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Entrepreneur-In-Residence - Social Enterprise

Education level:Degree
Job level:Mid/Senior
Company:The Change Collective Africa

Job description

You may be perfect for this role.

Because not many are.

Who?: Entrepreneurially-minded senior person with 8+ years of business experience
Earnings?: Retainer plus performance incentive plus equity
Where?: Johannesburg, but also WFH
Background?: Entrepreneurial leadership track record (and possibly suitable tertiary qualification/s)

This commercially-minded, financially savvy firestarter will help guide, lead and ignite this promising
three-year-old social enterprise to new heights.

  • Strategic offering evolution
  • Business growth and development 
  • High-level financial management and oversight 
  • Commercialisation of existing offerings and platforms 
  • Team leadership
  • Nurturing and development of partner, funder and client relationships
  • Feedback/liaison with investors and stakeholders
  • Proactive and reactive environmental scanning 


  • Smart, financially savvy and commercially-minded
  • Passionate about improving society, the country and the continent 
  • Eight years+ experience in a commercial role (preferably in a related field: philanthropy, social entrepreneurship, impact or similar) 
  • Significant Ecommerce experience 
  • Ability to deliver actionable, insight-led strategic recommendations
  • Ability to work well under pressure 
  • A robust negotiator and good communicator
  • Leader and team player
  • Organised with good work ethic and strong task/output-orientation 
  • Relevant degree

Company Description

We are The Change Collective Africa, a social enterprise that connects a network of Purpose Pioneers across Africa to create real societal change where it is needed most. We are passionate about areas of data philanthropy, social entrepreneurship, gender equality, job creation and conscious consumerism.

Posted on 17 Jun 10:16

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