Country Lead – South Africa

enpact e.V. is looking for a Country Lead for South Africa to join our international team! 

The non-profit organization enpact was founded in 2013 with the aim of empowering entrepreneurs, ecosystems, and international cooperation.

enpact is one of the world leaders in the cultivation of startup ecosystems as a means to promote international cooperation and development. Through a variety of products and services, enpact supports founders and startups in Europe, Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East. The goal is to create a global network of startup ecosystems that facilitates the exchange of ideas, solutions, and support. 

At present, enpact’s network consists of 1.000+ startups, 300+ mentors, and 50+ support organizations in 20+ countries. 5.000+ jobs have been created as a result of enpact’s work with startups.

The Country Lead South Africa will join the enpact international team to support outreach, visibility, and community management of enpact programs and initiatives across South Africa. The focus of the work lies on the Empowering Entrepreneurship initiative which is providing tourism businesses with financial, technical, and business support. We are looking for a people-oriented spirit with a passion for startups, community engagement, and building strong networks. She/he has relevant experience in South Africa with an existing personal network there and the implementation of multinational projects in international development cooperation. She/he is a result-oriented professional with a focus on creating value for our participants and community, as well as for our network of local partners and international donors. In addition, a sound knowledge of startups, business, and their needs as well as mentoring is required.

The following skills and competencies are required:

  • Coordination of and close cooperation with our international teams.
  • Community Management of participants
  • Development and alignment of training content
  • Development and alignment of mentor matching
  • Ensure all program deliverables are complete
  • Coordination of Progress Reports – with M&E manager
  • Coordination of Story Telling – with Communications manager

We offer: 

  • Diverse activities and tasks in the fields of business support, development cooperation, international projects
  • Responsibilities & possibilities for growth & development in international development cooperation, community management, and mentoring
  • A young, international team
  • Full time (40 hours per week)

Location: South Africa

To apply, please fill out this form (which includes uploading your CV)

If you have any questions regarding the position or the role itself, please reach out to es@enpact.org or recruitment@enpact.org