Co-creation Hub is Africa’s leading technology innovation ecosystem builder on a mission to accelerate the application of science, technology and social capital for economic prosperity across Africa.
Our mandate is to build a formidable innovation ecosystem with a deeply rooted network, cultivating strategic partnerships and practical industry know-how that can support entrepreneurs and innovators in building thoughtful, relevant and scalable solutions.
From our locations in Lagos, Abuja, Ijebu Ode (in Nigeria), Nairobi (Kenya) and Kigali (Rwanda), we have built a vibrant community of over 81,000 people and counting and have supported to a portfolio of over 120 early-stage ventures including Lifebank, Ushahidi, Riby, BudgIT, Stutern, Kopo Kopo, Sendy, mFarm, Wecyclers and many more.
The Training and Capacity Building Manager will be responsible for planning and providing capacity development related support to ensure efficient and effective execution of training programmes within the SAIL (Senator Abiru Innovation Lab), formerly known as the Community Innovation Space
Training Development and Mentorship
Provide targeted mentoring support to participants of each of the training programmes.
Extend support and guidance to team members in developing training curriculum, manuals, modules, relevant guidelines including training and learning materials (flip chart, flashcard, process card, booklet, handout, video learning aid, etc), and in training courses
Work cross-functionally to implement systems for measuring, monitoring, and evaluating the effectiveness of the capacity-building approaches.
Collaborate with team members to promote best practices and ensure the organisation’s website, e-bulletins, newsletters and other publications are up to date.
Stakeholder engagement and Reporting
Effectively manage a portfolio of casework and produce a monthly report to direct report
Actively promote SAIL including seeking new business opportunities.
Contribute to cross-organization initiatives including bid / funding proposals, quality accreditation work and other projects
Ensure high-quality standards in customer relations, service delivery, project management, and communications.
Perform any other relevant tasks that may emerge as important in the course of this assignment, and which deems to be appropriate to undertake
Qualification and Experience
Bachelor’s Level or equivalent in management or a related field
3- 4 years of experience in a similar role
Experience in training programmes, project management or capacity building activities.
Exceptional writing, presentation, and verbal communication skills
Adept people skills and a strong ability to work in a multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity
Strong problem solving, listening and learning skills, and proactive / analytical thinking
Good reporting and negotiating skills
Excellent team player with project prioritization abilities
Familiarity with the Ikorodu area will be an added advantage
Ikorodu, Senator Abiru Innovation Lab