RM Education & Entrepreneurship – East Africa

Our client, a Global Organization with its inception in the USA and with a primary mission of accelerating economic development in emerging countries, are looking to recruit an RM with a focus in education and entrepreneurship. The successful candidate will be required to have a strong background working with start-up, SMEs and in the education set up. He/she will be required to launch and support high impact initiatives in job creation & fulfilment in East Africa. In addition to this, the candidate MUST have a Master’s degree.

Key responsibilities:

  • Effective partnership with educational institutes to support the provision of entrepreneurship education.
  • Identify, engage and support early stage start-ups through learning, connect and other resources for sustainability & growth.
  • Develop city-based entrepreneurship eco-system with strong networks of mentors, investors, service providers & entrepreneur peer groups.
  • Responsible for planning, implementation, coaching & consulting with partners.
  • Interface with engineering & management institutes, entrepreneur organisation, mentor and investor groups.
  • Work with the team to offer support in entrepreneurship education network.
  • Qualify and sign up relevant institutes as per target & within timelines.
  • Identify and enrol high potential start-up entrepreneurs for different kind of programs.
  • Support thousands of SME’s through workshop events.

Qualification:

  • Must have a minimum of MBA.
  • Must have relevant experience interfacing with higher education institutes, government departments, start-ups & entrepreneurship.
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation, project management & supervisory skills.
  • Strong analytical, conceptual and strategic planning skills.
  • Business consulting & strategy experience across a variety of SME sector & business leaders.
  • Able to listen, understand and communicate effectively.
  • Strong program management skills.
  • Knowledge of technology solution and services business.
  • Candidates with experience working in education structure and system will have a distinct advantage.

Please click on the tab below to apply;

  • Education:Master’s Degree.
  • Job Type:Permanent.
  • Location:Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Career Level:Upper Mid-Level.
  • Salary:Ksh. 250,000 – 320,000 (Approx. 2,500 – 3,000 USD) depending on skills and experience.
  • Deadline:20th April 2019.