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At Red Black Ventures, we believe in constantly seeking out and recruiting the best talent. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and experiences to apply to join our team. We are always open to receiving applications, and we review them as soon as they come in. Our recruitment process is designed to be efficient and responsive, so you can expect to hear back from us in a timely manner - we encourage you to submit your application today.

Available Roles

Job Title: Strategy Intern

Hours: Full-time

Duration: 6 months, with the possibility of transitioning to a permanent analyst role

Location: Lusaka | Hybrid

Application Deadline: 22nd March 2024

About Us

Red Black Ventures (RBV) is a dynamic investment and advisory firm based in Zambia. Our mission is to fuel the growth of businesses across various sectors by providing strategic capital injections and advisory services. We leverage a robust data infrastructure and unmatched analytical expertise to empower clients to make data-driven decisions and extract the highest value from their investments. Our team of seasoned professionals. from top universities, management consulting firms and investment banks, provides a 360-degree perspective on clients’ specific challenges.

In addition to our investment and advisory services, Red Black Ventures is committed to hiring and training the very best talent and grooming future leaders. The company’s rigorous training program and emphasis on value creation, impact, and thought leadership make it the best place for the brightest Zambians to build their careers.

The Challenge

Are you passionate about problem-solving and helping organizations achieve their goals? Often businesses have a clear idea of what they want to achieve, but struggle with developing a plan to get there. We are looking for a strategy intern who can think analytically and come up with new ideas that can solve even the most challenging problems in the nation. Your role would be to deliver value and profits to our stakeholders.

This is an incredible opportunity to make a direct impact on various industries and sectors. As a strategy intern on our team, you would be responsible for researching and analyzing the needs, goals, and potential growth areas of multiple new business ideas. You would learn how to ask the right questions to understand objectives and vision. Additionally, you would provide analytical support to your case team as they brainstorm and build ideas from scratch.

Your Training

This program is designed to provide you with personalized and comprehensive training to equip you with the skills necessary for success in the internship program and beyond. During the first two weeks, you will attend customized training sessions, followed by placement on a project where you can apply what you have learned. Regardless of your computer literacy, we will provide you with the best courses to enhance your analytical skills. Regular ongoing training is crucial, which is why we invest in comprehensive courses, in-office training, digital learning tools, and on-the-job learning to ensure your growth and development.

What You’ll Do

Every day is different, but here’s a sample of what you can expect to experience and accomplish:

  • Work on a global case team with three other consultants, owning a distinct aspect of the business idea
  • Take charge of identifying information sources, gathering, and interpreting data, executing analysis, and presenting findings to case team members and stakeholders
  • Create presentations and financial models which will become the basis of the case team’s strategic recommendations

What We Are Looking for In You

  • Ability to communicate complex topics to diverse audiences in verbal and written forms effectively
  • Ability to break down and solve problems through quantitative thinking and analysis
  • Ability to display intellectual curiosity
  • Ability to think through and solve case studies effectively
  • Ability to work with details
  • Ability to receive feedback and act upon it
  • Ability to work collaboratively and to adapt to different cultures and backgrounds
  • Additional languages beyond English are a plus
  • Experience with using Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, or PPT


  • Qualifications: Undergraduate degree or higher with Credit/Merit/Distinction obtained no earlier than 2021. We also accept candidates awaiting a final degree. We are open to any field/major as we appreciate people with different academic backgrounds.
  • We want to get to know you as much as possible. You can tell us through your CV and Cover Letter. Be sure to highlight your past academic or personal achievements or times when you demonstrated impact, value, or leadership. Please send your CV, Cover Letter and Academic Qualifications by following the link provided.
  • Please be sure to list your major as well as both University GPA (Grade) and Grade 12 academic results

*While our deadline is 22nd March 2024, we review applications and schedule interviews on a rolling basis so please apply as soon as possible

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