Potential locations: East Africa & West Africa

Start date : MBA course specific

Who we are:

At the click of a button, SafeBoda provides a safe, more convenient, mobile-first transportation platform for Africa’s booming young population. On the high-frequency use of our transportation service, SafeBoda is providing value to consumers, our drivers and passengers, with additional financial services, payments and other on-demand services to keep Africa moving forward. Based in Kampala, Nairobi, and Barcelona we are a venture funded company that is already having huge impact for millions in East Africa.

What we are looking for:

We are looking for several top of the class summer interns to support our business growth in East Africa, and expansion to other parts of Africa. We are looking for a self-starter, highly motivated and intelligent individuals who are excited to support SafeBoda’s growth!


We have a number of high impact roles supporting our:

  • Operation team working closely with our COO and Head of Operations.

  • Fintech team in Kampala to identify different business models and regulations applicable for different markets and products, working closely with Head of Fintech.

  • Expansion team focused on expansion operations and scoping research in new cities, working closely with the Head of Expansion.

You should have:

  • +3 years minimum in consulting, operations, strategy, start-up, investment banking or a similar area

  • Experience working in informal transportation or logistics is a plus

  • Comfortable to work in tough conditions not always with easy answers to challenges

  • Highly proactive ability to move fast, innovate and find creative solutions

  • Be emotionally intelligent, humble and excited to work within a team with a diverse set of experiences and skills

  • Data-driven decision making mindset and solid analytical skills with an advanced experience of Excel

  • Experience with government relations and working with large institutions to get stuff done is a plus

  • Excellent communication skills with the flexibility to negotiate corporate partnerships one minute and explain financial concepts to SafeBoda riders the next

  • High levels of energy needed to travel and work across cities and countries

  • Live the SafeBoda values, represent the company in everything you do and constantly fly the flag


  • Scale with a rapidly growing startup, with tons of opportunity for growth

  • Contribute to our mission and work at our dynamic and fast-paced company in Africa

  • One return ticket from your city

  • Stipend provided

  • Free SafeBoda transport

  • Free lunch every day


The need for this role is urgent, and we’d like the right candidate. Send an email to kaoru@safeboda.com stating why you would like to be a part of SafeBoda. In addition attach your CV/Resume