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22. Jan, 12:00
Ad ID: 1279064
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Project Associate

Other Dar es Salaam District Dar Es Salaam
Application deadline
Business / Employer name
ANZA Tanzania
Company Industry
Job Level
Mid level
Work Type
Full Time
Minimum Qualification
Years of Experience
2 years

Anza is an innovation organization founded on the belief that entrepreneurs will transform Tanzania. Understanding the challenges faced by many growing enterprises, Anza provides them personalized and strategic capacity building, affordable capital and relevant networks. Through this robust range of offerings, Anza meaningfully assists to grow businesses that create more jobs and provide life-improving products or services to low income Tanzanians.

Program Associate

  • Job Type: 6 months (with a possibility of extension)
  • Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience: 2 - 6 years
  • Location: Dar Es Salaam
  • Job Field: Administration, Project Management

Job description

Are you passionate about nurturing entrepreneurs? Do you enjoy research and engaging with people? Would you like to learn more about entrepreneurship and early stage investing?

Anza is looking for an Associate who will find, evaluate and onboard suitable social enterprises into our Investment Readiness Accelerator Program, as well as plan and execute the logistics of the program itself. This is a great opportunity for an individual who is passionate about nurturing entrepreneurs. One who enjoys research and engaging with people. They will have exposure to ecosystem development, investment readiness training and early stage investing.

Detailed Responsibilities

  • Organize and manage workshops for our clients (i.e. entrepreneurs).
  • Manage the defined workshop budget and petty cash. Ensure that all payments are made accurately and on time
  • Manage the logistics for 3 to 4 day training workshops, i.e. accommodation, flights, venue, catering, transport
  • Support with the agenda and speakers; tracking speakers and mentors ensuring all sessions are filled
  • Ensure that Anza’s brand is visible during the workshops, i.e. prepare attractive collateral such as event invitations, handouts, name tags and signage. Also manage the organization’s local social media presence.
  • Document and share the key takeaways and performance indicators at the end of each workshop
  • Build a community of partners and stakeholders
  • Attend and represent Anza in conferences, networking events and mentoring opportunities.
  • Work with program manager to onboard our clients / entrepreneurs.

Desired Candidate Profile

Does this sound like you?

  • Believe in Anza mission and you like to sell what you believe in. This role will constantly be explaining the value of the program to entrepreneurs, pipeline partners and others
  • Have at least 2 - 6 years’ experience
  • Curious and willing to learn, i.e. enjoys research and learning more about entrepreneur incubators.
  • Strong interpersonal, relationship management and project management skills. Facilitation skills are a plus
  • Detail-oriented, i.e. committed to accuracy, highest-quality results, go the extra mile
  • Able to create and manage your outreach plan including criteria, track contacts, results and report on your plan
  • Able to create attractive marketing material / collateral
  • Pre-existing network in the startup and investment community is a big plus
  • Pre-existing training or work experience in business and/or entrepreneurship a major asset

Anza is looking for an Associate who will find, evaluate and onboard suitable social enterprises into our Investment Readiness Accelerator Program, as well as plan and execute the logistics of the program itself.

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