At Open Capital, you will join an exceptional team solving some of the most pressing challenges across Africa. You will secure a valuable opportunity for career growth working on high-impact projects in multiple industries. Click on the links below to hear from our team on a few of our priority areas: Agriculture, WASH, Gender, Supporting SMEs in West Africa, Humanitarian and more.
We are a diverse, highly-motivated team with a dual mission: advance African economies & build generations of business leaders. Our culture enables us to deliver exceptional client outcomes and support each other as we grow into global leaders. We enjoy solving big, tough challenges and working with great people to do it!
Open Capital offers a range of full-time opportunities for recent university graduates and experienced professionals. Successful candidates demonstrate analytical strength, comfort with ambiguity, a strong desire and willingness to learn, and effective teamwork.
All candidates are recruited through a case-based interview process. Our interviews include a mix of business cases and behavioral questions. There is a wide range of case preparation materials online, and we encourage candidates to review these in advance of their interviews. If you would like to find out which role might be the best fit for you, please see the detailed descriptions here.
Beyond our consulting and capital markets teams, Open Capital offers opportunities in internal operations and finance in the countries where we work. Candidates interested in these roles are recruited through a phone screen, performance tasks relevant to the position, and in-person interviews.
Each year we welcome new analyst cohorts to our team. Applications for the analyst position are typically due in February, June, and October and successful candidates begin work at different times throughout the year.
For Project Leader and Principal positions, Open Capital offers a rolling application process. Successful candidates often begin working with us within 3-6 months, but we can accommodate longer timelines based on individual needs.