Evan Jones

Group Strategy Director

Evan Jones is Group Strategy Director of Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator. He manages portfolios ranging from digital strategy, new market development, to Harambee’s leadership in priority sectors like globally transacted services. Evan joined Harambee from Webhelp, a French/UK-based global operator, where he served as COO to rapidly scale Webhelp’s South African operations to nearly 2,000 staff. Previously, Evan worked at Discovery Health to transition their North American operation, at TalkTalk (Carphone Warehouse) to manage their contact centre outsourced relationships covering 3,500 staff; and as Director of Operations for Merchants South Africa, managing the country’s largest outsourced operations across various verticals and geographies. Evan also serves as chairman of the South Africa’s industry body overseeing globally transacted services.

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12 Jan 2022

With matric results coming out later this month, Harambee’s Chief Engagement Officer, Zengeziwe Msimang spoke to Radio702’s Clement Manyathela about tips, tricks and high-quality advice for young people starting, or continuing their journey into work, regardless of their education status.


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CID Speaker Series Podcast featuring Sharmi Surianarain

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4 lessons in transforming systems from the world’s best social impact organisations

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