Senior Consultant at Dalberg, Kigali, Rwanda – CLOSE: 2/09/2022
We are a global group working to build a more inclusive and sustainable world where all people, everywhere, can reach their fullest potential. We partner with and serve communities, governments, and companies throughout the world, providing an innovative mix of advisory, investment, research, analytics, and design services. Today’s complex global problems require new solutions. Comprised of Dalberg Advisors, Dalberg Data Insights, Dalberg Design, Dalberg Implement, Dalberg Media and Dalberg Research; our businesses approach problems differently and work together to create impact at scale. We are from everywhere, at home anywhere – an African and American company as much as an Asian, Middle Eastern, and European one.
Dalberg is a place where a diverse mix of talented individuals are able to bring their authentic selves to work – whether it’s how you identify, where you come from, the languages you speak, the person you love, the way you worship. Dalberg is a home where people feel safe, understood, nurtured and encouraged to grow.
As a team of 700+ people from 55 countries, speaking over 90 languages collectively, with a 40% female leadership team, Dalberg places diversity, equity and inclusion principles at the heart of our organization and the work we do alongside our clients, partners and communities.
Established in 2001 by experienced private sector consultants, Dalberg operates from 29 worldwide locations. For more information, please visit Dalberg.
ABOUT DALBERG IN RWANDA
Dalberg Kigali office brings a blend of a global team with a deep understanding of the Rwanda local context. Since setting up in Kigali in 2017, we have grown to 25 full-time consultants, including both Rwandans and non-Rwandans. We have completed over 54 local assignments including national strategies, donor strategies, investment strategies, and support to Rwanda’s innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem. We work with Government, private sector, philanthropy, and social sectors helping our clients design impactful solutions to complex challenges.
You aspire to become a leader in global development by tackling global issues, from malnutrition to climate change to economic growth, ensuring no population is left behind. You enjoy collaborating with teams while traveling and working across continents and cultures. You excel in solving problems using clear strategic thinking and quantitative and qualitative analysis, and you want to put your skills to work—transforming organizations, advising investors, and shaping new initiatives. You are a committed self-starter with an excellent academic record, leadership roles on campus, a passion for development and an entrepreneurial spirit.
Dalberg has a global footprint with consultants that live and work around the world, creating a network of experience anchored by our offices in Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe, and MENA. Dalberg combines ground-level insight with experience from top-tier professional services firms and leading academic institutions to create actionable solutions to the world’s most pressing issues.
Typical Qualifications for a Senior Consultant:
- Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree.
- Minimum 2 years’ experience as a ‘top performer’ in a leading international management consultancy, pre-graduate school, or a similar type of private sector experience.
- Strong analytical abilities, both quantitative and qualitative.
- Ability to present information in an insightful and structured manner, both written and oral.
- Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and perform in an entrepreneurial atmosphere.
- Exposure to global issues such as economic development, global health, education or the environment.
- Professionalism and demonstrated experience working with senior officials in the public and/ or private sector.
- Experience living and working in different cultures, time spent in developing countries strongly preferred.
- Sensitivity to the political and cultural environments of international public agencies or similarly complex environments.
- Strong regional/in-country networks preferred.
- Demonstrated fluency with English speaking and writing skills, proficiency with other languages a plus.
Note: Kigali office is able to sponsor work visas for this role for applicants interested in relocating to Rwanda.
WHAT YOU WILL DO AND HOW YOU WILL GROW
Senior Consultants provide the critical thinking and analytical horsepower that drive our teams. Senior Consultants own work streams, apply problem-solving frameworks, and conduct rigorous analyses to answer some of the most challenging questions in development today. With a combination of analytical skills and social acumen, Seniors Consultants simplify complex findings, develop insightful recommendations, and structure communications that promote constructive dialogues with diverse stakeholders in the public sector, private sector, civil society, and international communities. .
Dalberg is a platform for change. Our staff is empowered to start new programs, institute best practices, and develop traditions that will define the Dalberg experience for years to come.
- Lead research and complex analyses on key development-related topics.
- Develop and deliver structured communication to clients.
- Coach junior team members.
- Contribute to developing our partnership with clients and peer organizations.
- Actively contribute towards Dalberg’s firm-building initiatives.
Dalberg is a platform for change. Our staff is empowered to start new programs, institute best practices, and develop traditions that will define the Dalberg experience for years to come. Innovation and entrepreneurship are not only valued at Dalberg; they are essential to our firm’s success. In addition to providing training, management-level advising, and mentoring, we empower consultants to learn by doing, engaging them as core members of project teams from day one.
ABOUT OUR CLIENTS
Our clients come to us with some of the most difficult global challenges, seeking solutions where the obvious ones have failed. We are entrepreneurs and innovators, designers and creative problem solvers, thinkers, and doers who supply new ideas, drawing from a deep base of knowledge that cuts across sectors and geographies and is growing every day. We partner with and serve communities, governments, and companies throughout the world. Some of our recent clients include foundations such as the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, corporations such as Pepsi and Vodafone, multilateral institutions such as the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank, UN Agencies such as UNICEF and the UNEP, and government agencies such as DFID and the Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency.
JOIN OUR TEAM
Our current opportunities is in Kigali.
Please submit your application at our Career Centre by 11:59 EST on 02 September 2022.
Your application should include a resume and cover letter. In your cover letter, tell us why you are excited to explore this opportunity. Please note that the cover letter is a pre-requisite and applications without the same will be auto eliminated. During the same recruitment period, please only apply to one position at Dalberg. This position should be the role best suited to your current professional experience and to your first preference location.
Candidate applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Candidates selected for interviews will be invited for several interviews to test analytical and conceptual thinking skills through consulting case questions and to discuss interests and experience. A candidate’s specific title and level of entry will be assessed during the interview process.
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