Hire experienced Professionals
Get connected to local and global talent with over 4 years of experience in product management, strategy, growth, finance, and operations roles.
Are you a high-growth startup seeking experienced talent across crucial functions? VFA works with startups like yours to connect you with skilled professionals specializing in product management, strategic finance, sales, marketing, growth, and strategy and operations.
Explore a world of possibilities with VFA's talent pool, comprising both skilled African and global professionals eager to transition into dynamic roles within high-growth startups. We meticulously assess and match the best-fit candidates to meet your unique requirements.
Simplify your hiring process with VFA. We guide qualified candidates through a rigorous selection process, presenting you with a curated shortlist of prospective fellow profiles. You hold the reins, selecting the top candidates you wish to interview for a seamless and efficient recruitment experience.
Flexible Workforce Solutions
Our fellows are available part-time (20-25 hours per week) for an initial 3-month remote collaboration with your team. This unique opportunity allows you to assess their capabilities firsthand before making any final hiring decisions.
How It Works
Role Optimisation Call
An initial conversation with VFA to understand your hiring needs and to optimise your job description.
The VFA Search
We upload your role to VFA’s network of experienced professionals and conduct the first round of interviews.
The VFA Shortlist
Top candidates are shortlisted to your VFA Partner dashboard.
We introduce you to your preferred candidates for any additional interviews.
The VFA Trial-to-Hire
You make the final decisions, and we support you in onboarding your new hire through the VFA trial-to-hire experience.
The VFA Trial-to-Hire experience is a 3-month de-risking window. During this period, you have the opportunity to work part-time with the talent we place before potentially extending a full-time offer.
Startup partners pay VFA the total stipend due to the candidate for the duration of the trial-to-hire engagement with the Startup, which is then disbursed to the candidate every completed month of work.
for ~20hrs per week;
Total stipends are payable in advance and prior to the commencement of each candidate’s engagement
VFA charges a fee on the total Stipend amount as a management fee for each candidate placed during the trial period.
VFA charges a percentage of the candidate’s annual gross salary, for each candidate a startup partner chooses to hire permanently after the completion of the VFA trial-to-hire experience.