VENTURE FOR AFRICA
Venture for Africa offers a 3-month immersion program designed to immerse top local and global talent in the African startup ecosystem.
We enable experienced talent who might be new to the startup space or the particular market they’re looking to enter, to soft-land and gain context while working with a startup or venture fund that's hiring.
Are you ready to #TaketheLeap?
HOW IT WORKS
Get Matched: Apply and get matched with a VFA startup partner in your area of interest.
Get Immersed: Spend 3 months in this role, during which you will be immersed in the local context, get plugged into the right networks, and get to understand market nuances.
Get Working: Work on real project deliverables for your assigned startup while being paid.
Get Hired: While full-time roles are not guaranteed, you are fast-tracked through ordinary application processes for available full-time roles with the startup after the experience.
Startup Partner:Zoie Health
Zoie Health is Africa’s first digital women’s health clinic. Zoie’s mission is to make quality women’s healthcare more accessible for millions of women around the world by leveraging leading technology, world-class clinical care and love.
Zoie is an award-winning integrated women's health and wellness digital (app) platform focused on virtual consults, subscriptions, a shop and an online community of women and medical experts.
The team at Zoie Health is seeking a Strategy and Operations Lead to collaborate with the CEO in conceptualizing and executing key strategic projects.
This is a hybrid role based in Johannesburg, South Africa, with a preference for local candidates; however, exceptional remote candidates from around the world are welcome to apply.
The ideal candidate should have excellent strategic thinking, project management, analytical, communication, and teamwork skills, as well as an eye for detail. They should also have a solid background in project management and product development.
Examples of areas you will work on are:
Reports to: CEO
Nice to have
Venture for Africa is a fellowship program designed to fill talent gaps in Africa’s startup ecosystem by enabling top local and global fellows to access opportunities with leading startups in Africa. Our flagship 3-month fellowship program combines on-the-ground experience offering localized context, expert mentorship, and real project work at leading startups hiring now. Launched in 2020, our mission is to accelerate economic growth and technological innovation in Africa by mobilising the next generation of startup talent and equipping them with the experiences and context they need to meaningfully contribute to elevating businesses and livelihoods in Africa.