Accelerator Programme Manager
Co-creation Hub
Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
3d ago

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
  • 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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