Abigail Keene-Babcock

Jobs: Ashoka’s Full Economic Citizenship Initiative, Egypt

Ashoka Ashoka?s Full Economic Citizenship initiative (FEC) aims to create pioneering large-scale solutions for low-income populations by harnessing the joint power of businesses and citizen sector organizations.

Ashoka seeks a team of entrepreneurial individuals to launch a country-wide ?Housing for All? initiative in Egypt. This Egypt-based team, composed of a Program Leader, Program Manager, and Program Associate, will be part of a global team of business social innovators committed to advance profitable solutions to serve low income population.

(Fluency in Arabic required–familiarity with the Egyptian context a plus)

Main responsibilities include:

  • Launching program operations in Egypt leveraging Ashoka’s community to bring sustainable housing solutions to low-income populations
  • Engaging decision-makers from the business and citizen sectors as well as major investors and the government to pioneer and scale-up Hybrid Value Chain applications
  • Setting up the overall organization that will enable the transactions required for low-income households to improve their living conditions (e.g. disbursement of housing microfinance, delivery of construction materials, complementary services)
  • Systematizing and spreading the learning generated by the Egyptian experience in ways that facilitate the replication of the HVC housing model across countries and regions

(Please download the attached job description PDF for more details, requirements, and application instructions)