Country Manager – Mexico City, Mexico

Organization
IDEX Accelerator & Global Fellows Program
Location
Mexico City, Mexico
Job Type
Full-time
Deadline for Applications
06/09/2017
Contact Information
hr@idexfellows.com
Tags
Full-time

POSITION SUMMARY
Passion, entrepreneurial spirit, and grit are just a few of the things that IDEX team members have in common. Ideal candidates will have a blend of private sector and non-profit experience, an eagerness to work within a start-up environment in Mexico City and a long-term commitment to the development of the social enterprise sector in Mexico.
The Country Manager’s primary responsibility will be to launch and run the IDEX Fellowship in Mexico City. The position is a full-time role, based in Mexico city with initial travel to India for training. S/he will report to the Executive Director – IDEX Accelerator sitting out of the India office. Specific responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
RESPONSIBILITIES
Setting up the Fellowship in Mexico City
– Identifying a platform for launch of the fellowship in Mexico City and working with the local partner for initial set up
– Working with partners for legal, financial and operational framework within which IDEX will operate in Mexico
– Identifying an office space for the IDEX team in Mexico in the longer run
Partner Relationship Management
– Establish and nurture relationship with host enterprises
– Forge strategic partnerships for curriculum delivery
– Foster a sense of community and connection among a diverse group of fellows, staff,
enterprise partners, resident mentors, local alumni and professional networks
– Identify local subject area experts to serve as resident mentors around areas of Social Innovation, Advocacy & Outreach, Resource Mobilization and Impact Measurement.
Business Development and Marketing
– Expanding the host enterprise base in Mexico city
– Build partnerships in new markets; establish relationships with potential enterprises, funders, and sector leaders to expand IDEX to new regional areas.
Program Administration
– Work with U.S. and India teams to lead semi-annual fellow and enterprise recruitment and matching.
– Oversee fellow placement matching and coordinate partnership contracts with enterprise partners.
– Working closely with the team, to supervise the day-to- day fellowship operations and logistics of running the program, including monitoring the program budget
.Oversee monthly invoice payments (account payables and account receivables).
Team Management
– Lead, coach, and develop IDEX local team to ensure high performance and successful fulfillment of organization’s strategy and mission.
– Oversee local staff hires, employee training and employee semi-annual evaluation according to IDEX’s company policies.
– Identify training and support needs across the IDEX’s operations as needed to build scalable tools, backend systems and trainings to address them.

APPLICATION PROCESS
Please apply at the following link https://fs22.formsite.com/idexfellowship/form50/form_login.html  Please note that only candidates invited for an interview will be contacted. For questions, please contact hr@idexfellows.com.

Additional Information

PLEASE NOTE
This is not a fellowship position. This position is only open to candidates who speak both Spanish and English and do not have visa restrictions to work in Mexico City.