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Here are the open positions available at Fraym

GIS Data Analyst Positions - Washington DC

Fraym, a data analytics venture, is seeking several GIS Data Analysts to support the rapid growth of our business. Copernicus is a proprietary geospatial platform that transforms decision-making on the African continent through customized subnational data and analytical tools. We currently track economic, consumer, and social indicators across roughly 200 African cities and almost any customizable geography across North Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa.

The successful candidate will have a strong GIS and quantitative background, experience working with GISapplications (e.g.ArcGISorR), and an entrepreneurial mindset. Preference will be given to applicants with experience in remote sensing, machine learning, predictive analytics, and/or experience on the African continent.

This position will perform a range of duties including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Working with large geostatistical datasets and large household surveys to expand, deepen, and refine the Fraym data platform.
  • Building and adapting machine learning algorithms to detect geospatial features.
  • Supporting customized client engagements (e.g., investors, corporates, policymakers, and development agencies).
  • Preparing analytical products, including presentations, briefings, and other materials.
  • Supporting the development of product offerings and capabilities such as machine learning applications and data subscription packages.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and skills:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in a related field.
  • One or two years of work experience is preferred but not required.
  • Training in satellite imagery analysis, spatial surface interpolation, network analysis, and/or other types of GIS analysis.
  • Training in statistical methods and/or econometrics is preferred.
  • Essential software skills: ArcGIS and/or R (e.g. sp and ggplot2 packages). Other software skills (e.g. Stata) are a definite plus.
  • Outstanding communication and writing skills.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset; confidence and can-do attitude; ability to advance discrete projects both independently and as part of a small team.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact with senior executives.

Fraym offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a full benefit package.

Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and sample work product to r.morello@fraym.io.

Director of Operations – Washington DC

 

Fraym is a venture-backed geospatial data analytics company focused exclusively on the African continent. Our platform is the only comprehensive source of hyper-local, population-centered data on Africa. Our customers include investors, fast-growing companies, development agencies, and government agencies.

Summary of Position

The Director of Operations ensures that the company's day-to-day activities operate efficiently and effectively. In addition to overseeing the finances and general operations of the business, the Director of Operations will be tasked with overseeing and optimizing: employee recruitment systems, staff management systems for client engagements, managed IT services, and customized accounting systems that meet the specific needs of the business.

The Director will also identify specific areas in which the company may need to improve financial and operational efficiency as well as implement new growth directives. Accordingly, the Director of Operations will manage all daily operations of the business, including coordinating logistics and information technology for the office.

This position reports directly to the CEO.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee the weekly/monthly/quarterly management dashboard and coordinate input from key business units.

  • Perform recruitment and human resource functions (e.g. interview screening, evaluating, hiring, supervising, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining optimal staffing levels, enhancing productivity of personnel, and achieving objectives within budget.

  • Process payroll and review payroll ledgers for accuracy. Act as the primary liaison with the professional employer organization (PEO) and process new hire & benefit paperwork, including coordinating annual Health Insurance Open Enrollment paperwork.

  • Perform regular accounts payable and accounts receivable processes. Monitor account balances, reconcile cash balances and corporate credit card statements monthly.

  • Work closely with external bookkeeper on data entry and upkeep. Also work closely with external accountant and assist with monthly and fiscal year-end reconciliations.

  • Assist with preparation of financial reports, and participate in and support audit processes as needed.

  • Manage and monitor annual budgeting process and operational plan development, ensuring that allocations are accurate and/or fiscal practices are followed. Monitor and make suggestions for internal controls, as needed.

  • Develop and maintain human resource, operational, and financial processes to position the company for growth.

    As a lean startup business, flexibility and willingness to pitch in wherever needed is critical.

    Qualifications and Requirements

  • Excellent academic credentials: Bachelor's or Master’s Degree in Business, Operations, Finance, Accounting, or related field

  • Strong technical foundation within corporate finance, budget management, and/or accounting experience with knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles is strongly preferred

  • Highly motivated with sound judgment and critical thinking skills

  • Results oriented individual with a proactive and creative approach to problem

    solving

  • Proven ability to successfully prioritize multiple, competing priorities with strong

    attention to detail

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated interest or previous experience working in Africa is preferred but not

    required

    Benefits

  • Competitive market-based salary, commensurate with experience; benefits include medical insurance, dental, and vision

  • Potential for performance-based employee stock options

  • Opportunities for career advancement in a fast-growing startup environment

    Contact

    If this job description is of interest, please submit your application at fraym.workable.com. Any questions may be directed to jobs@fraym.io.

Country Manager – Kenya

Fraym is a venture-backed geospatial data analytics company focused exclusively on the African continent. Our platform is the only source of hyper-local, population-centered data on Africa. Until now, decision-makers had to rely on anecdotes, “gut feel,” or expensive primary surveys to make critical decisions. Fraym offers a better way. We work with investors, companies, foundations, agencies, and financial institutions.

 

Summary of Position

Fraym is looking for a dynamic leader to anchor our growing business in East Africa. The country manager is expected to manage sales, operations, and business results for Fraym in Kenya. The manager will solidify, elevate and nurture relationships with key clients. Specifically, s/he will identify leads, build the pipeline, close deals, and support projects. The manager will often serve as a liaison between the data team and local clients. S/he will be expected to serve as an effective “face” for Fraym in East Africa.

 

To begin, the country manager will work with Fraym’s management team to further refine our strategy for Kenya and other countries in the region, prioritizing key clients and sectors. Over time, s/he will identify and communicate market needs and lessons learned to headquarters, and will work with the data team to build tailored products and services for clients in Kenya and across East Africa.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Build and manage the sales funnel in Kenya and in the region. The primary responsibility is to find and close new sales prospects.
  • Establish and nurture professional relationships with partners, clients, and prospects. Be able to manage executive-level interactions.
  • Take care of local customers and secure repeat business.
  • Take on local contracting, admin, and finance tasks when needed.
  • On occasion, conduct in-person research for specific client projects.
  • Advise the rest of the team on how to address local market needs. Research and observe competition and industry trends. Be ready to test and help improve new products.
  • Participate remotely in Fraym’s strategy and business development discussions.
  • Be ready to travel across Kenya and to other parts of East Africa for business development, client meetings, conferences, speaking engagements, etc. Also, be ready to travel periodically to the U.S. for internal meetings and training.
  • Fraym is a fast-growing startup; should be ready and willing to pitch in on anything else that comes up.

 

Qualifications

We are looking for a candidate with as many of the following skills and qualifications as possible:

  • History of making sales—especially related to data or technology.
  • Track record of taking ownership and initiative in previous work.
  • Excellent written English (with relevant examples to demonstrate writing quality).
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, effectively use time, and manage remote working relationships.
  • Strong people skills; ability to manage and grow relationships. Tangible experience managing a project or client relationship is a big plus.
  • Working experience in a relevant sector—e.g., data, technology, consulting, consumer goods, financial services.
  • Strong verbal communicator; presentation skills a big plus.
  • Resourcefulness and ability to problem-solve is important.
  • Existing network in the East African business community is a big plus.
  • Excellent academic credentials with a relevant Bachelor’s or Master’s degree.
  • Able to live and work in Kenya.

 

Benefits

  • Competitive base salary, commensurate with experience.
  • Bonuses based on reaching revenue targets.
  • Opportunities for significant career advancement in a fast-growing startup.

 

Contact

If this job description is of interest, please submit your application to jobs@fraym.io.

Business Development Manager - Washington DC

Fraym is a venture-backed geospatial data analytics company focused exclusively on the African continent. Our platform is the only source of hyper-local, population-centered data on Africa. Until now, decision-makers had to rely on anecdotes, “gut feel,” or expensive primary surveys to make critical decisions. Fraym offers a better way. We provide data and customized analysis for investors, companies, foundations, development and government agencies, and financial institutions.

 

Summary of Position

Fraym is looking for a high performer to join our sales, marketing, and growth team. The Business Development Manager will write proposals, bring in prospects, track opportunities, manage relationships, and represent Fraym at meetings and events.

This person will play a central role in building the revenue engine at a fast-growing startup. The ideal candidate has three or more years of relevant experience. S/he will be able to take initiative and tackle a wide range of responsibilities. We will put the manager in a position for significant career growth.

 

Responsibilities

  • Master Fraym’s product offerings, services, and potential impact. Be able to effectively articulate our unique value for organizations working across the continent.
  • Put together proposals, pitches, and other business development materials and presentations. Maintain an extremely high level of quality.
  • Coordinate teams and manage the proposal process for larger bids.
  • Maintain and improve the CRM database. Analyze and report on the sales pipeline.
  • Identify and track proposal opportunities and new sales prospects.
  • Contribute to sales and partnership meetings.
  • Represent Fraym at events.
  • Occasional domestic and international travel.
  • Fraym is a fast-growing startup, and you should be ready and willing to pitch in on anything else that comes up.

 

Qualifications

  • Experience with business development, marketing, or sales. History of successful sales or winning bids is of course a big plus.
  • Track record of taking ownership and initiative in your previous roles.
  • Excellent written English (with relevant examples to demonstrate writing quality).
  • Working experience in a relevant sector—e.g., data, technology, consulting, consumer goods, financial services, research, or international development.
  • Familiarity with African geography, politics, and business. Working experience in Africa a big plus. Proficiency in a relevant language besides English also a big plus.      
  • Excellent academic credentials with a relevant Bachelor’s or Master’s degree.
  • Able to live and work in Washington, DC.

 

Benefits

  • Competitive salary, with performance- and target-based bonuses.
  • Medical, dental, vision, etc.
  • Opportunities for significant career advancement in a fast-growing startup.

 

Contact

Please submit your application at fraym.workable.com. Direct questions to jobs@fraym.io.

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