Incubation Manager At Co-Creation Hub (CcHUB)

Full Time
Lagos, Nigeria
Posted 10 months ago

Co-Creation Hub (CcHUB) is Nigeria’s first open living lab and pre-incubation space designed to be a multi-functional, multi-purpose space where work to catalyze creative social tech ventures take place. They are located at 294 Herbert Macaulay Way, Yaba 101212, Lagos.

JOB TITLE: Incubation Manager

JOB LOCATION: Lagos, Nigeria
Job type: Contract

JOB DETAILS:

  • Co-creation Hub seeks an experienced Incubation Manager with incredible people management skills to join our team to support the next generation of entrepreneurs entering our incubation program.
  • The Incubation Manager will be the prime interface for entrepreneurs and responsible for managing the operations, planning, marketing and development of the Incubation unit  in our Kigali office
  • This position requires a team player with leadership qualities, excellent marketing skills, a professional and positive attitude, organization and dependability.
  • Vet and support the selection of ventures to join the Incubation portfolio
  • Overall planning the activities, resources, budgets and operations of the Incubation Office
  • Pre-incubation: Deal Flow generation, Screening of ideas, Research, working with entrepreneurs for their proposals, presenting proposals to the next level for selecting incubates.
  • Lead formation of new business and provide incubation facilities to enable commercialization of the ventures. To induct new entrepreneurs; create Incubation plans and implement them, keep track of the Incubation process; support business development efforts of ventures, etc.
  • Mentor Network: Develop the mentor network for the Incubator and work with them to make Incubated ventures successful.
  • Partnerships: Forge partnerships with other organizations for providing services to ventures or the incubator including liaising with the government and industry players.
  • Work with other units within CcHUB to provide adequate support to ventures in the portfolio.
  • Marketing the Incubator and Business Development: Be the face of the Incubator and actively promote it through various channels.
  • Funding for ventures: Work  with senior management for setting up and seed funds for start-ups.
  • Prepare all required reports and maintain a comprehensive set of records on all venture activities.
  • Administration of the Incubator and any other activities, which requires the manager’s involvement.

Qualifications
The successful candidate will have the following experience:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university. A Master’s Degree in Business Administration or any innovation/business related field is desirable.
  • At Least 5 years experience in a business incubator, a start-up advisory or any kind of tech. entrepreneurial role.
  • Demonstrated experience of supporting early stage entrepreneurs.
  • Strong working knowledge of computer applications including Microsoft applications
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Strong knowledge of the technology ecosystem in Africa.
  • An understanding of the fintech landscape in Africa is desirable.

In addition, you’ll be:

  • Self-motivated and  will thrive working with a small team given lots of responsibility.
  • Able to think-through and develop positive user experiences.

What We Offer

  • Paid time off
  • Healthcare coverage
  • A highly collaborative team environment that will support your professional and personal growth
  • Work alongside great talent.
  • A culture of learning and innovation.
  • Opportunities for career growth and training.
  • Interaction with industry leaders and forward-thinking people.
  • A chance to make a social difference.
  • Overall fun company.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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