Andela Manager, Expansion Strategy Jobs in Nigeria

Andela Manager, Expansion Strategy Jobs in Nigeria



Andela is a network of technology leaders dedicated to advancing human potential. We help companies build high-performing distributed engineering teams by investing in Africa’s most talented software developers.


Based in NYC, SF, Lagos, Nairobi, and Kampala, Andela is catalyzing the growth of tech ecosystems across the African continent while solving the global technical talent shortage.


As Andela’s Manager of Expansion Strategy, you will play a vital role in implementing Andela’s growth strategy through public and private partnerships as well as increasing the efficacy of Andela country office operations.


Responsibilities


  • Working with and reporting to Director of Expansion Strategy to advance partnership opportunities and execute strategies for engaging governments, bilateral and multilateral organizations, foundations and private entities including other technology companies in relevant countries.
  • Working with the Country Director in Nigeria on operational barriers, opportunities and solutions as they relate to public sector stakeholder management.
  • Executing strategies for engaging with governments, bilateral and multilateral organizations, foundations and private entities including other technology companies in new and existing countries to accelerate growth in existing Andela country offices and new potential Andela country offices.
  • Identifying operational bottlenecks that can be resolved through effective external stakeholder management, especially as it relates to the public sector.
  • Writing compelling proposals for Andela to partner with governments, bilateral and multilateral organizations, foundations and private entities including other technology companies in new and existing Andela countries.
  • Developing budgets for both potential public and private partnerships around Andela operations.
  • Maintaining relationships with governments, bilateral and multilateral organizations, foundations and private entities including other technology companies in order to grow Andela’s ability to expand to and grow in selected countries.
  • Identifying and creating opportunities for Andela to raise awareness of its impact and investment proposition with key governments, bilateral and multilateral organizations, foundations and private entities including other technology companies at meetings and/or conferences.


    Requirements


  • 5+ years experience in related field or environment developing and driving public and private partnerships.
  • Experience in dealing with Nigerian federal and state government relations.
  • Demonstrated ability to support business operations in a high-growth organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully acquire funds through grant proposal writing.
  • Demonstrated ability to build and scale impact driven initiatives.
  • Self-driven and able to work independently yet collaboratively with a remote and distributed team.
  • Ability
    to frequently travel internationally.
  • Strong project management and organizational skills, including the ability to manage multiple priorities in a complex environment.
  • Bachelor's Degree required.
  • You understand that it will take a creative approach to building the growth pipeline necessary to accelerate Andela’s impact. You will have a breadth of established relationships with public sector stakeholders in Abuja.
  • You are experienced in writing grant proposals, in managing a portfolio of funding opportunities - from inception to closing, to overseeing and conducting all communications with high level stakeholders who are critical to establishing partnerships in both the public and private sector.
  • You understand effectively scaling impact will require cross departmental, cross-cultural mindset and close collaboration with our leadership teams to drive success and resolve pain points.
  • You bring more than passion to your work: you are a world-class manager with exceptional operational expertise and demonstrated strong leadership skills. You have strong curiosity, independence, flexibility, and enthusiasm.



    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 4th January, 2018


    For more information and job application details, see; Andela Manager, Expansion Strategy Jobs in Nigeria


    Note:


  • This is a temporary position that would last through the length of this specific project.
  • We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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