Country Director at Viamo

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Country Director, Rwanda

Mobile technology is revolutionizing how organizations engage with the people they serve. More than96% of the world’s population has access to a mobile phone, meaning it is now possible to reach nearly every single person on the planet. Yet 3 billion people living in emerging markets still lack access to relevant, timely, and engaging information in their local languages, and their voices remain underheard.
The organizations that serve them lack the technology and capacity to reach them, and many are unaware of the power of mobile technology to meet their organizational goals.

Viamo believes that information is power. We connect individuals and organisations using digital technology to make better decisions. With more than 30 million people reached in 2020 alone, we are
well on our way to meeting our ambitious goal of reaching 50M people annually by 2023.

About the role

You will lead the Rwanda team, be our representative in-country, and a passionate leader within the Digital for Development movement. Your role will be to drive impact, working with partners to develop and launch innovative and effective digital engagement via mobile. The impact happens through projects with partners and you need to ensure that every large development organization knows about the value of
Viamo’s solutions and you will supervise the delivery of Viamo’s work on our projects and programs.

Viamo has been operating in Rwanda since 2017 and has implemented more than 45 projects. In 2020, we reached nearly 1.5 million unique listeners who listened to more than 20 million messages across our
channels, demonstrating how even basic mobile phones can be effectively used to transform lives. Our ambition for 2021 is 2 million unique listeners and 29 million key messages.

Key Responsibilities

Business development and partner relations: You identify business opportunities in-country through networking among development organisations, track and respond to RFPs and other solicitations, and
support partner with the design of high-quality projects and programmes.

Program Implementation: You oversee all project/programme implementation to ensure that Viamo delights our partners with the quality, timely execution of agreed deliverables. The implementation is done
both by the in-country team and the global Design and Implementation team located in Kampala.

Team Management: You lead the building a strong local team and ensure that all Viamo staff are passionate and committed to creating impact through mobile. Viamo focuses on coaching and mentoring
to build the capacity of staff and you will be passionate about skills development.

Method of Application

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Closing Date : 31st March, 2021.