Chief Executive Officer (Remote) at She Leads Africa

She Leads Africa is a digital media company for the modern, millennial African woman. With features in the Financial Times, BBC, CNN, Forbes and CNBC Africa, we’re creating the best digital content and offline events to help young African women build amazing careers and businesses, serve as community leaders and influencers, and eventually take over the world.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Chief Executive Officer

Location: Remote
Commitment: Full-time position

Job Description

  • We are looking for a Chief Executive Officer who will manage our company’s overall operations. This will include delegating and directing agendas, driving business growth, providing strategic, financial, and operational leadership for the company while working with the Board of Directors and senior leadership team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Developing high-quality business strategies and plans that are in alignment with the company’s overall short-term and long-term objectives
  • Driving revenue growth, profitability, and company values to ensure consistent results and exponential growth
  • Leading the transformation of client projects from vision to a scaled and constructed solution for African women within and outside of our community
  • Nurturing existing partner relationships and identifying new business opportunities with potential clients to drive growth for the business
  • Cultivating a high-performing and agile team culture
  • Driving day-to-day operations
  • Aligning existing resources to achieve key business goals
  • Owning the organizational operational budget and managing burn rate
  • Managing competition and threats in the marketplace, with constant evaluation of our financial structure and capital strategy
  • Providing expert guidance to all departments, including operations, sales, marketing and programs
  • Reporting strategic updates to the Board of Directors and corporate stakeholders regarding progress on quarterly goals
  • Being the public champion/ambassador for the business
  • Establishing credibility within our customer and partner network

Requirements

  • The ideal candidate should have a successful CEO track record of growing a digital startup
  • +5 years of experience leading and scaling a high growth start-up, preferably within the tech space
  • Proven track record of scaling businesses and building high performing teams from the ground up
  • Sales and negotiation skills that transcend into your ability to sell an idea to an investor or a client
  • Experience in managing a Board of Directors and corporate stakeholders
  • Keen interest in technology and digital transformation
  • Existing network within the relevant stakeholders in the tech ecosystem
  • The attention span for consuming detailed information and quickly learning business and process flows.
  • Comfort with prioritization of work and multiple demands
  • Higher-level critical thinking and problem-solving appetite
  • Project Management skills
  • Resilience and a willingness to embrace challenges
  • Able to transition from “Doer-in-Chief” to “Company-Builder-in-Chief”

Commitment:

  • Full-time position

Hours of work:

  • 50 hours per week, usual working hours are from 9:00am – 6:00pm WAT.
  • There will be a requirement from time to time to start work earlier or finish later as the role
    dictates.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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