Programs Manager

The candidate is well-immersed in the entrepreneurship scene in UAE or the MENA region and has experience working with or in startups or SMEs.
 
He/she will help in defining the strategic direction of programs, creating a delivery plan, putting a strategy for scouting and selection of startups that align with company vision, all the while ensuring founders are put first in line with our values. Other responsibilities include: planning and overseeing the execution of programs, creating content, sourcing & maintaining a strong network of facilitators, mentors, and investors.
 
Requirements:
  • Relevant experience in an incubator/accelerator
  • Ideally experienced in a small business environment – understands the issues & challenges facing such companies and what makes a business grow