Associate Partner

Associate Partner

Today’s complex global problems require new solutions. Each of Dalberg’s businesses approach problems differently, but all of our businesses work together to create impact at scale.

Dalberg advertised on movemeon for an Associate Partner. The successful movemeon member previously worked at Bain & Company.

About the role

  • Provide strategic direction to consultant teams, ensure quality control of project delivery
  • Develop relationships with clients and sell projects
  • Contribute to the professional development of junior staff

Requirements

  • Significant work experience at a top-tier management consultancy, including experience leading project teams and building client relationships
  • Experience in international development and/or frontier and emerging markets
  • Appetite and desire to tackle challenging development problems through private sector-led initiatives

In case you are interested, here’s the full job description:

Meet Dalberg

Our clients come to us with some of the most difficult global problems, seeking solutions where the obvious ones have failed. We supply new ideas, drawing from a deep base of knowledge that cuts across sectors and geographies and is growing every day.  We create value for clients focused on social impact by using on-the-ground research and rigorous business analysis to help governments, foundations, international agencies, NGOs, and corporations develop strategies and assess programs in areas such as access to finance, inclusive growth, global health, and energy and the environment.

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.

The Role

Associate Partners are part of Dalberg’s leadership team, and will be expected to sell work, manage projects, and develop team members. They play a key role in developing relationships with clients and converting these relationships into work for the firm, as well as leading the creation and submission of proposals. Associate Partners will provide strategic direction to consultant teams, ensure quality control of project delivery, and help manage client relationships as part of their project management and oversight responsibilities.

They will also be expected to contribute to the professional development of junior staff by providing them coaching and mentoring and help build the firm’s reputation and expertise through knowledge development and thought leadership. They will build on previous private sector consulting experience and relationships to take on private sector-led solutions to development issues.

As an Associate Partner you:

  • Are a global development leader and you thrive in tackling global issues, from malnutrition to climate change to economic growth, ensuring no population is left behind.
  • Enjoy leading high-performing teams that drive the delivery of innovative and results-oriented solutions for clients, by proposing problem-solving and creating tailored frameworks that address client challenges.
  • Excel in solving problems using clear strategic and creative thinking, and you want to put your skills to work – transforming organizations that fund change around the world.?
  • Are a committed self-starter with experience as a ‘top-performer’ at a leading international management consultancy firm, a passion for international development, and an entrepreneurial spirit.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide strategic direction to consultant teams, ensure quality control of project delivery
  • Develop relationships with clients and sell projects
  • Contribute to the professional development of junior staff
  • Build the firm’s reputation and expertise through knowledge development and thought leadership

Key Requirements:

  • Significant work experience at a top-tier management consultancy, including experience leading project teams and building client relationships
  • Experience in international development and/or frontier and emerging markets
  • Appetite and desire to tackle challenging development problems through private sector-led initiatives
  • A high degree of professionalism and credibility
  • Sensitivity to the political and cultural environment of international public agencies or similarly complex environments
  • Demonstrated effectiveness as a team player and team builder and performing well in a start-up atmosphere
  • Strong qualitative and quantitative analytical abilities
  • Ability to present information in an insightful and structured manner
  • Fluency in English; proficiency with other languages an advantage
  • Bachelor’s degree; Advanced degree or MBA is preferred

Location: Europe (Geneva, Paris, London)

Salary: €125k-€200k based on location, experience and performance

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