Programme and Operations Manager – Hargeisa, Somaliland

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Innovate Ventures

Job Type

Full Time


Hargeisa, Somaliland

Description :

Innovate Ventures is the leading start-up accelerator and technology fund in Somaliland and Somalia. Innovate Ventures was created to propel and accelerate technology start-ups in Somalia and Somaliland, support the next wave of Somali entrepreneurs, and grow the nascent start-up ecosystem in the country. Innovate Ventures has run coding camps, incubators and accelerators in the Somali regions since 2012.

Job Description

Programme and Operations Manager

Based in Hargeisa, Somaliland

Innovate Ventures is searching for an experienced Programme and Operations Manager that has experience working in the tech/start-up industry. The responsibilities and accountabilities are as follows:

  • Organize the accelerator programme and associated events
  • Thoroughly understand delivery contracts and provide representation internally and to our partners
  • Support and take ownership of funding proposals
  • Take charge of the audit process and ensure all measures are in place and documented in accordance with practices of our partners
  • Support the leadership team by planning and supporting leadership meetings, any formal governance, agenda setting, preparation, action tracking, etc.
  • Manage a ‘leadership radar’ with activities over the year (budgeting, HR processes, team events etc)
  • Facilitate the creation and collation of external Marketing & PR Assist the financial controller and other staff in day-to-day functions Manage portfolio of past startups and alumni communications / events


Graduate, preferably post-graduate degree Fluent in both English and Somali


  • Programme/Project Management Budgeting and Forecasting
  • Resource and Workforce Planning
  • Leadership Skills
  • Support learning and innovation
  • Support teamwork, motivate and create team spirit
  • Build loyal relationships with colleagues and our clients and partners Act quickly on new ideas
  • Drive delivery and excellence
  • Develop and deliver practical solutions to problems

How to apply :

If you’re interested and suit the position, please send a concise CV and cover letter to IV hub email: Application Deadline on Thursday 15th October 2020.

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