Venture for Africa Fellowship Program 2021

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Applications are ongoing for the Venture for Africa Fellowship Program 2021. The fellowship is for a next challenge or planning major career moves, becoming a Venture for Africa Fellow provides a unique opportunity to gain startup experience and local industry knowledge while contributing to meaningful impact at a leading African startup.

Venture for Africa Fellowship Program 2021

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Applications are now open and can be accessed through the organization’s website. Interested candidates can find open roles ranging from marketing, to finance, to operations, data science, and engineering, and apply online. Find out more by reading on and discover how to apply.

Venture for Africa Fellowship Program 2021 – About

Venture for Africa is a 3-month fellowship program designed to immerse top global talent in the African startup landscape.

We partner with Africa’s fastest-growing startups to co-design an experience that enables fellows to quickly gain relevant skills and in-market knowledge, complete real project work, and get fast-tracked to apply for a full-time role in their field.

PRODUCT MANAGEMENT

For individuals with backgrounds and skills in product management who are passionate about building products.

Using data-driven methods, you will manage the success of software & hardware products through experiments, established tools, and work with cross-functional teams to design, build, and roll-out products that deliver a company’s vision and strategy.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

For fellows with project management experience who can help a startup manage its organization of critical projects.

You should apply for this fellowship if you possess well-developed interpersonal skills, including the ability to manage diverse personalities, plan and designate project resources, prepare budgets, monitor progress, and keep stakeholders informed the entire way.

We’re looking for someone who has the ability to plan and see the “big picture” while managing the details of a project to ideal execution.

How it Works

  • Get Matched: Fellows are matched with specific roles relevant to their skillsets. Fellowship programs are co-created with VFA startup partners.
  • Get Immersed: Fellows spend 3 months in their roles, during which they are immersed in the local context, receive training from expert mentors, and get to understand market nuances.
  • Get Working: Fellows work on real project deliverables for their assigned. startups. Final projects are presented to the startup team, and fellows receive feedback.
  • Get Hired: While full-time roles are not guaranteed, fellows are fast-tracked through ordinary application processes for full-time roles at startup partners.

For more information about the Venture for Africa Fellowship, using this link https://www.venturefor.africa/apply-now

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