(Senior) Project Manager

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 a Project Manager of Senior Project Manager. The successful movemeon member previously worked at OC&C Strategy Consultants.

About the role

  • Be 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.?

Job requirements

  • Lead project teams in disaggregating problems and providing solutions to address them
  • Develop strategies and solutions for our clients
  • Manage work streams and provide direction

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

Dalberg Project Managers manage teams and support clients around the world and are resourceful team leaders who manage the critical thinking and processes for our engagement teams.  As the link between junior team members and Dalberg management, Project Managers deliver creative ideas and results for our clients worldwide. With a combination of analytical skills and social acumen, they are savvy communicators who 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.

Our staff are 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.

As a Project Manager you:

  • Will be 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:

  • Lead project teams in disaggregating problems and providing solutions to address them
  • Develop strategies and solutions for our clients
  • Manage work streams and provide direction
  • Coach, manage and support junior team members

Key Requirements:

  • At least five years of experience at a top-tier management consultancy, including experience managing project teams and building client relationships
  • For Senior Project Manager, 7+ years of 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
  • A passion for international development, typically evidenced by a strong interest and prior 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
  • Sensitivity to the political and cultural environments of international public agencies or similarly complex environments
  • Fluency in English; proficiency with other languages an advantage
  • Bachelor’s degree with consistent outstanding academic record; Advanced degree or MBA is preferred

Location: Europe (Geneva, Paris, London)

Salary: €85k – €150k based on location, experience and performance

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