About Cenfri



Building A, Farm 1, The Vineyards Office Estate, 99 Jip de Jager Drive, Bellville, Cape Town, South Africa

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What we do

Cenfri is one of Africa’s leading economic impact agencies, seeking to boost economic growth and increase the benefits from sustainable development to low-income households and businesses in emerging markets. ​​Find out more: https://cenfri.org/

In collaboration with our partners, we undertake research and offer capacity building, convening and innovation support to businesses, governments, regulators and donors in Africa and beyond

Why Work For Us

Our purpose is to empower people to solve problems that matter – to create ideas and solutions that have lasting impact

As recognised thought leaders and opinion-shapers on economic and digital inclusion, we generate and share deep insights that contribute to our vision of a world where all people can live their financial and digital lives optimally, thereby unlocking growth, development and welfare in their lives and in economies. We empower key stakeholders to apply insights and catalyse system-level change for long-term development impact. We do this through multi-year programmes, bespoke consulting projects, capacity-building, as well as innovation and ecosystem engagements to support governments, regulators, policymakers and private sector innovation.

Cenfri is an independent, not-for-profit think-tank, based in South Africa. Since 2008, our work has reached 35 countries across Africa, Latin America and Asia, but we are proudly committed to our Africa roots.

Our Culture

We do really impactful work. We like to focus on a healthy working environment with flexibility on work-life balance.

Our Hiring Process

  • Screening call
  • Panel Interview
  • Technical Assessment
  • Psychometric Assessment and Mental Agility Test

Hiring process can take up to 4 Weeks

Flexible working hours
When in office, healthy meals 3 times a week
Travel opportunities to project locations
Remote working
Tech Stack

Application and Data