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Lead Ventures

at The Innovation Village
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted August 20, 2019
Category Science & Engineering
Currency UGX


Lead Ventures
Ntinda Complex Block B 3rd Floor, Kampala, Uganda, Uganda
Company Description
The Innovation Village is a destination entrepreneurs call home. We believe that every idea that could transform society should be given an opportunity to see what that idea could become.

Have you ever considered a career working with startups? Startup culture is high energy, your ticket to being a problem solver, attracts the best minds around and lets you fast-track your career with high-growth teams. Startup culture gives you the flexibility to explore emerging technologies and test your limits along the way.

How you will make a difference.

Build a Venture team consisting of world-class entrepreneurs, designers, engineers, and product and technology experts..
Provide overall guidance and support to individual ventures in the areas of operating infrastructure and operational stand-up. Your expertise will enable our ventures to set up and scale rapidly into high performing start-ups.
Develop our playbook on infrastructure and set-up for scale in new ventures
Develop a methodology and operational playbook to build foundational legal, finance and business operations to support the growth and scale efforts of new businesses
Lead team responsible for standing up all general business operations for new ventures in a scalable way
Manage a team that evaluates and defines business requirements for new startup companies to provide recommendations on appropriate processes, systems and equipment
Oversee and develop business operations capabilities in new ventures, which includes operational stand-up of HR, finance/accounting, legal/compliance, IT, and facilities.

Additional Information
You are bold, appreciate direct and open conversation and collaborate freely with your supervisor
You value freedom, actively drive your work and department and enjoy taking initiative to suggest and won improvement and change projects
You easily fit into a youthful and informal work culture
You are collaborative and know to listen to other’s point of view finding common ground.


A proven track record of implementing successful systems for people and business operations, preferably in an early-stage startup environmen
Strong working knowledge of operational infrastructure areas including customer onboarding, accounting and how to develop scalable processe
Expert project management skills and familiarity with common tech-forward project-management tools

Experience Requirements

4+ years of senior business operations experience within high-growth, startups.

Education Requirements

A bachelor,s Degree