Mobile Library Business Manager Non-profit Jobs – Pangea Educational Development

Mobile Library Business Manager Non-profit Jobs – Pangea Educational Development

Job Title:  Mobile Library Business Manager

Organization: Pangea Educational Development

Duty Station: Wakiso, Uganda

Reports to: Country Director

About US:

Pangea is a small nonprofit organization that believes in the liberating power and opportunities provided by a quality education. Our model was developed to empower schools to improve their own educational circumstances: the school environment, livelihoods of teachers, and access for under-resourced students and to do so in a way that is sustainable. We have very limited resources and staff and we are almost entirely volunteer operated, both in the United States and Uganda.

Job Summary:  The Mobile Library Business Manager will focus on growing the number of users and impact of our Mobile Library Project within the communities we are currently work in and beyond. The Business Manager will oversee our Mobile Library Project execution and drive expansion and sustainability through iterating on new recruiting methodologies to tap families and schools to benefit from the project. The Mobile Library Business Manager will take the lead role on the execution of the following Primary Responsibilities and an assistant role on the following Secondary Responsibilities.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage, motivate and develop the mobile library team through rigorous performance management, coaching, mentoring and learning interventions to create a team able to deliver the desired mobile library goals
  • Work in liaison with mobile library teams in all the mobile library hubs to identify key target segments, challenges and formulate plans to engage and acquire new clients
  • In collaboration with the Operations Manager ensure that adequate financial control systems are in place to ensure that all payments that families, schools owe the organization are settled and accounted for in a timely manner
  • Identify opportunities for new revenue streams around the Mobile Library Project
  • Manage all three Mobile Library hubs books inventories

Secondary Responsibilities

  • Work with the teacher training department to ensure timely Implementation of baseline EGRA Assessment among the Mobile Library Users
  • Accurately capture individual mobile library customer and user data
  • Assisting with Mobile Library Data management

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in the following fields: Business Administration, Management Science. Required
  • Three years of experience in Business Management. Required
  • Experience in the Education Sector. Highly Valued
  • Leadership experience in the educational sector. Required
  • Superior oral and written communication skills in English. Required
  • Familiarity with basic computer skills. Required

Personal Qualities:  Each member of our team is working towards realizing our mission by dedicating their time and skills through a wholehearted commitment to it. As a result, we are equally as dedicated to those who work with us. We are seeking an individual whose dedication to the value of an education matches our own. We are seeking an individual who has a heart of empowering our partner schools and communities we serve. We are seeking an individual who is willing to work odd and sometimes long, exhaustive hours to do what is right and not just what is easy or will suffice. We are seeking an individual who can laugh as hard as they can work. We are seeking an individual who is not just looking for a job, but an avenue to pursue their passion.

Things We’ll Bring To The Table:

  • A passionate working environment
  • Building your capacity in all areas of your work
  • 3 Weeks Paid Leave/Year

Contract Period: 1-Year Renewable Contract (29th July 2019-July 29th 2020)

How to Apply:

All candidates should submit an updated CV and Cover Letter to

Deadline: 19th July 2019

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