18 January 2021
Innovation Hubs Program Manager
Job Purpose
  • The Program embarks on a mission to establish and manage a network of innovation hubs availing a nationwide platform that fosters innovation and entrepreneurship in Egypt.
Job Accountabilities
  • • Manage a network of innovation hubs established with the aim of availing a community resource providing innovative, collaborative environment with a mix of entrepreneurial, educational, and commercial uses in the field of ICT.
    • Seek, evaluate, and advance the creation of strategic partnerships for the innovation hubs with local, regional, and international entities promoting the surrounding innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystems.
    • Coordinate the activities and resource sharing of the different innovation hubs to enhance the overall impact of the availed innovation and entrepreneurial support.
    • Vet operation proposals and programs of hubs to ensure meeting objectives, and serve as a liaison to hubs operators to monitor performance and resolve hurdles.
    • Collect and analyze innovation hubs data, prepare periodical reports, and maintain records of successes, progress, and status.
  • • B.Sc. university degree
    • Innovation and/or entrepreneurship training is a clear plus
    • M.Sc. in related field  is a definite advantage
Required Experience
  • • Experience of not less than 10 years in information technology.
    • Experience of not less than 5 years in program management.
    • Innovation and entrepreneurship work-related experience and strong familiarity with the national innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem.
    • Previous experience in developing policies, strategies, programs, and long and short-term plans, and in following up implementation.
    • Previous experience in dealing with governmental organizations, international entities, universities, research centers, and civil society organizations.
Required Skills
  • • Excellent leadership skills, results oriented.
    • Skills in community relations and successful recruitment of partners.
    • High communication, negotiation, and analytic skills.
    • Ability to resolve business problems and work under pressure.
    • Ability to manage the financial aspects within the approved budget.
    • Proficiency in English language in speaking and writing.
  • Smart Village - Cairo
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