NASE Project Coordinator Jobs in Uganda

NASE Project Coordinator Jobs in Uganda


Job Details:

  • NASE ( www.nase.co.ug ) is a Social Enterprise set up in 2015 to promote entrepreneurship, initially at vocational colleges and higher education institutions. NASE’s mission has since expanded to include stimulating socio-economic development in the wider community. To achieve this, NASE works with local and international development Partners and now needs a well-organized Enterprise Project Coordinator to deliver our “Launch Programme” – an inspiring programme that focus on supporting youth to address issues in the UN Sustainable Development Goals through Idea stimulation, Selection & Business incubation. The candidate should be self-motivated, an effective communicator and able to work as an individual and as a member of a team. More details are provided in the job description attached.

    • Are you passionate about start-ups, working with people and building communities?

    • Do you have discipline, integrity and pay attention to detail?

    • Are you organised and possess sound knowledge about the local entrepreneurship / start-up ecosystem?

    • Do you want to join us in empowering young entrepreneurs in Uganda and drive NASE to the next level? .

    Roles and Responsibilities

    • Support planning and coordination of the NASE “Launch Programme.”

    • Develop and execute strategy for outreach, hunting, attracting, and onboarding deserving and qualified innovative entrepreneurs and start-ups.

    • Qualify and evaluate applicants for creativity, innovation, acceleration, and investment.

    • Screening of proposals, presenting proposals to the next level for selecting incubatees.

    • Assist entrepreneurs in proposal writing, pitch deck, business development, fundraising as well as relevant linkages to established companies for business opportunities.

    • Incubation: Lead formation of new business and provide incubation facilities to enable commercialization of the business: To induct new entrepreneurs; create Incubation plans and implement them, assist in providing feedback on business plans, keep track of the Incubation process; help the incubates prepare proposals for getting funding, etc.

    • Prepare all required event reports and maintain a comprehensive set of project and financial reports.

    Partnerships:

  • Develop & manage a network of entrepreneurs, start-ups, mentors, institutions, funding agencies, investors, and industries.

  • Liaise with partners in the local ecosystem, mentors, and other stakeholders before and during each of the programmes.

  • Forge partnerships with other organizations for providing services to the

  • incubatees or the incubator, sponsorships…etc.

  • Liaison with the government and industry.

  • Develop, manage & leverage relationships with Higher Education Institutions, academics, research institutions.

    Events and workshops:

  • Plan various workshops/events/webinars for the Incubator and execute the same with the help of team members.

  • Manage all event set-up, tear down and follow-up processes.

  • Creating effective communication and promotional materials for each event

  • Book venues, catering, photographers, and communicate with partners.

    Benefits

    • Competitive salary based on your experience.

    • Regular travel for events around the country with the opportunity to interact with young entrepreneurs from all over the country.

    • Business related expenses covered (airtime, travel, internet)

    • Working with a young, exciting and motivated team.

    • Mentorship from pioneers in the entrepreneurship space..

    Qualifications and Requirements

    • Education to a Maters’ degree level in a relevant field, such as Commerce, Entrepreneurship, Business Management, Project Management or substantial equivalent experience in a business support environment.

    • Experience of Excellent Project Management Skills.

    • Ability to work and build relationships with a range of partners, stakeholders and external clients and contractors.

    • Proven work experience as a business development/ relationship manager.

    • A good knowledge of standard Microsoft packages (Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint).

    • Presentation skills backed up by strong verbal and written communication skills

    • Attention to detail & excellent analytical skills.

    • Knowledge about the start-up ecosystems in Uganda and East Africa.

    • you will require excellent communication & presentation skills

    • Strong interest and experience in the discourse around technology, startups and entrepreneurship.

    • Understanding “startup talk and needs”.

    • Working in a flat hierarchy, you will need to be very organized, independent, detail-oriented with excellent multi-tasking abilities.

    • Learner’s mindset, strong work ethic, a sense of humor

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; NASE Project Coordinator Jobs in Uganda


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