Regional Manager

Kampala, Uganda

Our client, operating in the Youth economic empowerment space, is seeking to hire a Regional Manager (RM). The Regional Manager will provide oversight for the design, management and execution of regional objectives in line with our client’s goal. He/she champions our client’s mission to build a community of high growth startups and entrepreneurs while connecting them to the network, resources, and community they need to scale. As our client’s RM you will be responsible for operational excellence, member experience and extending our services to the community within and beyond our walls.

The RM will provide leadership to the community and business development sections of the department at regional level. They will support the establishment and maintenance of a functional - result oriented community by setting targets for each district within that region based on their previous experience. Lead the curation and maintain the community pillar: Optimize our client’s spaces to be a one stop destination for young people to showcase and build their businesses.

As the RM, you also will deliver support to youth through various activities for the NextWave 2.0 and any other new program in the region. Under the skilling and enterprise strengthening/ enterprise growth components, the RM provides strategic guidance and support to the Community Manager, key stakeholders within the region, strategic partnerships, individuals, and groups of youth entrepreneurs to ensure interventions translates to youth in work. You will be responsible for timely and effective implementation of project activities and achievement of a portion of the project’s goal to reach out to at least 20,000 youth through (outreach) skilling and enterprise strengthening support activities which should result into at least 50,000 youth in work over the project period.

 You will be responsible for work planning, ensuring quality and timely activity implementation, monitoring and evaluation, documentation and submission of timely and quality monthly narrative report to the Program Lead- NextWave (for programs) and Chief Operations Officer (For Business Operations). You also will directly supervise a Community Manager and an Operations Administrator at the regional office.

Customer Relationship
Personal Evolution
Administrative Work
Technical Expertise


  • Develop and identify programs opportunities
  • Translate our client’s goals into local strategy

  • Provide line supervision and performance management for the regional community staff
  • Build our client’s reputation
  • Ensure smooth regional business operations in region

Must Have

  • Bachelor Degree in Business Administration
  • 7 years of field experience running youth programs
  • 5-7 years of progressively responsible experience in community development
  •   Ownership and initiative
  • Resilience and resourcefulness
  • Thinking and problem analysis

Nice to have

  • Experience in Business operations
  • Additional training and certification in project management
  • Experience of work in the region of choice
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Communication and influencing

What's great in the job?

  • Great team of smart people, in a friendly and open culture
  • No dumb managers, no stupid tools to use, no rigid working hours
  • No waste of time in enterprise processes, real responsibilities and autonomy
  • Expand your knowledge of various business industries
  • Create content that will help our users on a daily basis
  • Real responsibilities and challenges in a fast evolving company
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What We Offer

Each employee has a chance to see the impact of his work. You can make a real contribution to the success of the company.
Several activities are often organized all over the year, such as weekly sports sessions, team building events, monthly drink, and much more


A full-time position
Attractive salary package.


12 days / year, including
6 of your choice.

Sport Activity

Play any sport with colleagues,
the bill is covered.

Eat & Drink

Fruit, coffee and
snacks provided.