Programme Associate at Co-Creation Hub (CcHUB)

Programme Associate

Programme Associate

Company Description

Co-creation Hub is Africa’s leading technology innovation ecosystem builder on a mission to accelerate the application of science, technology and social capital for economic prosperity across Africa.

Our mandate is to build a formidable innovation ecosystem with a deeply rooted network, cultivating strategic partnerships and practical industry know-how that can support entrepreneurs and innovators in building thoughtful, relevant and scalable solutions. From our locations in Lagos, Abuja, Ijebu Ode (in Nigeria), Nairobi (Kenya) and Kigali (Rwanda), we have built a vibrant community of over 81,000 people and counting and have supported to a portfolio of over 120 early-stage ventures including Lifebank, Ushahidi, Riby, BudgIT, Stutern, Kopo Kopo, Sendy, mFarm, Wecyclers and many more.

Job Description

Job Summary

We are looking to recruit a detail-oriented and results-driven Programme Associate to join our Startup Support Unit. In this role, you will play a key part in providing proactive support to innovators building solutions to address key challenges in our society. The Programme Associate will assist in developing and overseeing the delivery of different incubation, acceleration and post-acceleration support for innovators. The person in this role will work day-to-day with high growth entrepreneurs across the continent to build global sustainable businesses.

  • Support with designing, planning, and executing startup support programmes and projects including developing the work plans, scouting and selecting strong cohort members, managing incubation, accelerator, and post-accelerator programs.
  • Support in developing performance metrics for programmes, monitor to measure and track progress, and fulfilling reporting requirements of funding agencies and stakeholders.
  • Work with other units within CcHUB to provide adequate support to ventures in active programmes and alumni network.
  • Actively support in identifying professionals, experts, academics, and researchers who could join the CcHUB expert network to provide mentoring and advisory support to startups in assigned portfolios and across projects/programmes.
  • Manage communication between startups and the unit as well as provide monthly progress reports on startups to key officers for prompt decision- making.
  • Support and provide guidance to the Communications team to disseminate engaging and impactful content highlighting CcHUB startup programmes and beneficiary success stories (e.g. programme highlights, interviews, alumni startup spotlights, thought leadership content, etc.)
  • Ensure well-targeted implementation of communication and outreach activities.
  • Actively support the preparation and development of concept notes and proposal write-ups.


  • An educational background in Technology, Engineering, and/or Business-related fields.
  • Minimum of 2+ years experience in programme/project management in the startup space, enterprise development or consulting experience.
  • Project Management certification is a plus.
  • Passionate about technology, startups, innovation, with an understanding of the technology ecosystem
  • Entrepreneurial experience or experience working in a startup environment with a demonstrated understanding of the technology and startup support ecosystem.
  • Creative problem solver with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Organized, resourceful, able to take initiative and make sound decisions
  • Proven ability to nurture, support, and grow a vibrant community
  • Ability to work well in a team and can individually prioritize multiple tasks while maintaining accuracy and attention to detail
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft and Google suites



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