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Title Incubation Manager (CcHUB)
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Location Yaba, Lagos
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Co-creation Hub seeks an experienced entrepreneur 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 CcHUB’s Incubation Office. This position requires a team player with leadership qualities, excellent marketing skills, a professional and positive attitude, organization and dependability.

Your responsibilities shall include the following:
• Vet and support the selection of ventures to join the CcHUB 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, resenting 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; marketing the incubator, sponsorships…etc. Liaison with the government and industries.
• 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 etc.
• Funding for ventures: Work with co-ordination with senior management for setting up and seed funds for start-ups.
• Build and Manage the Incubation team.
• 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.

Our ideal candidate will have:
• A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university. Master’s Degree in Business Administration is desirable.
• Up to 5 years experience in a business incubator, a start-up advisory or any kind of tech. entrepreneurial experience
• Strong working knowledge of computer applications including Microsoft applications
• Should have excellent communication and writing skills
• Strong knowledge of the technology ecosystem in Nigeria

In addition, you’ll be:
Self-motivated, thrive working with a small team given lots of responsibility. Ability to think-through and develop positive user experiences.

To apply:
Email your CV to careers@cchubnigeria.com if you have the right experience and skills for this position (Title: Incubation Manager)

About Co-creation Hub
Co-creation Hub Nigeria is a social enterprise committed to bringing together stakeholders from different walks of life to work collaboratively on solutions to social challenges facing the Nigerian society.

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Title Centre Manager (re:learn)
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Location Abuja
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re:learn is the Education practice at CcHUB, focused on helping students and schools use technology in smart ways to enhance learning. At re:learn our goal is to improve access to, and the quality of education in Nigeria.
We are seeking a Centre Manager who will manage the daily operations at the re:learn centre in Abuja. As Centre Manager you are the face of the re:learn centre and will be responsible for making it a welcoming environment for all our guests, members and community.

If you are highly organised, enjoy administrative processes and have an interest in the Education and Technology sector then we’d love to hear from you!

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the re:learn centre
  • Oversee events and programmes at the centre by organizing and coordinating resources
  • Keep up-to-date records of all centre activities
  • Develop processes and procedures for projects, event planning and management
  • Monitor inventory of office supplies and the purchase of new request with attention to budgetary constraints
  • Manage historical reference and repository of information by developing and utilizing filing and retrieval systems
  • Support units within the organization, and work teams by documenting and communicating actions
  • Monitor costs and expenses to assist in budget preparation

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university.
  • 1-3 years working experience. Previous experience in office management is a plus
  • In-depth understanding of office management procedures and processes
  • Excellent organizational and multitasking abilities
  • Good communication skills – writing and verbal
  • Attention to detail and highly organized
  • Self-motivated, with the ability to work under minimal supervision

Does this sound like you? Apply to careers@cchubnigeria.com with a cover letter and cv, stating ‘Centre Manager – Abuja’ in the subject line.

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Title PR Agent for re:learn (Contract) (CcHUB)
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Location Lagos
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re:learn is the Education practice at CcHUB, focused on helping students and schools use technology in smart ways to enhance learning. At re:learn our goal is to improve access to, and the quality of education in Nigeria.

We are seeking a PR Manager to drive the launch of a re:learn Campaign spanning multiple states in Nigeria. As PR Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing and promoting the month-long campaign across multiple offline and online channels, as well as locations.

In particular, the campaign channels should be crafted to suit the peculiarities of each location, and take into consideration behavioural patterns of the target group in each locale.

If you have experience leading PR Campaigns, love challenges and are interested in Education technology then this might just be for you.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the launch of the campaign spanning multiple states with allocated budget
  • Identify, develop and manage relationships with Media and Communications partners
  • Promote campaign across the different online and offline channels
  • Work to achieve campaign targets across offline and online channels
  • Track campaign metrics and prepare reports to share with the Practice Lead (re:learn)
  • Work out of the re:learn Centre in Yaba 2-3 times a week

Desirable Skills:

  • Relevant educational qualification and 3-5 years of demonstrable experience
  • Proven track records of managing successful campaigns
  • Strong relationship and network with Media and Communications partners
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Performance and target driven, committed to achieving and exceeding targets
  • Detail oriented with strong organization skills and the ability to plan and prioritize work schedules according to deadlines

This is a contract job and is only available for a duration of 1 Month.

Does this sound like you? Apply to careers@cchubnigeria.com with a cover letter and CV; stating ‘PR Agent’ in the subject line. Please note that applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

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Title Business Development Manager (re:learn)
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Location Lagos
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re:learn is the Education practice at CcHUB, focused on helping students and schools use technology in smart ways to enhance learning. At re:learn our goal is to improve access to, and the quality of education in Nigeria. We are seeking a Business Development Manager who will drive the sales and development development strategy for re:learn. Your role will involve identifying and closing sales leads to hit the target set by the unit. If you’re a highly motivated individual who loves sales and managing client relationships, we’d love to hear from you.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for meeting sales target set by Practice Lead, with quarterly reviews
  • Researching and identifying new sales leads
  • Pitching services to potential clients, and following up the process of closing sales
  • Arranging meetings with potential clients
  • Maintaining relationships with existing clients and customers
  • Attending conferences, meetings and industry events identified as beneficial to the unit

Desired Skills

  • 3-5 years work experience with a proven track record in sales
  • Excellent communication skills – written and oral
  • Strong interest in STEM Education and working in the education sector
  • Self-motivated, ability to work under little supervision

What’s on Offer

  • A competitive salary, based on experience.
  • Health plans
  • Work alongside world-class talent
  • Opportunities for career growth and training
  • A chance to ‘own’ your role
  • An all-round fun company
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Title Practice Lead, GovLab (CcHUB)
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Location Lagos
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Co-Creation Hub seeks an experienced individual with strong working knowledge of the Nigerian public sector to join our team to lead our GovLab Practice geared to support the development and roll out of initiatives to improve public service delivery, citizen engagement & social accountability in Nigeria through the smart application of technology.

The GovLab Lead will be CcHUB’s primary interface for government agencies, civil society and social innovators looking to improve the way citizens’ needs are met in Nigeria using technology. Specific areas of interest in the Governance space include public service delivery, open government, open data, extractive industries transparency & local government efficiency. This position requires a team player with leadership qualities, excellent marketing skills, a professional and positive attitude, organization and dependability.

Your responsibilities shall include the following :

  • Identify critical governance priorities for the unit & initiate activities to stimulate solutions around the priority areas
  • To plan, launch and manage innovation initiatives to deliver products to be utilised by government agencies, civil society & citizens to improve public service delivery & social accountability in Nigeria
  • Research key governance issues to identify critical leverage areas around which GovLab should engage stakeholders and citizens
  • Manage research & insights that drive solutions for the practice & its clients especially government agencies, civil society organisations & the general public
  • Overall planning of activities, resources , budgets and operations of the practice
  • Provide technical insights & networking support to governance ventures incubated at the CcHUB
  • Develop a mentor network for the practice across the public sector & civil society and work with them to support incubated ventures
  • Proactively identify engage & manage new partners with government, CSOs and donor agencies
  • Lead in developing proposals for new governance projects to local and international funding organisations
  • Work in coordination with senior management to set up a seed fund for governance ventures
  • Prepare all required reports and maintain a comprehensive set of records on all activities

Our ideal candidate will have :

  • A solid understanding of the Nigerian public sector with relationships to academia, government agencies, civil society, start-ups and the development partner community
  • A Bachelor’s or Masters’ Degree from an accredited university
  • Experience in civil society, a start­up or other business environment
  • A robust analytical skill set
  • Strong working knowledge of computer applications including Microsoft applications
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
  • An entrepreneurial and innovative mind-set

To apply:

Email a cover letter and your CV to careers@cchubnigeria.com if you have the right experience and skills for this position (Title: GovLab Lead)

About Co-creation Hub

Co-creation Hub Nigeria is a social enterprise committed to bringing together stakeholders from different walks of life to work collaboratively on technology

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Title Programme Manager (re:learn)
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Location Abuja
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re:learn is an open living lab focused on learning and smart application of technology in schools. Through a combination of projects targeted at research and learning, re:learn is committed to bridging the education gap by enhancing learning experience in schools.

We are seeking a Programme Manager who will oversee the different programs and initiatives offered by re:learn. As Programme Manager you will manage the calendar of events at re:learn (both existing and new) to ensure a vibrant range of activities all year round.

If you’re bold, love challenges, are ambitious, and passionate about education and technology then this might just be for you.



RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage the different programmes and initiatives offered by re:learn (including in-school and out-of-school programmes)
  • Constantly identify ways to expand and improve upon existing programmes
  • Spot opportunities to design new programmes and events – and manage the end-to-end process of project execution
  • Manage relationships with partners and different stakeholders (private and public)
  • Work closely with other members of the team to execute programmes including Centre Manager and others
  • Able to document and communicate insights (written and verbal) to relevant stakeholders and management
  • Work with the executive management team and board to meet the strategic objectives of the organization.



REQUIREMENTS:

  • 3-5 years working experience (previous experience managing education programmes/projects is a plus)
  • Strong interest in STEM Education and working in the education sector
  • Ability to learn fast and keep up to date with trends in the technology and education sector
  • Independent, creative self-starter who can run with things while keeping everyone inside and outside the company in the loop
  • Should have excellent communication and writing skills
  • Self-motivated, thrive working with a small team given lots of responsibility.

To apply:
Does this sound like you? Apply to info@relearn.ng with a cover letter and cv; stating Programme Manager in the subject line. Please note that applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

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Title Administrative Manager (CcHUB)
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End Date 2016-12-15
Location Yaba, Lagos
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Are you passionate about administrative processes? Do you have experience creating procedures and streamline processes for efficient office management?

Co-Creation Hub (CcHUB), Nigeria’s premiere social innovation centre seeks an experienced Administrative Manager to supervise daily support operations of the company; coordinate events, projects and streamline processes for better office management.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Overseas events and projects by organizing and coordinating information and requirements;
  • Manage schedules and deadlines
  • Develop processes and procedures for projects, event planning and management
  • Ensure smooth and adequate flow of information within the company to facilitate other business operations
  • Establish relationships and liaise with key stakeholders throughout project life cycle
  • Monitor inventory of office supplies and the purchase of new request with attention to budgetary constraints
  • Ensure operations adhere to policies and regulations
  • Manage historical reference and repository of information by developing and utilizing filing and retrieval systems.
  • Support units within the organization, and work teams by documenting and communicating actions
  • Monitor costs and expenses to assist in budget preparation

QUALIFICATION & SKILL REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in related field.
  • 3-5 years of supervisory experience in Human Resources or office management role
  • Experience managing human capital activities
  • An analytical mind with problem-solving skills
  • Attention to details
  • Excellent organizational and multitasking abilities
  • In-depth understanding of office management procedures and processes
  • Ability to work as a team member, as well as independently.

This position offers a competitive salary depending on applicant’s experience.

Email your CV and cover letter to careers@cchubnigeria.com with the subject ‘Administrative Manager’

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Title FinTech Lead (CcHUB)
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Location Yaba, Lagos
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Co-creation Hub seeks an experienced individual with strong working knowledge of the financial services landscape in Nigeria to join our team to lead our FinTech Practice geared to support the development and roll out of initiatives to deepen the use of financial services in Nigeria through the application of smart technology.

The FinTech Lead will be CcHUB’s primary interface for entrepreneurs and organizations looking to build & extend financial services to Nigerians using technology. Specific areas of interest in the FinTech space include payments, commerce, microfinance and financial literacy. This position requires a team player with leadership qualities, excellent marketing skills, a professional and positive attitude, organization and dependability.

Your responsibilities shall include the following :

  • To plan, launch and manage Innovation Delivery & business products to be utilised by financial industry players, Non-profits, etc.
  • Research industry and potential client organizations; interview, conduct focus groups and facilitate workshops with stakeholders.
  • Identify issues, create hypotheses and execute analysis; translate data into meaningful insights; present recommendations to key decision makers.
  • Manage research and insights that drive solutioning for the Practice and its clients especially in Commerce, Microfinance and Financial literacy
  • Overall planning of activities, resources, budgets and operations of the Practice
  • Provide support to enable commercialization & business development efforts of incubated FinTech ventures.
  • Develop the mentor network for the practice and work with them to support incubated ventures.
  • Proactively identify, engage and manage new partners within Government and industry
  • Work in coordination with senior management to set up seed fund for FinTech ventures.
  • Prepare all required reports and maintain a comprehensive set of records on all activities.

Our ideal candidate will have :

  • A solid understanding of the Nigerian FinTech space with relationships to academia, service suppliers, professional services firms, start-ups, regulators and government institutions within the industry
  • A Bachelor’s or Masters’ Degree from an accredited university.
  • Experience in consulting, in a start­up or another business environment
  • A robust analytical skill set
  • Strong working knowledge of computer applications including Microsoft applications
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
  • An entrepreneurial and innovative mind-set

In addition, you’ll be :

  • Self-motivated, thrive working with a small team given lots of responsibility in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent in analytical and conceptual skills and your work style is pro-active and result-oriented.
  • Strongly motivated to pursue an exceptionally successful career in start-ups or venture capital institutions
  • Deadline-driven, organized and able to multitask

To apply :

Email a cover letter and your CV to careers@cchubnigeria.com if you have the right experience and skills for this position (Title: FinTech Lead)

About Co-creation Hub

Co-creation Hub Nigeria is a social enterprise committed to bringing together stakeholders from different walks of life to work collaboratively on technology-enabled solutions to social challenges facing the Nigerian society.

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Title Centre Manager (American Corner)
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Location Yaba, Lagos
Job Information

Under the general supervision of the Director of the CcHUB, the Centre Manager of the American Corner in Lagos, Nigeria coordinates, plans, organises and directs the activities of the corner. The Centre Manager serves as the liaison person between the Library and the U.S. Consulate in Lagos as well as local institutions such as businesses, universities, schools, and organisations with an interest in the United States.

The Corner is an American-style cultural centre and cooperative learning environment designed to increase mutual understanding between Nigeria and the United States.

The corner offers programs/activities in five core areas: EducationUSA advising, English language learning, cultural and STEM* programs, alumni engagement, and information about the U.S. The corner also offers resources, such as books, films, games, “maker space” equipment and Internet access.

Successful applicants will be expected to demonstrate the ability to make the Corner a centre of creative engagement between young Nigerians and Americans, a place where innovative and creative activities happen on a regular basis, and where visitors will feel comfortable and welcome. He/she will demonstrate the ability to initiate and sustain a broad program of activities, including but not limited to: student clubs, EducationUSA advising, English language training, film screenings, lectures, workshops and seminars, digital engagement, and “maker-space” activities with a variety of tools and equipment where users can cultivate STEM* skills through hands-on learning experiences.

This position is full-time, working on a varying schedule, including occasional evenings and weekends.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. In the first year, coordinate and serve as a principal point of contact (POC) for all matters related to the renovation and redesign of the existing Corner space at the CcHUB. The Corner Centre Manager will brief the Information Resource Center at the U.S. Consulate and the Information Resource officer in Abuja on the progress of work on a weekly basis or more often if required, and communicate with CcHUB officials on the Embassy’s needs and goals.

2. Initiate and sustain a broad program of activities, including but not limited to student clubs, English language training, film screenings, lectures, workshops and seminars, cultural events, digital engagement, and maker-space activities. Some programs may take place outside the space of the Corner. Once fully open, the Corner must implement at least 24 programs per year, though more will be expected in order to meet the “Gold Standard” required.

3. Report monthly to the Information Resource Center at the U.S. Consulate on all Corner activities and user statistics.

4. Draw upon U.S. government and Nigeria Fullbright Commission exchange grantees and visitors, including English Teaching Assistants, English Language Specialists, Fullbright scholars, visiting speakers, and cultural performers, as program resources, arranging events for them at the Corner and other venues in Lagos and devising programs for them to engage with a broad range of students.

5. Work with U.S. Embassy and Consulate’s Public Affairs staff to disseminate information about studying in the U.S. to Nigerian students and proactively reach to alumni of U.S. government exchange programs that promote alumni engagement.

6. Build close relationships with the academic departments of universities, exploring ways to use the Corner as a “maker space,” a location for innovation and exploration of new technologies as a part way to job creation.

7. Understand and promote to Corner visitors the full range of online and physical resources available at and through the Corner, including computers, iPads, eLibraryUSA databases, interactive web chats and other Internet-based events.

8. Manage the Corner’s presence on social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other similar sites, including sharing, posting and developing unique content that builds mutual understanding between the United States and Nigeria.

9. Operate and maintain computer and digital equipment such as tablets, laptops, cameras and 3D printer; set up equipment for interactive online programming using network connections and wifi.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Education: University degree required.
  • General knowledge of U.S history and politics, values, society, culture and education. Experience studying in the United States or holding ECA alumnus/a status is an advantage.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Experience with customer service, administration, and logistics.
  • Experience working with youth audiences.
  • Experience with online and digital technologies preferred.
  • Strong teamwork skills.
  • Skill in prioritizing work assignments to handle multiple tasks; ability to adhere to tight deadlines.
  • Ability to assess community interest in American topics.
  • Ability to plan, organize and carry out wide variety of programs that promote the Corner and its resources to target audiences.
  • Ability to plan and maintain a budget and accurate records.
  • Ability to prepare written reports and correspondence in English.
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural setting and sensitivity to diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • An “entrepreneurial spirit” that can identify and follow up on additional sources of in-kind support for Corner activities.

*STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

To apply:

Email a cover letter and your CV to careers@cchubnigeria.com if you have the right experience and skills for this position (Title: Centre Manager – American Corner)

About American Corners

American Corners are the first places to visit when you have questions about the United States. The goal of each Corner is to provide general, substantive and accurate information about the United States to interested parties. Materials in the American Corners cover a wide range of subjects pertaining to the United States, such as its policies, society, education and culture.

About Co-creation Hub

Co-creation Hub Nigeria is a social enterprise committed to bringing together stakeholders from different walks of life to work collaboratively on solutions to social challenges facing the Nigerian society.

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