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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

Our research focuses on pressing health and policy challenges facing Sub-Saharan Africa specifically and the Global South more generally. The suitable candidate would ideally have an interest in developing (or continuing to develop) expertise in using digital technologies to develop more efficient, rapid and tailored impact measurements; and leveraging big data to obtain more sophisticated and tailored insights that can be used to develop more effective and impactful programmes.

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Senior Economist

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

We are looking for a talented and experienced behavioural, public health or quantitative social scientist to join our Research team. The role requires advanced project management skills; a strong background in behavioural change, public health or development research; and programme evaluation, survey or social network research.

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Senior Research Fellow

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.