Here at Adei Foundation, Inc. and the Adei Institute of Technology we are in search of an Entrepreneurship Program Manager. We are developing a pipeline of talent capable of taking advantage of the global digital economy and leveraging opportunities in their communities and beyond.
A little about us: Adei Foundation was formed in 2017 as a way to promote technology and entrepreneurship in Côte d’Ivoire, West Africa. We are still in the early stage.
Our mission is to drive socio-economic development in Côte d’Ivoire through technology by fostering opportunities for entrepreneurs, talent and innovation; while applying a gender lens.
Our vision: Adei Institute establishes a world-class entrepreneurship hub in the West and Francophone Africa region, committed to connecting founders, technologists, and investors with global disruptive innovation.
Manage an entrepreneurship training and mentorship program to develop africa-based tech entrepreneurs and facilitate their access to local and international capital investment.
Adei Foundation is looking for a volunteer program manager who will oversee our entrepreneurship program. As the program manager, you will be responsible with developing programs to support the organization's strategic direction, as well as creating and managing long term goals. You will also be in charge of developing budgets and operating plans for programs and writing program funding proposals. The ideal candidate will need to have prior experience in entrepreneurship including Lean Startup methodologies, and program management.
Our Entrepreneurship Program has two branches:
Adei Engage (US Based Mentors)
Mentorship opportunity for US based experienced business professionals, subject matter experts and technologists for social impact in Côte d'Ivoire, West Africa. Your Knowledge and skills can be invaluable to the entrepreneurs in Côte d’Ivoire. This is an extraordinary experience and opportunity to make an impact in the development of human capital, gender equity, youth employment, and technical innovation in Côte d’Ivoire and the region.
Adei Elevate Local Mentors Program
Mentors skills development program to transform mentors in our local network into top notch tech startups mentors, providing access to training content developed by our world-class experts, peer-to-peer mentoring through a Mastermind group in addition to promoting exchange with our international experts.
Phase 1: Perfect your pitch - measure your performance against the fundamental dimensions of entrepreneurship, and how to present the critical aspects of your business with a relevant pitch including a strong Financial Model.
Phase 2: Elevate your startup - 3 months of training and entrepreneurship support for income-generating startups, aiming for investments within 2 years. Entrepreneurs are trained and ready to attract significant international investment.
Each program serves as a qualifying phase for the next phase.
The Entrepreneurship Program Manager’s responsibilities include, but not limited to:
Here at Adei Foundation, Inc. and the Adei Institute of Technology we are in search of an Entrepreneurship Program Manager. We are developing a pipeline of talent capable of taking advantage of the global digital economy and leveraging…