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Employment Opportunities at Eko Innovation
Eko Innovation is currently seeking application from suitably qualified candidate to fill the positions below:

Job Title: Program Manager (Acceleration)

Location: Ikoyi, Lagos

About The Role

  • The Program Manager Business Acceleration will be responsible for the strategic identification and scaling of Minimum Viable Products (MVPs) to growth, building them into enterprises.
  • The focus is to help drive companies from early stage to rapid growth and transform them into enterprises.

Job Description

  • Identifying relevant & viable businesses through an in-house selection platform to be created.
  • Project managing the value chain process of acceleration including strong stakeholder management for maximum visibility and business success.
  • Contribute to development, planning of our venture support programs and formats
  • Design and supervise learning platform and curricula for business development
  • Drive and ensure business start-ups meets and deliver their set business objectives
  • Project-manage their activities all year round to ensure they meet their marketing, sales & revenue targets.
  • Organizing and coordinating in-house activities (workshops, networking, lunch and learns, movie nights, outings, etc) aimed at growing the community and adding value to our members and their businesses.
  • Develop business plans and present to management quarterly
  • Conduct local and global venture scouting with both private & public partners
  • Manage our acceleration calls for applications, shortlisting & interviews
  • Manage stakeholders that relate to our acceleration activities
  • Manage government, public & social sector projects

Job Requirements and Personality Traits

  • 3+ years post-graduate experience in business development, management & support or other relevant positions
  • You love working with start-ups or even started one.
  • Excellent track records of meeting and exceeding Project management KPIs
  • You have good knowledge of startup methodologies (Lean startup,BMC, rapid prototyping etc)
  • The ideal candidate MUST have experience in business development and a developing knowledge of accelerator programmes.
  • A self-motivated team player, a dynamic, entrepreneurial person with a keen passion for helping entrepreneurs succeed. Adept at managing multiple projects at once, very detail-oriented and organized, learn quickly, and have a track record of being adaptable in a fluid, high-growth environment.

Leadership and Growth Behaviors:

  • Act like An Owner: Deliver results, creating value for our Brands, our System, our customers, and key stakeholders.
  • Develop self and others: Develop self and support others’ development to achieve full potential.
  • Growth Mindset: Demonstrates curiosity. Welcomes failure as a learning opportunity.
  • Smart Risk: Makes bold decisions / recommendations.
  • Externally Focused: Understands the upstream and downstream implications of his/her work. Tracks and shares external trends, best practices or ideas.
  • Performance Driven and Accountable: Has high performance standards. Outperforms her / his peers.
  • Fast / Agile: Removes barriers to move faster. Experiments and adapts. Thrives under pressure and fast pace.

 

 

 

Job Title: Program Manager (Learning)

Location: Ikoyi, Lagos

About The Role

  • The Project Manager Learning will be responsible for the strategic development, implementation, execution, and coordination of a training school, training programmes and learning initiatives for EIC.
  • The focus is to build training programs relevant to techies, techprenuers and start-ups to enable their enterprise development.

Job Duties

  • Acts as the Program lead and Project manager for our Learning and Development program
  • Builds out a strategic plan and roadmap for Learning and Development opportunities and initiatives, including Continued Education, policy and data trainings
  • Partners with Researchers and other Research Ops & Program Managers on program areas such as the Continued Education Series and contributes to other research team programs and initiatives when needed
  • Facilitates relationships between teams, moves initiatives forward, finds resources, raises concerns to appropriate owners early and resolves open issues that prevent progress
  • Hold the line when schedule or progress is in jeopardy while maintaining respectful relationships
  • Predicts roadblocks and obstacles and establishes meetings or integration points between teams
  • Prioritize competing needs with good reasoning and creative solutions
  • Works with cross-functional teams to develop and design our UX team trainings
  • Maintains and refines research programs and initiatives, establishing best practices, next steps and outcomes
  • Coordinates resources across multiple projects and teams
  • Contributes to program processes and tools, updating databases and initiating improvements where needed.

Role Requirements

  • 3-5 years of Program or Project Management experience
  • 2+ years in experience creating learning and educational programs for teams
  • Experience with communication, organisation and juggling multiple priorities
  • Track record of operating independently and delivering results
  • Skilled in learning content development
  • Strong ability to be analytical (quantitative and qualitative), problem solve, think big picture, and get into the weeds.
  • Strong experience with leading teams/projects using agile practices.
  • Experience in strategic planning, risk management and/or change management.
  • High level of proficiency with Google suite(sheets, docs, slides) and communication technologies, such as Slack and Zoom.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills, with the ability to articulate information to a variety of constituents.
  • Excellent listening and interpersonal skills with demonstrated experience collaborating effectively across multiple functions.
  • Flexible, adaptable, and able to execute a range of job duties and changing priorities.
  • Possess professional maturity, cultural sensitivity, and the integrity that exemplifies Eko Innovation’s values.

Leadership and Growth Behaviors:

  • Act like An Owner: Deliver results, creating value for our Brands, our System, our customers, and key stakeholders.
  • Develop self and others: Develop self and support others’ development to achieve full potential.
  • Growth Mindset: Demonstrates curiosity. Welcomes failure as a learning opportunity.
  • Smart Risk: Makes bold decisions/recommendations.
  • Externally Focused: Understands the upstream and downstream implications of his/her work. Tracks and shares external trends, best practices or ideas.
  • Performance Driven and Accountable: Has high performance standards. Outperforms her/his peers.
  • Fast/Agile: Removes barriers to move faster. Experiments and adapts. Thrives under pressure and fast pace.

 

 

 

Job Title: Program Manager (Research and Sustainability)

Location: Ikoyi, Lagos

About The Role

  • The Project Manager, Research & Sustainability will be responsible for aligning EIC with SDGs by driving all civic-tech initiatives, government projects, partnerships, & grants.
  • The role will also identify and lead a relevant local research project to satisfy a defined business objective.

Job Duties

  • Lead the creation of new programs in support of overall sustainability strategy in partnership relevant stakeholders.
  • Develop tools, processes, or other capabilities to support execution and transition responsibility to business.
  • Obtaining funding for projects through rebate applications, grants, and project proposals.
  • Create and manage a roadmap to transform and improve the organization’s performance and drive cross-functional teams to these goals through influence and partnership.
  • Manage a portfolio of strategic sustainability initiatives and programs, identifying gaps and proposing solutions.
  • Report periodically to management on activities, milestones reached on targets
  • Oversee and support the consulting and research teams on a variety of activities & activities.
  • Manage metrics to report program success as well as find opportunities for improvement
  • Supervise & Manage deliverables of the Community Business Officer which includes internal stakeholders & facility operations at 50, Awolowo Road, Ikoyi as well as social media & corporate communications
  • Oversee external stakeholders, public and private engagements on behalf of Eko Innovation Centre
  • Manage government, public & social sector engagements
  • Manage & Execute the Research & Sustainability Program pillar of the Eko iCentre including Grants processes, Research & Data acquisition processes and learning gamification projects
  • Ensure 100% Success of all Programs and Workshop.

Role Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • 3-5 years of experience in Business Operations or Sustainability, Community Engagement, Diversity Programs, or other transformational roles.
  • Experience in a sustainability field (e.g., community/social engagement/redevelopment, environmental restoration programs, diversity programs, circular economy initiatives).
  • Experience drawing meaningful insights from data to create strategy, tell a narrative, and operationalize solutions.
  • Experience in automation, tool, process development, and/or analytics.
  • Experience partnering effectively on cross-functional projects or teams. Ability to build relationships and influence key partners to achieve results through collaboration.
  • Ability to communicate effectively across multiple levels including executive leadership, peers, and managers. Ability to identify and track metrics of success.
  • Excellent execution through program management and communication skills.

Leadership and Growth Behaviors:

  • Act like An Owner: Deliver results, creating value for our Brands, our System, our customers, and key stakeholders.
  • Develop self and others: Develop self and support others’ development to achieve full potential.
  • Growth Mindset: Demonstrates curiosity. Welcomes failure as a learning opportunity.
  • Smart Risk: Makes bold decisions/recommendations.
  • Externally Focused: Understands the upstream and downstream implications of his/her work. Tracks and shares external trends, best practices or ideas.
  • Performance Driven and Accountable: Has high performance standards. Outperforms her/his peers.
  • Fast/Agile: Removes barriers to move faster. Experiments and adapts. Thrives under pressure and fast pace.

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: recruitment@hazonholdings.com using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

Note: If the above sounds like an exciting role to you, please tell us why you believe you’re a good fit and we’ll be in touch

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