MEST Africa Recruitment 2021

Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for MEST Africa Recruitment 2021.

MEST Africa is an Africa-wide technology entrepreneur training program, internal seed fund, and network of hubs offering incubation for technology …

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Associate

Role Objective

Support the Scale Manager to establish and maintain relations between MEST and the many Partners, Experts and Collaborators engaged in the Scale program.

Take on delegated duties that support MEST and the Scale Manager to implement the Scale Accelerator program.

Key Responsibilities

Partnership with Catalyst Fund Inclusive Digital Commerce Accelerator (CF IDC)

  • Support the operational partnership between MEST and CF IDC by contributing to the accomplishment of key deliverables including MEST-hosted workshops and events.


  • Provide accurate and regular verbal and written timely updates to the MEST Scale team, and where necessary, relevant stakeholders.
  • Create a positive rapport with partners, experts, and clients.
  • Engage with partners, experts, and collaborators to ensure the smooth delivery of the program as well as helping to build key, long-lasting relationships.


  • Ensure delivery teams have the relevant skills set, training, and accreditations to deliver high content
  • Escalate and resolve issues that arise promptly.


  • Develop and implement performance management and accountability standards for the
  • Be commercially aware and adhere to commercial governance in all activities.
  • Seek and use feedback to improve the level of service offered.

Organization, Scheduling & Planning

  • Organize and support smooth project delivery from inception to completion, including managing key workstreams.
  • Develop and implement business processes and procedures that are appropriate for project delivery ensuring high quality.
  • Support the Scale Manager to keep the focus on most critical deliverables and milestones; if/when necessary alert Scale Manager when risks threaten timely reaching of milestones.

Ecosystem experience

  • Help Secure and maintain strong relationships with players in the entrepreneurial ecosystem
  • Contribute your professional contacts to support the greater connectivity of MEST in the ecosystem.

Technical & Business Content & curriculum development

  • Support with the creation of content and curriculum assets
  • Contribute content within the required area(s)
  • Draft and deliver technical content related to the needed stage of growth for SMEs

Interested applicants should CLICK HERE to apply.


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