25 Africa-Themed Job Vacancies in London (Mid-September 2016)

Attached below are the latest African-related job listings that are currently live in London at the moment. There are positions readily available for translators, analysts and paralegals with African experiences, languages and interests.


*** FEATURED 1: PARALEGAL (LEAPFROG) ***

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LeapFrog invests in extraordinary businesses in Asia and Africa. We partner with their leaders to achieve leaps in growth, profitability and impact. Launched in 2008, LeapFrog’s portfolio of companies has grown to reach 82 million people in 21 countries, with essential financial services and healthcare. Over 65 million of those individuals are emerging consumers, living on less than $10 a day, many accessing essential services for the first time. The ideal candidate will liaise with LeapFrog’s diverse and exciting portfolio companies’ across Africa and Asia to facilitate deal signing and closing processes (including legal and financial processes).

Ideal Candidate:

Robust ability to project manage complex processes spanning teams based in diverse locations
Familiarity with legal and compliance process management
Superb relationship-building skills and professionalism
Outstanding ability to plan ahead, with experience anticipating and managing process stress points in advance
Flexibility and an ability to readily adapt to changing deal requirements and adjust internal processes to meet those requirements
Proactive and self-driven ambitious individual with an entrepreneurial mindset and can-do attitude
A willingness to travel internationally

For more information; please click here


*** FEATURED 2: SHORT TERM EXPERTS (MEDIA & FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION) ***

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This process aims to fill a roster to obtain the specified consultancy services on-call. The incumbents must be professional specialists with specific experience in at least one of the following countries: Morocco; Tunisia; Malawi; Mozambique and Tanzania on at least one of the following themes:

  • Access to information.
  • Online media/new technologies (including legal and regulatory frameworks)
  • Media literacy
  • Media ownership
  • Government regulation
  • Public interest media
  • Female journalism and female content in media
  • Business development consultants (financial sustainability of media outlets)
  • Financially sustainable
  • Legal experts
  • Training facilitators
  • Project development experts
  • Advertising campaigns

Expert Qualifications and skills

-University degree (Master) or, in absence of University degree, relevant professional experience.

-At least 5 years or 10 years of post-graduate experience as expert on at least one on the following themes:

  • Access to information.
  • Online media/new technologies (including legal and regulatory frameworks)
  • Media literacy
  • Media ownership
  • Government regulation
  • Public interest media
  • Female journalism and female content in media
  • Business development consultants (financial sustainability of media outlets)
  • Financially sustainable
  • Legal experts
  • Training facilitators
  • Project development experts
  • Advertising campaigns

For more information; please click here


*** FEATURED 3: SHIPPING FINANCE LAWYER ***

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This is a fantastic opportunity for to join a global law firm as part of their shipping finance group. This firm has an exceptionally strong presence in shipping, energy and aviation and, due to team expansion, are looking to recruit a solicitor to join their London-based team.

If you are a UK qualified solicitor with a demonstrable interest in shipping and superyacht financing then please apply below for immediate consideration. Applications are invited from junior solicitors – ideally NQ . You must be able to demonstrate a track record of shipping finance experience (for NQ candidates this should be at least 1 seat completed in a shipping finance team) and should be able to iterate why you want to focus in this area going forward.

For more information; please click here


*** Featured 4: Experienced Paralegals – South Africa ***

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Have you considered working overseas? Want an international Paralegal position that offers the opportunity of a Training Contract?

Systech International currently has opportunities for exceptional and talented Paralegals in South Africa.

Systech International is a leading claims and dispute resolution consultancy and is currently involved in some of the largest and most complex construction and engineering projects in the world.

Ideal Candidate Qualifications:

•Paralegals will need to have obtained an SRA qualifying law degree in the UK

•Preferably will have undertaken or registered for the LPC

•Must be fluent in English

•Languages: ideally speak, read and write fluently in at least one of the following languages French / Spanish / Japanese would be an advantage

•3-5 years post graduate Paralegal experience

•Ideally have prior experience in the construction and engineering industries and be widely travelled

•Hold a valid, current UK passport

•Able to work Single Status on an 11 & 2 rotation

•Mobile and flexible

For more information; please click here


1) VP MARKETING EAST AFRICA (TANZANIA)

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Are you an entrepreneurial VP Marketing professional? If so this could be the career defining opportunity that you are looking for. A VP Marketer who has pan African marketing expertise within an FMCG. This opportunity is within a growth solar powered business with the scope of defining the marketing strategy. The role includes brand ownership, market segmentation strategy and development, PR and the ultimate development of the organisation into the premier solar powered business on the African continent.

The ideal candidate will have prior experience of working within an FMCG business in East Africa. You will be keen to work in an entrepreneurial dynamic environment where you can create a strategy and realise the implementation of it. You will have a solid background in a structured marketing organisation and be keen to use that knowledge in an organisation that is growing. You will be passionate about mentoring and coaching your team into exceptional performance. You will thrive in high pressure work environments and understand the role analysis and metrics play in successful marketing. You must be committed to living and working in Africa and for an organisation that is passionate about its mission.

For more information; please click here


2) PROJECT MANAGER (AFRICAN CULTURAL ASSOCIATION)

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Duties to include managing the day to day running of project activities.

Manage project expectations.

Manage volunteers and staff background

Check on health and safety, knowledge of protection of venerable adults and children.

Check on DBS status of all staff and volunteers.

Builds knowledge of each participants interest and goals.

Experience and relevant qualifications essential.

Will be working with people of different cultures and abilities.

For more information; please click here


3) EVENTS INTERN (ABLE CHILD AFRICA)

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AbleChildAfrica is a UK registered charity that works to secure equal rights for disabled children and youth living in Africa and supports them to fulfill their full potential. This is achieved by working in partnership with locally registered and independent African organisations to provide direct services as well as by engaging in advocacy and influencing work in the UK and internationally. With 30 years of experience, AbleChildAfrica is the leading NGO working exclusively with, and on behalf of, disabled children in Africa, some of the most marginalised children in the world.

They are seeking a driven and passionate intern to support our communications and upcoming fundraising events and opportunities.

Internship Description

Location: Central London – Southbank/Vauxhall

Hours: 2-3 days per week, flexible

Duration: Min. 6 months with possibility of extension

Salary: This position is unpaid but reasonable expenses will be covered.

For more information; please click here


4) FINANCE ANALYST (ADZUNA)

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Financial Reporting, including but not limited to:
* Assisting with the collection of financial information from the businesses within the entire group across Europe and Africa.
* Consolidation of monthly USGAAP financial statements and financial reporting in parallel with corporate requirements.
* Developing templates for narratives of monthly results, as well as templates for the review of Cashflow and Balance Sheet reporting for monthly actuals, quarterly forecast & annual budget
* Collating information for monthly DSO analysis
* Ensuring consistency and integrity between P&L, Balance Sheet and Cashflows, and that information is presented as efficiently as possible
* Making a proactive contribution to progressively improve financial reporting speed and quality
* Supporting Senior Manager and Manager, Financial Reporting with supplementary analysis and ad hoc requests from the entire group on a global scale.
* Co-ordinating and monitoring responses from European and African teams for regular and ad-hoc reporting requirements
* Working with local finance teams to ensure consistent and accurate reporting in compliance with Group policies, local and US GAAP
* Promoting a robust control environment across the Europe & Africa region

Ideal Candidate:

* Part-qualified Accountant with 2+ years of commercial experience within finance
* Excellent team player, who consistently displays a positive attitude
* IT literate with strong Excel skills and accounting systems knowledge
* Good interpersonal skills to communicate both within the Financial Reporting team and with a range of people across various countries
* Strong organisational and time management skills, with experience of managing multiple deadlines
* Attention to detail and a commitment to accuracy
* Proactive, with quick understanding of the business model
* Proven track record and fast learner
* Use of Hyperion reporting systems desirable

For more information; please click here


5) BAR STAFF (AFRICAN RESTAURANT)

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Bar staff required for an African restaurant. Staff needs to be experienced and also know how to make the simple cocktails. Trial shift will start from Friday to Sunday and it will be paid for. Interested candidates to apply here 


*** FEATURE: JUNIOR LEGAL COUNSEL INVESTMENT FUND ***

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To succeed in this role you will need to;

  • Be qualified as a solicitor in the UK, with at least two years post-qualification experience
  • Have experience in advising on corporate/equity transactions
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Be flexible and eager to work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • Have the ability to understand and manage priorities and work to challenging deadlines
  • Be a good team player with strong interpersonal skills

Desirable

  • Experience within an international organisation
  • Legal experience in developing countries (with clients in developing countries)
  • Experience with debt investments

What they offer
In addition to a competitive basic salary you will also receive a performance bonus, life assurance, income protection, 25 days holiday, 5% employee/5% employer pension contributions.

About the company
Our client is a London based international fund management company operating within sub-Saharan Africa. They provide opportunities to leverage substantial private capital into socially-responsible farming and agri-processing businesses in Africa, with major benefits for smallholder farmers and local communities.

For more information; please click here


6) KITCHEN ASSISTANT (x2) – AFRICAN RESTAURANT (LONDON)

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2 x Full time Kitchen assistance with experience to assist the Head Chef in food preparation for an African restaurant.

Please apply if interested.

Immediate start required

For more information; please click here


7) EXPERIENCED AFRO HAIR STYLIST

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An exciting opportunity has opened up for an experienced afro hair stylist to pioneer the launch of a brand new luxury afro hair salon in south east London. Not only will you be styling hair, but you’ll also play a huge part in helping to build the salon’s reputation and shape Dahlia as a brand.

The role will go beyond simply styling hair, but offering advice on common hair problems, offering style advice and constantly searching for the latest trends in afro hair and beauty. You’ll be involved in filming YouTube tutorials, photoshoots and maintaining the salon’s social media presence.

If you’re excited to join a company ready to shake up the afro hair and beauty industry, this is the role for you.

For more information; please click here


8) AFRICA SPECIALIST (RICHMOND)

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The position will involve selling tailor made African holidays to high calibre, discerning clients. You will be expected to build relationships with clients in order to be able to pro-actively sell and gain a loyal client base for repeat bookings.

Successful candidates will be very hands on, target driven and will be instrumental in promoting the brand and move business forward through the use of their sales skills. You will maximise customer enquiries by working with preferred partners to provide fantastic service to clients and turn enquiries into profitable sales, consistently meeting or exceeding targets.

Essential:
• Outstanding product, destination and supplier knowledge, with experience of
selling holidays to destinations.
• Exceptional customer services skills with experience of working in a customer focused
environment.

Desirable:

  • An aptitude for IT, SEO and web-related issues would be a great asset,
  • An interest in photography (still and video) would be a bonus.
  • Obvious that you’ll also need to demonstrate a genuine passion for Africa, probably including an interest in its wildlife, ecology and cultures.
  • Knowledge of Amadeus

For more information; please click here


9) ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR

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1) Manage client relationships within a set portfolio at a counterpart level, understanding and assessing needs to offer relevant products and services, developing offers that maximise benefits for both clients

2).Lead business development activities including pitches and proposals for deals.
Conduct high level analysis of client strategy.
Supervise the production of credit applications ensuring compliance within the Bank focussing on wider regulations, policies and procedures and providing sufficient information to enable appropriate credit decisions to be made.

3.)Collaborate with internal functions to ensure appropriate engagement and support in the development and finalisation of complex deal opportunities.
Review documentation and carry accountability for the appropriate level of sign off within the function ensuring that documents are further actioned as appropriate.

4) Deep understanding of a African market area

For more information; please click here


10) TEAM LEADER BORDER CROSSING FEASABILITY STUDIES

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Qualification Criteria: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture / Civil Engineering / Quantity Surveying
  • Must be registered/member with a relevant professional regulatory body and have a current practicing certificate
  • Around 20+ years of experience
  • Must have served in a similar capacity on at least eight (8) projects of similar magnitude and complexity in the past 10 years
  • Must have a working experience of at least 3 years in sub-Saharan Africa

The expert should possess good managerial skills, with hands on experience on building design projects. Should have working experience on projects funded by international funding agencies and experience in African region is must.

 

EWI is an international consultancy focused on the search & selection of the Worlds leading engineering and construction professionals. We specialize in recruiting expats and local experts for major infrastructure and build projects across the globe.

For more information; please click here


*** FEATURE: BIRTH REGISTRATION INNOVATION CONSULTANT (GHANA, UGANADA & ZAMBIA) ***

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Required Skills, Experience and Knowledge

The consultant is expected to have the following:

  • Ability to analyse poorly defined problems and create solutions using a user-centred design approach
  • Ability to consolidate complex models and theories into concise and intuitive visual representations
  • Experience of using an innovation process to solve complex problems (preferably in a development context)
  • Hands-on software development experience
  • Experience in writing guidelines and publications which are accessible and intuitive
  • Experience in programme design and creation of programme models for use in developing country contexts
  • Knowledge of multiple technologies and software development approaches applicable in a development context
  • Preferred: Knowledge of birth registration and civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS)

For more information; please click here


11) JUNIOR CATALOGUER/DEPARTMENT ASSISTANT – MODERN AFRICAN ART

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Job Title: Junior Cataloguer/ Department Assistant
Department: Modern African Art
Reporting to: Head of Modern African Art
Location: 34-35 New Bond Street, London, W1A 2AA
Status: Permanent/ Full Time
Closing Deadline: 14th September 2016

This is a dual faceted role responsible for the cataloguing and research of paintings for the Modern African Art Sales in London as-well as supporting the Head of Department in the general day-to-day functioning of the department. Candidates must have experience handling and cataloguing paintings coupled with strong organisation and attention to detail to ensure the smooth running of the department. Any job application you submit to us will be assessed using criteria based on the knowledge, skills and experience required for the relevant post. Please note however, any offer of employment will be conditional upon your rights to work in the UK or you gaining permission to work in the UK.

For more information; click here


12) RESEARCH ASSOCIATE – DFID/ESRC Funded Project on Chinese Oil Companies in Africa

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As Research Associate, you will work on a DFID/ESRC-funded project entitled Chinese national oil companies and the economic development of African oil producers within the Department of Engineering and Innovation in the Faculty of Mathematics, Computing and Technology for a fixed-term three-year period.

You will be based at the main OU campus in Milton Keynes and will be expected to live within reasonable commuting distance. The post requires considerable overseas travel. You will work directly with the Principal Investigator, but liaise regularly with the UK and overseas co-investigators and partners in China and Africa. Ideally you will have an economic development and/or oil industry research background, and be a Mandarin-speaker.

You should have a PhD in resource economics, development studies, human geography minerals law or other areas relevant to the project.

For more information; please click here


13) QUANTITY SURVEYOR – HIGHWAYS (NAMIBIA)

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This client is seeking a SENIOR QUANTITY SURVEYOR from a main contractors or PQS background to join our client in NAMIBIA, Africa for a 3 – 6 months period working on highways, roads and other civil engineering projects. This role will also have the possibility of becoming long term.

THE CLIENT

Our client is a small British firm of consultants who offer commercial support to large main and specialist contractors on projects in Africa, Asia and in the UK.

THE CANDIDATE

They are now seeking an experienced Quantity Surveyor with around 6 – 10 years quantity surveying experience to join them ASAP in Namibia

You will work a range of highways and other civil engineering projects.

Most of the work is post contract to include agreeing variations, final accounts and any experience of helping with any claims issues would also be useful.

Good knowledge of contracts is essential along with excellent English report writing skills etc.

You will need to have a good Degree or Diploma in Quantity Surveying or similar with at least six years QS experience of more.

You must have done your Degree or Diploma in Quantity Surveying or Commercial Management at a British, Irish or South African university.

My client seeks someone who can start immediately following a telephone or skype interview.

My client is only seeking British, Irish or South African candidates for this role as they are unable to get work visas for any other nationality.

Salary in the region of £5000 per month and accommodation and local transportation will be provided along with flights etc.

Please email your c.v. via this website or give me, Denise Neville a call for an informal and confidential discussion on 44 (0) 20 7613 5555.


14) AREA SALES MANAGER – AFRICA and the CARIBBEAN

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Based in Oxford, with considerable travel overseas, you will be managing the local sales teams and the extended sales network, as well as meeting regularly with Ministries of Education and regional distributors.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to present to large groups
  • Excellent collaboration, influencing and facilitation skills
  • Proven sales skills across a large portfolio
  • Strong negotiation skills and commercial awareness with an attention to detail
  • Proven networking skills and ability to interface with a number of senior level stakeholders
  • Proven experience working with Compliance procedures or in High Risk Environments
  • Good organisational and planning skills
  • Ability to work and travel independently

It would be beneficial if you could demonstrate:

  • Teaching experience
  • Experience of selling business to business, and business to customer
  • Sound and up to date understanding of the educational market
  • Knowledge of International curriculum

For more information; click here


15) VP PAYMENT SALES – AFRICAN FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

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Exciting opportunity to join a growing correspondent bank as their VP Payment Sales – African Financial Institutions in London. This is a strategic role where you will be involved in developing the platform and new products, as well as exploring commercial opportunities on behalf of the bank.

The African banking world is very tech savvy, hence you will need to have a strong grasp of Fintech innovations in this sector. You will be comfortable with pricing, IT and working very closely with the sales teams.

Candidate Profile:

You will have a banking background in payment sales from a bank, ideally with some exposure to emerging markets financial institutions, ideally African banks.

You will have a very strong understanding of Fintech innovations in this sector

You will have a strategic and commercial outlook, and will be comfortable supporting the sales team in their business development pursuits. Additionally you will enjoy working with clients

French or Portuguese language skills are not necessary but would be helpful in this role; for more information – please click here


16) ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT (LAGOS, NIGERIA)

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Associate Vice President Corporate Sales to work for a well-established and growing Airline. The role will be based in Lagos.

You will be responsible for developing and implementing a sales and distribution strategy to achieve commercial targets. Moreover, you will ensure that corporate sales strategies are profitable and position the company for long-term growth within the corporate channels.

To be considered for this role, you must meet the following:

  • Degree is a MUST
  • Minimum 7-8 years’ experience years in Corporate Sales with a leadership experience in the airline industry
  • Good knowledge and proven track record of success in B2C (Direct Corporates) and B2B (Travel Management Companies) sales.
  • Good knowledge of the African market
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Have a valid and unrestricted passport with ability to travel at short notice to local, regional and international destinations.

For more info; please click here


17) FINAL EVALUATION CONSULTANT (SIERRA LEONE)

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The main purpose of the evaluation is to determine the effectiveness of the project against all original objectives and provide recommendations for future development. The consultant will be expected to:

  • Assess the suitability of overall project design and effectiveness of project delivery.
  • Assess how effective the training for teachers methodologies, lesson planning and curriculum subjects has been in improving the quality of education received by children from target schools.
  • Assess how effective project interventions have been in promoting access of vulnerable children, especially Ebola-affected and children with disability, to target schools.
  • Assess how effective project interventions have been in promoting positive health and hygiene in schools.
  • Assess the effectiveness of the projects sustainability and community-led components: lead-teachers, CEC, CES and SMC’s.
  • Assess the projects relevance to education sector developments and the Government of Sierra Leone’s policies and directives related to Education, Disability and Child protection.
  • Collect and analyse primary and secondary data to establish key insights relevant to the implementation of the project.
  • Provide recommendations for future programming, based on learning from the project, the local context and partnership assessments with CiC and FAWE.

Applicants should send:

  • A covering letter introducing the evaluators/organisation and how the skills and competencies described above are met, with concrete examples.
  • A two page outline of the proposed evaluation process and methodology.
  • A C.V. for evaluator(s) (not exceeding two pages)
  • One recent example of a previous evaluation (one for each for joint bids)
  • Two referees we can contact to verify experience

Deadline: 30 September 2016 at 9am (applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis)

Applicants must be available for start in early / mid-October for travel to Sierra Leone

For more info; please click here


18) ADVENTURE SPECIALIST

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Join a dynamic team in the leading global Adventure travel company; inspire customers to follow their inner wanderlust, create amazing travel experiences and become integral in the rapidly growing business in the UK and Europe. Your mission – should you choose to apply for it – is to achieve and exceed sales targets, whilst maintaining a high degree of accuracy, and never ceasing to delight our customers. If you have an appetite for travel, are driven by meeting monthly sales targets, and love talking to people, then we want to hear from you.

This role is the primary point of contact for our customers in the South African market and also serves our UK & European customers.

To apply, please email your CV to ilovemondays@intrepidtravel.com


19) BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

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Okay; these guys are a cutting-edge Pan-Africa foreign exchange company, providing low-cost, fast and secure payments to, from, and within sub-Saharan Africa. They have an online platform that allows small-to-medium businesses and money transfer operators (MTOs) to purchase Bitcoin in their home currency and acquire African currency liquidity or make payments through our client, which distributes African currency across five mobile money networks and into over 60 bank networks.

Their full-time team of 20 spans across three continents (From Nairobi and Lagos to London and Talinn) and includes former employees of Google, Apple, Facebook, JPMorgan, Credit Suisse, Deloitte Consulting, and Pricewaterhouse Coopers.

Ideal candidate:

  • Deep experience in financial services business development, sales and/or marketing: 5 years
  • Deep experience in cross-border payments, money transfer, or F/X: 5 years
  • Trading: 5 years

For more information; please click here


20) FRENCH SPEAKING RESEARCH PROJECT MANAGER

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Do you aspire to be an integral part of a team that conducts research and analysis on more than 100 crucial global issues? Are you excited to be a key player in conveying what the world is thinking?

Are you ready to dedicate your talents in an amazing opportunity to gather data about food insecurity, charitable behavior, financial inclusion and other important issues facing the world’s population?

Are you an outstanding writer and communicator who can create briefings and reports that offer an articulate and accurate perspective on French-speaking African countries?

Are you naturally process-oriented? Do you consistently track and measure service quality and orchestrate people, schedules and resources for optimum productivity, efficiency and excellence?

Do you excel at cultivating and managing cross-cultural and cross-functional team relationships? Are you known for your ability to bring diverse opinions together, and do you foster collaboration to design the best solution?

Ideal Candidate:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • The desire and ability to travel to French-speaking African countries 15%-20% of the year
  • Three+ years of experience working in survey research, journalism or a related field
  • One+ year of professional experience working in French-speaking African countries or extensive travel in the region with knowledge of the professional culture

Professional working proficiency in English and French (writing, reading and speaking)

For more information; please click here


21) FINANCE CONTROLLER – KNOWLEDGE OF SOUTH AFRICAN MARKET

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Ideal Candidate:

* Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, or Economics required but Master’s preferable in Accounting, Finance or Business.
* ACA/ACCA OR CIMA equivalent are preferable.
* Minimum 5 years of finance and / or accounting management experience with strong emphasis in precise high quality accounting in corporate environment.
* Knowledge of local regulatory and accounting reporting standards and procedures, knowledge of local fiscal accounting
* Knowledge of HFM and SAP project implementation is essential.
* Good working knowledge of IFRS. Base knowledge of US GAAP.
* Strong PC and system skills (Excel, Access, SAP, HFM Genius)
* Minimum 2 years supervisory experience of managing accounting teams

For more info; please click here


22) SENIOR RESEARCH MANAGER

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Join an industry association focused on promoting and enabling private sector investment through private equity and venture capital in Africa. AVCA is looking for a mission-focused, strategic and process-minded leader with the ability to think strategically, delegate responsibility, build consensus, communicate effectively and deliver results in a dynamic pan-African not-for-profit organisation. The Senior Manager, Research is a management position, reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The Senior Manager will lead and oversee the research function of the association, supervise the research staff and work closely with the management team as a partner in helping the association achieve its key objectives.

  • Lead, manage, coach and develop team members involved in AVCA’s private equity research initiatives to ensure that AVCA accomplishes tasks to meet its overall goals
  • Collaborate with the CEO, COO and other AVCA team members to identify potential opportunities to increase AVCA’s revenue streams through the provision of, or dissemination of, information and insights related to marketplace trends and drivers
  • Develop strong stakeholder relationships with AVCA members and with the broader private equity community
  • Where relevant, contribute to national and international policy discussions relating to the African private equity industry
  • Provide strategic direction for the creation and provision of thought-provoking content, insights and data to build up AVCA’s reputation in the industry. Work with the CEO and other team members to develop the overall go-to market research strategy of AVCA
  • Lead and co-ordinate the research team in creating content, insights and data, and be responsible for high quality project delivery on a timely basis

For more information; please click here


23) DIGITAL MARKETING MANAGER

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A leading African Airline with a global network of over 54 destinations, 44 of which are spread across the Africa continent and a modern fleet of 36 aircrafts is seeking a proven Digital Marketing Manager to manage their websites to stimulate direct sales over and together with Marketing. They want to secure the best positioning and promotion of the sites, setting benchmarked conditions to reach the targets set for these channels.

They believe their greatest asset is their people. They provide you with training and all the systems and tools you require to perform. And best of all, provide an environment that enables each and every one of their employees to achieve their full potential.

For more information; please click here


24) AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMME AMBASSADOR (INTERNSHIP)

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The after school programme will aim to engage children in organized sports and recreational activities. Team activities and sports have proven social, psychological and health benefits and is a great way to build confidence. It also allows children to exercise their right to play. By engaging young people in such activities, the programme will work towards creating a safe, creative and fun environment for children outside of school hours.

In particular the programme will attempt to engage more girls in sports and be a space that is both sensitive to and mindful of gender complexities. Our hope is that team sports and group activities can be something for everyone!

Key responsibilities will include:
– Planning and implementing afterschool activities for youth groups
– Training local staff and volunteers who can facilitate activities
– Researching existing initiatives and possible interest in the programme
– Liaising with schools and community groups that have showed interest
– Liaising with Street Child members of staff in Sierra Leone and the UK
– Implementing the pilot project and monitoring the progress closely
– Evaluating the pilot project and making recommendations for further development

Ideal Candidate:
• Excellent communication and leadership skills.
• Hard working, pro-active and professional work ethic.
• Experience working with young people in a sports or educational setting.
• Experience working in a diverse team
• Keen to gain experience working in Africa and be immersed in local culture.
• Strong desire to work closely with young people and encourage engagement in sports and recreation
• Independent and able to make initiative-based decisions.

For more info; please click here


25) HEAD OF PENSION & PAYROLL SERVICES – CLIENT COVERAGE

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The role will be focused on business development of new government and pension fund trustee relationships for the bank to provide payroll and pension administration services for their operations in Africa.

Additionally the head of the team will manage a small team and will provide the payroll and pension administration services for the bank’s clients.

Ideal Candidate:

Head of Pension & Payroll Services – Client Coverage focused on provision of payment administration for Pension Funds & Government for operations in Africa for a Growing Correspondent Bank focused on African Financial Institutions in London.

Candidates will have a pension services background and will be familiar with doing business in Africa. There will a strong business development element to this role as the client has strong growth ambitions.


*** FEATURED: GROUP TAX MANAGER ***

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A growing mining group with a focus on the African continent currently seeks a Group Tax Manager to lead their portfolio through a period of consolidation, systems implementation and training. This newly created position marks their commitment to move from being a collection of companies to a homogeneous group with a singular tax culture.

The successful candidate will be a qualified Tax Manager with Group/Corporate/Regional experience and a history of operating in Franco Africa under SYSCOA principles. The ideal candidate will have gained much of their experience within the mining industry.

This is residential position in a major African city with accommodation, car, school fees and other expatriate benefits available.

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