Overview

Accelerator Programme Manager

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

Design, plan and execute startup support programmes and projects.
Design and set up project and activity plans for programmes for startup support programmes assigned.
Provide progress reports on programmes to key officers for prompt decision-making.
Startup Portfolio Support

Design systems  and process to support and signpost startups, founders and business owners to relevant startup programmes, support and resources across CcHUB and iHUB units.
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
Work with other units within CcHUB to provide adequate support to ventures in the portfolio.
Work day-to-day with high growth entrepreneurs across the continent to build global sustainable businesses
Partnership Engagement
Actively support in identifying professionals and experts to join the CcHUB Expert/Advisory network to support startups in our portfolio and across projects/programmes.

New Opportunities

Lead and or actively support with the preparation and development of concept notes and other proposal write-ups including proposals.
Monitor and highlight new partnership opportunities in line with iHUB’s strategic focus.
Design and develop iHUB owned startup programmes and projects.

Reporting

Support the start-up team in developing performance metrics for programmes and monitoring them.
Measure, track, report and optimise the outcomes and progression of startup programmes.
Support and provide guidance to the Community Engagement Officer  to disseminate engaging and impactful content highlighting CcHUB & iHUB startup programmes and beneficiary success stories (e.g. programme highlights, interviews, community member spotlights,  thought leadership content, etc.)

Qualifications

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

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About iHub

iHub is a place where the brightest young minds can work together in a productive collaborative environment. We offer A-class office environment with everything you need to start a business so that you can focus on building up your own business and turn your dreams into reality with the help from our international network of experienced experts, mentors, entrepreneurs and investors. Using our global network which spans over 40 countries. We help young startup companies find international partners and investors to propel their businesses further. iHub is a place where dreams really come true when it comes to business. iHub is 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. We serve the technology community, by connecting organizations and people, building market-relevant solutions and being ahead of the curve of innovation.