NAI | Operations Associate





Job Description

Company introduction

Antler is on a mission to improve the world by investing in the world's most exceptional people building the defining tech companies of tomorrow. 


We work with founders from the earliest stages to ensure that they have a big impact and to accelerate their growth through our investment, platform and network. We work and invest with founders and startups in 15 locations around the world, including Nairobi.


We are an open-minded organization with a diverse group of people. We have a fast-phased, fun working environment with a flat hierarchy. We base our company on trust and ownership, and encourage all employees to speak up and argue their case when they believe something should be done differently.


Most importantly – what drives us is the opportunity to create great, world changing companies. If you want to have a lasting impact and see positive change on the continent, we hope you will join us!


About the job:

The Office Administrator role is a critical part of our Antler East Africa team. There are three components to the role:

  1. Lead our founder screening and interviewing process to ensure all candidates have a great experience engaging with Antler, and ensure that the very best founders are let through. This includes filtering out the very best CVs, proactively reaching out to candidates, running first-round interviews and managing the end to end interview experience from the very first touchpoint until a founder joins our community    
  2. Support the day-to-day office administration and operations. This includes supporting the logistics around events held in our community, managing office petty cash, and making sure our founders are supported with any necessary admin requirements related to their Antler engagement
  3. Lead our data tracking and reporting, including regular data collection from our portfolio companies, and supporting the Partners with preparations of Fund and other regular reporting requirements

Personal skills:

  • Highly social individual with strong interpersonal skills and a passion for people
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability manage different deliverables simultaneously and meet tight deadlines 
  • Detail-oriented with a knack for administrative tasks
  • Self-starter who is flexible and can thrive in a small and agile team environment 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and proven ability to interact with stakeholders at different levels
  • Bachelor’s degree at a minimum, followed by 3-4 years of work experience covering at least 2 of the areas of focus
  • Previous experience in scouting for a VC or human resources and recruitment is a definite plus, as well as experience related to finance and reporting

What we offer:

  • Significant responsibility and opportunity for personal development in a rapidly growing global VC
  • Opportunity to work with a highly qualified and fun team
  • Opportunity to take part in the early shaping of the next generation of disruptive tech companies in East Africa