Job: Director of Programs (VOTO Mobile)

We’re growing our team! Hiring for Director of Programs

VOTO Mobile is a fast growing social enterprise with offices currently in Ghana, Canada, the US, and Zimbabwe. Our services help partners distribute and collect information by engaging difficult-to-reach populations through their mobile phones. We’re currently hiring for new Director of Programs positions as we expand to new countries. There are 5 positions open, in each of Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Nigeria and Senegal…

Director of Programs (5 positions)

In short, you will be VOTO Mobile’s ambassador in that country. Your main role is to make sure that every large development organization knows about VOTO and our offering. More specifically:

Prospect and network to build a list of organizations (and contacts) that are creating large scale positive impact in your country. This includes NGOs, donors, social enterprises, private companies, government agencies, etc.
Build relationships with decision makers in those organizations by demonstrating how our platform can help them cost-effectively scale their impact. This includes developing a compelling and unique value proposition for each organization, regardless of their business model and sector of activity. This will require you to become a world-class M4D expert.
Onboard organizations that show interest in partnering with VOTO Mobile and work with our Operations team and Technical team to ensure our partnership is successful and expectations are met.

3+ years of work experience. Bachelors degree required, Master degree preferred.
Experience living and working in your desired country of activity (Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Nigeria, or Senegal).
Experience of 2+ years in as many of these contexts as possible: business development, startup, INGO/donor, social enterprise, mobile network operator.
Excellent problem solving skills
Excellent written/oral communication skills
Demonstrated self-management/entrepreneurial skills
Sense of humor, charming and fun personality
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Read the full job description above for more details on the role, what we do, and our team and culture. We’d love to have you on board!


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