Job Openings at Welcome2Africa International

April 28, 2019 Michael Shabi No comments exist

Welcome2Africa International is a private sector development company committed to the positive economic growth of Africa and from the get-go, founded upon the vision to redefine the image of Africa.

Welcome2Africa International develops and initiate a range of activities to catalyze and facilitate investment, trade and business/commercial interest into and across Africa – All with a current focus and commitment to the development and transformation of Africa’s Agribusiness sector.

Communication Intern

  • Job TypeFull Time  
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND  
  • LocationAbuja
  • Job FieldInternships / Volunteering   Media / Advertising / Branding  

Job Description

  • Under the supervision of the CM (Communications Manager), Welcome2Africa International is seeking a Communications Intern.


  • The communications Intern position is responsible for digital marketing, social media and content creation as well as inbound/ internal communication to help enhance The W2A brand and lead generation, working alongside a flexible communication department, supporting collaboratively the marketing strategy and execution. Deliverables:
  • Customer/ client outreach: targeting specific customer/ stakeholders/ segments aggressively through online efforts, with the objective to convert our customer-outreach communication activities into leads. This is a shared objective with the Commercial department.
  • Maintain digital presence through online material, blog, and social media, tailoring the digital content to support and promote Welcome2Africa activities and efforts.
  • Content writing of Initiatives/ Workshops/ Events as well as for our marketing and commercial material. Topics and calendar will be assigned at the beginning of the internship
  • Report on marketing activities & established KPIs (Key Performance Indicators).
  • Events communications support, as assigned.
  • Assist the fundraising efforts with research, content and design.
  • Other ad-hoc tasks such as assisting with sales material, incl. presentations, brochures, etc. supporting our Commercial, Digital Marketing and Partnership Management activities.

What it takes

  • An understanding of sustainable development trends.
  • Preferably Business, Marketing, or Finance background with an interest in technology with business models, data analytics and reporting.
  • Prior exposure to website design and online marketing. WordPress, Google Analytics and Google Adwords a strong plus, as well as Inbound Marketing, SEO, SEM, PPC
  • Excellent copywriting and minimal graphical design skills
  • An eye for details – from grammar to new business opportunities
  • Self-paced and disciplined to deliver results while working remotely
  • Collaboration skills
  • Fluency in the English.

What You’ll Learn

  • The ins and outs of sustainable business and impact investing
  • The art of customer support and relationship building
  • Teamwork and project management skills important to any career
  • Multitasking and adaptability in a startup focused on the “next big thing”
  • We believe in and commit to working closely with and coaching our new team members; you provide the energy and drive; we provide the knowledge and experience.

Investment Analyst

  • Job TypeFull Time  
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND  
  • Experience3 – 5 years
  • LocationAbuja
  • Job FieldFinance / Accounting / Audit  

Under the supervision of the CEO (Chief Executive Officer) and the OM (Operations Manager), Welcome2Africa International is seeking an Investment Analyst with 3 years working expense to be responsible for performing research, and analysis on equities, and other capital market instruments in target markets and industries, in order to provide informed research notes, and recommendations to W2A and Clientele/ stakeholder which aids in the investment process, through the application of problem-solving expertise and a broad knowledge of global investment practices and financial  policies with the ability interpret base data an into meaningful recommendations successfully.


  • Research: Undertake research on various classes of capital market, tech industry and company data, developing research reports and publications, and provide recommendations to support both internal and external as well as conduct primary research from industry sources
  • Macroeconomic Analysis: Undertake analysis, and interpretation into the impact of various key environmental drivers such as socio-political factors, market / industry trends, geographic trends. targeting markets, industries, governments regulatory agencies and companies, with the aim of creating bespoke recommendations and predictions for decision-making.
  • Financial Modelling: Input data into proprietary financial models, to represent both real-world financial situations, and scenarios to form basis for research notes, and advice to guide the effective decision-making of both internal teams, and external clientele.
  • Support Business Development Activities: Actively contribute to research materials for purposes of making sales pitches to both existing and prospective clients, this will be in conjunction with the Business development department.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of industry happenings and current events.
  • Take responsibility for the coverage of market sectors and regions
  • Make regular presentations to internal and external clients
  • Perform active surveillance of portfolio of W2A stakeholders to identify trends and make recommendations.
  • Researching companies, particularly in terms of their financial functioning
  • Analysing company accounts, profit and loss sheets and cash flow information
  • Interpreting complicated financial information
  • writing financial research summaries
  • regularly meeting with company managers, stock market traders, fund managers and stockbrokers
  • making informed recommendations
  • collating detailed, up-to-date information about the economy and financial markets.


  •  Qualifications in business studies, management, statistics, mathematics, accounting or economics can be particularly helpful, as can an MBA or similar professional qualification. Relevant paid or voluntary experience gained via internships can be beneficial. Language skills may also be useful when working for an employer with international clients.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of cognate experience in similar role.
  • Bachelor degree from accredited university.
  • MBA or other advanced degree in finance.
  • Relevant professional qualifications in finance, and investment management (e.g. CIS, CFA, ACCA).

Operations Manager

  • Job TypeFull Time  
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND  
  • LocationAbuja
  • Job FieldAdministration / Secretarial  

Under the supervision of the CEO (Chief Executive Officer), Welcome2Africa International is seeking a Operations Manager with 3 years working expense with the following responsibilities:

Serve as the internal leader of the organization:

  • Coordinate the annual operations plan and budget
  • Lead the performance management process that measures and evaluates progress against goals for the organization
  • Provide for all staff a strong day-to-day leadership presence; bridge national and regional operations and support an open-door policy among all staff
  • Establish policies that promote company culture and vision
  • Evaluate performance by analyzing and interpreting data and metrics
  • Write and submit reports to the CEO in all matters of importance

Initiate and manage HR processes this includes:

o Recruitment

o Coaching

o Retaining

Program Operational Leadership:

  • Provide effective and inspiring leadership by being actively involved in all programs and services, developing a broad and deep knowledge of all programs.
  • Identify opportunities for Welcome2Africa to leverage cross-program strengths to take advantage of new opportunities and/or to address organizational challenges.

External Relationship Development:

  • Manage and cultivate existing relationships with funders to secure and expand recurring revenue streams.
  • Publicly represent Welcome2Africa with the media and external constituency groups including community, governmental, and private organizations and build excitement for Welcome2Africa’s brand.

Strategic Plan Implementation:

  • Provide programmatic leadership and input for all strategic plan implementation processes with the Founder/CEO and staff. Coach program directors as they implement the strategic plan and transition program operations.
  • Develop and implement a system for tracking and reporting on the progress of the strategic plan implementation.
  • Design and implement business strategies, plans and procedures
  • Set comprehensive goals for performance and growth
  • Lead employees to encourage maximum performance and dedication
  • Evaluate performance by analyzing and interpreting data and metrics
  • Write and submit reports to the CEO in all matters of importance
  • Assist CEO in fundraising ventures
  • Participate in expansion activities (investments, acquisitions, corporate alliances etc.)
  • Manage relationships with partners/vendors
  • Assist CEO in fundraising ventures
  • Participate in expansion activities
  • Manage relationships with partners/vendors
  • Financial Management and Oversight
  • Working with the accountant, manage and oversee all financial and business planning activities, including:
  • Direct and administer all financial plans
  • Oversee business policies and accounting practices
  • Review and analyze financial reports
  • Support and advise the CEO in decision making
  • Lead and support organizational budgeting process
  • Oversee reporting and monitoring of organizational performance metrics.
  • Provide overall financial oversight and monitoring.
  • Ensure that relevant financial data is presented to the CEO and senior management team.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Cover Letter and CV to:

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