Job title: Management Consultant : Nutrition
Employment type: Full Time
Experience: 2 to 5 years
Salary: Negotiable
Job published: 02 May 2022
Job reference no: 1889212648

Job Description

We are seeking a Tech & Entrepreneurship associate based out of sub-Saharan Africa to support the company's portfolio of projects designed to make nutritious foods accessible and affordable.

Background

This company informs, supports, designs, and incubates evidence-based malnutrition solutions. With 30 years’ experience in advocacy for improved nutrition, incubating innovation, and convening the best minds in the field of food systems and nutrition.

  • Translating nutrition science so that programs, policies, and participants are informed and effective.
  • Building public–private partnerships, an underutilized mechanism in nutrition, which can accelerate the private sector’s engagement and maximize the impact of both the private and the public sector
  • Developing viable business models that are profitable or sustainably subsidized and increase the availability and desirability of nutritious foods.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Assess value chain by deep diving into macro and micro industry trends, identify root causes, challenges, and solutions to improve accessibility and affordability of nutritious foods
  • Conduct interviews with key stakeholders as necessary to fill gaps in implementation model, collect data points, and validate assumptions
  • Synthesize clear takeaways and recommendations from complex information using both qualitative and quantitative methods
  • Construct robust and comprehensive business and financial models for building and runningn such projects
  • Plan, develop, and prepare compelling documents that can draw out meaningful insights from data and communicate them convincingly
  • Aggregate data from the field; analyze, prepare and discuss regular project updates for review and decision making
  • Create and maintain a knowledge platform to facilitate cross-country learnings and implementation of best practices
  • Write business development strategies and investment cases for donors compliant with requirements

Skills and Qualifications

  • Undergraduate/Masters’ degree in business/finance, public policy or related fields.
  • 2-4 years’ experience in management consulting and business model development
  • Excellent research, analytical, and writing skills; Proficiency in MS Office and data analysis software (Excel, STATA or similar).
  • Strong stakeholder management and communication skills; experience developing compelling decks
  • Can draw out meaningful insights from data and communicate them convincingly
  • Ability to see big picture as well as and dive into details.
  • Ability to work with various stakeholders and multi-cultural, cross-country environments across time zones
  • Prior experience writing investment cases and undertaking projects requiring rigorous analytical approaches is a plus
  • Attention to detail, ability to solve unexpected problems, and adaptability to unstructured and changing environments and project demands.
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative.

 

Working Conditions

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Unique opportunity to work with a multi-disciplinary and innovative team of global experts pushing the envelope on eradicating malnutrition.
  • Will receive fantastic mentorship from senior team members and have access to professional development opportunities.
  • The position will be home-based.

Consider your application unsuccessful if you are not contacted within 7 working days.

 

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