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Projektledare/Programledare/Program Manager with African Experience!

Inclusive Business Sweden Ideell · Göteborg

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Ready to make impact? Inclusive Business Sweden is looking for a new Program Manager (in Swedish: Projektledare) to join our global team in Göteborg!

We are looking for a superstar program manager with an entrepreneurial spirit, a passionate heart with program management experience – ideally from Africa - ready to work with us on our mission to “enable business to meet global development needs”. Could that be you?

Who is Inclusive Business Sweden

Inclusive Business Sweden’s mission is to enable business to meet global development needs. We engage and support organisations in developing sustainable, innovative and inclusive business models that can reduce poverty and improve living conditions for the poor. Since 2013, we have been working towards our goals by delivering collaborative programmes and direct business services, both locally and globally.

IBS serves as a platform for the acceleration of inclusive business initiatives across Sweden as well as globally. We have delivered programmes for and with our clients and partners including Sida, the Asian Development Bank, the European Union, Unilever, IKEA, Vinnova, Tillväxtverket, Nordic Innovation, Research Institutes of Sweden, the Nordic Development Fund, Startup Foundation and the Stockholm Environmental Institute – just to name a few.

To date, we have worked to have impact across 14+ countries, mainly in sub-Saharan Africa and Southern Asia, and enabled approximately 140 businesses through our programs.

We are Swedish-based with a global outlook – we think global, act global. Even our core team is global, with representatives from Sweden, Kenya, Mexico, Spain and Australia.

At Inclusive Business Sweden, we are making it our business to end poverty.

The Fantastic Role

As Program Manager for Inclusive Business Sweden, you will take a leadership role in the management and delivery of impact-focused programs focused on supporting businesses to develop scalable and impactful business models towards developing markets –focused on impact-businesses primarily in Africa. You are experienced, structured, proactive, flexible, passionate and professional with a good sense of humour!

More specifically the role will involve:

· Program management for and delivery of assigned project to develop inclusive business models with developing markets

· Workshop facilitation, business coaching and advisory

· Budget development, management and reporting

· Programme reporting and evaluation

· Business development for new programmes and clients

· Consulting services to clients

· External communications through multiple channels

· Playing a leadership role in the ongoing development of Inclusive Business Sweden and its services

The Fantastic Candidate

We are looking for a passionate and experienced person with at least 3+ years of experience in the fields of business, entrepreneurship, international trade, development, project management and/or sustainability. Specifically, if you have experience in Africa, even better!

The candidate should be:

· An individual passionate about sustainability and with a drive in working towards the Sustainable Development Goals

· Proven programme/project management skills

· Masters degree or equivalent in a relevant field (business, global studies, etc)

· Experience in working with developing markets (ideally Africa)

· Consulting skills – an ability to run workshops, advise clients, etc

· Fluent in English (Swedish and French is a plus but not required)

The following qualities are also highly desirable:

· Experience in working as an entrepreneur or with entrepreneurs

· Strong financial skills – able to develop and manage budgets

· Strong written communication skills – experience with making project applications, analyses and/or reports desirable

· Track record of securing new business

· Strong business / professional network in Africa/developing countries

· Online communication skills

· Willing and able to travel

We are looking for a team player who is ready to take on a program manager role as we expand our program in Africa and around the globe. Interested?

Application is open-ended until right candidate is identified. We interview selected individuals on an ongoing basis as candidates apply.

Send your CV and cover letter (in English) to Annika Kjellgren at annika.kjellgren@inclusivebusiness.se

Employment: Tidsbegränsad 50-80% (depending on assigned project/timing of finding right candidate) and once found, ideally commencing asap.

Salary to be negotiated, depending on qualifications and experience.

Any questions? Email Annika Kjellgren at annika.kjellgren@inclusivebusiness.se

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