AMI is an entrepreneurial African social business that is pioneering a scalable approach to developing Africa’s management and business skills. We work with organizations to drive performance and empower their people through practical and accessible learning and coaching tools, delivered on web, mobile and in person.
AMI combines cutting-edge technology, world-class content, offline workshops and an innovative peer accountability process, helping groups of managers, professionals and entrepreneurs apply what they learn on the job to build their organisations. AMI is expanding rapidly. We have successfully raised impact investment, generated international press coverage with CNN, Euronews and the Financial Times among others, and already reached over 10,000 individuals in over 25 countries. We are looking for an exceptional entrepreneurial leader to help us move to the next level of scale as we target organisations in Kenya and the rest of East Africa. The General Manager East Africa will leading AMI’s operations on the ground in East Africa and play a key role in driving business development. The position is based at AMI’s head office in Nairobi.
This is a chance for an outstanding entrepreneurial leader to be part of Africa’s transformation, and to help shape, build and scale one of the continent’s most innovative social impact businesses.
The General Manager East Africa must be a practical leader with a proven track record of working with high growth entrepreneurial businesses in East Africa. The successful candidate will be part of a dynamic international team, and will lead execution of AMI’s strategy and drive growth on the ground in East Africa.
Core responsibilities include managing AMI’s small but growing team and office in Nairobi, working closely with the business development team to expand our growing client pipeline, and building back office, operating, HR and reporting systems that will underpin AMI’s growth.
We are looking for someone with an impressive track record in sales and general management. Leadership experience at a senior level in a high-growth entrepreneurial environment is a must, and experience with learning and development, management education and training or enterprise development is strongly preferred. The candidate must be based in, or willing to relocate to Nairobi, Kenya.
Joining Date: October/November, 2015
Employment Status: Full-time.
Remuneration: Competitive salary and stock options for the right candidate.
Location: Nairobi, Kenya. Occasional travel required in Africa
Download the full job description below and if you are excited by our vision and think you have the right skills, please send a CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will be assessing applications on a rolling basis so please submit ASAP explaining why you would be suitable for this role and providing current salary details. Applications close on October 15. Please also send any questions about the role to this address.