Job Vacancies at Andela

Andela distributes opportunity by powering today’s teams and investing in tomorrow’s leaders. Based in Lagos, NYC, Nairobi, SF, and Kampala, Andela is catalyzing the growth of tech ecosystems across the African continent while solving the global technical talent shortage.

Andela’s Entrepreneurship Center is designed to support Developers who plan to launch companies, join startups, or work in larger technology firms after completing the Fellowship with entrepreneurship learning opportunities. This center will provide Andelans with background knowledge, tools, and awareness to make conscious decisions about their entrepreneurial journey, as well as position them for success in an entrepreneurial career.


Job Title: Alumni Network Coordinator



About the Alumni Network Coordinator Role

The Alumni Network Coordinator is equal parts network builder, relationship builder, events planner, and careers support specialist. You will collect and manage data on Andela alumni, while constantly supporting current alumni with engaging opportunities, programs and events.

To be truly successful in this role, you would need to be passionate about people, and about making sure the right combination of resources and human capital are always exposed to one another.

Key Responsibilities of the Role:
Create and manage database of current Andela alumni
Capture and publish Alumni stories
Connect Alumni to career growth opportunities (e.g job boards, coaches, other Alumni)
Organize and run engaging and impactful Alumni events

Key Attributes & Qualifications

You’re already looking like an Alumni Network Coordinator if you:
Have participated in the management of alumni associations
Are a natural communicator and networker who backs up their work with precision and structure (tracking resources, ensuring resources are growing, carefully maintaining relationships & commitments)
Are a power user of spreadsheets and other data tracking and analysis tools
Love to meticulously track data in an organized manner that allows for easy future references and planning
Have periodically run engaging networking events
Quickly build relationships, and continually strengthen them over time through consistency and trust
Are adept at quickly identifying resource gaps and directing people to the right sources

How to Apply



Job Title: Entrepreneurship Center Director



About the Entrepreneurship Center Director Role

The Entrepreneurship Center Director is equal parts strategist, program designer, operator, network builder, and relationship builder. You will manage the operations and growth of Andela’s Entrepreneurship Track and the Andela Accelerator, while constantly supporting our Developers themselves in their entrepreneurial learning and growth.

As the Entrepreneurship Center Director, you have your finger on the pulse of every resource, opportunity, and mentor available to Andela’s Entrepreneurs. You will constantly grow and nurture Andela’s network of resources, individuals, events, & opportunities available to entrepreneurs.

You will measure, track, and manage the growth of a new program within a fast-growing startup environment.

To be truly successful in this role, you would need to hold the deep belief that anything is possible with our powers combined -- and be passionate about making sure the right combination of resources and human capital are always exposed to one another.

Key Responsibilities of the Role:

Program Management
Set up and manage the programs roadmap that enables learners deliberately practice entrepreneurship from ideation to MVP
Create consistent documentation and data-capture to measure, track, and iterate on the programs
Proactively remain up to date with every Andela Entrepreneur to quickly identify where they are struggling, and connect them with the right resources to support them
Distribute consistent updates to key internal and external stakeholders
Hire and manage program management team

Content Management
Build library of canonical content (e.g, books, videos and presentations) for Andela Entrepreneurs
Collaborate with Curriculum team to build curriculum support for entrepreneurs

Relationship Management
Manage, maintain, and grow the network of resources (expert advisory board, Entrepreneurs in residence, human capital, monetary capital, events, Andela experts & resources) available to Andela Entrepreneurs
Build relationships with other investors, accelerators, and companies in the community
Manage event planning and logistics for Andela-hosted and externally-hosted events

Andela Accelerator
Set up Andela Accelerator
Design Andela Accelerator programs and support systems
Organize and run demo days
Establish measures of success for cohort companies

Key Attributes & Qualifications

You’re already looking like an Entrepreneurship Center Director if you:

Have a passion for and at least some experience in the world of entrepreneurship:
Investing
Founding or co-founding a company
Working to support initial growth in an early stage startup
Advising entrepreneurs or startups
Employed by an accelerator or incubator
Quickly build relationships, and continually strengthen them over time through consistency and trust
Are able to be highly structured yet flexible in a constantly changing environment
Are relentlessly optimistic and inspire those around you to believe in success even when things get tough
Are adept at quickly identifying resource gaps and directing people to the right sources
Are able to motivate others through your clarity, unflappable optimism, and pragmatic passion
Are a natural communicator and networker who backs up their work with precision and structure (tracking resources, ensuring resources are growing, carefully maintaining relationships & commitments)
Have an established network in Lagos/Nigerian tech scene (preferred but not required)

Belief that through our powers combined we can create anything.

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