Triggerise is hiring a
We are looking for a Chief Impact Officer who can help us consolidate and grow our impact in our 5 core markets in Sub-Saharan Africa. Can you strategically lead our operations so that we sustainably impact 1 million young people a year by 2026?
Triggerise believes in a world where all youth have the power to choose where, when, and how they meet their sexual reproductive health needs. Our digital platform delivers scalable and verifiable sexual reproductive health services for young people in 5 main markets in Sub Saharan Africa - Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda, South Africa and Burkina Faso. We work together with local communities and use nudges like reminders, discounts, and reward points to encourage our users to access and use sexual and reproductive health services. We also support our users in becoming micro-entrepreneurs and adding value to their economies.
Triggerise has offices in South Africa, Kenya, Ethiopia, the Netherlands and Portugal. Globally, our team consists of 160 enthusiastic, international colleagues. Whether you are working from our biggest office in Nairobi, the fast-growing office in South Africa, or from home, our people are young and our culture is global and dynamic. Our work environment is fast-paced, informal, and friendly. You can learn more about what being part of Triggerise is like here.
For this position, you are ideally based in Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, or South Africa, but we are open to great candidates from other locations in Africa.
This is a unique opportunity for an entrepreneurial and visionary leader to join and shape the next strategic phase of Triggerise. The Chief Impact Officer is ultimately responsible for delivering impact across our operational markets. You lead all areas of our organisation that implement our programmes on the ground, as well as a number of strategic initiatives that aim to ensure we keep evolving our operations into the future. You are part of the C-suite and operate globally.
Main Responsibility Areas
Be a transformational leader that provides clear and actionable leadership to your department and in the wider organisation. Based on your skillset we will define your final portfolio together upfront, but teams ideally include Global Operations, Partnerships, Public Sector, MERL and Marketing, roughly 50 FTE (Full Time Equivalent) in total.
Ensure consistent, high quality delivery in our 5 core markets, Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda, South Africa and Burkina Faso, building on our Kenyan successes.
Develop and execute the impact strategy for Triggerise with a particular focus on using our platform's technological abilities to create impact.
Give guidance and provide strategic oversight for partnerships with public and private partners.
Oversee Triggerise expansion into new markets with regards to impact as well as daily operations. Develop strategic implementation blueprints for new markets and adapt these to the local reality.
Provide the strategic oversight and guidance that ensures your teams are equipped and enabled to thrive in a complex network organisation that marries tech and NGO.
Connect data with strategy and impact in a way that means we develop reporting that can be meaningfully and impactfully shared with colleagues, donors and other stakeholders alike.
Strategically budget and decide on staffing and fund allocation to optimise impact and quality across markets.
Be a key member of the C-suite of Triggerise, which requires strategic thinking, hands-on implementation and seamless partnerships across the executive team and the organisation.
You are a strategic thinker with an entrepreneurial spirit and vision-oriented approach.
You have exceptional communication and relation building skills.
You have the technological knowledge and interest to be able to lead the added component of implementing a digital platform based solution.
You can keep a helicopter view, but are not afraid to get your hands dirty and get involved when needed.
You have a data-driven approach and mindset.
You have excellent writing and presentation skills.
You thrive under pressure and are resilient.
You have the ability to manage multiple projects with varying types of demands and can prioritise between pressing tasks.
You are a confident decision-maker who can communicate directions and solutions clearly to both technical and non-technical people.
You are a human centred leader that can remotely inspire teams across cultures.
Interested? Click Apply for This Job! Want more information? Check out our website triggerise.org or contact our Global Recruiter. We only accept applications through the apply links, not by email.