Job: Project Leaders (Open Capital Advisors)

Application Deadline: Rolling,  for start dates in Q1 and Q3 2017
Location: Nairobi, KenyaAbout Open Capital AdvisorsOpen Capital Advisors is a management consulting and financial advisory firm that drives growth, enables investment, and builds markets across Africa. We help businesses, investors, development partners, and the public sector identify opportunities and deliver unique, impactful solutions. By offering deep, operationally-focused management support and creative financial structuring, we help open markets and support sustainable businesses to transform industries.

Since we founded Open Capital in 2010, we have completed more than 160 engagements across industries spanning 12 countries in across Africa. We have helped our clients raise more than $60M and achieve sustainable growth and social impact. Our East Africa-based team of 42 offers experience from the world’s top consultancies, private equity firms, investment banks, and development organizations including The Boston Consulting Group, Citigroup, Credit Suisse, IFC, McKinsey, and The World Bank. We currently have offices in Nairobi, Kenya and Kampala, Uganda.

We continue to expand rapidly and are looking for exceptional staff to join our senior team in a 12-month minimum career-track role based in Nairobi. During this year, you will work closely with senior management to lead multiple client projects while managing & mentoring our junior team.

The Project Leader role

As a Project Leader you will support multiple live projects simultaneously across a range of high-growth industries and client types. Project Leaders work closely with our clients to develop business & industry strategies, structure capital raises, and address difficult operational challenges. Our work does not end with recommendations; in most projects, Open Capital teams oversee execution and implementation, working with all levels of client staff…

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