Our member Africa’s Voices Foundation (AVF) is seeking a Director of Business Operations based in the company’s Nairobi office who will efficiently lead and optimize their rapidly growing client service and partnership business.
Reporting to the Executive Director, and with a Board facing role, the new Director of Business Operations is central to AVF’s strategy to go to scale.
As Director of Business Operations, you will strengthen the business management structures and practices for commercially sustainable and socially impactful delivery of programmes. You will ensure top-quality operations, including human resources, legal and procurement capacities.
You will take pride in supporting a high-performing team to deliver excellent client service. In sum, you will transform our operational and partnership management processes to increase efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and performance at scale.
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Africa’s Voices Foundation is inspired by this simple idea: listen first and listen intelligently. If citizens are better heard by decision makers, they will access more timely, relevant and valuable services. We have developed a unique solutions to tackle this need.
The company curates and sparks engaging, discussions through interactive media and digital channels, enabling citizens to share their voices. They then use innovative data analysis techniques to deliver robust, timely and actionable social evidence that strengthens the impact of development, humanitarian, and governance actors.
Spun out of cutting-edge research at the University of Cambridge, the company has an established presence in East Africa and beyond, with a growing team based in Nairobi. In three years, the company has amplified the voices of over 200,000 citizens in evidence-based programming in Somalia, Kenya, South Africa, Uganda, and Cape Verde on priorities ranging from health and immunization, child protection and gender, WASH, cash transfers, local governance, and tax justice.
AVF’s client base includes UNICEF, Oxfam, the MasterCard Foundation, and the EU. The company’s goal is to measurably amplify the voices of 1 million citizens across Africa by 2020.
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