23 Feb 2022

Practice Manager at Africa Foresight Group

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Job Description


Africa Foresight Group (AFG) is a fast-growing tech venture that operates across the continent to build African companies into global champions through freelancing services. Our innovative platform, Peralta, connects top consulting talent from Africa and the world with companies looking to scale and professionalize. We are a market network for top talent and believe that the future of work is Africa. Are you keen to see African companies grow to global scale? Do you believe in the freelance revolution? And do you love pursuing what is thought impossible? Then our AFG community is the right place for you.

Role Overview

As the Practice Manager at AFG, you will be championing content development at AFG that drive our reputation as a thought leader, reporting to the CEO. You are the right person for this role if you love strategic problem solving, research and knowledge generation. Thinking through questions about economic development, future trends and business growth is something you truly enjoy and find flow in.

Who you are?

Your team preferences

  • You are passionate about private sector development in Africa and AFG’s purpose
  • You see yourself as a leader and genuinely believe that the work you choose to do has real consequences for the future of the continent
  • You thrive in fast-paced, high-octane work environments that require initiative, diligence and creativity
  • You are a strong communicator, both in writing and verbally, who can build relationships with senior stakeholders at ease
  • You care about working in a highly supportive environment with team members who are dedicated and help each other
  • You are comfortable with receiving direct feedback and are motivated to deliver results

Your experience

  • BSc Degree from a leading African or foreign tertiary institution
  • 3-4 years of working experience, with focus on African private sector and gained experience in business development, writing, and reviewing proposals
  • Building storyboards and logic trees to analyze a problem is something you could do all day
  • Experience in managing a team and upward management
  • Excellent written communication skills to develop Powerpoint presentations and short reports with minimal supervision
  • Strong written communication skills with attention to details
  • Strong entrepreneurial skills and “can do” attitude
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment, supported by team members

Your responsibilities

Stakeholder management

  • Collaborate with other members of the team to drive regular newsletters sent by AFG to different groups of stakeholders
  • Engagement of partners that are interested in thought leadership cooperation (e.g. for joint reports)
  • Take ownership of the content planning for AFG events that are held to augment the brand of our Firm

Impact monitoring

  • Design and implement a robust impact tracking system for AFG
  • Develop regular reporting on the level of impact achievement of AFG that is shared with internal and external stakeholders

Anchoring of thought leadership development

  • Regularly build thought leadership frameworks that tie into the different service lines of AFG and will be published internally to enhance quality of project delivery as well as externally for marketing purposes
  • Co-write short articles about said frameworks to illustrate and apply them based on real examples

What we offer

  • Competitive, incentive-based remuneration
  • Working in a flexible, vibrant team environment
  • Constant opportunities for learning and growth
  • International exposure
  • Purpose-driven work experience
  • Ownership of your own personal development and career advancement

AFG is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status, and encourage all applicants to apply.





Method of Application

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Closing Date : 10th March. 2022




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