East Africa Program Coordinator, ANDE (Nairobi-based, East African required)

This job opportunity is for someone with interest to driving the start-up and SME space (Ugandan, Kenyan, Rwandese citizen ideal). PDF here

The Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) in hiring an East Africa Chapter Program Coordinator! to be based in Nairobi, and working mainly out of our office for the first year with travel to Uganda and Rwanda and depending on how projects take shape in Uganda and Rwanda we may have the candidate located in Kampala or Kigali. The selected candidate will ideally begin the roles around April/May 2016.

About ANDE: 

About the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs: The Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) is a global network of organizations that propel entrepreneurship in emerging markets. ANDE members provide critical financial, educational, and business support services to small and growing businesses (SGBs) based on the conviction that SGBs will create jobs, stimulate long-term economic growth, and produce environmental and social benefits. Ultimately, we believe that SGBS can help lift countries out of poverty. ANDE is part of the Aspen Institute, an educational and policy studies organization.

Members of ANDE include both for and nonprofit investment funds, capacity development providers, research and academic institutions, development finance institutions and corporations from around the world. Launched with 34 members in 2009, ANDE now comprises over 200 members who collectively operate in more than 150 countries.

To achieve our goal, we are working on the ground through our “chapters” in Asia, Africa and Latin America as well as through a global headquarters in Washington, DC.

“Is your talent creating connections? Are you a natural born organizer? Do you have experience managing projects, events and client relationships?” 

If you are passionate about entrepreneurship and fast-growing businesses in East Africa, Please proceed and get all details here here http://bit.ly/ANDEEastAfricaJD (PDF)

Application deadline is 15th February.

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