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General Manager

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Business, strategic management
  • Manager (team leader)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

Paradigm is new generation African enterprise with a singular mission to unlock greatness in people and enable them to achieve quantum leap results. Paradigm is the operator of VentureLabs, an established co-working and event space brand with a presence in Kampala and is positioning itself to expand into several Sub-Saharan Africa markets in the next few months. With several organizations and events at the venue, the co-working space is known in the entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Venture Labs is looking for an entrepreneurial General Manager/COO for their established co-working space in Kampala and a key member of the Expansion project team
Profile of candidates

The successful General Manager will possess the following:
- A passion for entrepreneurship and the African start-up community
- Entrepreneur at heart
- Energetic outgoing personality (a ‘people person’).
- Previous P&L responsibility
- A versatile individual who is challenges the status quo and achieves the impossible
- An eccentric, oddball, a round peg in a square hole kind of person
- Ability to work with senior decision makers at large organizations as well as taking care of the ‘day to day’ minutia of managing a large co-working space


The General Manager/COO will be responsible for:

- Crafting a strategy blueprint to establish the co-working brand in pole position
- delivering monthly and annual P&L
- Managing all day to day affairs of the space
- Managing a small team of staff including interns
- Managing all marketing and sales activities for memberships and event venue
- Ensuring desired member occupancy levels
- Ensuring desired Event Venue use and curating own events
- Ensuring the high ‘community spirit’ at the co-working space is maintained
- Establishing and maintaining relationships across the Startup community and corporates

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Uganda
Area of work: Business, strategic management
Seniority: Manager (team leader)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required skills: Budgeting, financial planning; Reporting; Business management; Business strategy; Operative management
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Consulting, business support, auditingCompany size: 1-10 people

Paradigm is a consulting and training practice focused on unlocking the greatness in people and organizations to enable them to achieve quantum leap results. Paradigm is the operator and owner of VentureLabs, a co-working and event space in Kampala with a bold mission to become the preferred co-working space brand in sub-saharan africa.