My client, School for Startups, is seeking to assemble a local team to support their School for Startups Programme in Nigeria. The project team will include a Programme Director, Programme Coordinator, programme Assistant and 30 Monitors. They will all be based in Nigeria.
School for Startups have been invited by Federal Ministry of Finance, Nigeria and UK Department for International Development (DFID) to support The Youth Enterprise with Innovation in Nigeria (You WIN!). The core component of You WIN! is a Business Plan Competition through which 1,200 winners have been selected. The winning entries are a mix of start-ups and existing enterprises that are looking to expand.
School for Startups will run a year long programme for the 1,200 Business Plan Competition winners across six geopolitical zones of Nigeria. The programme will include intensive training programme of ‘boot camps’ and e-learning support provided to build business skills. The year long programme will end with an Awards Ceremony in Nigeria.
School for Startups is a leading provider of business training for entrepreneurs and small businesses. Since 2008, School for Startups has trained more than 12,000 entrepreneurs in face to face and online classes. For further information about School for Startups and its programmes is attached.
I would welcome your support in helping me to identify suitable candidates for the post for Programme Director, Programme Co-ordinator, Programme Assistant and Independent Monitors for the programme.
Please find attached brief job description together with project background information. At this stage I would like to gather CV’s of the potential candidates together with their contact details. The full list will be reviewed with School for Startups followed by an interview via Skype or face to face in Nigeria. We hope to make the final appointments by the end of May.
We are working to a tight schedule. I would appreciate if you can please let me have any suggestions by Monday 7th May. We will review all the candidates’ week of 7th May; select and interview week 14th May and appoint by week 21st May.