Tiko is an African non-profit organisation. Our team of almost 200 dedicated staff works in-person and virtually across Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Kenya, South Africa, Uganda and Zambia, with satellite support offices in Portugal, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom.

Headquartered in Cape Town, South Africa, the Tiko team comprises experts across Impact, Strategy, Innovation, Product, Engineering, Risk, Development, Finance and HR.

The Tiko Board of Directors is made up of a distinguished group of industry experts and visionaries with a shared interest in improving the lives of African adolescents and young people. 

Our board brings a wealth of experience across various disciplines and sectors to Tiko, and plays a pivotal role in steering us towards new heights.
Our board is majority female and African.

Tiko’s leadership drives us towards our vision by shaping strategy, managing operations and inspiring our people.

We come from different cultures and backgrounds; what unites us is our open-mindedness and drive for impact.

New Business Development Lead (Major Donors / Corporate Partnerships)

London / Nairobi

New Business Development Director

London, UK

Country Director (ZM)

Lusaka, Zambia

Service Quality Specialist

Lusaka, Zambia

Ecosystem Coordinator

Lusaka, Zambia

Ecosystem Trainer

Lusaka, Zambia

Marketing & Communications Specialist

Lusaka, Zambia

Executive Assistant

Cape Town, South Africa

Procurement Lead

Portugal, South Africa, Kenya, Uganda and Burkina Faso

HR Specialist (French Speaking)

South Africa

Customer Support Officer (IT)

Nairobi, Kenya

Application Support Officer

Portugal / South Africa

Ecosystem Coordinator

South Africa

Global Recruiter

South Africa

Data Analyst

South Africa / Kenya / Portugal

Data Engineering Team Lead

South Africa / Kenya / Portugal

Java Engineering Team Lead

South Africa / Kenya / Portugal

Machine Learning Engineer Team Lead

Portugal / South Africa / Kenya

DevOps Engineer

Portugal / South Africa / Kenya

Open Application


Openness is a priority for us, which is why we share our salary brackets for each role right from the start.

We respect our people: their time, expertise, and dedication. Before you apply, we invite you to view our salary brackets and see what you’d earn at Tiko.

We Are Open

We’re open to diverse experiences, ideas and people. We believe that with an open attitude we can look for inspiration anywhere and everywhere.

We Do

We roll up our sleeves and get things done every day. We tackle challenges head-on and dare to change the conversation, that’s how we succeed.

We Pioneer

We believe in innovation to trigger our growth. We look for new possibilities of bringing meaningful change to the world.

We Are Impact-Driven

We put people at the heart of our actions. We emphasise evidence-based decision making and a data-driven approach to make a real impact on the ground.

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