Head of Operations, Accelerator – Africa at Google Nigeria

Google is not a conventional company, and we don't intend to become one. True, we share attributes with the world's most successful organizations - a focus on innovation and smart business practices comes to mind - but even as we continue to grow, we're committed to retaining a small-company feel. At Google, we know that every employee has something important to say, and that every employee is integral to our success. We provide individually-tailored compensation packages that can be comprised of competitive salary, bonus, and equity components, along with the opportunity to earn further financial bonuses and rewards.We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:Job Title: Head of Operations, Accelerator - AfricaLocation: LagosSummaryGoogle's projects, like our users, span the globe and require managers to keep the big picture in focus. As a Head of Operations at Google, you lead complex, multi-disciplinary projects. You plan requirements with internal customers and usher projects through the entire project lifecycle. This includes managing project schedules, identifying risks and clearly communicating goals to project stakeholders. Your projects often span offices, time zones and hemispheres, and it's your job to keep all the players coordinated on the project's progress and deadlines.Launchpad helps mentor startups in 40+ countries across 5 continents. We run Google’s Accelerator for emerging markets and support other Google tech and market initiatives. Our aim is to share proven best practices back to startups, mentors and partners we engage with and provide feedback and learnings for Google product and other teams.As the Head of Operations for Google Launchpad Accelerator Africa, you will play a key role in building and operating Launchpad’s seed-stage startup accelerator in Africa. You will join a small, dedicated team, supported by our developer relations regional leads and the central Launchpad team and will travel as required to collaborate.Google is and always will be an engineering company. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who are ready to take on some of technology's greatest challenges and make an impact on millions, if not billions, of users. At Google, engineers not only revolutionize search, they routinely work on massive scalability and storage solutions, large-scale applications and entirely new platforms for developers around the world. From AdWords to Chrome, Android to YouTube, Social to Local, Google engineers are changing the world one technological achievement after another.ResponsibilitiesManage business operations of Launchpad Accelerator Africa, including managing Launchpad Space Lagos, the startup pipeline and all related logistics.Manage program data and develop program reports.Manage mentor scheduling and logistics, and manage logistics and support for startups from across the Sub-Saharan Africa region.Support and improve on existing Accelerator program operations strategy.Identify key suppliers and service providers to bring into Launchpad’s ecosystem, and manage relationships with them. 

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