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Posted: 16 September 2020
Location: Hargiesa, Somaliland

Programme and Operations Manager

Posted: 16 September 2020
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15 October 2020 Operations Hargiesa, Somaliland Full Time Innovate Ventures
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Innovate Ventures

Innovate Ventures is the leading start-up accelerator and technology fund in Somaliland and Somalia. Innovate Ventures was created to propel and accelerate technology start-ups in Somalia and Somaliland, support the next wave of Somali entrepreneurs, and grow the nascent start-up ecosystem in the country. Innovate Ventures has run coding camps, incubators and accelerators in the Somali regions since 2012.

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Programme and Operations Manager

Based in Hargeisa, Somaliland

Innovate Ventures is searching for an experienced Programme and Operations Manager that has experience working in the tech/start-up industry. The responsibilities and accountabilities are as follows:

Organize the accelerator programme and associated events

Thoroughly understand delivery contracts and provide representation internally and to our partners

Support and take ownership of funding proposals

Take charge of the audit process and ensure all measures are in place and documented in accordance with practices of our partners

Support the leadership team by planning and supporting leadership meetings, any formal governance, agenda setting, preparation, action tracking, etc.

Manage a ‘leadership radar’ with activities over the year (budgeting, HR processes, team events etc)

Facilitate the creation and collation of external Marketing & PR Assist the financial controller and other staff in day-to-day functions Manage portfolio of past startups and alumni communications / events


Graduate, preferably post-graduate degree Fluent in both English and Somali


Programme/Project Management Budgeting and Forecasting

Resource and Workforce Planning

Leadership Skills

Support learning and innovation

Support teamwork, motivate and create team spirit

Build loyal relationships with colleagues and our clients and partners Act quickly on new ideas

Drive delivery and excellence

Develop and deliver practical solutions to problems

If you’re interested and suit the position, please send a concise CV and cover letter to IV hub email: Application Deadline on Thursday 15th October 2020