Over the last 20 years of working across Africa, Intrepid HR has developed credibility with leading business in the fields of Investment Banking, Private Equity, Fund Management, High Growth Corporates and investment backed early stage entrepreneurial businesses.
Investment Banking, Private Equity and Fund Management
Across the African continent our clients are based mostly in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Lagos, Accra, Nairobi, Casablanca, Gaborone, Mauritius and Windhoek.
Internationally our financial services clients are based mostly in London, Paris, New York, Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Singapore. We assist these international clients build their Africa and Emerging Markets business focus areas.
Disciplines covered include leadership and mid-career professionals upwards for all front / middle and back office areas including deal teams, risk, finance, legal, technology and HR.
High Growth Corporates and Entrepreneurs
We focus on businesses in high growth sectors, many who are backed by investors to accelerate their business plans. Our clients are mostly based across South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana, Namibia, Kenya, Uganda, Botswana and Mozambique. Current expanding sectors we are active in are hard and soft commodities, telecoms, the consumer markets across Africa and Insurance / healthcare.
Investment backed accelerated opportunities in FinTech, food processing and export trading.
Example mandates include CEO, CFO, CTO, HRD and accelerated development programs for CA’s, MBA’s.
Employment Equity in South Africa and Diaspora across Africa
Intrepid HR is a level 4 BBBEE supplier to the South African market and we subscribe to and apply the principles of the BROAD-BASED BLACK ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT ACT to both our internal HR policies at Intrepid HR and in the focus of the work we do for our clients in South Africa. We pride ourselves with the fact that our recruitment statistics reflect the demographics of South Africa and we continue to build our business on these principles.
Outside of South Africa, across the continent, Intrepid HR proactively assists our clients identify local talent and leadership for their growing business. This is achieved by both on the ground search initiatives and via our global Diaspora origination campaigns to identify internationally based African professionals for impact career and leadership roles for our clients’ businesses.
Intrepid HR has active business relationships with the Wharton, Harvard and London Business Schools’ Africa Business Club Alumni, and regularly contribute at their Africa thought leadership events. The upcoming event will take place 04 November 2017 in Philadelphia, USA where Intrepid HR Managing Director, Edward Stokes, is moderating an industry deep dive panel: The Data Revolution in Africa” at the Wharton Africa Business Forum.
Where Intrepid HR sources expatriate international skills for impact roles, we assist our clients’ implement skills transfer programs linked to the business objectives being implemented. Through these programs local skill and economic upliftment is achieved to improve the return on investment of deploying international skills in your business.