Careers in Africa Recruitment Summit

Another Successful Year Closes

The 2014 Careers in Africa London Summit that took place 16-18th May, was a resounding success with over 1700 candidates and 28 companies that attended and exhibited. The Summit is an opportunity to meet, interview and network with clients from global organisations. With hundreds of interviews that took place over the three day event and candidates leaving with job offers, the Summit is undoubtedly the place to be for African talent who are looking to progress their careers in Africa.

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What was delivered

While the Summit had opportunities for candidates from all over Africa, there were an especially high number of roles for those with authorisation to work in Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Ghana, Ethiopia, Angola and Mozambique.

As an invitation-only event totally focused on jobs in Africa, Careers in Africa London offered a brilliant opportunity for attendees to meet, connect and interview with the region’s leading employers, and the best Diasporan candidates. With an interview to offer ratio of 50%, hundreds of candidates left with offers of work in Africa. The event took place over three days at a top London venue.

Applicant Requirements

Attending candidates possessed:

  • Work authorisation for at least one African country
  • An undergraduate degree or professional qualification
  • Availability to attend the Summit in London

Frequently Asked Questions

Read more about travel, visa and logistical information in our Frequently Asked Questions, and find more about the application process here.

2014 Summit Review

Our largest and most successful Summit ever, with more than 10000 applicants and major employers from the oil and gas, construction, finance, consulting and FMCG sectors, saw candidates being recruited for hundreds of professional roles.

  • Over 10000 applicants
  • Sponsored by NMB, Puma Energy, Nigerian Breweries and Seadrill
  • Featured a fantastic Talent Agenda Conference delving into the talent gap in Africa and how a sustainable solution can be achieved.


Summit Sponsors

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Puma Energy
Seadrill NMB

Attended by:

LC Waikiki
APM Terminals
Aker Solutions
Coca Cola Sabco
Dresser Rand
Coca-Cola CEWA