Closing Date : 2019-05-24
Duty Station : Blantyre, Malawi
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Organization: Viamo
Country: Malawi
Closing date: 24 May 2019

Mobile technology is revolutionizing how organizations engage with their end users. More than 96% 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 marketsstill 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 technologyto meet their organizational goals.

Viamo connectsindividuals and organisations using digital technologyto make better decisions.

With more than 18 million people reached in 2018 alone, we are well on our way to meeting our goal of reaching 50M people annually by 2023.


You will be our representative in country and a leader within the M4D movement. Your main role is to ensure that every large development organization knows about our organization and our offerings, to design digital engagement strategies with these organizations, and supervise our service delivery.

Key Responsibilities:

Work with partners to design and launch effective mobile engagement projects. This includes building relationships, co-designing projects, preparing budgets, writing concept notes, responding to RFPs, and managing an in-country team.Manage the 3-2-1 Service, expanding content available, developing commercial partnerships to diversify revenue, and managing relationships with Mobile Network Operators.Represent the organization to national government agencies and ensure organizational compliance with national regulatory bodies.Manage public relations efforts such as the development of annual reports, success stories, press releases and fact sheets.

Objectives and Key Performance Indicators:

Number of partners, and partner satisfactionValue of secured projectsImpact, in terms of service reach and project outcomesRequirementsExcellent written and oral communication skills in EnglishExperience living and working in the country or regionExperience of 5+ years in: ICT4D, business development, tech startup, international NGO, social enterprise, or mobile network operatorExcellent problem solving skills, proposal writing and budgeting skillsDemonstrated self-management/entrepreneurial skills; adaptability and resourcefulness. Team and Reporting StructureReports to Regional Director (Programs Team)Supervises a Project Manager, 3-2-1 Product Manager, and F&A Assistant. Additional direct reports upon successful growth of country officeOther information

Why we love working for Viamo

Make an impact:We take part in meaningful work where millions of users access life changing info and give their voice on key issues

Learn and grow:We face complex challenges and give each other the support to learn and grow personally and professionally through these challenges.

Deliver exceptionally, work flexibly:We measure our success on results and have flexibility in how we work to achieve them

Be a part of our passionate & inspiring team:We build meaningful relationships with driven, supportive and passionate colleagues located around the world in a virtual global community

Viamo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and encourage applications from all candidates. We believe that diverse perspectives help our teams to create innovative solutions and understand our global clients' needs. In alignment with our values, we are committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse global workforce without discrimination.

How to apply:

For more information and to apply, please visit our website.

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