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Project Manager - Social Impact Initiatives

Fuzu Ltd
Nairobi, Kenya

Salary range: KSh150,000 - KSh250,000 | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

Fuzu was created to provide every person and organization out there with tools to succeed and grow. Are you someone who loves learning and lives and breaths accountability? Or you think that the only true measure of performance is what our users tell each other about us? Or maybe you are someone who believes that all barriers are meant to be broken down and that unlimited scale is rather a mindset than a result of incredible resources? Well, we are such people. We believe passionately that our work will shape the future of this continent and that we can get there smiling, as a one united team.
We are looking for a Project Manager who will take charge of managing the implementation of all special employability projects aimed at supporting the career development and employment of both youth and disadvantaged communities across East Africa through the Fuzu Employability feature-set. These projects are executed in conjunction with development, non-governmental agencies or non-profit organizations. The project manager will also be critical in supporting development of new employability projects helping to expand the impact Fuzu has on the lives of millions of people seeking for better future. This is a rare opportunity to impact the future of African job markets and to help Fuzu build a truly scalable model for employment of youth and disadvantaged communities.
Previous work in projects dealing with youth employment, career development, skill validation and learning or with educating and building capacity of employers is seen as a benefit. Experience in fundraising will also be considered a plus.
The Project Manager will sit at Fuzu's Nairobi office and report to the Chief Operating Officer.
A successful candidate has proven track record from:
  • Managing implementation of development aid funded projects
  • Managing stakeholders
  • Structuring and managing execution of project plans
  • Building and managing partnerships with both businesses, governmental and non-governmental organizations
  • Budgeting and monitoring project finances
  • Basic data reporting, analysis and M&E


The project manager will be in charge of:

  • Planning, budgeting and coordination of all Fuzu Employability project activities
  • Engaging with the project implementation partners (local and international)
  • Hiring and managing project teams as necessary
  • Coordinating Fuzu internal teams to drive execution (including Product)
  • Reporting on project progress
  • Building partnerships and engaging with employer partners
  • Helping build relationships with new potential Employability partners

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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Fuzu Ltd

Nairobi, KE
20-50 people
Computers, software development and services

We hope by now you know at least a little bit about who we are… why? Well because you are using our website! But let us give you a bit more detail - Fuzu is on a mission to preparing users and organizations for success by being the best career development, recruitment and learning solution for Africa. Our ambition is to help the top talent like you find a place to Dream, Grow and Be Found. We are currently attracting over 25,000 new users per month, making us the Fastest Growing Talent Pool in Africa! We are a Finnish company with offices in Nairobi,Kampala and Helsinki. We work hard but maintain a people-first, fun team culture. We emphasize learning and growth and expect everyone on the team to be eager to step out of their comfort zone to learn and support across multiple functions. As part of our team culture, we are endlessly curious and if you want to develop you will be given every opportunity to take on as much responsibility as you can handle.

Benefits included

Competitive Salary, Monthly Team Based Performance Bonus, 21 Leave Days, Comprehensive Medical Cover,Monthly Social events 'Fuzu Friday' and lots of Learning and growth opportunities.

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