A Scalable Model for Youth Employability Training

Youth unemployment is one of today’s most pressing challenges, particularly in Africa. But most skills development and employability solutions are expensive and hard to scale. While cost recovery models are starting to emerge, they are not used widely by the private sector. AMI & The Mastercard Foundation AMI partnered with the MasterCard Foundation to develop and … Continue reading A Scalable Model for Youth Employability Training

The Mastercard Foundation releases their full case study on our Youth Employment Accelerator Programme We partnered with the Mastercard Foundation to roll out our Youth Employment Accelerator Programme (YEA) in Nairobi. YEA is a work readiness ‘boot camp’ that provides young people with the skills and experience they need to succeed when they enter the … Continue reading

Moving from entrepreneur and hustler to manager and leader

Why you can’t – and shouldn’t – do it all. Most entrepreneurs struggle with Founder Syndrome. In the early days, start-ups tend to work as informal networks. The founding team makes most — if not all — decisions. Often late at night. Sometimes over pizza. But as companies move beyond product-market fit, this model quickly … Continue reading Moving from entrepreneur and hustler to manager and leader

Investing in Talent for Sustained Growth

Talent is receiving unprecedented recognition as a key determinant of business success in today’s age. In fact, talent management has become so crucial to business growth and economic progress that it is forcing organisations to re-examine how they attract, develop, retain and engage employees. This requires a strategic commitment to unlocking the potential of talent … Continue reading Investing in Talent for Sustained Growth

AMI is hiring: Director of Marketing & Sales

AMI is expanding rapidly. We have successfully raised investment, established offices in Nairobi and Johannesburg, engaged clients in East, West and Southern Africa, and reached over 25,000 individuals in over 25 countries in Africa. AMI is now looking for a Director of Marketing & Sales to position AMI as the leading brand in workplace learning across the continent and build/implement strategies to drive inbound lead generation in multiple markets.

The Director of Marketing & Sales will be based at AMI’s office in Nairobi and will work with the leadership team as well as local teams in Nairobi, Johannesburg and Lagos. This is a senior and strategic position for someone with extensive experience in business-to-business and multi-stakeholder marketing and business development, and a willingness to get stuck into a fast-moving entrepreneurial business. It’s a chance for a strategic and commercial leader with a passion for unlocking Africa’s potential to contribute to the continent’s transformation.

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AMI is looking for a dynamic Business Development Manager based in Johannesburg

AMI is expanding rapidly and is looking for ambitious and talented Business Development Managers to join our team in Johannesburg as we expand our portfolio of business and organisational clients in Southern Africa. S/he will report to the General Manager, Southern Africa as part of a growing BD team.

The successful candidate will be a key player in a dynamic, international team focused obsessively on results. We work hard, innovate constantly and have fun. This is a great opportunity for a sales star with a passion for learning and development to play a part in Southern Africa’s transformation.

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