New Business Units Program Manager

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Full Time Negotiable 220 days ago 66

Job Summary:

As the New Business Units Program Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing the successful planning, execution, and delivery of new business initiatives within our organization. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams, drive strategic decision-making, and ensure effective project management to achieve the company's growth objectives. This role requires a combination of strong leadership, business acumen, and project management skills to drive innovation and achieve operational excellence.


1. Strategic Planning:

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive strategic plan for launching new business units.
  • Conduct market research and competitive analysis to identify opportunities and inform decision-making.
  • Collaborate with senior management to define business goals, objectives, and key performance indicators (KPIs) for each new business unit.

2. Project Management:

  • Lead and manage cross-functional teams throughout the entire project lifecycle, from ideation to execution and post-launch support.
  • Develop project plans, timelines, and budgets, ensuring adherence to project objectives and resource allocation.
  • Monitor project progress, identify risks, and implement mitigation strategies to ensure on-time and within-budget delivery.

3. Stakeholder Management:

  • Foster effective relationships with key stakeholders, including executives, department heads, and team members, to align priorities and gain support for new business initiatives.
  • Collaborate with internal teams, such as product development, marketing, finance, and operations, to ensure seamless integration and coordination of activities.

4. Performance Measurement and Reporting:

  • Establish performance metrics and reporting mechanisms to track the success of new business units.
  • Regularly analyze project performance data, identify trends, and provide actionable insights to improve business outcomes.
  • Prepare and present comprehensive reports and presentations to senior management, highlighting achievements, challenges, and recommended solutions.

5. Continuous Improvement:

  • Proactively identify opportunities to optimize processes, streamline operations, and enhance the overall effectiveness of new business unit launches.
  • Foster a culture of innovation, collaboration, and continuous improvement within the program management team.


  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, project management, or a related field (Master's degree preferred).
  • Proven experience as a program manager or project manager, specifically with new business unit launches or large-scale initiatives.
  • Strong understanding of business strategy, market dynamics, and project management methodologies.
  • Exceptional leadership and communication skills, with the ability to influence and motivate cross-functional teams.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a data-driven approach to decision-making.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and manage multiple priorities simultaneously.
  • Proficiency in project management software and collaboration tools.
  • Experience in the [industry/sector] is a plus.

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Job Summery

Published On: 18 Jul, 2023

Job Type: Full Time

Employment Type: Permanent

Salary: Negotiable

Experience: At least 6 Years year & above

Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

DeadLine: 18 Aug, 2023

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