Strategic Partnerships Manager – Rwanda

AMI enables ambitious businesses across Africa to thrive, through practical tools and training. We equip entrepreneurs with tools to build their business, help companies train their teams, and run work readiness programmes for young people. Our programmes combine online and mobile tools with in-person workshops and on-the-job practice and support. We’ve directly trained over 27,000 people in 15 countries through more than 80 programmes across Africa through clients and partners like the MasterCard Foundation, KLM, Unga, Shell Foundation, and more. We have offices in Nairobi, Kigali, and Johannesburg.

AMI is looking for an ambitious and enthusiastic Strategic Partnerships Manager to join our team in Kigali, Rwanda. This is a senior entrepreneurial role that will report to our global Director of Partnerships.

The successful candidate will play a key role in a dynamic, international team focused obsessively on results. This is a great opportunity for candidates with a passion for entrepreneurship and/or learning to play a part in Africa’s transformation.

The Strategic Partnerships Manager will build relationships within the SME support ecosystem in Rwanda to support existing programmes and generate new opportunities. This will include national government, international organizations, local private sector companies, and private sector enablers such as banks and mobile network operators among many others.

The successful candidate will:

  • Identify, develop and formalize new partnerships with ecosystem players in Rwanda, including with relevant national-level stakeholders such as government, civil society, multilateral organizations, and the private sector who are or could be involved in MSME support
  • Work with our programme team to ensure we have the right relationships in place to support programme outcomes
  • Support our group business development team on partnership and proposal development for new opportunities
  • Manage existing relationships and identify opportunities for deepening collaboration

Use this link to apply: Applications will be assessed on a rolling basis so kindly submit your application as soon as possible, explaining why you would be suitable for this role.