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Centre Support Officer

About Us

ENRICH in Africa (EiA) is an EU-funded Horizon 2020 project and strives to connect the African and European innovation support ecosystems and focuses on directly supporting two main target groups in both continents: incubators & accelerator hubs and start-up & SME innovators. 

We want to facilitate the growth of ideas and successful outcomes within this ecosystem by building a strong network of African and European incubators & accelerator Champion hubs with a foundation in the delivery of quality services to start-up & SME innovators. To this end, we will be piloting a range of capacity upgrading and networking services to incubator and accelerator hubs, as well as innovation support activities for start-up & SME innovators themselves, both aiming to provide a pipeline of activities to support both stakeholder groups in matching their needs with quality solutions. To this end, an EiA Centre will be set-up to both cover the operational support of the ongoing project activities as well as ensuring post-project legacy and sustainability. 

For the EiA Centre that will be based in Cape Town (South Africa), we currently have an open full-time position for Centre Support Officer who will support and work hand-in-hand with the other EiA Centre staff members as well as the project coordination team to assist in administrative and financial aspects of the Centre and provide best-in-class support to all network members. The role encompasses, but is not limited to, the following activities: 

  • Active operational support to the Centre’s Network Manager and Business Development Manager

  • Financial administration, monitoring and reporting of Centre KPIs

  • General back-office support

  • Administration of needs assessment tools to innovators and incubators/accelerators alongside the project team

  • Administration of EiA digital platform and CRM

  • Marketing & communication support for social media channels and EiA digital platform

About You 

  • 2-3 years of relevant experience in administrative and financial management, preferably in the context of innovation support

  • Bachelor’s in Business Management or equivalent degree

  • You have experience in MS Office and relevant IT tools for project management and administration

  • You possess strong administration & organization skills

  • You are a team player with positive attitude and desire for continuous learning

  • You exhibit cross-cultural awareness and sensitivity

  • You are a self-starter with a structured mind-set to approaching problem solving and meeting deadlines.

Please send your CV to

Project Manager


UX UI Designer


Business Development Specialist


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