50 Africa-Related Job Vacancies in London (Late June 2022)

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It has been a minute since my last job vacancies listing but late June early July 2022 has many different positions to challenge and persuade many professionals alike. General counsel legals; agricultural experts; PHD and Post-Doc studentships and managers alike with African language skills, knowledge and field experience should not only look but apply!

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1. Speaker Relations Executive – Green Energy Africa (London or Remote)

The Speaker Relations Executive will be responsible for sending out all speaker invites in a timely way against ridged timeline. The full tracking of all speakers will be the responsibility of the Speaker Relations Executive.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

· Ideally experience of conference production or strong event management

· Preferable experience in the energy, mining, or engineering sector

· Experience of developing conferences in a Energy

· Proven track record of success within the B2B conference world.

· Proven track record of success within the B2B conference world project management

· High tolerance for pressure

· Meticulous in project management detail

· A high level of interpersonal skills and social awareness

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2. African focused Renewable Energy Investment recruiter (London)

eFinancial Careers are looking to appoint an individual (with or without recruitment experience) who has knowledge and networks across the investment space – from institutional investors to crowdfunded platforms.  Your ability to quickly identify the difference needed in competencies between private equity and debt-funded projects will allow you to move at the speed needed.  The role will involve expanding our reach deeper into the investment value chain, and will see you networking across all spheres and job grade levels.

Supported by a strong recruitment and administrative team based in Cape Town, Kenya and Mauritius, you will lead the business development initiatives (both candidate and client) together with our UK Director.

For more info about this role; please click here

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3. Associate General Counsel, Privacy and Data Protection, Africa, Legal

The role involves advising clients across the business on various legal risks and obligations under data protection laws across the MEA (Middle East and Africa) region. 

The role is a great opportunity for any candidate who is keen to tackle some of today’s toughest and important legal challenges in this cutting-edge area of law. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 8+ years of legal experience, including at a law firm and/or prior in-house experience with internet or technology companies (applicable litigation, regulatory, or product counseling will be considered)
  2. Experience with global privacy laws, regulations, and industry guidelines, especially including those relevant for social media and Internet companies
  3. Lawyer qualified to practice law in at least one jurisdiction in the Middle East or Africa. Lawyers with non-MEA or other international law qualifications are welcome to apply
  4. Knowledge of, or fluency in, French, Arabic, Turkish, at least one MEA regional dialect, and/or other languages prevalent in the Middle East or Africa
  5. Ability to prioritize work and provide advice under deadlines
  6. Business judgment and client counseling experience

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4. Knowledge Transfer Manager AgriFood Africa (FTC) (London)

This is a fixed term contract until 31st March 2024.

Innovate UK KTN lead the AgriFood Africa Connect project, which aims to develop sustainable management of food production systems in Africa, in a way that reduces poverty, increases economic prosperity and improves well-being in Africa.

The project connects innovators in the UK and Africa, and helps them to accelerate ambitious ideas into real-world solutions by:

  • Accessing expert insight into topics relevant to AgriFood innovation in Africa
  • Making valuable connections to fast track AgriFood innovation
  • Securing funding for collaboration and innovation

The role will involve working closely with the AgriFood Africa Connect project lead, and the wider project and AgriFood teams. The work will be based in the UK but with opportunities for engagement with, and potential travel to African states.

The post will be varied, working with businesses and universities across the AgriFood sector in the UK and Africa, promoting networking and accelerating innovation. You will help catalyse the development of new technology enabled products and processes that will benefit businesses, the economy, the environment and society.

Experience

  • A background in a relevant science (e.g. agriculture or food science) or related discipline is required to degree level, or equivalent experience. A post-graduate qualification in a similar field is desirable but not essential.
  • Experience at a technical, academic, or business level with the AgriFood sector, with knowledge of, or experience in the use of science and innovation within AgriFood is required.
  • Experience in international development/projects (ideally in an AgriFood context) desirable.
  • An interest in, and preferably experience, in working to address the opportunities and challenges for African food production systems (or other global food production systems) would be advantageous.
  • Experience of delivering projects for external customers or working with industrial collaborators would be advantageous.
  • An awareness of knowledge transfer or business development processes would be beneficial.

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5. Security Specialist West/Central Africa/Europe

An opportunity for a Security Specialist to join a team of security professionals based in the London offices at Chiswick Park. This position is responsible for the day to day delivery of high-quality security assessments and advice to client organisations. The individual will work as part of a 24/7 team providing security advice and situational awareness to client managers, travellers, international assignees and local workforce members operating in Europe and North, West and Central Africa. It will involve monitoring, reporting on and escalating developing security issues in the region.

Responsibilities: 

•    Deliver critical components of the 24-hour operation to advise and assist clients on workforce safety 

•    Monitor and drive awareness of the current security environment in countries in the region through all-source research and analysis;

•    Scan, report and escalate security or disruption issues affecting members of clients’ workforce in line with global reporting guidance and thresholds;

•    Deliver verbal and written security briefs tailored to an organisation 

•    Deliver employee security trainings and workshops as well as engage in client specific consultancy tasks as required;

•    As required/possible travel to countries of responsibility to assess current situation, local provider capabilities and expanding the existing network of contacts to further support clients;

Qualification:

•    Degree level qualification in politics, international relations or related subject is desired.

•    Interest in international affairs 

•    Experience in security- or risk management-related field: military, government, NGO, journalism, relevant field of academia;

•    Knowledge of the political and security context of West, Central and Northern Africa; on-the-ground knowledge of West and Central Africa preferred.

Languages:

•    Fluent English (written and spoken),  Advanced French, German, Spanish, Arabic or any other language

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6. Financial Planning Manager – Anaplan experience (Fintech / Hybrid) – London, UK

Global FinTech company is seeking to hire a Financial Planning Manager with Anaplan experience to join their team. The organization aims to provide a more efficient and inclusive financial system, by making cryptocurrencies easily accessible to everyone. As a Financial Planning Manager in the organization, you will be responsible for driving our forecast and planning process and helping to maintain the forecasting and planning systems.

Free training courses If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Fabio Da Silva Faria at fdasilvafaria@caglobalint.com CA Global Finance will respond to short-listed candidates only. If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions. Fabio Da Silva Faria fdasilvafaria@caglobalint.com Senior Recruitment Consultant

Responsibilities:

Developing and maintaining our Financial Planning processes in Anaplan to ensure they support the business and provide the best experience for end users.

Helping to build out Anaplan functionality, e.g., balance sheet, customer acquisition cost, cross-business.

Running planning cycles: agree and communicate timelines and manage stakeholders to ensure inputs are delivered on time.

Helping with headcount, costs, and revenue forecasting to ensure teams have clarity on their budgets.

Reviewing and ensuring completeness of financial forecasts.

Knowing and understanding the budget drivers and being able to respond to any budget related queries.

Reviewing variances in financial actuals to challenge and improve planning assumptions.

In time, taking ownership of the Anaplan model architecture.

Review and redesign how we are using Anaplan to enable better collaboration across the business.

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7. Data Team Manager – UK and South Africa

Reporting to the Senior Director EMEA Data Consultants, you will manage a team of Data Consultants located in UK and South Africa to further develop robust relationships with data providers (asset managers, third-parties, custodians, administrators).

Role & Responsibility :

  • Lead the data collection efforts to achieve the defined strategic business initiatives
  • Lead the team to adapt our global MID Objective Key Results, evaluate options, identify and implement solutions
  • Partner and guide Business Development, Product, Sales and Marketing by providing data expertise and the voice of Managed Investment Data
  • Monitor competitor behavior, trends and services in order Morningstar are well placed to act on any opportunities that may arise
  • Collaborate with a global team of operational leaders, subject matter experts and business leaders to ensure alignment and support our key initiatives
  • Unifier who brings EMEA stakeholders and team members with disparate viewpoints together
  • Evangelize Managed Investment Data both internally and externally
  • Guide team members to develop competencies, identify training opportunities and actively communicate with the team to support talent development
  • Promote an organized, motivating and team-playing environment

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8. Private Banker – Africa – SVP

Private Banker Sr. Lead is a strategic professional who closely follows latest trends in own field and adapts them for application within own job and the business. 

Responsibilities:
– Actively identify prospects and establish contact with them/convert prospects into clients.
– Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of clients’ businesses and sources of wealth generation.
– Anticipate events in a client’s life and business which have significant financial implications.
– Serve as a trusted advisor to clients who frequently seek strategic advice regarding financial matters.
– Build relationships with client families that cross generations to establish long-term connections to the Citi Private Bank.
– Effectively manage client expectations regarding what can and cannot be executed on their behalf.
– Maintain full understanding of client goals and risk tolerance to ensure that financial strategies are appropriate.
– Uncover needs that are not articulated or clearly expressed by the client.
– Bring together the product experts to develop long-term solutions to strengthen relationships with the firm.
– Help clients achieve broad financial/investment goals related to the creation and management of wealth.
– Develop tailored solutions that address clients’ investment, risk management, and financing/liquidity needs.

Qualifications:
– 10+ years of experience
– Extensive and proven experience in Private Banking having covered the UHNW market / Extensive experience in working with and/or leading client teams and transactions / Demonstrated track record in relationship selling
Education:
– Bachelor’s/University degree, Master’s degree preferred
Candidates applying for this role must be aware that it is a Certified Role, subject to the Certification Regime. The Certification Regime is one element of the Individual Accountability Regime which has come into effect on 7 March 2016. Under the Certification Regime, certain Citi entities must ensure that employees working in certain roles categorised as specified significant harm functions (Certified Roles) are assessed as fit and proper to carry out their role.

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9. News Editor – Private Equity Africa – Full Time (Hybrid) or Part Time

Overseeing the print and online content, the editor will be responsible for the compilation of articles, both commissioned and staff-written, delivery of the quarterly magazine and website news. Based in London, the role would suit an experienced private equity journalist that is looking for flexibility – with either part-time hours or hybrid working, with a short week.

Your Profile

  • A keen interest in growing a premium emerging markets publication
  • A bachelor’s degree with outstanding results preferably within journalism, communications, marketing, English, or related field
  • At least 2 years of work experience with a private equity magazine or media company
  • Experience leading projects or managing teams
  • A keen eye for developing editorial talent
  • Have the right to work in the UK
  • Possess outstanding writing, editing and creative skills
  • Possess an exceptional attention to detail and ability
  • A can-do hardworking attitude with a strong work ethic

Your Responsibilities

  • Managing reporters and researchers to produce daily news
  • Commissioning and sub-editing web news stories, magazine features and contributed articles
  • Writing news and features for the website and quarterly magazine.
  • Supporting the production editor in the design and lay-out of magazine pages
  • Identifying editorially-driven commercial opportunities
  • Maintaining our social media output
  • Providing leads to the subscription sales team
  • Commissioning and editing special reports and supplements
  • Managing content production for our annual conferences and awards
  • Overseeing video production and other related content

Please send your CV and cover letter to communications@frontcapmedia.com

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10. Creative Copywriter – ‘Oja’ (London, Fixed term contract)

Lauded as ‘the next hot thing in grocery delivery’, Oja is one of Europe’s hottest new startups transforming access to ethnic groceries and cultural foods.

Oja is currently looking for a talented copywriter to join our Growth team! Initially this will be a 3 month fixed term contract, with the opportunity to go perm based on performance.

What you’ll be doing:

Undoubtedly, as we’re near the start of our journey, you’ll wear quite a few hats but your primary focus will be to;

  • Help to shape and set the brand voice for the UK by following best global practices and tone of voice guidelines
  • Write engaging copy across multiple touchpoints (eg; website landing pages, emails, blog posts and brand ads) that aligns with our brand strategy
  • Come up with key messaging and benefits we want to communicate to our customers
  • Have the freedom and flexibility to ideate and pitch new ideas and original campaign concepts from ideation to execution: drafting messaging strategy, taglines and blog posts, as well as copy for campaign assets. We love creativity so be ready to think of crazy new ideas!
  • Edit and proofread content during all phases of projects
  • Make things simple; Approach copy briefs with unique and brand led ideas that make the message crystal clear
  • Assist our social media team to write captions for our social channels, tailoring language and tone for each channel
  • Work closely with the CEO to build her brand presence

Requirements

  • Be a strategic thinker and creative storyteller to bring the brand to life in all mediums to grow and connect with our community.
  • Someone responsible for quality control on all materials to ensure creative intention: tone, language, value propositions and legal clearances are adhered to and maintained.
  • A portfolio of work, showing a range of copywriting skills that includes experience in Direct Mail, SEO, Out of Home, Direct push notifications, emails, website, app, blogs and social media
  • Someone who understands how to leverage customer insights and data to come up with creative messaging and campaign ideas and powerful copy
  • Previous copywriting experience in retail, online, or ecommerce
  • Strong conceptual thinking and outstanding attention to detail
  • Nice to have: graphic design experience

For more info about this role; please click here

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11. Customer Happiness Associate – ‘Oja’ (London, Fixed term contract)

As a Customer Services representative you will be responsible for providing an outstanding, positive and memorable experience to every one of our customers. You will be expected to listen, deliver and care on every single interaction, no matter the age or culture of the customer. We are looking for Customer Service Representatives who are going to be a part of our expansion in the United Kingdom. This role will require you to be active during working hours which could include some weekends. You will report directly to the Head of Customer Experience and work closely with the rest of the team.

Lauded as ‘the next hot thing in grocery delivery’, Oja is one of Europe’s hottest new startups transforming access to ethnic groceries and cultural foods.

You’ll be focused on:

  • Managing customer enquiries across various channels, including a 3rd party customer service platform, telephone, written correspondence, live chat, and email.
  • Endeavour to provide a seamless and effortless experience to customers when dealing with complex queries.
  • Ensure every time you interact with a customer you are determined to provide the customer with the best possible experience and outcome.
  • Have the customer at the heart of everything you do.
  • Take ownership of issues and see them through to resolution at every customer touch point e.g. Completing refunds, managing customer enquiries, sending aftercare emails and checking delivery notes.
  • Communicate in an open and honest way through our standards.
  • Treat all customers fairly and with respect
  • Ability to exercise empathy and understand that each customer has different needs
  • Ensure all requests are attended to in a timely manner and aim to solve customer queries at the first point of contact.
  • Recognize when a customer needs to be assisted further by a senior colleague and escalate accordingly.
  • Identify opportunities for improving the customer experience and ensure that you raise these via the senior staff evidencing the benefit to both our customers and the business.
  • Participate in developing procedures, systems and tools.

Requirements

  • English language ability with fluency or native fluency.
  • Customer facing experience is a willing point.
  • Has a positive “can-do” attitude.
  • Can demonstrate patience, empathy and compassion when required.
  • Have good listening & communication skills.
  • Have the ability to remain calm and professional in difficult and challenging situations.
  • Listen to your customer (their expressions, behaviour and words used) to help identify when your customer is dissatisfied.
  • Can be flexible when required.
  • You are a team player.
  • Be an innovator
  • Desirable: Experience with customer service softwares (We will provide full training)
  • Desirable: Knowledge of Afro-caribbean foods
  • Desirable: Experience with Stripe

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12. Content Marketing Manager – Remote (London or Africa)

Klasha is a technology company that builds cross-border commerce solutions for African consumers and international businesses wanting to sell into Africa. Our mission is to make online consumer goods and services more accessible to customers across Africa. We’ve built the KlashaCheckout which allows African consumers to transact online and across borders in local African currencies, alongside an entire toolkit of software products including: KlashaWire, KlashaCargo, Payment Links and the Klasha App.

Klasha is currently live in Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa, Kenya and Zambia. Klasha is backed by leading venture investors, including Greycroft (investors in Braintree and Venmo), Seedcamp (investors in Revolut), Techstars (investors in Remitly) and Plug and Play (investors in Paypal, Honey and Dropbox), and Amex Ventures.

Responsibilities:

  • Writing, rewriting and proofreading text.
  • Writing headlines, picture captions and story summaries.
  • Editing reports and press releases.
  • Writing copy for web, social media, press and more.
  • Liaising with journalists, reporters and editors.
  • Verifying information and story details.
  • Gathering and preparing routine information.
  • Designing page layouts.
  • Ensuring stories are the right length and are correctly placed on pages.
  • Make sure stories are accurate and do not compromise the legality.
  • Sizing photographs and placing them within features.
  • Ability to work autonomously.
  • Strategise the content marketing positioning.
  • Write compelling copy that will generate leads.

Requirements:

  • A degree/diploma in Journalism, Communications or a related field.
  • Solid prior experience as a sub-editor or journalist.
  • Experience with SEO writing.
  • Exceptional in written and verbal communication.
  • A creative flair and are adept at designing attractive page layouts.
  • Organised and with high attention to detail.
  • Deliver high-quality work while meeting tight deadlines.

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13. Programme Advisor – Sanitation (UK or Africa Based)

Do you want to use your skills and experience in sanitation programming, particularly in urban settings to play a vital role in making clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone everywhere?

Join WaterAid as Programme Advisor, Sanitation to change normal for millions of people so they can unlock their potential, break free from poverty and change their lives for good. On top of that you’ll be joining a 2020 Great Place to Work® award-winning organisation.

Location: The role can be based in the UK or one of the following WaterAid Country Programme – Burkina Faso, Madagascar, Mali, Mozambique, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia subject to right to work eligibility in the respective countries.

Qualifications:

* Substantial experience in sanitation programming, particularly in urban settings in low- or middle-income countries, including city/town-wide inclusive sanitation programmes, sanitation entrepreneurial approaches, and business development support, demonstrated through a progressive career record with at least the most recent significant experience being in a similar level role.

* Extensive knowledge on the whole sanitation service chain

* Proven success in offering technical assistance, consulting, and/or advisory services to empower and to develop capacities.

* Proven record of facilitating cross organisational teams, coordinating and motivating them to achieve common objectives.

* Solid IT skills, particularly with core Microsoft Office software

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14. Kitchen Assistant – Odiwa Foods (South East London)

We have some great opportunities for our busy Afro Caribbean restaurants in South East London at Jerk Yard Arch 10, 4 Market Yard SE8 4BX,

Deptford London. We are recruiting full and part time for the position kitchen Assistant. The interested candidate must be committed, reliable and have passion for cooking.

Interested candidate should contact us. Thank you

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15. Senior Movies Creative Executive, Nigeria, Prime Video

Basic Qualifications

  • Experience working with other departments such as casting, production, research, PR, business and legal affairs
  • Experience working as a producer, creative executive, or a similar role
  • Multiple years of film development experience at an executive level
  • Track record of producing/executive producing feature films for a broad audience
  • Experience interfacing in the Nigerian market with producers/filmmakers
  • Excellent story skills
  • Ability and openness to frequent international travel to and within Nigeria and other parts of Africa (if needed, at short notice)
  • Fluency in English and Nigerian Pidgin

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proven creative instincts with track record of developing successful movies within Nigeria for a Nigerian audience
  • Broad network of working relationships with top Nigerian directors, writers, producers and other on and off-screen talent
  • Experience developing or producing higher budget, premium films across the genre spectrum
  • Experience in literary and other IP adaptations, and/or franchise development
  • Have exceptional artistic vision and creative skills to develop an ambitious, must-see film
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Cross-functional studio experience cultivating internal relationships with other departments such as Business and Legal Affairs, Production, Casting, Research, Public Relations, etc.
  • Fluency in one or more indigenous Nigerian languages

For more info about this role; please click here

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16. Senior Scripted Series Creative Executive, Nigeria, Prime Video

Are you interested in shaping the future of movies and television? Do you want to define the next generation of how and what Amazon customers are watching? Prime Video is one of the leading digital video services on the Internet today, and we’re just getting started changing the way millions of people around the world enjoy content.

Basic Qualifications

  • Experience working with other departments such as casting, production, research, PR, business and legal affairs
  • Experience working as a producer, creative executive, or a similar role
  • Multiple years of scripted series/TV development experience at an executive level
  • Track record of developing, producing/executive producing, or creatively overseeing series
  • Experience interfacing in the Nigerian market with producers/filmmakers
  • Excellent story skills
  • Ability and openness to frequent international travel to and within Nigeria and other parts of Africa (if needed, at short notice)
  • Fluency in English and Nigerian Pidgin

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proven creative instincts with track record of developing successful series within Nigeria for a Nigerian audience
  • Broad network of working relationships with top Nigerian directors, writers, producers and other on and off-screen talent
  • Experience developing or producing higher budget, premium series across the genre spectrum
  • Experience in literary and other IP adaptations, and/or franchise development
  • Have exceptional artistic vision and creative skills
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Cross-functional studio experience cultivating internal relationships with other departments such as Business and Legal Affairs, Production, Casting, Research, Public Relations, etc.
  • Fluency in one or more indigenous Nigerian language

For more info about this role; please click here

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17. Storytelling Lead – Next Generation Foresight Practitioners

School of International Futures are looking for someone who loves telling stories of social impact to join the NGFP team. 

NGFP members are both on the cutting edge of innovative practice developing new frameworks and tools, and also working to apply foresight across a wide range of sectors from the future of education, new youth engagement methods, governance reform for African youth, sustainable food systems in India, and the future of energy. Recent initiatives have included Digital Futures – exploring African based views (Kenya, Nigeria and pan-African groups) on new policy responses and innovative ideas, actors, and build activism and advocacy to engage relevant governments around responsible tech.

Experience and Skills:

  • Demonstrable leadership and initiative in communications and storytelling – developing strategy and approaches as well as planning and developing creative and innovative products.
  • A commitment and proven experience to developing non-extractive approaches to storytelling that put young people at the centre.
  • Excellent writing skills that are nuanced and sensitive to different audiences. In this case, audiences could range from young people, to policy-makers, funders, and futures and foresight experts. Our audiences are also very global in nature.
  • Managing internal relationships effectively to develop content and deliver on time – we’re looking for someone who is comfortable being instructive with others, including more senior team members, when meeting deadlines.
  • Technical experience with tools such as CMS, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe InDesign would be beneficial, but not essential.

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18. Analyst (Sub-Saharan Africa)

This is role sits within a fast-paced and busy policy team. As an sub-Saharan African Analyst you will be expected to conceptualise, and assist in the delivery of the Extremism Policy Unit’s (EPU) Africa Programme. You will need to balance high quality expert-level research and analysis with in-depth awareness of SSA policy movements and trends.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the research and analysis of the Extremism Policy Unit’s Sub-Saharan Africa workstream
  • Conceptualise and deliver research papers, commentaries, and op-eds that speak to key security, extremism and development policy issues affecting sub-Saharan Africa
  • Contribute to the overall development of the TBI’s Africa work programme on Sub-Saharan Africa with original and relevant ideas and in collaboration with in-country teams.
  • Monitor ongoing economic and security developments in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Evaluate existing policies/legislation/strategies/negotiations on Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Manage the logistics of multiple EPU sub-Saharan Africa projects and outputs concurrently, from start to finish, alongside the assigned Programme Lead.
  • Identify, construct and develop a timely and thought leading research agenda, with Programme Leads, that has a strong policy agenda and long-term scope for funding.
  • Represent the Institute and the pillar’s work at events, roundtables, conferences and in international media (broadcast and press).
  • Build and maintain a personal brand that is aligned with priorities of the Institute and the EPU’s sub-Saharan Africa work stream, representing the Institute at conferences and in the media and press.
  • Follow and engage with the big picture policy debates, strategies and action of governments and multi-lateral agencies related to extremism, conflict and security to inform direction of forward planning.

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19. Assistant General Manager – Tatale Pan African Restaurant (London)

Tatale is a new contemporary Pan-African restaurant concept opening their first site at The Africa Centre in Southwark. Founded by Akwasi Brenya-Mensa in 2021, their mission is to expand the reach of African cuisines and to tell underrepresented stories through food, art and culture.

African cuisines have been sidelined for too long and we want to change that. It’s important that these cuisines are presented to guests in the very best way and our restaurant staff will be instrumental in achieving this through the food and service.

You will be energetic, a flawless communicator and the first person you’d turn to with a problem. You will deliver the highest standards of service and operations and you will be responsible for the overall performance of the front-of-house team, managing financials, recruitment and team development, stock management and health and safety.

Requirements:

  • We’re looking for an Assistant General Manager who believes in the power of food, peope and culture to inspire conversation and share heritage.
  • A minimum of 2 years of working in restaurant & bar operations team at a management level.
  • Prior experience as a Assistant General Manager required, ideally within a new restaurant
  • Service-focused and cost-conscious with strong expertise in front- and back-of-house operations to establish a welcoming and energetic dining atmosphere
  • Excellent communication, both verbal and written
  • Is flexible and willing to meet the demands of a brand new operation.
  • Hungry to learn and develop, comfortable with an ever changing, fast paced environment

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20. BBC AFRICA TALENT POOL for Researchers, Journalists and Social Media Journalists

Our tone across social media is informative and conversational, but at the end of the day we’re still the BBC and that means you will be expected to uphold and build on the reputation we’ve carved out with the African audience. Straddling that line between informal and authoritative is a real skill and something you will need to do daily in this role.

Are you the right candidate?

  • You ideally will have a wide and up-to-date knowledge of the African region and an in-depth understanding of its history, politics, social issues and culture.
  • Substantial digital experience in either digital video editing, text features, reporting and adapting stories or programme material for digital platforms.
  • Complete comprehension of written and spoken English as a first or equivalent language and the ability to communicate effectively is essential.
  • Please note: experience is key. The social media researcher is not an entry-level role. Candidates should have experience creating and publishing content on social media for large audiences, ideally in a news environment.
  • You will have a real passion and flair for writing posts and really live and breathe social media. News or journalism experience is a big plus as much of the role centres around translating African news stories to a social audience.
  • Strong editorial judgement and an instinct for landing on the right side of editorial policy are crucial.
  • This is a journalism/reporting role more than it is a creative content role (video, graphic design etc).
  • You need understanding or appreciation of African stories and the audience is required
  • Desirable but not essential if you speak any of the 11 African languages: Somali, French, Hausa, Kinyarwanda, Kirundi, Amharic, Afaan Oromo, Tigrinya, Pidgin, Yoruba , Igbo

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21. Business Development Representative – African market (Nasdaq)

Are you early in your sales career or trying to break into sales? Do you thrive in a goal-oriented setting where you’re supported to succeed and celebrated when successful? Is it important that you’re part of a culture where career advancement and other opportunities are directly tied to your performance? If so, we’re looking for you!

The Inside Sales Representative will receive sales coaching and instruction while working in a hands-on environment that will expand your skills. You will have the chance to learn and work with our Governance solutions. You’ll spend time with an energetic and lively group of colleagues while learning from a management team deeply vested in helping you succeed.

Your Role And Responsibilities

  • Support Sales Executives to identify key areas of opportunities in the market.
  • Supporting the Sales Executives with prospecting for events and post lead follow ups
  • Prospect potential clients by cold calling and direct emailing.
  • Research and qualify new leads.
  • Answer prospect questions and send additional information by email.
  • Schedule meetings for Senior Sales Executives.
  • Supports Sales Executives in closing deals to meet individual/team quotas.
  • Create and manage prospect lists for each region.
  • Maintain accurate records of your activity in Salesforce.
  • Develop a deep understanding of our Governance solutions and keep informed with product updates.
  • Proactively take on new initiatives and exhibit a curiosity for learning.
  • Aim to excel in the role so you can be promoted to the next sales position at Nasdaq.

Must Haves:

  • Passion for sales
  • Keen interest in B2B sales
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Can do attitude and resourcefulness
  • Teamwork
  • Language skills – Tswana, Sesotho, Zulu

Nice to Haves:

  • Understanding or keen interest in learning Corporate Governance and Markets
  • Additional languages
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, or marketing/sales

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22. Lecturer (African Studies and International Development) – University of Edinburgh

Lecturer specialising in African Studies and International Development to contribute to and manage the delivery and organisation of teaching and supervision on UG and PG programmes, on campus and online.

A  teaching-only role in the Centre of African Studies, you will contribute to teaching in core and option courses such as the postgraduate online programme Dynamics of African Development, postgraduate campus course Research in Africa and undergraduate course Africa in the Contemporary World; provide advice and support to students; and play a full part in the collegiate life of the Centre and the School of Social and Political Science, including in activities such as the Centre’s contributions in decolonizing the academy.

Requirements:

  • A PhD or equivalent, either submitted or awarded by the time of appointment, in African Studies or International Development or a related field;
  • Evidence of very high quality teaching at the forefront of the discipline
  • Evidence of recent, sustained and developing attainments in teaching, appropriate to career stage, also indicative of commitment to, and potential for, excellence in teaching, including ability to develop and/or renew courses/programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and online and distance learning.
  • Evidence of successfully driving improvement in student teaching and learning experience.
  • Evidence of a commitment to collegiality and team working.

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23. Interim Trust Fundraising Manager (0.8 FTE)

Prospectus is delighted to be working exclusively with KHULA Education UK to help them recruit for an interim Trust Fundraising Manager to join their team. KHULA Education, supported by the David Rattray Foundation, is a non-profit organisation whose mission is to enable children from under-resourced, rural areas in South Africa to have the opportunity of a well-rounded education.

This role is offered on an interim 0.8 FTE (4days/week) for around a three-month period to work PAYE with the salary offered at £40,000 full time equivalent to be fully home based with occasional trips to meet with the UK Board.

They are looking for someone with demonstrable experience in engaging with funders across the charitable sector. They are looking for a candidate with a demonstrable track record in successful fundraising and in securing five figure gifts from Trusts and Foundations. The ideal candidate will share KHULA’s passion for education, supporting vulnerable children and Africa.

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24. Finance and Operations Manager : The Africa Centre

To provide financial and operational support across The Africa Centre as a key member of the staff team. The Finance & Operations Manager will record all financial transactions of the charity and implements controls to achieve accuracy, minimise the opportunity for financial loss and provide up to date information to the management team and board of trustees. This role also provides operational support across The Africa Centre including resource and office management and assisting with special projects as required.

This role will contribute towards developing a supportive working environment, and demonstrate a commitment to professionalism and respect, transparency and accountability and uphold quality standards as outlined in policies and procedures. The post holder will have a keen interest in Africa and its Diaspora, and enthusiastic support of the ethos and aspirations of The Africa Centre.

As the Centre is open 7 days/ week to the public this role will involve working either Saturday or Sunday at least once per month with a day off during the week.

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25. Marketing Executive (Imperial Associates)

Imperial Associate Ltd is a Student recruitment agency. They recruit Students from Africa and EU. We are looking for some dedicated enthusiastic marketing officer to identify and recruit students for university level courses.

Bi-Lingual (preference for Spanish and Eastern European language skills)
Proven experience as marketing officer or similar role
Solid knowledge of marketing techniques and principles
Good understanding of market research techniques, statistical and data analysis methods
Excellent knowledge of MS Office and marketing software (e.g. CRM)

Identify opportunities to expand recruitment of African and Middle Eastern students.
Ensure successful implementation of the new regional recruitment model (London,
Milton Keynes, Hull). Work with the other Marketing Officers to capture prospective student information from their activities, recruitment events, and websites. Identify joint activities and promotions and liaise with Digital Marketing Officer to produce relevant material.

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26. Programme Manager – Africa (Royal Academy of Engineering)

Sufficient engineering capacity is essential to the economic and social development of any country. To advance engineering’s contribution in creating a safer, healthier and more prosperous African continent, the Academy runs two linked programmes dedicated to increasing local engineering capacity and driving economic development: Africa Catalyst and Higher Education Partnerships in Sub-Saharan Africa (HEP SSA).

You should have experience in grant and budget management; the design and delivery of stakeholder events, both in-person and virtual; and the development of materials to demonstrate impact.

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27. Global Employee Relations Specialist

Reporting to the Global Head of Employee Relations and Policy, this role is the key HR investigations lead within our Latin America and African business units, and will also more generally support out of market investigations globally.

Experience required, skills or capabilities:

  • Extensive experience in an employee relations role, or as a human resources professional with an employee relations speciality, in a corporate environment.
  • Demonstrable track record in conducting workplace investigations to a high standard.
  • Have strong plain English drafting skills.
  • Have a flexible approach to hours to accommodate international time zones.
  • Fluency in Spanish is strongly preferred.
  • Experience in conducting investigations in a global or multi-jurisdictional environment.
  • Excellent relationship management and communication skills with an ability to influence and form trusted relationships with executives, senior leaders, managers and employees at all levels.
  • A resilient and optimistic approach, with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment leading a variety of priorities and stake.holder groups.

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28. Front of House Staff – Tatale Pan African Restaurant (London)

Tatale is a new contemporary Pan-African restaurant concept opening their first site at The Africa Centre in Southwark. Founded by Akwasi Brenya-Mensa in 2021, their mission is to expand the reach of African cuisines and to tell underrepresented stories through food, art and culture.

Main Duties

  • Responsible for delivering a warm and welcoming service to all guests
  • Sharing knowledge African cuisines
  • Communicating effectively with your manager and team
  • Inspiring your team to uphold excellent standards

Requirements

  • Prior experience in front-of-house within a fast-paced restaurant
  • Passionate about all things food, drink and hospitality
  • Culturally engaged
  • A desire to develop your career in an ambitious and exciting new restaurant
  • An eagerness to learn more about African cuisines and cultures
  • Is flexible and willing to meet the demands of a brand new operation.Hungry to learn and develop, comfortable with an ever changing, fast paced environment

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29. Marketing Automation Specialist – 100% Remote (African Leadership International)

The Marketing Automation Specialist will work hands on with with the Director of Marketing Technology to develop, implement and support marketing automation across the entire organisation.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 4+ years experience Marketing Automation (not a CRM Specialist. )
  • Demonstrable experience designing and ideating marketing automation solutions.
  • Experience managing a fully automated customer experience.
  • Experience building, and maintaining, a marketing tech stack.
  • Strong attention to detail; you are able to create and follow complicated build protocols consistently when creating automation campaigns.
  • Experience with Infusionsoft/Keap Max Classic a strong plus.
  • Strong collaborative muscle; you have ability and experience taking direction from non-technical colleagues and translating into technical deliverables.
  • Fast paced working delivery with tight precision

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30. Research Coordinator (Fixed Term) University of Cambridge

The successful candidate will have excellent organisational, IT, written and oral communication skills. S/he will have excellent interpersonal skills with a demonstrable ability to develop collaborative working relationships with a range of stakeholders. Previous experience of supporting collaborative projects and/or managing networks is also essential.

The Cambridge-Africa team are now looking to recruit a full-time Coordinator to provide administrative support for a collaborative COVID-19 genome sequencing project between the University of Cambridge and the West African Centre for Cell Biology of Infectious Pathogens (WACCBIP) at the University of Ghana. The project is funded by the Wellcome Trust and led by Professor Ian Goodfellow.

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31. Lead Curator – African Collections (British Library)

Closing date: 13 July 2022

The successful candidate will have a first degree or equivalent in a discipline relevant to African collections, a good knowledge of the history and cultures of Africa south of the Sahara, exemplified by a research or other relevant output, and a good working knowledge of one or more African languages. 

This role offers an exciting opportunity to join the British Library and to lead on developing, managing, promoting and making accessible the Library’s collection from and in the languages of Africa south of the Sahara. 

For more info about this role; click here

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32. Communications Manager and Blog Editor – LSE AFRICA

This role is central to driving the Firoz Lalji Institute for Africa (FLIA)’s strategic vision and working at a high level across the School to strengthen LSE’s research and engagement impact.

Candidates should have a senior level understanding of communications and public affairs in African research promotion, policy and publishing. Possess exceptional writing and editing skills for varied audiences and experience working with senior professionals to improve outputs.

To apply for this post, please go to https://jobs.lse.ac.uk/

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33. RAFT Research Programme Consortium CEO (0.6FTE) (UK or Africa)

The LSHTM is searching for a CEO to help in the management of the ‘Resilience Against Future Threats’ (RAFT) Research Programme Consortium (RPC). RAFT is funded by FCDO, and its mission is research that will be of practical benefit to national programmes for the control of vector-borne diseases especially malaria.

The successful candidate will have a postgraduate degree in development and/or public health, as well as substantial experience managing large research or public health programmes, preferably in low- and middle-income countries. Further particulars are included in the attached job description.

This post is part-time at 0.6FTE and is available until 30 April 2026. The post can be based either in the UK at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, or alternatively in an appropriate location in Africa. 

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34. Associate Project and Finance (Africa)

  • Support deal execution for Project Finance transactions for Africa covering spectrum of sectors including natural resources, renewables and infrastructure.
  • Participate in both origination and execution of transactions, from the pitch phase through to closing
  • Prepare presentation materials for use in client meetings

Strategy

  • To be a trusted advisor and partner of choice for our clients’ strategic corporate actions:
  • Support Project & Export Finance (“PEF”) colleagues and Regional Heads to formulate strategy for the business in the context of the overall client strategy across the region
  • Support the PEF Regional Heads to manage the implementation of the PEF business strategy
  • Build trusted relationships with Sponsors, Promoters and Commercial Banks
  • Build origination and execution capabilities as well as local regulatory knowledge across the major markets
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of clients and markets to support the team’s strategic dialogue with clients.

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35. Program Officer, Africa – UK, Netherlands, Senegal, Kenya, or Nigeria

Location:The Hague, NL; or London, or Edinburgh, UK; Dakar, Senegal; or Naribi, Kenya; or Abuja Nigeria

Candidates should have a track record in international relief and development, along with proven experience of managing the development, implementation, administration and compliance of European-funded grants. The successful candidate will possess excellent planning, communication and organisational skills, have a keen eye for detail, be proactive and flexible in their work, and possess the ability to develop strong relationships with colleagues across the agency, both at HQ level and in the field.

 Reporting to the Senior Programme Officer, the PO supports the SPO, the Regional Director (RD), the Deputy Regional Director (DRD) and Country Offices in many aspects of their country programme and grant administration. The PO plays a key role in connecting the field to HQ resources and represents the country/regional interests internally with various HQ teams as well as with external stakeholders. The PO works with the Senior Programme Office (SPO), DRD and RD to provide the secondary check and supports the field (ultimate point of responsibility) in adhering to internal and external policies and regulations. The PO also provides guidance to the Assistant Programme Officer (APO) and helps with the administration that is necessary for robust and accountable grant management. The PO furthermore plays an important role in rolling out agency-wide initiatives in countries in the region. This role may be assigned a portfolio of countries, for which they will give specific support. This will depend on relevant experience, and requirements from the wider Africa portfolio.

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36. Record Label Marketing Campaign Manager

Reporting to the Head of Music, this is a multi-faceted role requiring the wearing of multiple hats; working in the development, delivery and monitoring of all marketing requirements across channels, whilst simultaneously assisting in the discovery and signing of new music talent. It has specific responsibility for increasing the label’s visibility whilst simultaneously being involved in the production, marketing, promotions, campaigns and distribution activities related to label releases and getting our music to market.

You must have:

  • An absolute passion and excellent working knowledge of all music genres to include Dance/Electronic in addition to Hip Hop, Afro Trap, Grime and Reggae and a thorough understanding and awareness as to what sells
  • Strong business skills and possesses an understanding of the current music landscape, the latest innovations and consumer trends in digital media along with an awareness of current and developments within the music industry
  • Strong commercial awareness of the market, latest music trends, music business development, products and challenges along with a thorough working knowledge of the digital advertising marketplace across search, video, mobile and social in addition to creating innovative ways to drive streaming revenue for our acts and the label

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37. Head of Africa Platoon

This position is a unique opportunity to help lead Platoon’s efforts in an ever-evolving, critical space and work across the roster, and opportunities for Platoon and its partners. The ideal candidate is highly strategic leader, resourceful, creative, entrepreneurial, and collaborative.

Key Qualifications

8+ years work experience within the music industry with a background in management, A&R, artist and label partnerships, strategy, operations, marketing and promotions.

Extensive experience working directly with artists and their teams while producing results and constructive lines of communication.

Ability to thrive in an ambiguous work environment and lead change laterally and vertically across organisations influencing

Strong analytical skills and ability to collect and interpret data, using it to set performance targets and develop long-term strategies

An impeccable ability to build and maintain many relationships across the industry, with a ‘partner first’ approach.

Excellent communication skills, with experience of building and maintaining internal and external relationships.

Evidence of creative problem solving history, ability to work well collaboratively and under pressure.

Africa responsibilities:

Be responsible for the overall performance of this region in terms of streams achieved, artists signed and the strategy implemented in order to continue the successful trajectory of this business area

Strategically sign top tier African artists as well as developing artists who have the potential to become top tier African artists globally

Work with the A&R team to get the music of these artists to a place where the music is ready to be released and marketed

Create, plan and implement our approach with artists, managers releases and partners in Africa and other International regions

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38. Digital Analyst – Aggreko

Aggreko power factories in Nigeria and warm neighbourhoods in Romania. They bring relief when hurricanes and wildfires strike.

What You Will Do

You will establish, maintain and improve multiple data capture platforms with intricate technical knowledge, manage simple and complex data sets, build and query data for Aggreko’s chosen reporting platform, as well as build and manage all other reports and dashboards. You will also be responsible for establishing a culture and methodology of reporting relating to omnichannel marketing performance, globally.

What You Will Bring To The Role

  • Working knowledge of: PowerBI, Microsoft Office (Excel/Powerpoint); Marketing and digital analytics software and tools (e.g Google Analytics); Dashboard and MI report creation; Database query languages (e.g. SQL); Data visualisation
  • Solid technical skills and expertise with HTML and CSS optimized for email deployment
  • Strong independent project management skills
  • Capable of handling multiple tasks with competing priorities under minimal supervision
  • Highly effective communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Data-driven decision making
  • Able to think critically and exercise independent judgment and discretion
  • Must be highly organized and self-motivated with a sense of urgency
  • Detail orientation
  • Agile approach
  • Relevant degree or equivalent

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39. Postdoctoral Research Fellow – African Studies (Hamburg, Germany)

The successful candidate will work on the topic “External Actors and African Agency in Comparative Perspective” and will pursue an independent research agenda, to be briefly specified in the cover letter.

Expected qualifications:

  • excellent PhD in Social Sciences (Political Science, International Relations, Cultural Anthropology, Development Economics, Sociology, or related disciplines)
  • strong theoretical and comparative methodological skills (qualitative and/or quantitative)
  • strong record of research experience in African studies and/or International Relations
  • strong command of the English language; German is an asset but not a prerequisite
  • academic publications, preferably in high-ranking peer-reviewed journals and/or renowned publishing houses
  • readiness to contribute to academic services, especially to co-edit GIGA’s SCCI ranked journal “Africa Spectrum”. 

Desired qualifications:

  • experience with successful fundraising, preferably with competitive funding institutions (e.g., DFG, EU)
  • experience on the ground/ field work in Africa or other regions under investigation at the GIGA
  • experience in coordinating or editing a journal or similar activities.

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40. MPhil Studentship: Digital Technology to support artisanal fishing boats in East Africa (Newcastle)

A fully funded MPhil studentship is available in the Marine Offshore and Subsea Technology Group within the School of Engineering at Newcastle University.

The MPhil will connect with the Flipflopi project through a specific and associated research interest of the investigating team at Newcastle University. We wish to investigate how low-cost technology can be embedded on fishing boats to aid their performance and safety. We envisage using affordable single board computers, microcontrollers or android smart phones as a sensing and communication device, linking to robust algorithms that can predict aspects of the vessel performance such as stability and seakeeping. The MPhil will research several possible configurations and use-cases for this type of technology, then develop a prototype with the intention for this to be deployed on a case study fishing boat in Kenya. We intend for the project to involve a period of fieldwork in Kenya working out of the Flipflopi boatyard. There will also be opportunity to work with and support a team of undergraduates from Newcastle on a shorter summer placement with the Flipflopi. 

How To Apply

You must apply through the University’s online postgraduate application system.

You will need to:

  • Insert the programme code 7070F in the programme of study section
  • select ‘PhD Marine Technology (FT) – Marine Technology (Engineering)’ as the programme of study
  • Insert the studentship code ENG095 in the studentship/partnership reference field
  • Attach a covering letter and CV. The covering letter must state the title of the studentship, quote reference code ENG095 and state how your interests and experience relate to the project
  • Attach degree transcripts and certificates and, if English is not your first language, a copy of your English language qualifications.

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41. Vice President (VP) Partnerships, Crypto (MSF Africa)

Senior role looking for a VP Partnerships, Crypto to join the Bank and Non-Bank Financial Institutions (NBFIs) business unit and be responsible for shaping the crypto business vertical within MFS Africa Group.

He/she will serve as MFS Africa’s expert in the crypto space and lead all crypto-related initiatives across the markets MFS Africa serves.

As a core member of the NBFIs team, the VP Partnerships, Crypto will report to the Head of Business Development and work closely with various internal and external stakeholders to ensure growth of the financial institutions’ ecosystem connected to the MFS Africa payments platform.

You will be a good fit if you are:

  • Experienced in working with crypto exchanges (preferred)
  • Self-driven with a high degree of resilience
  • Highly goal and results orientation
  • A solid relationship builder with cross-cultural competency
  • Commercially astute with excellent negotiation skills and the ability to present and influence deals at senior management level
  • Able to network at a senior level. The ideal candidate should already possess an existing extensive network in the crypto industry

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Shape the short-term and long-term crypto strategy for MFS Africa
  • Build and oversee a strong pipeline of crypto-related opportunities, namely with crypto exchanges, digital currency wallets, and blockchain payment platforms
  • Manage and grow strategic partnerships with key crypto players at C-level
  • Understand market trends, client needs and develop strategies to close the resulting opportunities
  • Oversee the business development process from lead development to contracting to account growth
  • Work closely with the Head of Business Development to develop and execute account plans and strategies
  • Provide market feedback and knowledge to the Product team

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Business Management, Finance, or any other relevant field
  • Post graduate qualification would be an added advantage
  • Minimum 12 years of experience in the financial industry or digital payments space, with at least 6 years spent in business development or product strategy roles in blockchain / crypto.
  • Cross-cultural exposure, ideally with experience working with the African market

For more info about this role; please click here

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42. Growth Analytics Lead – NALA (London)

Nala are on a mission to increase economic opportunity on the African continent and for its diaspora around the world. By creating community-powered financial solutions, we make it easier to make day-to-day payments and do business in an increasingly global Africa. #BuildOurAfrica 🚀

The Role

We are looking for an experienced growth analyst to drive NALA’s growth amongst the African diaspora in the UK. You will be working extremely closely with our UK Growth Manager, Community Leads and the wider Growth team to drive paradigm-shifting growth strategies. From defining effective growth metrics and executing campaigns to creating our measurement ecosystem, you will be involved in every step of a data-driven growth journey.

In the first 6 months, we would love for you to:

  • Define, measure and understand our growth metrics. How do they interrelate, and what are their respective impacts on our goal?
  • Create a measurement ecosystem to integrate all of our online and offline activations and help us make better investment decisions.
  • Understand user engagement and use of the product. Where is the magic moment, and how can we help people discover it earlier?
  • Measure the impact of both existing / new features and growth experiments on our key metrics.
  • Design marketing experiments and quickly iterate to improve performance.
  • Devise & manage implementation of longer-term product features that generate network effects and encourage word of mouth referral.
  • Work with our design and development teams to introduce features that promote growth and customer experience.

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43. Tanzanian Community Lead, Nala (London)

Reports Into: UK Growth Manager

Compensation: £30k – £35k starting salary (negotiable depending on experience) and significant equity. We would love to have an open discussion with you and we are more than happy to discuss further and look after every situation on a case by case basis depending on experience and interview performance.

Location: London. We offer remote working, but due to the nature of the role, you will need to be based in London.

Accessibility and Inclusion: We want every interview to be as comfortable so you can focus on showing us as much of you as possible. Our interviews are typically conducted via Zoom. If there are adjustments we can make to assist you in the hiring process, please do let us know in the application.

We are looking for a passionate, creative and tenacious UK Community Lead to join the team. You will be working extremely closely with the Community Team, the UK Growth Manager, CEO and the rest of the growth team to connect with the Tanzanians community across the UK. On top of managing meaningful relationships with communities leaders, you will will also be recruiting and leading a team of community and student ambassadors to share NALA’s story and benefits. Community work is at the heart of what we do at NALA and this role will be at the heart of it all.

In the first 6 months, we would love for you to:

  • Coordinate UK community strategy with wider team
  • Manage ambassador groups (including onboarding, training, motivating the team)
  • Be an ambassador yourself! You will be a role model of how it is done that others will look up to

For more info about this role; please click here

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44. Kenyan Community Lead, Nala (London or remote)

Reports Into: UK Growth Manager

Compensation: £30k – £35k starting salary (negotiable depending on experience) and significant equity. We would love to have an open discussion with you and we are more than happy to discuss further and look after every situation on a case by case basis depending on experience and interview performance.

Location: London. We offer remote working, but due to the nature of the role, you will need to be based in London.

Accessibility and Inclusion: We want every interview to be as comfortable so you can focus on showing us as much of you as possible. Our interviews are typically conducted via Zoom. If there are adjustments we can make to assist you in the hiring process, please do let us know in the application.

We know that finding a job can be stressful. It can be really hard to tick all the boxes for any job description however we encourage you to apply even if you cannot tick every single of the box. Here is what we are looking for:

  • Experience leading communities and events
  • Experience with people management
  • Have an affinity with Kenya and its diaspora communities
  • Excellent communication skills in written and spoken English

These are some nice to haves that would really get our attention:

  • You have experience working fast growing startups
  • In addition to English, you can also speak French or Swahili

For more info about this role; please click here

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Writer: Tholani Alli * Blog: AfricanCultureBlog * Contact: africancultureblog@gmail.com * Languages: Zul/Swa/Lin/Yor/Hau/Bam/Eng/Fre * Proverb: Egyagaza omubi; omulugi takimanya (Luganda) ‘What makes the ugly person; the beautiful one will never know’ * Thank You!

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