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  • Posted: Sep 22, 2020
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    At ALX, we’re unlocking the future we want to see. We’re catalyzing the transformation of Africa, by developing the next generation of bold, innovative, ethical and entrepreneurial leaders. We’re unlocking the potential of the world's largest workforce. The future is calling: be the answer.
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    Senior Accountant, REA 6

    ABOUT THE JOB 

    The mission of the Senior Accountant  job is ensuring that as a for profit company The Room and ALX operates ethically with best in class systems and is a cost effective organization.The goals of the Senior Accountant job are ensuring operational excellence for the organization and subsequent stakeholder satisfaction as well as contributing to our business strategy and our bottom line which is based on being a cost effective organization.

    The main activities of this role will be:

    • To take ownership of the day-to-day, monthly and year end operations of the Accounting/Finance department and maintain the integrity of the general ledger at all times
    • To lead the month end close process in line with group reporting deadlines
    • To perform general accounts analysis and reconciliations including bank statements, fixed assets, accruals, prepayments, deferred revenue and intercompany matching
    • To process monthly payroll for +70 staff Assist in year end close and prepare for statutory audit in line with set deadlines and statutory requirements
    • To prepare weekly cash flow forecast to support treasury management
    • To develop and ensure compliance with group policies and regulatory requirements
    • To liaise with banks, tax authority and other relevant external parties
    • To assist the Financial Controller with ad hoc projects including investors’ reporting and budget

    YOUR SUPERPOWERS

    JOB SKILLS, MINDSETS & BACKGROUND

    • You are a qualified accountant (ACCA or equivalent) with at least 3 years of post-qualification experience in an accounting role
    • You have strong auditing, accounting and financial skills
    • You are detail oriented and triple-check important documents, emails, presentations, etc.
    • You are proficient with spreadsheets and you have working knowledge of an accounting software
    • You have great written and verbal communication skills, including ability to interact effectively at various levels of stakeholder management 
    • You have a frugal mentality and are a strategic thinker that can help us become lean and financially efficient
    • You have an open mindset: Should be open to changes and the unknown

    YOU WILL LOVE THE ROOM IF...

    • Initiative & Courage: You have an owners’ approach and  you are proactive with what needs to be done; you also embrace risks and failure
    • Humility & Adaptability: You have a beginners’ mindset and you always seek to learn; you are also flexible and embrace pivoting
    • Possibility & Adventure: You are passionate about life, you have a growth mindset and you can thrive on uncertain circumstances and uncharted territory
    • Resilience: You tackle difficult situations with a can-do attitude and are relentless in the pursuit of your goals 
    • Emergent Leadership: You are aware, and can manage, your emotions and those of others very well, you also have an empathetic, collaborative approach to leadership and you love working with others

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    Transformation Unit Change Manager

    ABOUT THE JOB 

    The mission of the Transformation Unit Change Manager  job is to serve as a key link between vision, strategy and execution enabling us to move as quickly and efficiently as possible as a cohesive organisation to realize our strategic vision. The goals of the Transformation Unit Change Manager job are:

    • To connect the dots between the BIG ideas and day to day implementation of complex org-wide initiatives; driving projects to completion in an agile manner
    • To be the Champions of Change and articulate the benefit of each  initiative and the value it  will bring to the organisation
    • To establish the right levels of discipline and governance to provide a framework that enables our culture of rapid change and experimentation to flourish
    • To provide an org-wide roadmap of key initiatives; ensuring alignment of all stakeholders; evolving over time with a continuous learning and feedback loop
    • To unify the Mega Tribes by establishing clear communications channels, cross-functional visibility and consistent and efficient working rhythms
    • To introduce org-wide systems and processes that will enable our organization to grow

    The main activities of this role will be:

    • To establish clear visibility into our progress towards our moonshot & accountability with our outcomes by maintaining the roadmap with all org-wide key initiatives
    • To develop the strategy and delivery plan for key initiatives; utilizing Change Management methodologies and best practices, working with stakeholders to ensure alignment of objectives, resources, scope and outcomes
    • To empower the organization to autonomously achieve their objectives by facilitating cross-functional communications (formal and informal), removing roadblocks addressing inter-dependencies
    • To ensure the org-wide initiatives evolve as needed to reflect changes in overall strategic objectives and business priorities
    • To provide consistent communications and regular updates from the TU to internal and external stakeholders
    • To motivate, encourage and inspire the development of a strong, efficient and effective leadership team.

    YOUR SUPERPOWERS

    JOB SKILLS, MINDSETS & BACKGROUND

    • You have very strong organisational communication skills
    • You have an ability to translate strategic goals into actionable initiatives
    • Change Management: You have exceptional change management techniques and practice
    • You have an ability to coordinate complex stakeholders and projects
    • Interpersonal Skills: You have an ability to interact effectively across all levels of the organisation
    • Collaborative Spirit: You are a great team player who can collaborate effectively
    • Strategic Thinking: Your thought process is focused on the analysis of critical factors and variables that will influence the long-term success
    • Drive to Completion: You are goal driven and see things through to completion.
    • Problem Solving: You enjoy problem solving and you can come up with solutions to day to day problems

     REQUIRED BACKGROUND

    • You have extensive experience with change management and transformation initiatives
    • You have proven ability to lead cross-functional projects and interact effectively with all levels of management

    YOU WILL THRIVE IN THIS JOB IF...

    • Initiative & Courage: You have an owners’ approach and  you are proactive with what needs to be done; you also embrace risks and failure
    • Humility & Adaptability: You have a beginners’ mindset and you always seek to learn; you are also flexible and embrace pivoting
    • Possibility & Adventure: You are passionate about life, you have a growth mindset and you can thrive on uncertain circumstances and uncharted territory
    • Resilience: You tackle difficult situations with a can-do attitude and are relentless in the pursuit of your goals 
    • Emergent Leadership: You are aware, and can manage, your emotions and those of others very well, you also have an empathetic, collaborative approach to leadership and you love working with others

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    Transformation Unit Process & Systems Manager

    JOB SKILLS, MINDSETS & BACKGROUND

    • You have an ability to identify systems, processes and tools that can be successfully implemented to scale
    • Project Management: You have exceptional project management techniques and practice
    • You have an understanding of project management systems and solutions
    • You have an ability to balance rigid
    • You have an ability to coordinate complex stakeholders and projects
    • You can interact effectively across all levels of the organisation
    • You are passionate about finding the right solutions to help drive the organisation forward; always thinking about scale
    • You are comfortable working in a start-up, entrepreneurial environment
    • Solution Oriented: You enjoy problem solving and you can come up with solutions to day to day problems
    • Collaborative Spirit: You are a great team player who can collaborate effectively
    • Strategic Thinking: Your thought process is focused on the analysis of critical factors and variables that will influence the long-term success

    REQUIRED BACKGROUND

    • You have implemented cross-organisational systems, tools, processes
    • You have working experience creating training plans

    YOU WILL THRIVE IN THIS JOB IF...

    • Initiative & Courage: You have an owners’ approach and you are proactive with what needs to be done; you also embrace risks and failure
    • Humility & Adaptability: You have a beginners’ mindset and you always seek to learn; you are also flexible and embrace pivoting
    • Possibility & Adventure: You are passionate about life, you have a growth mindset and you can thrive on uncertain circumstances and uncharted territory
    • Resilience: You tackle difficult situations with a can-do attitude and are relentless in the pursuit of your goals
    • Emergent Leadership: You are aware, and can manage, your emotions and those of others very well, you also have an empathetic, collaborative approach to leadership and you love working with others

    We would also like to remind you that this is a remote job

    Responsibilities

    The mission of the TU Process & Systems Manager job is To serve as a key link between vision, strategy and execution enabling us to move as quickly and efficiently as possible as a cohesive organisation to realize our strategic vision.
    The goals of the TU Process & Systems Manager job are

    • Connect the dots between the BIG ideas and day to day implementation of complex org-wide initiatives; driving projects to completion in an agile manner
    • Be the Champions of Change and articulate the benefit of each initiative and the value it will bring to the organisation
    • Establish the right levels of discipline and governance to provide a framework that enables our culture of rapid change and experimentation to flourish
    • Provide an org-wide roadmap of key initiatives; ensuring alignment of all stakeholders; evolving over time with a continuous learning and feedback loop
    • Unify the Mega Tribes by establishing clear communications channels, cross-functional visibility and consistent and efficient working rhythms
    • Introduce org-wide systems and processes that will enable our organization to grow

    The main activities of this role will be:

    • To establish transparent, consistent, org-wide systems, processes & expectations to ensure alignment across the organization with our high level objectives and our day to day implementation
    • To establish clear visibility into our progress towards our moonshot & accountability with our outcomes by working closely with the stakeholders and ensuring they have the tools and systems they need to succeed with their objectives
    • To identify systems, processes and and tools that will help solve org-wide challenges, providing a holistic view of the organisation and are scalable
    • To utilize the organisation’s Decision-Making Framework to evaluate and introduce new tools and systems involving the Leadership Team & key stakeholders
    • To work with vendors and implementation partners where necessary
    • To develop key systems roll out plans, including onboarding users, training and support to ensure successful adoption
    • To empower the Tribes & Squads to autonomously achieve their objectives by facilitating cross-functional communications (formal and informal), removing roadblocks addressing inter-dependencies
    • To provide consistent communications and regular updates from the TU to internal and external stakeholders

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    Junior Pathfinder

    REQUIREMENTS

    • Highly skilled and confident communicator - to build and maintain a strong network
    • Assured decision maker - to confidently support and advise members
    • Great multitasker - to stay on top of many competing needs and demands
    • Creative thinker and good problem solver - to cope with frequently shifting priorities and unexpected tasks
    • Exceptionally organised and efficient - to ensure the member experience is always at its best
    • Excellent listener - to understand your members’ needs
    • Utmost discretion and confidentiality - to treat your members’ information with professionalism
    • Customer-centric mindset - to ensure we deliver the expected level of service
    • Prompt follow up - to ensure our members always have the information they need
    • Attention to detail - to stay connected to the nuances that enhance the member experience

    We would also like to remind you that this is a remote job

    Responsibilities

    As a Junior Pathfinder, you will work hand-in-hand with our Young Leaders in building the foundation for a career of impact. You will help them navigate their early career challenges to achieve their life's missions and aspirations, by giving them the necessary guidance and connections to propel their growth.
    In this role, you will be at the core of The Room’s impact. While managing a portfolio of 300 Young Leaders at scale, you will help them achieve their goals by ensuring you understand their life purpose and define how The Room can best support them achieve the success they desire.
    The pathfinder role is a dynamic one that will challenge you to exercise a broad set of skills on a daily basis. On one day you might find yourself leading one on one conversations with a Young Leader, providing continuous support and guidance, channeling your inner coach. While on the next day you will need to show up as a forward thinker and innovator who can easily connect the dots between Young leaders’ aspirations and The Room’s offerings, scouting relevant opportunities, events and resources that would benefit them.
    You will be an internal and external community builder; You will be at the forefront of many organisational interdependencies and will work closely with other internal teams to maintain streamlined communication lines and processes. You will also actively drive member interactions to help build a strong community by facilitating a dialogue between members so that their mutual benefit guides them towards fulfilling their respective objectives.

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    Member Selection Manager

    JOB SKILLS, MINDSETS & BACKGROUND

    • You have worked in a detail oriented environment (e.g. consulting, client facing work etc.) or has worked in talent acquisition at scale for a company or university
    • Having product and content marketing experience is a plus
    • Customer Obsession: You constantly listen to customers, and continuously test, enhance, and personalize the customer experience.
    • Execution Bias: You're not afraid to make decisions and take action, even when you face uncertainty
    • Open to new possibilities that scale: You can perform well under an increased or expanding workload or scope.
    • Intrinsic Motivation and Drive: You are driven by the enthusiasm and challenge, rather than the external benefits.
    • Creativity: You are good at devising new ways to carry out tasks, solve problems, and meet challenges
    • Process management: You can use various methods to discover, model, analyze, measure, improve, optimize, and automate processes
    • Experience design: You are able to design an experience for our customers after understanding their needs
    • You are able to bring structure and organization to complexity
    • Communication: You possess good written and verbal skills to communicate effectively with stakeholders

    YOU WILL THRIVE IN THIS JOB IF...

    • Initiative & Courage: You have an owners’ approach and you are proactive with what needs to be done; you also embrace risks and failure
    • Humility & Adaptability: You have a beginners’ mindset and you always seek to learn; you are also flexible and embrace pivoting
    • Possibility & Adventure: You are passionate about life, you have a growth mindset and you can thrive on uncertain circumstances and uncharted territory
    • Resilience: You tackle difficult situations with a can-do attitude and are relentless in the pursuit of your goals
    • Emergent Leadership: You are aware, and can manage, your emotions and those of others very well, you also have an empathetic, collaborative approach to leadership and you love working with others

    We would also like to remind you that this is a remote job

    Responsibilities

    The mission of the Member Selection Manager job is to create a world-class membership application customer journey / talent selection process that scales to hundreds of thousands of applications. 
    The goals of the Member Selection Manager job are to develop a clear vision for the membership application selection customer journey, To quickly implement an MVP version of the customer journey & iterate based on client feedback and to run and manage the operations of the talent selection process

    The main activities of this role will be to 

    • To build the member application customer journey
    • To work with developers and designers  to implement journey and updates
    • To manage 3rd party providers for any tech used
    • To manage cross-functional team focused on member selection
    • To work closely with senior leadership in developing & implementing systems and processes
    • To truly own the journey

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    VP of Finance

    JOB SKILLS, MINDSETS & BACKGROUND

    • You have experience with recurring revenue/subscription-based online businesses a plus
    • You deeply understand finance and can move easily between uncovering why a balance sheet is not balancing, to building a 3-statement financial model, to overseeing the set-up of a new chart of accounts, to putting together a dashboard tracking key financial metrics, to putting together an inspiring and data-driven deck explaining how the business performed to our board of directors & investors
    • You have demonstrated ability to manage teams and diverse stakeholders, deliver on various projects, and perform well under pressure
    • You thrive in fast-paced environments and enjoy making order out of chaos
    • You are an excellent communicator, and can translate complex finance into language that can be understood by the board, investors, the internal management team and staff

    REQUIRED BACKGROUND

    • You have 10+ years experience in private equity, venture capital, corporate finance, investment banking, or other senior financial management role
    • You have relevant experience in a similar role (preferably VP Finance or CFO) within a high growth business with global operations and a global customer base
    • You have CPA designation

    YOU WILL THRIVE IN THIS JOB IF...

    • Initiative & Courage: You have an owners’ approach and you are proactive with what needs to be done; you also embrace risks and failure
    • Humility & Adaptability: You have a beginners’ mindset and you always seek to learn; you are also flexible and embrace pivoting
    • Possibility & Adventure: You are passionate about life, you have a growth mindset and you can thrive on uncertain circumstances and uncharted territory
    • Resilience: You tackle difficult situations with a can-do attitude and are relentless in the pursuit of your goals
    • Emergent Leadership: You are aware, and can manage, your emotions and those of others very well, you also have an empathetic, collaborative approach to leadership and you love working with others

    We would also like to remind you that this is a remote job

    Responsibilities

    The mission of the VP of Finance job is to support this rapid growth over the coming years, ALX/The Room is looking for an entrepreneurial VP of Finance to build out a world-class strategic finance function. 
    The goals of the VP of Finance job are to Oversee operational finance and ensuring excellence, Leading internal financial planning & analysis, and to Interface with shareholders, board members, and external stakeholders
    The main activities of this role will be to:-

    • Build foundational systems and processes: Oversee the implementation and maintenance of a global accounting system and chart of accounts, including ongoing updates to support business growth and change
    • Build and manage finance team: Design the structure of the finance function (operational and strategic), and hire, train, and manage this team
    • Oversee management reporting: Ensure accuracy of monthly/quarterly management reporting 
    • Lead internal financial planning & analysis: This includes annual/quarterly planning, as well as ad hoc financial analyses to support executive decision-making
    • Lead annual budgeting: Lead annual budgeting process and support senior leadership team members in developing budgets; monitor ongoing performance against budget
    • Develop financial and tax strategies: Drive continuous improvements to our business model by developing financial and tax strategies to optimize our bottom line
    • Optimize cash-flow management: Provide guidance to the finance team on AR/AP management, and design controls and processes 
    • Lead shareholder and board reporting: Developing and delivering presentations on our financial performance to shareholders and board members 
    • Manage capital raises and transactions: Includes restructuring existing instruments, seeking new capital, and ongoing investor engagement
    • Working with external auditors: Lead engagement with external auditors to ensure compliance with relevant tax authorities across our sites

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    Mid-Career Pathfinder

    REQUIREMENTS

    • Highly skilled and confident communicator - in order to build and maintain a strong network
    • Assured decision maker - to confidently support and advise members
    • Great multitasker - to stay on top of many competing needs and demands
    • Creative thinker and good problem solver - to cope with frequently shifting priorities and unexpected tasks
    • Exceptionally organised and efficient - to keep on top of your workload
    • Excellent listener - to understand your members’ needs
    • Utmost discretion and confidentiality - to treat your members information with professionalism
    • Customer-centric mindset - to ensure we deliver the expected level of service

    We would also like to remind you that this is a remote job

    Responsibilities

    As a Mid-Career Pathfinder, you will be our members’ thought partners, advisors, guides, connectors and greatest cheerleaders. By partnering with them to map out their ambitions and connecting them to life-changing opportunities, you will put your efforts and passion into helping our members build careers that define their legacy. Similarly to talent agents with sports stars and celebrities, you will be walking alongside your members throughout their whole professional career. 
    In this role, you will be at the core of The Room’s impact. While managing a portfolio of 300 members, you will help them access the most exciting and career propelling opportunities. From employment, mentorship, coaching, public speaking engagements to access to investor capital funds and business partnering, your role will be to accelerate our members' development journey towards achieving their life’s mission.
    The pathfinder role is a dynamic one that will challenge you to exercise a broad set of skills on daily basis. On one day you might find yourself leading one on one conversations with your members, providing continuous support and guidance, channeling your inner coach. While on the next day, you will need to show up as a forward thinker and innovator who can easily connect the dots between members’ aspirations and The Room’s offerings, scouting relevant opportunities, events and resources that would benefit them.
    You will be an internal and external community builder; You will be at the forefront of many organisational interdependencies and will work closely with other internal teams to ensure streamlined communication lines and processes are in place. You will also actively drive member interactions to help build a strong community by facilitating a dialogue between them so that their mutual benefit guides them towards fulfilling their respective objectives.
    In this role you will have the opportunity to display creativity, innovation, thoughtfulness and your customer-centred spirit to ensure we design a highly personalised experience that delights our members throughout the year. You will also be in charge of developing feedback loops capturing relevant information to continuously improve member experience and the quality of service delivered; All of that while designing and managing a highly automated and extensive information management platform to maximise your productivity and efficiency.

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    People Experience Lead

    JOB SKILLS, MINDSETS & EXPERIENCE

    • 4+ years experience in project management / related roles
    • Experience in working in a people-facing or customer-facing role
    • Passionate about people and community building
    • Events management, managerial experience a plus
    • You are passionate about people and community building and love helping get the best out of people
    • You have had some exposure to events management and managerial experience
    • You are a culture-driver who lives the values of the organization to the fullest
    • You have great empathy and emotional intelligence skills that allow you to understand what others need in order to thrive
    • You love designing meaningful experiences for others
    • You have a natural ability to rally people and bring them together

    YOU WILL THRIVE IN THIS JOB IF...

    • Initiative & Courage: You have an owners’ approach and you are proactive with what needs to be done; you also embrace risks and failure
    • Humility & Adaptability: You have a beginners’ mindset and you always seek to learn; you are also flexible and embrace pivoting
    • Possibility & Adventure: You are passionate about life, you have a growth mindset and you can thrive on uncertain circumstances and uncharted territory
    • Resilience: You tackle difficult situations with a can-do attitude and are relentless in the pursuit of your goals
    • Emergent Leadership: You are aware, and can manage, your emotions and those of others very well, you also have an empathetic, collaborative approach to leadership and you love working with others

    We would also like to remind you that this is a remote job

    Responsibilities

    The mission of the People Experience Lead job is Enable a high-performing organization by delivering a powerful staff experience.
    The goals of the People Experience Lead job are to design and deliver an excellent staff experience for a remote organization, Build and enable a thriving community and culture and Drive performance management across the organization
    Some of the main activities of this role will be:

    • To develop staff experience & culture initiatives
    • To develop systems and process to enable and monitor staff & experience and culture initiatives
    • To implement regular performance management for staff

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    Talent Acquisition Business Partner

    The main activities of this role will be:

    • To facilitate great quality hiring at scale for our teams
    • To drive seamless hiring processes and enable agile pipelines for our most critical roles
    • To ensure an amazing experience for both our candidates and hiring teams
    • To keep re-thinking our hiring procedures and methodology in order to ensure the best service to our teams
    • To make sure that all people involved in the hiring process knows what they need to do and have the tools to do so
    • To maintain our tools and systems (Greenhouse, Linkedin Recruiter, etc.) and make sure that all information is reliable and up to date
    • To partner with Agencies, Firms, Job boards, etc. to complement our internal sourcing efforts
    • To contribute in sourcing when required
    • To coach other members of the team, in particular TA Jr Business Partners

    YOUR SUPERPOWERS

    JOB SKILLS, MINDSETS & EXPERIENCE

    • +5 years of experience in Talent Acquisition, Coaching, Sales, etc.
    • Psychology/ Coaching background is a plus
    • You can facilitate great quality hiring at scale for our teams
    • You can run seamless hiring processes and enable agile pipelines for our most critical roles
    • You possess great emotional Intelligence skills and you apply them when collaborating with candidates and hiring teams
    • You are a great communicator & storyteller who can communicate effectively with candidates and hiring managers
    • You possess outstanding project management skills and can drive flawless processes
    • You are a great negotiator and enjoy persuading people
    • You have experience leading high-impact teams

    YOU WILL THRIVE IN THIS JOB IF...

    • Initiative & Courage: You have an owners’ approach and  you are proactive with what needs to be done; you also embrace risks and failure
    • Humility & Adaptability: You have a beginners’ mindset and you always seek to learn; you are also flexible and embrace pivoting
    • Possibility & Adventure: You are passionate about life, you have a growth mindset and you can thrive on uncertain circumstances and uncharted territory
    • Resilience: You tackle difficult situations with a can-do attitude and are relentless in the pursuit of your goals 
    • Emergent Leadership: You are aware, and can manage, your emotions and those of others very well, you also have an empathetic, collaborative approach to leadership and you love working with others

    ALX & THE ROOM’S EMPLOYEE VALUE

    • Purpose: You want to add meaning to your life by joining the movement that is transforming Africa, and the world, and experience your personal impact 
    • Culture: You want to join a Fun and Flexible (remote friendly!) and Fearless work environment that empowers employees to be bold and disruptive
    • Growth: You want to be part of a world-class team from around the planet and create a career within the organization with vertical and lateral opportunities

    THE PEOPLE TEAM EMPLOYEE VALUE

    • We are are the custodians of our organisation’s people. 
    • We find the best of the best, and build the best experience for them. 
    • We work in the background, making sure all the pieces are in place and our talent is equipped to build and fly the rocket. 
    • We are also at the forefront, walking alongside every member of the organization towards their destination with ALX and The Room. 
    • We do this by being a team of problem-solvers, doers, and innovators. 
    • We are results-oriented, data and experience-driven. We are the foundation of the rocket’s foundation.

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    VP People

    Job Summary

    JOB SKILLS, MINDSETS & BACKGROUND

    • 10 years experience in consulting/project management/operations background
    • Experience in talent recruitment or management, working in a start-up/scale-up environment, leading and scaling teams
    • Experience in driving culture and change management for large/multiple teams
    • You are very resourceful and love challenging the status quo
    • You have great problem solving skills and you have a "Any problem can be solved" attitude
    • You are a systems builder and maintainer with experience in building engines and processes from the ground up and maintaining them afterwards
    • You are a strategic thinking
    • You have great emotional skills and are a fantastic leader who can build, grow and scale strong teams and get those around you to shine


    YOU WILL THRIVE IN THIS JOB IF...

    • Initiative & Courage: You have an owners’ approach and you are proactive with what needs to be done; you also embrace risks and failure
    • Humility & Adaptability: You have a beginners’ mindset and you always seek to learn; you are also flexible and embrace pivoting
    • Possibility & Adventure: You are passionate about life, you have a growth mindset and you can thrive on uncertain circumstances and uncharted territory
    • Resilience: You tackle difficult situations with a can-do attitude and are relentless in the pursuit of your goals
    • Emergent Leadership: You are aware, and can manage, your emotions and those of others very well, you also have an empathetic, collaborative approach to leadership and you love working with others

    We would also like to remind you that this is a remote job

     

    Responsibilities

    The mission of the VP People  job is Attract, select and retain the best talent to enable our organization to achieve our goal of transforming Africa by developing 3million leaders.
    The goals of the VP People  job are to drive our People Strategy across our fast-growing organization, ensuring we attract and retain a high-performing team, build a powerful employer brand to attract the best talent and ensure we have robust systems & process across the People function to drive seamless operations and an excellent staff experience
    The main activities of this role will be

    • To drive our People Strategy across our fast-growing organization, ensuring we attract and retain a high-performing team
    • To build a powerful employer brand to attract the best talent
    • To ensure we have robust systems & process across the People function to drive seamless operations and an excellent staff experience
    • To develop the strategy and KPIs for the People function
    • To build and drive scalable systems and processes
    • To build and drive our employer brand
    • To oversee various teams including Talent Acquisition & Strategy, People Operations, Staff Experience & Development

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    Data Analyst

    JOB SKILLS, MINDSETS & BACKGROUND

    • You have 1+ years industry experience in data analysis and data presentation
    • You hold a Bachelors/Masters in Computer Science or Applied Mathematics, Statistics
    • You have a strong proficiency in SQL-like languages and any computer programming language
    • You have experience with either or both of Statistics and Experimental Design
    • You have experience with web analytics platforms (Google Analytics, Heap, MixPanel, Amplitude, etc.)
    • You have experience with BI tools (Tableau, Looker, PowerBI, etc.)
    • You have experience with Python, R will be a big plus
    • You have strong communication and presentation skills
    • You have strong collaboration skills to work across teams
    • Detail oriented: You have an obsessive about attention to detail
    • Data driven: you have strong drive to be data-driven and make decisions based on data

    YOU WILL LOVE THIS JOB IF...

    • Humanity Centered: You believe in humanity’s ability to self-improve, and are passionate about leveraging technology to solve human-centric problems
    • Impact Creation Mindset: You seek to create lasting impact by solving problems that address systemic growth challenges
    • Accountability: You have an “owner’s approach” to be able to deliver on minimal supervision
    • Think Big: You think in terms of “Big Hairy Audacious Goals”, building technology systems, processes and teams that are envisioned to solve problems along decades-long horizons
    • Strategic Planning: You enjoy bringing structure, order, and focus of execution and build quantifiable roadmaps for visionary outcomes that may take a generation or more to realize
    • Emergent Leadership: You enjoy working collaboratively with experts from diverse backgrounds while driving for excellence and instilling a “data first” mindset

    YOU WILL THRIVE AT ALX & THE ROOM IF...

    • Courage & Initiative: You have an owners’ approach to deliver on our plans & ideas and the entrepreneurial mindset to take risks and embrace failure
    • Humility & Adaptability: You have a beginners’ mindset and always seek to learn and you are flexible and embrace pivoting
    • Possibility & Adventure: You are passionate about life and have a growth mindset, focusing on the solutions to drive scale and achieve ambitious goals
    • Resilience: You tackle difficult situations with a can-do attitude and are relentless in the pursuit of your goals
    • Emergent leadership & Emotional Intelligence: You are self-aware and can manage your emotions and you have an empathic, collaborative approach to leadership and love working with others

    We would also like to remind you that this is a remote job

    Responsibilities

    The mission of the Data Analyst job is to collect and analyse data and use it to help the organization make better business decisions. 
    The goals of the Data Analyst job are to understand key business objectives and metrics to measuring success, and support the data-driven decision making process at the organization

    The main activities of the role are:-

    • To analyze complex datasets to derive insights and answer key business questions
    • To leverage multiple data sources to deliver analytics aligned to the product, technology and business roadmaps
    • To present insights to business stakeholders using a mix of data visualization and story-telling
    • To deliver dashboards to empower non-technical staff in realizing their targets
    • To work closely with scientists and  engineers, while collaborating productively with the Technology, Product, Marketing, and Business teams  

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    Talent Acquisition Junior Business Partner

    REQUIRED MINDSETS & SKILLS

    • Can Facilitate great quality hiring at scale for our teams
    • Experience in seamless hiring processes and enable agile pipelines for our most critical roles
    • Emotional Intelligence skills
    • Communication/ Story-telling - Should be able to communicate effectively with candidates and hiring managers
    • Project Management skills
    • Negotiation/ Persuasion: should posses good negotiation skills
    • Leadership: Can lead a team or have experience leading a team

    REQUIRED BACKGROUND

    • +2 years of experience in Talent Acquisition, Coaching, Sales, etc.
    • Psychology/ Coaching background is a plus

    We would also like to remind you that this is a remote job

    Responsibilities

    YOU WILL...

    • Make sure that all people involved in the hiring process knows what they need to do and have the tools to do so
    • Maintain our tools and systems (Greenhouse, Linkedin Recruiter, etc.) and make sure that all information is reliable and up to date
    • Facilitate great quality hiring at scale for our teams
    • Drive seamless hiring processes and enable agile pipelines
    • Ensure an amazing experience for both our candidates and hiring teams

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