She Leads Africa Jobs Recruitment [3 positions]

Latest jobs vacancies at She Leads Africa  September 26, 2022. 


She Leads Africa is a digital media company for the modern, millennial African woman. With features in the Financial Times, BBC, CNN, Forbes and CNBC Africa, we’re creating the best digital content and offline events to help young African women build amazing careers and businesses, serve as community leaders and influencers, and eventually take over the world.

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 September 26, 2022.  Programs Associate

Location: Lagos (Remote)
Employment Type: Full Time

Description

  • The Programs Associate will be responsible for organizing the logistics of and generating revenue from SLA offline events and programs.

Responsibilities
Specific responsibilities include:

  • Managing the logistical planning of SLA’s offline/online programs including networking events, Accelerator programs, brand activations and more
  • Managing client relations to ensure the seamless execution of campaigns, events and projects 
  • Adopting different communication styles to suit different stakeholders
  • Executing client projects to allow for project extension/real and to secure businesses from existing clients
  • Researching and compiling pre-event data such as competitive events, venues, topics, and speakers
  • Communicating and coordinating event targets with the Marketing Team and Sales & Partnerships Team
  • Securing event partnerships that involve research, conference calls, proposals and in-person meetings
  • Conducting customer development research to identify the skills and trainings our community is looking for and integrate that into our programs
  • Engaging relevant content partners, setting up meetings, and driving short and long-term goals
  • Serving as a spokesperson for official events and programs
  • Hustling to identify prospects and sell them on SLA

Requirements
We’re Looking For Someone Who:

  • Has the ability to live and work remotely 
  • Has experience with digital content creation (knowledge of Canva a plus)
  • Has ample project management skills, and is not afraid to take ownership of a program and help it grow
  • Can work independently and is happy to join a virtual team
  • Has a can do attitude and is flexible enough to take on any task we throw at them
  • Is passionate, hungry and eager to build SLA into a world class institution
  • Has high professional and ethical standards i.e. understands that there’s no such thing as African time – you’re just late
  • Is comfortable taking and giving feedback
  • Has a good sense of humour – because we’ll be working hard so we better keep each other entertained
  • Is comfortable working in a startup environment where we’re making the rules up as we go along

Commitment:

  • Full time position.

Hours of Work:

  • 50 hours per week, usual working hours are from 9:00am – 6:00pm WAT.
  • There will be a requirement from time to time to start work earlier or finish later as the role
    dictates.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Head of Programs

Location: Remote
Commitment: Full-time position

Job Description

  • The Head of Programs will be responsible for organizing and generating revenue from SLA offline / online programs, managing projects from end to end, developing relationships with brands and identifying additional revenue streams for the company.

Specific Responsibilities
Events:

  • Organizing programs and activities in accordance with the mission and goals of the organization.
  • Work closely with project sponsors, cross-functional teams, and assigned project managers to plan and develop scope, deliverables, required resources, work plan, budget, and timing for initiatives.
  • Secure event partnerships that involve research, conference calls, proposals and in-person meetings.
  • Serve as a spokesperson for official events and programs.

Project Management:

  • Overseeing the successful launch of products
  • Understanding how different projects interlink and overlap
  • Developing an evaluation method to assess program strengths and identify areas for improvement.
  • Implementing and managing changes and interventions to ensure project goals are achieved.
  • Producing accurate and timely reporting of program status throughout its life cycle.
  • Analyze, evaluate, and overcome program risks, and produce program reports for management and stakeholders.
  • Liaising with the marketing and communications team to increase awareness of programs

Strategy Formulation:

  • Developing and implementing strategies for the programs team, including developing a robust risk mitigation plan for different projects

Team Management:

  • Manage the programs team for optimal return-on-investment, and coordinate and delegate cross-project initiatives
  • Communicating and coordinating event targets with the Marketing and Sales team

Budgeting and Financing:

  • Managing budgets and reporting on fund allocation

HGCP:

  • Conduct customer development research to identify the skills and training our community is looking for and integrate that into our programs
  • Develop content for the platform
  • Manage and engage with relevant content partners, set-up meetings, and drive short and long-term goals for the success of the platform

Requirements
We’re looking for someone who:

  • Has 3+ years of proven experience in a project lead role 
  • Has a thorough understanding of project / program management techniques and methods
  • Exhibits proficiency in budgeting and finance management 
  • Has experience curating educational content/curriculum designing
  • Has exceptional leadership, time management, facilitation, and organizational skills
  • Has recorded success working in a startup and had direct involvement with improving industry partnerships
  • Has the ability to juggle multiple priorities
  • Has exceptional communication skills, and demonstrated ability to build high-trust relationships
  • Has experience guiding cross-functional teams in a highly iterative, rapidly evolving agile environment.
  • Can work independently and is happy to join a virtual team
  • Has a can-do attitude and is flexible enough to take on any task we throw at them
  • Is passionate, hungry and eager to build SLA into a world-class institution
  • Has high professional and ethical standards i.e. understands that there’s no such thing as African time – you’re just late
  • Is comfortable taking and giving feedback
  • Has a good sense of humor – because we’ll be working hard so we better keep each other entertained
  • Is comfortable working in a startup environment where we’re making the rules up as we go along

Commitment:

  • Full time position

Hours of work:

  • 50 hours per week, usual working hours are from 9:00am – 6:00pm WAT.
  • There will be a requirement from time to time to start work earlier or finish later as the role
    dictates.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Chief Executive Officer

Location: Remote
Commitment: Full-time position

Job Description

  • We are looking for a Chief Executive Officer who will manage our company’s overall operations. This will include delegating and directing agendas, driving business growth, providing strategic, financial, and operational leadership for the company while working with the Board of Directors and senior leadership team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Developing high-quality business strategies and plans that are in alignment with the company’s overall short-term and long-term objectives
  • Driving revenue growth, profitability, and company values to ensure consistent results and exponential growth
  • Leading the transformation of client projects from vision to a scaled and constructed solution for African women within and outside of our community
  • Nurturing existing partner relationships and identifying business opportunities with potential clients to drive growth for the business
  • Cultivating a high-performing and agile team culture
  • Driving day-to-day operations
  • Aligning existing resources to achieve key business goals
  • Owning the organizational operational budget and managing burn rate
  • Managing competition and threats in the marketplace, with constant evaluation of our financial structure and capital strategy
  • Providing expert guidance to all departments, including operations, sales, marketing and programs
  • Reporting strategic updates to the Board of Directors and corporate stakeholders regarding progress on quarterly goals
  • Being the public champion/ambassador for the business
  • Establishing credibility within our customer and partner network

Requirements

  • The ideal candidate should have a successful CEO track record of growing a digital startup
  • +5 years of experience leading and scaling a high growth start-up, preferably within the tech space
  • Proven track record of scaling businesses and building high performing teams from the ground up
  • Sales and negotiation skills that transcend into your ability to sell an idea to an investor or a client
  • Experience in managing a Board of Directors and corporate stakeholders
  • Keen interest in technology and digital transformation
  • Existing network within the relevant stakeholders in the tech ecosystem 
  • The attention span for consuming detailed information and quickly learning business and process flows.
  • Comfort with prioritization of work and multiple demands
  • Higher-level critical thinking and problem-solving appetite
  • Project Management skills
  • Resilience and a willingness to embrace challenges 
  • Able to transition from “Doer-in-Chief” to “Company-Builder-in-Chief”

Commitment:

  • Full-time position

Hours of work:

  • 50 hours per week, usual working hours are from 9:00am – 6:00pm WAT.
  • There will be a requirement from time to time to start work earlier or finish later as the role
    dictates.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online