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The Praekelt.org team is a globally distributed group of software developers, content creators, digital strategists, service designers, UX experts and programme managers spread over ten cities and three continents. We apply our diverse backgrounds and skills to build services and technologies we believe have a chance of changing the world.


Diversity makes us stronger


Praekelt.org is a committed to creating a fully inclusive and diverse environment that embraces difference, cultivates inclusivity and is committed to people feeling like they belong within all teams in the organisation. We actively encourage applicants of all races, ethnicities, religions, ages, genders, sexual orientations, and abilities.Praekelt.org is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin or disability.

Open positions

We are looking for an motivated Python Software Developer to help us build the next generation of transformational mobile solutions. If you’re highly skilled with unique development ideas, and an analytical, troubleshooting mindset, we want you to join the Praekelt.org development team.  

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Python Software Engineer

Johannesburg/ Cape Town, South Africa

Business Development Manager

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

We’re looking for a talented and experienced Business Developer who will work with the Business Development team to identify and establish new partnerships, donors, and areas to expand our existing platforms and services within our strategic focus areas.  Your strong financial understanding together with your experience in sustainable business modelling will help us to drive the success of new products.

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Head of Strategy & Experience Design

Johannesburg / Cape Town/ Western Cape / Gauteng

We’re looking for a talented and experienced strategic thinker with a strong portfolio and a passion for designing unique and impactful digital user experiences. You’ll lead our Strategy and Experience Design team in using human-centred service design thinking to find solutions to complex developing world problems using mobile technology. You’ll work collaboratively with colleagues and clients to ensure strategic, technology and business objectives align and solve a wide range of design, content, technical and implementation challenges.

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Engineering Lead

Johannesburg / Cape Town, Western Cape / Gauteng, South Africa


The Engineering Lead is responsible for leading and supporting engineers in the delivery teams, whilst working very closely with SRE, Data Science, Service Design, Project Management and Business Development teams to ensure that the engineering delivery is aligned with the objectives and goals of the organization to ensure we build scalable, efficient, effective and innovative services and tools.

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Our research focuses on pressing health challenges in low- and middle-income countries. The suitable candidate would have a strong background in public health, psychology or economics and expertise in behavioural science and evidence-based intervention design and evaluation. The role involves leveraging mobile technologies to implement cutting-edge research on tailored intervention platforms and rapid impact measurement.

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Health Behaviour Research Associate

Cape Town, South Africa

Delivery Manager

Cape Town, South Africa

We’re looking for a talented and experienced Delivery Manager who can support our execution teams in an Agile way of working, ensuring that project delivery is on time. The role also requires traffic management skills when dealing with work coming in from various projects. You’ll be joining a talented team of developers, service designers and project managers building services that address complex developing world problems using mobile technology.

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Want to get paid to use your skills to change the world?

We are currently looking for interns to work with our teams this June and July.  We're especially interested in hiring interns for:

  • Engineering and Site Reliability Engineering (Comp Science or similar degrees) - Cape Town

  • Service Design and Content (Information Design or similar) - CT / JHB based

Read what our past interns had to say. Send your cover letter and cv to careers@praekelt.org.