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Associate for Startup programs at Outbox

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Project, program management
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

We are looking for someone to provide support on our startup support initiatives. These range from initiatives targeted towards urban youth, to those outside the capital targeted to refugees and their host communities. Some of our programs include Up Accelerate (in partnership with UNFPA) targeted towards young people in Northern Uganda and West Nile; the ReHope program in partnership with Mercy Corps -- where we are using a market systems approach to link Social Enterprises interested in piloting products/services within vulnerable communities in Yumbe district to mention but a few;
We are looking for a “super-doer” to assist with the daily execution of our programs. You will work directly with our lead, attending to multiple initiatives. These will range from providing support to the startups in our programs like mentor matching, to executing against various activity work plans -- like organising trainings, developing toolkits for startup support, tracking startup metrics to mention but a few. You will work on hackathons, innovation seminars, etc;
You will travel a lot (60%), mostly in Uganda, to oversee the execution of our startup programming. We hope you love being super organised, learning fast and closing tasks quick -- as you will be juggling multiple projects/initiatives.
This is a full-time role at the organisation.


Responsibilities

  • Oversee the implementation of the various activities defined for our startup programming;
  • Document and keep track of key metrics for our startup initiatives (incubators and accelerators) and startups so as to grow our programs;
  • In collaboration with our communications associate, develop & deliver messaging to our community startups, internal and external stakeholders;
  • Enhance the sharing of opportunities for the startups in our network;
  • Validate any logistical aspects for startup trainings with our administration lead;
  • Develop and consolidate tools for startup programming. This ranges from training materials (curriculum) to knowledge management tools
  • Coordinate with our partners, and other incubators/accelerators in the community


General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Kampala
Area of work: Project, program management
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required skills: Project management; Budgeting, financial planning; Project monitoring and evaluation (M&E); Reporting; Training program planning; Project implementation
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Outbox Hub

Non-profit, social work

As an Innovation hub based in Kampala, Uganda - We help new and upcoming African entrepreneurs interested in using technology to build high growth companies with co-working space, business incubation and technical training programs. Through our partnerships, we help them raise money for their ventures and access markets. We also work with students, developers, researchers and organizations to build inclusive communities that entrepreneurs can tap into for talent and collaboration.