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Senior Project Leader

Closing: Jan 27, 2023

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Published: Jan 24, 2023 (6 days ago)

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Your skills and experience

We are looking for exceptional leaders and executers who share our motivation and drive. Senior Project Leaders 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:

  • 10-15+ 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;
  • Significant experience leading complex projects, including strong communication skills and analytical abilities;
  • Ability to effectively work with clients at all levels and backgrounds;
  • Interest in guiding teams and mentoring our analysts & junior team members;
  • Demonstrated experience in emerging markets and particularly Africa experience is preferred but not required.
  • Excellent command in written and spoken English is required.
  • Applicants interested in Abidjan & Dakar locations should be fluent in French and English.


Responsibilities

Your skills and experience

We are looking for exceptional leaders and executers who share our motivation and drive. Senior Project Leaders 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:

  • 10-15+ 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;
  • Significant experience leading complex projects, including strong communication skills and analytical abilities;
  • Ability to effectively work with clients at all levels and backgrounds;
  • Interest in guiding teams and mentoring our analysts & junior team members;
  • Demonstrated experience in emerging markets and particularly Africa experience is preferred but not required.
  • Excellent command in written and spoken English is required.
  • Applicants interested in Abidjan & Dakar locations should be fluent in French and English.


We have built a platform to drive change through African markets and are seeking exceptional team members to join us. Our Senior Project Leaders serve as senior leaders across a portfolio of client projects, guiding and coaching our talented Analysts & Associates, leading on new client opportunities globally, and assuming management responsibility for OCA’s growth.

Senior Project Leaders work closely with our clients to develop business & industry strategies, structure capital raises, and build creative approaches to broad development challenges. We count on you to own outcomes, interacting with senior clients around the world, managing multiple OCA teams, and developing deliverables that achieve results.

You will join Open Capital at an exciting time – we are seeking to achieve broad, ambitious growth goals, and leverage our strong international brand in the impact investing and frontier market space. We are being called to solve challenges in many diverse frontier markets – from Kenya, Nigeria, and South Africa to Sierra Leone, Niger, and the DRC. The right candidate should be excited to take on a new level of responsibility and genuinely motivated by the challenging strategic and financial questions we answer for our clients.


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