Regional Enterprise Development and Innovation Coordinator
Location: Kigali (Rwanda) or Kampala (Uganda)
Full-time (40hrs per week)
Send a Cow is a growing and dynamic international development charity providing training and ongoing support to smallholder farmers in six African countries. We give poor families and communities the hope and the means to secure their own futures from the land, in line with our vision of a confident and thriving rural Africa.
We are looking for a passionate and experienced Regional Enterprise Development and Innovation Coordinator. The role reports to the Head of Thematic Support and Capacity Building.
The main purpose is to help deliver SAC 10-year vision through enterprise development (including social enterprise) and encourage appropriate innovation. Specifically, the Regional Enterprise Development and Innovation Coordinator develops and delivers SAC Enterprise Development strategic plan; ensures that SAC country teams and local delivery partners have the capacity, confidence and tools to design effective enterprise development programmes and to support innovation in our programmes. The role also leads SAC Social Enterprise initiative.
We are looking for someone with significant practical experience in Enterprise Development, market linkages and value chain development as part of integrated community development in Africa. You will also bring a strong understanding of social enterprises at community and institutional level by exploring opportunities that exist to engage in social enterprises both for revenue generation and addressing poverty alleviation.
You will have experience driving innovation and use of modern technologies (such as mobile phone) to improve impact. You will demonstrate strong entrepreneurial and creative acumen, excellent strategic and coordination skills and bring practical experience of building capacity in country teams and local partner organisations.
Candidates must have a prior legal right to work in Rwanda or Uganda.
Does this sound like you? If so, we would love to hear from you. Applications close at 5pm GMT on 7th March 2022. To apply, please complete the application from below and send it to email@example.com
Please note that we do not accept CVs.