We are looking for exceptional leaders who share our motivation and drive. Principals should feel comfortable leading multiple client projects, developing complex strategies and analyses, contributing fresh ideas, and feeling personally accountable for the impact we achieve. Our team is energetic and driven and we are quick to reward performance and initiative. We are open to a variety of backgrounds but top candidates will typically have the following:
10+ years of proven experience at a top global management consulting or development consulting firm or experience as an entrepreneur or leader in a high-growth business, with significant responsibility for deliverables, partnership formation, and client service;
Demonstrated ability to manage and lead a team, with top reviews as a people manager;
Proven ability to set strategies and drive these to completion, owning results;
Strong communication skills and analytical abilities and insightful, structured way of presenting information;
Ability to effectively work with potential and existing clients at all levels and backgrounds;
Adaptability and ability to work across functions;
Desire to work and live in Nairobi or Kampala for at least 24 months with interest in forming a career at Open Capital and progressing to Partner;
Multiple languages and previous Africa experience useful but not required.
You will be responsible for leading OCA across all aspects of its growth and development, overseeing business development and driving overall strategy. You will identify challenges and opportunities as we grow, suggest approaches and strategies, and take part in budget and agenda-setting, working closely with our co-founders.
: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience
: 10 years
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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