Partnerships Officer

The Tony Elumelu Foundation

The Partnership Officer will drive the strategic deployment of each of the unit’s pillars to solidly and position the Foundation as the single leading authority on entrepreneurship development in Africa amongst all multilaterals, DFIs, development agencies, global development space.

Responsibilitie(s):

  • To conceptualise, pursue and manage all strategic collaborations and value-creating engagement with likeminded, reputable public institutions and organisations in Africa, and outside of the continent.
  • To unlock more funding and support for African entrepreneurs through new partnerships, with key stakeholders and players in the public development ecosystem
  • Consummate identified public sectors/MFI/INGO partnerships, especially cognisant of time scale issues.
  • Implement aggressive public sector partnership initiative to position TEF as the partner of choice to deploy all development funding, assistance and aid channeled/earmarked for Africa.
  • Conduct comprehensive stakeholder mapping and assessment that identifies priority partners
  • Ensure the execution of partnership agreements effectively and seamlessly, leveraging the insights, knowledge and understanding of all internal frameworks of our partner institutions
  • Deliver quarterly partnerships report capturing Programme progress and generate insights from weekly stakeholder engagement reports
  • Adhere to excellent operational efficiency by securing Partner criteria for additional entrepreneurs, ensuring compliance across all relevant departments to achieve and meet all partner criteria.
  • Ensure partners complete the KYC and accept TEF Guiding Principles within 1-month post engagement agreement
  • Co-convene at least 4 events annually with a Government agency, parastatal, multilateral organisation, development agency or CSOs towards supporting and developing youth entrepreneurship in Africa.
  • Support in Entrepreneurship Forum – identification, engagement, briefing of speakers, production of concept note, coordination and event management, strategic partnerships towards the Forum, etc.

Qualification/Experience Requirement(s):

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 5- 8 years cognate experience
  • Master's degree (optional)
  • Experience working with NGOs (preferred)

Summary

Job ID

480

Job Title

Partnerships Officer

Company

The Tony Elumelu Foundation

Location

Lagos

Department/Function

Partnerships

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Job Type

Full Time

Minimum Qualification

B.SC

Preferred Years of Experience

7

Application Deadline

-68 day(s)