Open Capital Career Program as a Senior Project Leader for African Graduates

Open Capital Career Program as a Senior Project Leader for African Graduates is now open for applications from highly motivated and talented individuals to join to transform Africa by advancing African economies and building future generations of business leaders.

The Open Capital Career are a top employer that seeks excellence in everything doing, also have built a platform to drive change through African markets and are seeking exceptional team members to join in Nairobi, Kampala, Accra, Abidjan, Dakar, Lagos, and Lusaka.


  • Organisation: Open Capital Career
  • Program Location: Nairobi, Kampala, Accra, Abidjan, Lusaka, or Lagos
  • Program Duration: 2 years
  • Available Slot: Several
  • Basic Qualifications: Graduates
  • Nationality: All Nationalities

See Also: ARM Young Talent Program (AYTP) for National and International Students 

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants are expected to meet the following conditions for the Open Capital Career Program as a Senior Project Leader:

  • Applicants must be African
  • Applicants must be graduates
  • 8-12 years of proven experience at a top global management consulting firm, investment firm, or experience as an entrepreneur or leader in a high-growth business, with significant responsibility for deliverables and client service. MBA or advanced degree helpful but not required
  • Ability to effectively work with clients at all levels and backgrounds, managing complex situations with many stakeholders. Experience in Africa is preferred but not required
  • Interest in sectors helping drive African economies, such as agriculture, energy access, financial services, healthcare, among others
  • Experience managing teams and coaching junior team members
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills
  • Professional fluency in English with fluency in French or African languages as a strong plus. Applicants interested in Abidjan & Dakar locations should be fluent in both French and English. 

Key Responsibilities

  • As a senior leader you will be oversee multiple projects, solve client challenges and designing impactful solutions for a range of clients, including businesses, investors, and development partners. See here for various past examples
  • Lead multiple projects in developing business & industry strategies, structuring capital raises, and building creative approaches to broad development challenges.
  • Execute results-oriented solutions that generate significant impact and outcomes. We are not typical consultants; our work typically extends across multiple engagements working closely with our partners over time to ensure action is taken and support implementation
  • Oversee project management and work plans and take significant responsibility for key milestones and deliverables.
  • Manage and coach junior team members, while closely collaborating with our Principals and Partners to develop your own skills and experience to become Principal at Open Capital
  • Support business development and new idea origination and build your own deep networks and develop innovative solutions with our partners.

 Also Apply: The Machel-Mandela Internship Programme for Young Graduates 2024

Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: As part of the application process for the Open Capital Career Program as a Senior Project Leader, interested applicant should tell us about yourself by filling out the online application form and sharing your CV. We greatly appreciate your interest, but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted due to the high volume of applications.

Application Deadline:

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