Scope the Entrepreneurship and SME development stakeholders and framework in the country for a strong understanding of current status, challenges and opportunities
Help identify the needs and define the goals and scope of the program with clear roles and deliverables of the entities involved.
Work with the manager to create a detailed project plan, monitor actions and ensure timely completion of deliverables to meet the needs.
Sign up and build network of institutions and other partners
Liaison with all parties involved, ensuring common understanding and that deliverables meet the requirements.
In general, ensure involvement is properly utilized and resulting in valuable deliverables that meet the objectives of the program and NEN initiative.
Responsible for developing and managing the NEN institutions & other partner Organizations including Entrepreneur & Startup Associations in a given market
Qualify and sign up relevant institutes as per target & within timelines
Facilitating the capacity development of member institutes this includes working with the head of the institution, faculty leaders, and students to help structure, design and execute the right experiential programs
Facilitate access to different resources from within and outside the Foundation.
Initiate and lead collaborations, networking & training programs on ground
Identify & develop local resource teams including key faculty, mentors & entrepreneurs
Work with individual institutions to visualize and build goals & annual road maps
Work with the Central Team in mapping the market training needs and help implement these programs on ground
Help administer the surveys on campuses at regular intervals
Catalyze interest in entrepreneurship amongst students on campuses
Drive participation for programs
Identify and enroll high potential startup entrepreneurs and SMEs for different kinds of programs
Identify and strategically engage all the relevant ecosystem partners such as mentors, investors, incubators, accelerators
Deploy the NEN service offerings intelligently to the respective target customers in each region
Monitor the impact of the program through jobs created
Identify critical needs of startup entrepreneurs in the region and provide recommendation to program and product teams for modifications or development of relevant programs and content.
Qualifications: Masters degree in Business, Social Work or other equivalent degree
Minimum 8 years with at least 3 years in roles leading projects and people. Experience should include interfacing with private sector, government departments and other entities.
Strong analytical, conceptual and strategic planning skills. Excellent interpersonal and supervisory skills.
Worked in vocational training and skilling sector; Exposure to the education structures and systems . Experience setting up projects from scratch; Experience in training and development using current tools.
Interested candidates forward their updated resume to firstname.lastname@example.org