Berytech is hiring a Deputy Director for the Entrepreneurship Program(s). The Deputy Director for the entrepreneurship programs will play a crucial role in overseeing the implementation of various acceleration programs, covering startups from the idea stage to scale-ups.
SCOPE OF WORK
Your key responsibilities and accountabilities will include:
Program Design and Implementation:
Design and oversee the implementation of acceleration support strategy, objectives, and timelines.
Ensure the seamless execution of entrepreneurial, business, and technical support initiatives for startups at various stages of development.
Identify areas for improvement within startup businesses and propose guided mentorship.
Lead new projects focusing on program design and activities in coordination with the management team.
Work with Berytech leadership team to identify ways to incorporate the acceleration programs into other business lines.
Oversee guidance, mentorship, and resources to participating startups.
Review and evaluate startup pitch decks, advising on investment recommendations.
Work closely with internal teams, including program managers, mentors, and support staff, to ensure cohesive and coordinated program delivery.
Engage with external stakeholders, such as industry partners, mentors, and investors, to enhance program outcomes and opportunities for startups.
Financial Management and Reporting:
Develop and maintain the annual budget for the department and program activities.
Manage KPIs related to business development, reporting progress to management and recommending adjustments.
Prepare regular and ad-hoc reports for management and donor representatives, ensuring visibility on progress, budget, and timelines.
Manage grant programs associated with acceleration, ensuring compliance with regulations and guidelines.
Collaborate with relevant teams to streamline the grant application, approval, and disbursement processes.
Monitoring and Evaluation:
Develop and implement key performance indicators (KPIs) for acceleration programs.
Collaborate with the M&E department to enhance monitoring and evaluation activities.
Overseeing the implementation of the different programs, building on learning and ensuring clear implementation of the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning mechanism.
Collaborate on building a robust monitoring and evaluation system to assess the impact and effectiveness of the programs.
Communication and Outreach:
Lead the design of effective outreach strategies to recruit entrepreneurs.
Coordinate with the Communications & Outreach Department for effective information sharing.
Hire, onboard, and train team.
Set expectations and key performance metrics as well as provide feedback and conduct evaluations for direct reports.
Provide a roadmap for employee development and career planning.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Education: Master’s degree in Management, MBA, Economics, or relevant experience.
Experience: 8-10 years of work experience in related fields, with previous experience in entrepreneurship or donor-funded programs being advantageous.
Language: Fluent in Arabic and English, French is a plus.
Strong organizational: Excellent organizational and analytical skills.
Effective communication and interpersonal skills: Demonstrates excellent skills in communication, and diplomatic with excellent abilities to motivate people.
Attention to detail: Highly meticulous, organized, pragmatic, curious, motivated, and positive.
Program management: Demonstrated facilitation and project management capabilities with strong problem-solving skills and comfort with numbers.
Stakeholder management: Ability to present complex ideas in simple terms and obtain buy-in from stakeholders.
Work ethic and Initiative: Results-driven, initiative-taker, proactive, and resilient.
Interested applicants meeting all the above requirements are to submit their applications below.