Umuzi Rainmaker
Rainmaker programme

Come be a rainmaker

A 3-6 month sabbatical with purpose….

Support  previously marginalised talented South African youth to enable their full potential.

Build real things that make a difference: Join a product team and work on real world solutions that add value to a developing world economy.

Re-engage you, in a different part of the world : Live and work like a local in the bustling, energising, creative city of Jozi. Then join Yoga classes on mountain tops and immerse yourself in the picturesque city of Cape Town.

A presentation by Mzamo Masito - Director of Marketing/Chief Marketing Officer at Google Sub-Saharan Africa

A presentation by Mzamo Masito - Director of Marketing/Chief Marketing Officer at Google Sub-Saharan Africa


We are looking for rainmakers with 5 or more years experience or skills in:

  • Tech: Senior Web Developer, Data Scientist, Software Engineer, Product Manager

  • Creative: Creative Director, Senior Designer / Copywriter / Content Creator

  • Strategy: Consultant, Product Owner


Programme structure

Flights and Accommodation: Will be taken care of by Umuzi

Local engagement: Learn about South Africa and the cities you work in by experiencing them with recruits from our program.

Full time: Join one of our product teams full time and transfer skills while you work on real solutions Creative Director, Senior Designer / Copywriter / Content Creator

Experience 2 cities: Split your time between our Jozi and Cape Town studios

UmuziPhuza-031%2B%25281%2529.jpg

Our network of Rainmakers:


Become a Rainmaker!

The Rainmaker Programme attracts hundreds of applicants each year, in order to select fit for purpose candidates we have put together the least arduous application process. Think Gmat without all the studying, signalling, programitised answers and general hurdles you need to jump through.