Open call for positions at BFA Global
About BFA Global
BFA Global is an impact innovation firm that combines research, advisory, venture building, and investment expertise to build a more inclusive, equitable, and resilient future for underserved people and the planet. We partner with leading public, private and philanthropic organizations, global and local, to catalyze innovation ecosystems for impact across emerging markets. BFA Global is the general partner and venture-building provider of Catalyst Fund.
About Catalyst Fund
Catalyst Fund is a pre-seed high-impact fund backing tech startups that seek to improve the resilience of underserved, climate-vulnerable communities in Africa. It provides capital and hands-on venture-building support to mission-driven, local and women entrepreneurs. Over the past 7 years, we have backed 61 startups across 15 emerging markets.
TECA works to seed fintech-enabled innovations focused on specific under-explored climate resilience themes. Our first Wave is focused on the Blue Economy in East Africa.
Which positions do we seek?
- Product Manager
- Project Manager
- Qualitative & Quantitative Researcher
- Social Science Researcher
- Venture Builder
What we seek in candidates:
- Familiarity with financial inclusion and digital financial services innovation for low-income populations, economic development, or the social business sector.
- Familiarity working with different cultures and languages
- Experience with product management for low-income populations and/or in low-connectivity environments (i.e., USSD for SMS-based products)
- Spoken and written language proficiency other than English
Our positions can be in locations where BFA Global has a presence: U.S., Kenya, U.K., Spain, India and LATAM
Candidates must have local work permits.
Compensation will be commensurate with experience.
This is an open call for applicants interested in joining the BFA Global/Catalyst Fund/TECA team. We move fast to fill our talent needs when project funding is secured. Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to submit their CVs now for consideration. We’d like to meet you!
At BFA Global, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation, and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military, and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
BFA Global believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates are critical to our success as a global company. We seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool and to carry out the best inclusion work we undertake.
*BFA will not sponsor for work permits.
**BFA will not pay for relocation expenses.