Village Enterprise is looking for a dynamic and passionate Director of Technology Solutions, with the desire and skills to lead a growing organization through transformational technological change. This position will report directly to the Chief Operations Officer and will be responsible for defining the ICT roadmap for increasing the scale and impact of our program and building and managing a functional team that supports the organizations ambitions around using technology and innovation to end extreme poverty across sub-Saharan Africa.
This position will be based in Kampala, Uganda or Nairobi, Kenya and will require travel to field offices in Kenya and Uganda to provide support to Village Enterprise’s program teams. The position will coordinate regularly with the Chief Executive Officer(CEO), Chief Scaling Officer (CSO), Kenya and Uganda Country Directors, other Director-level positions across the organization, and IT support staff.
Village Enterprise is looking for an individual with a deep understanding of available,cutting-edge technologies in digital training, financial services, etc, and direct experience delivering technology solutions to the extreme poor. They should have a track record of evaluating customer/program participant needs and managing innovation delivery from ideation to implementation. They should enjoy being a technology ambassador and cultivating a culture of trust and excitement around technological changes.
They will need to be a true enterprise ICT architect with a vision for how technology affects the delivery and effectiveness of our entrepreneurship training and mentoring program. They will also need to have deep understanding of how to deliver appropriate solutions, tools, and training that are beneficial to our staff and business owners living in remote and rural areas of Sub-Saharan Africa.
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