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Recruiting Associate

About Open Capital Advisors

Open 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 200 engagements across industries spanning 16 countries in Africa. We have helped our clients raise more than $250M and achieve sustainable growth and social impact. Our team of 50+ brings 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, Kampala, and Lusaka.

Recruiting Associate Role

We are looking to hire an energetic Recruiting Associate with a high level of attention to detail to work full-time in our Nairobi headquarters. Our ideal candidate is able to multi-task, suggest process improvements, and ask for help when needed, taking an innovative approach to recruiting and bringing a welcoming attitude to our office. This role will report to our People Operations Senior Associate.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Assist in the coordination of the annual Analyst recruiting across Africa
  • Administer new employee on-boarding and coordinate new employee training
  • Coordinate senior hire recruiting for both African and international hires
  • Maintain manager &  employee confidence by keeping human resources information strictly confidential
  • Provide bi-weekly staffing update details for the team across all offices
  • Assist in coordinating full team feedback
  • Any other duties as assigned by People Ops Senior Associate & management

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, or a related field
  • Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management
  • Associate member of IHRM
  • 1-2 years’ experience recruiting for different levels in a fast-growing organization

Desired Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills- both written and verbal
  • Great attention to detail
  • Ability to multitask
  • Ability to assess all responsibilities and prioritizing as needed
  • Time management

We expect our Recruiting Associate to complete tasks to a high degree of excellence, putting in the effort required to do so. This is a full-time position; our office is open Monday to Friday with somewhat flexible working hours, while infrequent weekend work may occasionally be required to attend recruiting events.

Compensation will depend on experience and will increase with excellent performance.

Please use this online platform to apply and ensure you include at least two references in your CV.

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