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Edulution Zambia Limited is a social enterprise founded in 2015. Using a novel entrepreneurial model our Mobile Learning Centres deliver effective foundational numeracy and literacy to thousands of vulnerable Zambian children from inner city townships to remote rural areas off the electric grid. Our innovative, accountable coaches facilitate active, self-paced, mastery learning in a supported and fun environment enabled by some bespoke cutting edge technology that delivers engaging content whilst measuring and feeding back on the progress of each learner. Our centres are currently located in Lusaka and across the Eastern Province. 

COUNTRY DIRECTOR ZAMBIA

LOCATION : Lusaka, Zambia

STARTING DATE : October 2017

 

JOB PURPOSE

Working directly with the Founder and a local team of 8 people, the Country Director will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for the Company’s team, coaches, programs, expansion, and general execution of its mission in Zambia: 

 

  • Management of all operational aspects of the Zambian business, including but not limited to finance & reporting, project admin & management, tech support, HR, legal, procurement & logistics.

  • Responsibility for local sponsor acquisition and maintenance, government relations and corporate image.

  • Responsibility for enhancing, streamlining and continually improving processes, systems and procedures with the view to expand within Zambia and subsequently into other countries.

 

 

JOB PROFILE

 

Foundation Skills 

  • Proven leadership, coaching and relationship management experience

  • Persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project management skills 

  • Action-oriented, entrepreneurial and innovative approach to business planning

  • Passion, idealism, integrity and positive attitude 

 

Professional/technical skills

  • Strong Office suite knowledge

  • Solid experience with systems & processes

  • Tech oriented

 

Qualifications/Experience

  • Previous experience in Zambia or at least in Africa

  • Advanced degree, ideally an MBA, with at least 10 years of senior management experience

  • Track record of effectively leading and regionally and/or nationally scaling a performance and impact based organization and team in Africa; 

  • Ability to point to specific examples of having developed and operationalized strategies that have taken an organization to the next stage of growth

  • Unwavering commitment to quality programs and data-driven program evaluation

  • Excellence in organizational management with the ability to coach staff, develop high-performance teams, set and achieve strategic objectives within a tight budget

  • Past success working with government bodies, board of directors and donors with the ability to cultivate relationships with a wide range of stakeholders and cultures

  • Strong marketing, public relations, and fundraising/sales experience 

 

Please send applications with CV, a letter of motivation and references to: cstaheyeff [at] edulution.org

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