Management Associate Program

We have an open recruiting cycle for this Associate program.

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. To learn more about Umati Capital, check out: and follow us on Twitter (@umaticapital) and LinkedIn (


Our Core Values

  • Ownership
  • Initiative
  • Excellence

We seek out talent that embody these values and those that can survive and thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial meritocracy with humility and curiosity.

 Management Associate Program Overview

  • Role: Associate
  • Experience: 0 – 36 months of relevant experience
  • Title: Management Associate
  • Company: Umati Capital (Kenya) Limited
  • Location: Nairobi, Kenya
  • Reports to: Chief Operating Officer

The Opportunity:

  • The Rotational Program Hire is targeted at building future leaders and management of Umati Capital. After starting in the marketing and sales units, the Hire will then rotate through our entire business based on both interest and skills: operations, credit, and account management including advisory and customer service.
  • The Rotational Program Hire is continuously assessed for competency and fit to ultimately take ownership of one or more roles in our company. For top-performing candidates, we have successfully promoted as early as one month into the program.
  • There is a path for career growth within Umati Capital for the right candidate that is willing to learn and work toward that goal.

Your first 1 month

  • Learn Umati Capital’s products and messaging
  • Learn the tools necessary to be successful: CRM, scripts, Google office suite and other Umati technology tools
  • Engage with incoming and active clients
  • Start executing tasks for all business units
  • Work with mentors to set goals for yourself to gain consideration to promotion

Your Next 2 to 3 months

  • Continuing executing tasks for all business units
  • Consistently meet goals for initial meeting set up
  • Continue to build on your core skills and product/industry knowledge
  • Know what it takes to meet or exceed your goals and maintain the momentum to do so
  • Begin to expand your knowledge of all duties and responsibilities
  • Work with mentors to set goals for yourself to gain consideration to promotion


  • KES 20,000 monthly gross stipend
  • Standard benefits as defined in Employment Act (for a Contractor)

Who We Look For

  • We are looking for individuals looking to join a fast-growing technology-enabled financial services firm. The ideal candidate is comfortable being surrounded by incredibly smart and driven people that push them to be better. We are looking for the following traits:


  • Embody our core values
  • Background in finance, accounting, economics, math, or similar
  • Multi-lingual (fluent in English & Kiswahili)
  • Background or experience in Excel-based formulas (more than SUM or basic math formulas)
  • Comfortable with basic technology tools including MS Office or similar
  • Logical and thoughtful approach to solving problems
  • Excellent research skills
  • Passionate
  • Curious
  • Competitive
  • Must own a laptop


  • Background or experience in financial modeling
  • Work experience in any of the industries noted above
  • Seeking a career and not just a job
  • Advanced knowledge and experience of advanced Excel formulas and the logic behind the formulas
  • Interested in a long-term career in a growing enterprise with the opportunity to engage with multiple business units 

Recruiting Process

  • Our process is intensive and based fully on merit. We only want the best and the brightest who are motivated to excel in our fast-growing enterprise. The recruiting process is extremely selective.
  • Less than 5% are offered a position and less than 50% complete the program


  • We will communicate the status of your application by email and we typically respond in about 1 business day at the most. Make sure that you check your email frequently.
  • No CVs, resumes, or similar documents are reviewed at this time. Please do not send until requested.
  • We will only contact qualified candidates for each round.

First Round: Online Aptitude Test and Short Answers

  • Apply now by starting the test virtually below. Previous applicants have taken an average of two hours to complete the test.

Second Round: Virtual Assignment and In-Person Case Assignment with Presentation

  • Umati Capital will select the top tier candidates to complete two assignments: a virtual assignment that can be completed anywhere with internet access and an in-person case assignment at Umati Capital’s offices in Westlands.

Third Round: In-Person Interview

  • Finalists are selected for an in-person interview at Umati Capital’s offices in Westlands.

Ready to start the first round?

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+254 714 874 494

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