Coordinator, Logistics and Procurement, AUC Venture Lab (Grant Position)

Reports to: Manager, AUC Venture Lab

Purpose: AUC's V-Lab is the leading university-based startup accelerator/incubator in Africa and the MENA region, aiming to commercializing innovations that contribute to Egypt’s competitiveness and economic growth​​. The position will be handling AUC's V-Lab main logistic needs, assisting, and supporting all logistical and procurement needs for the V-Lab’s different programs. The holder of this position will be responsible for following up and fulfilling event and activities needs through proper implementation of university requirements. He/she will also be responsible for maintaining the V-Lab’s supply, maintenance, and equipment while working closely with different programs teams to plan and coordinate its activities.

Principal Accountabilities

  •  Assist V-Lab team to meet and oversee logistics and procurement requirements such as:
  1. Venue bookings
  2. Available event venue, setup and equipment through proper channels
  3. Purchases of supply for trainings, workshops, and events
  4. Fill out and deliver GPRs for professional service contracts and V-Lab invoices
  • Coordinate and communicate with all AUC internal departments specially finance department, print shop, grant office, security department, University Academic Computing Technology (UACT), Classroom Technologies and Media Services (CTMS) and Conference and Visitor Center (CVC) for venue reservation
  • Coordinate all logistics including; booking venues for different events in Tahrir Square Campus and New Cairo Campus, catering, setting of venues, security approvals and attendance log
  • Assist in handling all offline marketing materials post approval such as flyers, roll-ups, brochures, and similar prints
  • Organize and maintain current and historical files
  • Responding/following up the response to inquiries and ensuring a high level of excellence
  • Assist V-Lab director as needed


Minimum Education Requirement:  Bachelor's degree
Experience: At least two years of relevant experience

  • Microsoft office
  • Persistent
  • Communication skills
  • Multi-tasking
  • Team work
  • Organization
  • Time management
  • Proactive
  • Positive thinking
  • Problem solving

Position is open until July 24, 2018


Placement is based on the candidate’s experience and skills. Only candidates who make it to the short list will be contacted. If interested, please send an updated and detailed resume to, stating “Coordinator, Logistics and Procurement, AUC Venture Lab” in the subject line.


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