Vacancies in Moringa School, Kenya

Strategy Fellow (2 Posts)


Moringa School is a growth stage start-up. We are constantly iterating our model, our product offering & our target market. For instance, we are consistently launching new courses in existing markets. Our Learning, Classroom & Curriculum teams are expanding as we design new curriculum material & expand our student base.
Another example could be that we are testing our model in new geographies (from Ghana, West Africa to Pakistan, East Asia to Rwanda, East Africa). To this end, our marketing, growth & infrastructure teams are expanding to pilot these models.
In a nutshell, Moringa is growing in all capacities. More specifically, we are constantly looking for new talent to join our team.
Why We Are Hiring For This Role
Moringa School is in an exciting transition from a primarily Nairobi-based school to an international education organization via rapid growth across Africa and expansion into new course offerings. This generates a need for a Strategy Fellow who will engage in a number of expansion projects in need of strategic support, testing/piloting, and implementing by the Strategy Team. The Strategy Fellow  should be a talented, organized, systems-oriented and strategic thinker in order to provide support to the Strategy Team in ensuring achievement of the mission and core values of the company.
Responsibilities
·         Complete 1-3 month research analyses feeding into an analytical report
·         Contribute to active monitoring of market trends and competitors
·         Conduct market research, field work and external interviews depending on the project, as well as engage in competitive benchmarking (this is dependent on the type of project)
·         Gather industry data and assimilate analyses into existing market intelligence project work
·         Draft proposals and recommendations from research findings
·         Provide project support to the department staff on an as-needed basis, and in conjunction with other priorities
·          Contribute to financial valuations and financial modeling needs of the team based on the project
·          Manage small scale ad hoc deadline-based projects, while maintaining day-to-day routines
·         Closely manage own time to accomplish all of the above within time frames established and agreed upon between fellow and manager
Key Competencies
·         Research
·         Data analysis
·         Critical thinking
·         Agile mindset
·         Interpersonal skills
·         Expectation setting
·         Presentation skills
·         Project management
·         Market research
Qualifications
·         Educational background in Business/Finance as a major
·         Completed coursework in economics and mathematics a plus
·         Previous experience in a well-established company is an added advantage
·         Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
·         Ability to work well within a team
·         Well organized, self-starter who eagerly approaches new challenges and looks for opportunity
·         Proven ability to handle confidential information and sensitive situations with tact and maturity
·         Proficient (entry level) in MS Office including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Values Alignment: The Moringa Way 
·         Embrace collaboration (working together to complete a task or achieve a goal)
·         Be bold (being daring and courageous)
·         Have humility (acting without pride or arrogance)
·         Celebrate accountability (taking responsibility for your actions and their outcomes)
·         Have a growth mindset (believing that you and those around you have the potential to improve through intentional practice and feedback from others)
·         Be fun loving (enjoying life in a lively, lighthearted way)
Career Growth & Development
We do not believe that an organization can grow without the growth & development of its staff.  At Moringa, we are consistently building systems to invest in the growth of our employees. We are deeply invested in offering career growth within Moringa, providing actionable feedback through “weekly check-ins” & thorough career reviews.
We will work together with you to craft roles that both support the needs of the organization and that you can be passionate about.

Product Manager (Software Development)
Moringa School is looking for an experienced and talented Software Development Product Manager to join and help us shape our product. You will be joining an energetic, fast-paced and creative team and will work closely with the Curriculum, Classroom Admissions, Marketing and Tech teams to map the direction of the product and roll-out features that drive Moringa’s business goals.
We are looking for someone who has a strong product sense, problem solving skills, and the leadership and drive that embody the frameworks and skills needed to execute the job of a product manager
Responsibilities
·         Define the vision and strategy for the Software Development Product to keep the product relevant and competitive and communicate it to key stakeholders, both internal and external
·         Mobilize respective teams behind product strategy as well as lead the execution of the same and own the growth and success of the Product including but not limited to: Student growth, revenue, student and trainer performance, course quality, graduate outcomes, market satisfaction and more
·         Play the role of “Chief Customer Officer” specifically for the Software Development Product by ensuring that we are always thinking of ways to drive the most value to our customers, and ultimately for the business as a whole
·         Conduct market and customer research to determine whether our Software Development program is delivering on its promise and redefining the strategy to accommodate any delivery gaps
·         Manage the roadmap, prioritize product opportunities, refine feature ideas and maintain existing features to drive business goals.
·         Manage the Software Development product team and collaborate with related teams to realize the success of the product
·         Ensure that we deliver on our promise of graduating skilled developers trained in key expectations of the market
Key Competencies
·         Strategic thinking
·         Experience with various analytics tools
·         Experiment design and analysis
Qualifications
·         3-5 years of professional experience in product or project management (experience working in Education preferred)
·         Outstanding stakeholder, communication and time management skills
·         Strong problem solving skills and willingness to think outside the box and roll up one’s sleeves to get the job done
·         Strong attention to detail but also have the ability to zoom out and see the big picture
·         Experience managing teams, and has shown the ability to coach and develop others
·         Competency in product/project management tools (such as Asana, Trello, Jira, etc) and common communications tools (including Google Apps and Slack)
·         Aligned to Moringa School’s vision to transform our customer’s learning experience and lifelong impact through market-driven education
Career Growth & Development
We do not believe that an organization can grow without the growth & development of its staff.  At Moringa, we are consistently building systems to invest in the growth of our employees. We are deeply invested in offering career growth within Moringa, provide actionable feedback through “weekly check-ins” & thorough career reviews.
We will work together with you to craft roles that both support the needs of the organization and that you can be passionate about.

Campus Ambassador
Why We Are Hiring For This Role
Moringa School is a growth stage start-up. We are constantly iterating our model, our product offering & our target market. For instance, we are consistently launching new courses in existing markets. Our Learning, Classroom & Curriculum teams are expanding as we design new curriculum material & expand our student base. Another example could be that we are testing our model in new geographies (from Ghana, West Africa to Pakistan, East Asia to Rwanda, East Africa). To this end, our marketing, growth & infrastructure teams are expanding to pilot these models.
In a nutshell, Moringa is growing in all capacities and having built its foundation on the education, empowerment and employability of its students an increased need for Campus Ambassadors arose. Students are the core of Moringa School and what better place to find students than from campuses. The Campus Ambassadors will become the voice of Moringa School. Campus Ambassadors play a crucial role when it comes to introducing Moringa School to their respective learning institutions.
Responsibilities
·         Generate new leads among the campus population by:
o    Identifying and actively introducing Moringa School to campus students, groups and/or leaders.
o    Increase campus penetration using campus notice boards, word of mouth, and social media promotion via the Moringa School Fan page.
o    Developing your own creative ideas to assist in campus outreach efforts, identifying the types of events most likely to engage students’ imaginations and interests, and methods/ways to encourage attendance.
o    Host and plan workshops at your school, powered by Moringa School
·         Hanging posters and distributing flyers about Moringa School all over campus
·         Actively sharing content shared by Moringa School on Social Media platforms
·         Inviting fellow students to events hosted by Moringa School
·         Organizing at least one meetup/ event within campus every quarter.
·         At the end of the semester (3 Months) one should have been involved in at least 9 Activities that promote Moringa School and its products:
o    6 (Six) external activities with an attendance rate of 30
o    3 (Three) internal activities with an attendance rate of 50
o    Please note that the responsibilities may change as per business demands
Qualifications
·         Be currently undergoing a university/college program
·         Be a Second Year Student and Above
·         Active person/leader in campus
·         1 year plus Involvement in a campus club/clubs
·         Keen awareness of the campus influencers both students and faculty
·         Must have ran events before
·         Have a Tech background (preferred)
·         Influential in their space – On ground and Online
·         Have a Good online presence
·         Have Strong networks and Well connected
·         Have a Good relationship with the Campus Administration
·         Must be willing to working over the weekends
·         Must be Proactive
·         Be able to work with people from diverse backgrounds and groups
Key Characteristics
·         Social and OutGoing
·         Responsible and Organized
·         Approachable
·         Open Minded
·         Enthusiastic
·         Dependable
·         Passion for tech
Key Competencies
·         Networking
·         Event organising
·         Sales mindset
·         People Skills/Interpersonal Skills
·         Communication skills both Oral and Written
·         Persuasion Skills
·         Information Seeker
·         Organizational and Time Management Skills
·         Listening Skills
·         Problem Solving Skills
Values Alignment: The Moringa Way (HERO)
·         Have humility (because we believe those who are humble have the greatest capacity to learn, grow and build epic solutions, bringing about change over time)
·         Celebrate excellence (because we all strive for greatness and our ability to learn and grow isn’t just bound to time)
·         Be revolutionary (because if we are going to leave our mark on this world, we need to be different and think different)
·         Stay open (because choosing honesty over fear is a better way to live)
Career Growth & Development
We do not believe that an organization can grow without the growth & development of its staff. At Moringa, we are consistently building systems to invest in the growth of our employees. We are deeply invested in offering career growth within Moringa, provide actionable feedback through “weekly check-ins” & thorough career reviews. We will work together with you to craft roles that both support the needs of the organization and that you can be passionate about.

SEO Marketing Associate
The SEO Marketing Associate will be tasked with managing all search engine optimization and marketing activities for Moringa School, that is,  through development and implementation of content strategy, link building and keyword strategy building. They will be the lead in increasing the number of visitors to the Moringa School Website and ensuring Moringa School obtains a high-ranking placement in the search results page of search engines.
Responsibilities
·         Researching and implementing search engine optimization recommendations for example running a full health check on Moringa School’s website and noting the areas that require improvement and optimization and improving on the said areas.
·         Perform ongoing keyword discovery, expansion and optimization by identifying the  key/powerful keywords to drive the most organic and valuable traffic
·         Research and analyze competitor advertising links, keywords and SEO techniques
·         Work closely with fellow marketing team members to drive SEO in content creation and content programming by writing effective SEO content for Moringa School website and social media accounts.
·         Being up-to-date with both white hat and black hat SEO strategies to avoid straying from search engine guidelines
·         Recommend changes to website architecture, content, linking and other factors to improve SEO positions for target keywords
·         Developing and implementing link building strategies
·         Work with the Infrastructure team to ensure SEO best practices are properly implemented on newly developed code.
·         Optimize copy and landing pages for search engine marketing.
·         Track, report, and analyze website analytics and PPC initiatives and campaigns.
·         Program in HTML, CSS and JavaScript to ensure the site is accessible and easy to follow and for increased interaction with visitors.
·         Employ user experience (UX) and conversion rate optimization methods to turn visitors into more active users and to help improve website performance.
Key Competencies
·         Excellent verbal and written communication skill
·         Ability to deliver results
·         Creative thinking ability
·         Strategic thinking ability
·         Problem identification and problem solving skills
·         Familiarization with Google analytics
·         Strong organizational and time management skills
·         Analytical skills
·         Familiarisation with search engines
·         Team Player
Qualifications
·         Proven SEO experience (Been active in a SEO role for the past 2 years is highly preferred)
·         Degree in Information Technology, Marketing, Business and Technology, Communications, and any other related field
·         Working experience of SEA/SEM is a plus
·         Certification in Google adwords and Google analytics
·         Proven SEM experience managing PPC campaigns across Google, Yahoo and Bing is a plus
·         Solid understanding of user journeys, user flows and intents , conversion, and online customer acquisition
·         Experience working in a tech background or a content publishing company
·         In-Depth experience with website analytics tools such as Google Analytics, Google Search Console, Schema markup, Moz, SEMrush and Ahrefs
·         Knowledge of ranking factors and search engine algorithms
·         1 year + working knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript development and constraints
·         Ability to diagnose  common technical issues and explaining their solutions coherently and ensuring that team members understand the recommendations.
·         Up-to-date with the latest trends and best practices in SEO, SEA and SEM
·         Prior experience optimizing a website or websites (own project or for a company) with results to show is a plus
·         Experience in related fields to SEO such as UX, design, web development, social media management, conversion optimization, paid advertising, and email marketing is a plus.
Values Alignment: The Moringa Way
·         Embrace collaboration (working together to complete a task or achieve a goal)
·         Be bold (being daring and courageous)
·         Have humility (acting without pride or arrogance)
·         Celebrate accountability (taking responsibility for your actions and their outcomes)
·         Have a growth mindset (believing that you and those around you have the potential to improve through intentional practice and feedback from others)
·         Be fun loving (enjoying life in a lively, lighthearted way)
Career Growth & Development
We do not believe that an organization can grow without the growth & development of its staff.  At Moringa, we are consistently building systems to invest in the growth of our employees. We are deeply invested in offering career growth within Moringa, provide actionable feedback through “weekly check-ins” & thorough career reviews.
We will work together with you to craft roles that both support the needs of the organization and that you can be passionate about.

Chief Of Staff
Objectives for this Role
·         Oversee strategic business initiatives from development through successful execution under the guidance of senior leadership and departmental heads
·         Assist and communicate with executives in decision-making, program management, and initiative implementation
·         Review, design, and execute on improvements to org structure, find knowledge and skills gaps and help address them
·         Improve current processes and coordinate organizational procedures for optimized efficiency and productivity
Responsibilities
·         CEO Liaison and Representative: Serve as liaison between the CEO and the rest of the company (staff, executives, senior leaders, etc.) regarding company climate, employee well-being, project updates, proposals, and planning
·         Oversee daily operations through collaboration with senior management and department leaders, performing an array of tasks from generating communication, planning and coordinating all-team or management meetings, and scheduling facilities
·         Board Operations: With the CEO, establish the cadence of board meetings, as well as get ready for those meetings by preparing and sending out materials in advance (collect data from across the organization, such as financial updates or program outcomes, to create dashboards that lay out the information in a concise and clear format, onboard new board members, monitor term lengths, and support CEO’s in researching and recruiting new board members)
·         Operational Scalability: Work with People Team, Finance Department, and other Operational functions to ensure processes, policies and systems are scalable and are effective in working with other departments and geographies
·         Expansion and Facilities: Support on operational efficiency in launching into new facilities and locations
·         Build and develop relationships with all employees for increased efficiency and effective responsiveness into existing operations, and help to define new operational strategies, working with the CEO and executives on special projects
·         Technology Advisement: Support technology team strategically, ensure systems are well documented (not reliant on a single person) and built from scratch only when it makes business sense.
·         Serve as a subject matter expert, handling inquiries and develop action plans to address them, and assisting with the preparation and dissemination of communications
Key Competencies
·         Experience with data analysis
·         Experience with budget management
·         Consulting experience with a focus on operations management
·         Proven success in a project coordination role
·         Nimble business mind with a focus on developing creative solutions
·         Strong project reporting skills, with a focus on interdepartmental communication
Qualifications
·         8+ years in a business or executive management role
·         Proven experience organizing and directing multiple teams and departments
·         Excellent communicator in written and verbal form
·         Extremely versatile, dedicated to efficient productivity
·         Experience planning and leading strategic initiatives
Values Alignment: The Moringa Way
·         Embrace collaboration (working together to complete a task or achieve a goal)
·         Be bold (being daring and courageous)
·         Have humility (acting without pride or arrogance)
·         Celebrate accountability (taking responsibility for your actions and their outcomes)
·         Have a growth mindset (believing that you and those around you have the potential to improve through intentional practice and feedback from others)
·         Be fun loving (enjoying life in a lively, lighthearted way)
Career Growth & Development
We do not believe that an organization can grow without the growth & development of its staff.  At Moringa, we are consistently building systems to invest in the growth of our employees. We are deeply invested in offering career growth within Moringa, provide actionable feedback through “weekly check-ins” & thorough career reviews.
We will work together with you to craft roles that both support the needs of the organization and that you can be passionate about.

Senior Developer
We are hiring a senior software developer to lead the development of our internal platform and develop it together with a team of software developers.
The holder of this role is going to report directly to the Director of Tech and Data.
Responsibilities
·         Lead the development of a Python/Django/Postgres application, both on execution and project managing level.
·         Prepare technical documentation and help design/implement functional requirements.
·         Manage testing and bug fixes.
·         Code review from other developers and coaching junior team members.
Key Competencies
·         Solid experience of Python / Django, with at least 5+ years of proven track records.
·         Solid experience of SQL database (Postgres / MySQL), with at least 5+ years of proven track records.
·         Solid knowledge of UI frameworks (React + Redux) required.
·         Solid experience of git workflow and git-based project management tools.
·         Knowledge of devops and managing servers (preferred Azure/AWS/Google Cloud Platform).
·         Agile development and project management knowledge required.
·         Attention to details and leadership skills.
·         Product development fundamentals required to analyze features and break them down into deliverables.
Qualifications
·         Proven track records of previous projects.
Values Alignment: The Moringa Way
·         Embrace collaboration (working together to complete a task or achieve a goal)
·         Be bold (being daring and courageous)
·         Have humility (acting without pride or arrogance)
·         Celebrate accountability (taking responsibility for your actions and their outcomes)
·         Have a growth mindset (believing that you and those around you have the potential to improve through intentional practice and feedback from others)
·         Be fun loving (enjoying life in a lively, lighthearted way)
Career Growth & Development
We do not believe that an organization can grow without the growth & development of its staff.  At Moringa, we are consistently building systems to invest in the growth of our employees. We are deeply invested in offering career growth within Moringa, provide actionable feedback through “weekly check-ins” & thorough career reviews.
We will work together with you to craft roles that both support the needs of the organization and that you can be passionate about.

Data Science Technical Mentor
Responsibilities 
·         Lead and coordinate all classroom activities for your class
·         Responsibility for class and student success and happiness.
·         Weekly 1.1’s with students, including personal check-in and independent project review Disciplinary follow-up for all incomplete independent projects
·         Disciplinary follow-up for all academic and interpersonal issues
·         Fill out and maintain student tracking, come up with plans for success of all students
·         Raise red flags early when students are not on track!
·         Kick off and run all daily activities, such as: daily standup, peer review hour, etc
·         Master Technical Mentor responsibilities and processes to ensure quality is maintained
·         Once Technical Mentor mastery is achieved, iterate on processes such as classroom structure, curriculum, etc by providing good feedback and insights, doing (very calculated) experiments, and updating documentation
Personal professional growth
Moringa is part of your professional journey. It is up to you to decide how you want to grow through that journey, and to continuously improve in doing your work using the tools at your disposal.
Key Competencies 
·         Can creatively solve tough problems, have strong critical thinking abilities
·         Demonstrates ownership and proactively take initiative to solve problems and help others
·         Have deep self- and situational awareness
·         Exhibit enthusiasm for growth or show great technical skill.
Qualifications 
·         1+ years experience working with at least 1+ years experience professional Data Science experience
·         Ability to make inferences from data
·         Lots of patience and empathy, ability to work well with and accommodate the needs of other people
·         Strong problem solving abilities to handle complex situations involving many people
·         Ability to work with and mentor large, diverse groups of people
·         Positive, empathetic, team-player with a systems-mindset
·         Ability to multitask and strategically solve diverse problems
·         Working knowledge of Computer Science fundamentals
·         Experience teaching, working in education, or programme management (preferred)
Values Alignment: The Moringa Way
·         Embrace collaboration (working together to complete a task or achieve a goal)
·         Be bold (being daring and courageous)
·         Have humility (acting without pride or arrogance)
·         Celebrate accountability (taking responsibility for your actions and their outcomes)
·         Have a growth mindset (believing that you and those around you have the potential to improve through intentional practice and feedback from others)
·         Be fun loving (enjoying life in a lively, lighthearted way)
Career Growth & Development 
We do not believe that an organization can grow without the growth & development of its staff. At Moringa, we are consistently building systems to invest in the growth of our employees. We are deeply invested in offering career growth within Moringa, provide actionable feedback through “weekly check-ins” & thorough career reviews. We will work together with you to craft roles that both support the needs of the organization and that you can be passionate about.

Senior Outcomes Manager
The Senior Outcomes Manager will come in to optimise our current processes and aid in automation; lead the team; create strategic partnerships to help us scale as we double our student intake in the coming year as well as introduce new verticals and ensure employment opportunities for our graduates.
Responsibilities
Strategy and Operations
·         Analyse our current processes and identify existing gaps
·         Create the outcomes strategy for scale with full understand that Moringa is about to expand into new countries
·         Setting up a multi-country team to implement the overall team strategy
·         Define a graduate outcomes process framework that is scalable to new geographies and verticals
·         Set up employer and alumni processes /trackers/SLAs for better system structures
·         Set up a system for acquiring, retaining and engaging employer partners
Business Development and Employer Relations
·         Develop and manage strategies to best serve assigned industries/regions, creatively engaging alumni and industry contacts, leveraging industry speakers on campus, creating recruiting events, and optimizing summer employer meetings
·         Create industry events and oversee process/development for assigned industries
·         Develop close stakeholder relations with hiring managers and facilitate graduate placement and employment opportunities
·         Lead on the dissemination of industry directions and hiring trends to all internal constituencies including admissions, marketing and academic faculty maximizing outreach synergies
·         Lead the development, implementation and delivery of the employer engagement function, ensuring excellent levels of employer experience
·         Generate key strategic employer partnerships for outreach, profile enhancement and recruitment services
·         Develop and oversee tracking process/development on all employers in a centralized team database for effective stakeholder management
Team Management and Leadership
·         Hire a team to support the overall student outcomes strategy with the increase in graduate numbers
·         Play an active role in upskilling and setting up the current team for success
Stakeholder Management
·         Work with our Tech and Data team to aid in the streamlining and automation of the student outcomes processes
·         Work towards strengthening the link between Alumni and Employers
·         Creating a structure for effective employer partner management
Process Optimisation
·         Ensure that the student outcome function is fully automated and optimised
·         Ensure that data is being captured automatically and analysed periodically to make informed decisions via a dashboard working in collaboration with the Tech and Data team
Qualifications
·         Experience setting up Career services/student outcomes/alumni support/employer  processes for an education platform (highly preferred)
·         Comfortable working with data
·         Experience building and setting up effective systems that run
·         Experience working in customer facing roles
·         Comfortable working with big budgets
·         Previous experience in education technology is a plus
·         Experience in Business Development in an education entity is a plus
Experience
·         5+ years in a similar role preferred
·         Experienced in managing projects of varied scope and complexity
·         Experience in various strategic leadership positions
·         Bachelor’s degree in a related Business discipline or relevant field of study
·         Demonstrates a knowledge of working with varied tech tools is a plus
·         Proficient in MS Office Suite software applications and Google Docs
·         Knowledge of Excel Pivots or Index Match, Power BI, iOffice or Tableau is a plus
Career Growth & Development
We do not believe that an organization can grow without the growth & development of its staff. At Moringa, we are consistently building systems to invest in the growth of our employees. We are deeply invested in offering career growth within Moringa, provide actionable feedback through “weekly check-ins” & thorough career reviews. We will work together with you to craft roles that both support the needs of the organization and that you can be passionate about.
How to Apply
·         You will need to email the following to Recruitment at joinus@moringaschool.com  
o    Your CV
o    Subject Line: Application <insert role name> <insert your full name>

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