Express Employment Professionals Vacancies 2022 – Incubation Coordinator

Website Express Employment Professionals

Job Description

The Incubation Coordinator position is an opportunity to play a crucial role in the development of our growing and evolving entrepreneurial ecosystem.
If you are keen with challenging the status quo and are performance-orientated when handling a range of different operational tasks – apply and let’s have a chat.

Key outputs:
 Conduct diagnostic business assessments to categorise new entrepreneurs.
 Oversee the execution of the incubation programme and manage quality control.
 Maintain and update current relevant training interventions.
 Manage the office site, and general administrative tasks and functions.
 Plan and coordinate incubator events, and assist with various ecosystem activities and initiatives.
 Liaise with relevant service providers to organise training interventions for entrepreneurs.
 Keep Portfolio of Evidence for programme participants.
 Assist in the coordination of different programs, projects and service providers.
 Assist in increasing engagement with entrepreneurs on curriculum and content.
 Provide support with accessing curriculum and content using identified platforms.
 Provide assistance and support to current and potential entrepreneurs.
 Assist in the maintenance of budget and the tracking of such budgets.
 Ensure quality control and continuous improvement for all programme elements.
 Guide and assist start-up businesses within the local community relating to business development.
 Monitor exit strategy for unsuccessful businesses.

What we are looking for:
 Diploma/Degree in Business Management, Finance, Entrepreneurship or similar.
 3 years’ experience of commercial knowledge on entrepreneurship and start-ups.
 Previous experience in communication and public relations in a formal environment.
 Strong verbal and written communication skills in English / Setswana (community based programme).
 Strong information gathering, sorting ability and analytical skills.
 Strong project management skills.
 Strong interpersonal skills; a team player with an ability to work individually.
 MS Office and computer literacy.
 Valid driver’s license (EB).

 Entrepreneurial experience in running a small business.
 Experience in coordinating entrepreneurship /SME development platforms – in urban and peri-urban.
 Participation in technology-orientated programmes.
Personal attributes to be successful in this position are:
 A mature and open-minded individual with a strong sense of purpose.
 Self-motivated and proactive individual who takes ownership.
 Excellent people and networking skills to work with a diverse team of ecosystem players.
 Strong leadership skills with experience in both life and work.
 Outputs driven with tangible results.
 Curiosity, grit and courage to work outside comfort zone in an ambiguous, start-up environment.
 An innovative and quick learner who is passionate about learning and trying out new things.
 Unique personality who will positively contribute to our culture and ecosystem.
 Innovative, confident and humble.

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