Admissions Associate – Access Program

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Moringa School
October 16, 2019
Nairobi, Kenya
Job Type


ype of Contract: Permanent

Job Location: Nairobi, Kenya

About Moringa School

  • Moringa School is transforming higher education in Africa, starting with software development. In our current program, we transform ambitious amateurs to coding professionals.

  • We are a premier advanced immersive program, training exceptional full-stack and mobile Software Engineers. Moringa School is currently expanding rapidly into other courses and geographies across Africa and are looking for top talent to accelerate our growth.

  • Moringa School was named one of the ‘Top 10 Most Innovative Companies’ in 2018 by Fast Company.

  • Moringa School aims to train 200,000+ knowledge workers through market-driven education in emerging markets by 2030.

Our Mission and Product Vision

  • Moringa School's mission is twofold:

    • To empower people &

    • To transform education through rapid-iteration teaching.

  • The vision for our software development product is to transform the talent landscape in Africa with world-class software engineers and software-savvy professionals.

About the Access Program

The Access Program is a scholarship program for youth from needy backgrounds. The program is high-impact: it aims to make Moringa’s world-class education available to ambitious young people who could not afford it otherwise. In addition to scholarships, we provide other forms of financial and personal support to our students to help them become world-class developers and secure employment after they graduate. Given our students’ backgrounds, finding jobs after graduating represents a transformational moment in their lives. For many, it is their first experience working in the formal sector.

What you will do

  • Design and implement recruitment efforts to ensure we hit our target numbers of qualified applicants, using insights from data. This is inclusive but not limited to dynamic and persuasive information sessions.

  • Work with our team to improve on ideal student characteristics, including character traits, life circumstances and financial need. The goal is to identify individuals who 1) will be most impacted by the program and 2) are most likely to succeed at Moringa and in the job market

  • Collect and maintain admissions data which will be used to generate insights for program improvement and facilitate easy tracking of applicants and admissions department activities

Who You Are 

  • Extremely detail-oriented and organized

  • Great project planner and systems builder

  • Critical thinker who looks deeper sees beyond what is in front of them, and contextualizes their work in the bigger picture of what we are aiming to do

  • People-person who is able to effectively engage applicants and partner recruitment organizations

What You Have

  • At least 1 year of experience in a related role.

  • Experience handling relationships with external stakeholders in an organization (can be partners, customers, etc.)