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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AMI is looking for a Research Associate based in Johannesburg

AMI pioneers evidence-based approaches to learning and is looking for a competent researcher to support the research and development work headed by the chairman and co-founder in Johannesburg. The role is described as research and development to emphasise that while the research should be rigorous and could sometimes lead to scholarly publications. The principle aim is to enable AMI to develop and demonstrate new and effective practical ways of achieving its mission. The orientation is towards innovation rather than academic research.

The position is major time, with actual hours negotiable, and the successful candidate can work remotely, traveling to the AMI office in Rosebank, Johannesburg on average once per week. A requirement is therefore a good internet connection and the ability to use Skype and similar internet-based media.

The successful candidate will play a significant role in enabling AMI to remain at the cutting edge of business and management learning. We work hard, innovate constantly and have fun. AMI team members enjoy considerable latitude to be innovative and are expected to use their initiative to solve problems and grasp opportunities. This is a great opportunity for a researcher with a passion for business, learning and development to play a part in Africa’s transformation.

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AMI Presents Open Programme for Team Leaders and Middle Managers

Do you want to build a culture of ownership and passion for performance in your organisation? Do you or your managers need help planning and communicating with their teams? Do you have high-potential staff you want to prepare for leadership, or do you want to invest in your own leadership journey? The African Management Initiative … Continue reading AMI Presents Open Programme for Team Leaders and Middle Managers

AMI joins African social enterprises to celebrate B Lab in Nairobi

‘Social Impact is the true measure of success in a company’- Marcello Palazzi, Co-Founder, B Lab Europe Last Thursday, AMI team members joined the social impact community in Nairobi to celebrate the progress of African social enterprise and the work of B Lab in East Africa. What exactly is B Lab?  Good question, and it’s … Continue reading AMI joins African social enterprises to celebrate B Lab in Nairobi

AHL Venture Partners Release Annual Report featuring AMI

Impact investors are starting to realize that businesses need to support with human capital as much – if not more – than financial capital. AHL Ventures, AMI’s lead investor, has been a pioneer in this space, supporting AMI’s vision for practical and affordable management education since our early start-up days. Check out AHL’s write up … Continue reading AHL Venture Partners Release Annual Report featuring AMI