Roha Group Inc is an investment firm that builds companies in Africa. Roha launches new businesses by leading their development from origination to exit, focused on opportunities that address latent demand in local markets with worldclass technology, business models, and partnerships. Roha and its partners have invested approximately USD 200 million into building new companies in Africa, with more to come. Roha is active across East and Southern Africa, with regional offices in Nairobi and Addis Ababa.
Roha is investing to launch a healthcare platform that will provide high-quality, affordable treatment and services to patients in African markets. They are exploring opportunities across East Africa, including comprehensive outpatient care, world-class diagnostics, and potentially general hospitals.
To realise this vision, Roha is looking to recruit an ambitious, entrepreneurial, and experienced Investment Associate / Project Manager to join the team and take a proactive role in analysing and evaluating all aspects of this new healthcare venture, contributing to and managing feasibility studies, business planning, and the launch of the platform.
Location: This role is based in Addis Ababa, with possibility to be based in Nairobi, with travel within (mostly) East Africa.
Successful applicants have strong analytical and problem-solving skills, think at a superior intellectual level, are flexible and imaginative, are high-energy, persistent, self-starters, are good communicators in writing and verbally, and will preferably have a proven track record of delivering on complex projects in challenging environments.
Applicants could demonstrate this by having:
This role will require the ability to work independently and take ownership of solving problems in rapidly changing operating conditions. In addition to being excited about building new companies in Africa, successful applicants will be intellectually curious and comfortable with being uncomfortablem and have a sense of entrepreneurship and adventure.
Roha is a greenfield investment company that has a proven track-record of creating returns by developing new businesses in Africa. Roha creates its own investment opportunities to deploy capital more efficiently, achieve higher returns, and have more meaningful impact.
Roha invests in areas of “latent demand” (e.g. import substitution) – allowing them to build fast-growing, profitable, and defensible businesses by addressing proven demand with existing world-class technology and business models. Roha brings all elements of project development under one roof and leads investments from origination to exit. Roha is active across East and Southern Africa, with a primary focus on Ethiopia.