpredictable changes; and ensure effective and agile monitoring and learning.
    • Accountability: Ensure implementation of effective shared standards, policies, and accountability systems; ensure organizational integrity and effectiveness remaining strong, transparent, and aligned with the strategic direction of the organization; and ensure the protection of the brand.
    • Public Representation: Assume a public representational role in high-level for a to convey missions and to ignite necessary political, and societal will to act on climate justice. This also includes assuming a strong African and majority world representation within the global network as well as in global platforms.


    • A Master’s degree in social science, sustainable development, environmental issues or other relevant discipline from a recognized university or equivalent institution and 10 years plus working experience.
    • Able to work collaboratively and decisively as an influential leader in a complex global network-based organization.
    • Ability to influence and to network with high stakes and instruments internally and externally.
    • A track record of leadership in different African cultures.
    • Countries – Cameroon, DRC, Kenya, Senegal or South Africa.
    • You have excellent command of English; Fluency in French would be an additional advantage.
    • Women candidates are encouraged to apply.

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    Country Manager

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Local management and growth of the Kenyan country team across all functions, building the team from 20 to 50 employees.
    • Building and executing a growth strategy for the market, including a financial business plan
    • Full P&L responsibility for the execution of the above business plan.
    • Build and foster relationships with key external stakeholders, such as Regulators, Banks and other such authorities.
    • Drive business growth by identifying and executing new commercial opportunities to expand.


    • Previous direct business responsibility in Kenya from either: Subscription type of products/service, or a frequent-use small-value product/service, Consumer payments, cards, retail banking, financial services, mobile wallets, financial apps or similar B2C products FMCG/telco style retail distribution (and wholesalers/distributors).
    • Experience managing multi-functional teams of 40+ employees.
    • Proven track record of building sustainable commercial partnerships.
    • Managing promoter agencies, events, building user communities/sub-segments is strongly preferred.
    • Experience with consumer finance products is a plus.
    • Online and offline (traditional marketing) experience.

    What the company is looking for

    • You are entrepreneur at heart and you love building something from scratch.
    • You genuinely care and want to find the best, loyal, and passionate users/customers, it’s not just about ‘filling a sales quota’.
    • You take pride in what you do and have credibility and reliability to be the ‘face of the company’. towards local authorities, regulators, business partners, banks, media etc.
    • You’re outcome driven and you focus on tasks that deliver desired results and help achieve business objectives.
    • You love building and scaling companies and are fully aligned with our vision and mission!

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