Overview

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.

Responsibilities

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

Qualifications

  • Entrepreneurial experience or experience supporting startups or working in a startup environment.
  • Excellent Written and Oral Communication Skills
  • An entrepreneurial & Innovative mindset
  • Familiarity with business principles, practices, and methodologies.
  • Educational background in technology and/or business-related field
  • Organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Understanding of the technology and startup ecosystem.
  • Intelligent, with a natural inclination to original and creative thinking
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work well in a team
    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.

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About iHUB

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