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Associate Consultant

Location(s): Copenhagen
Application Deadline: 3/31/19 at 11:59 pm EST.
About Dalberg

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 Capital, Dalberg Design, Dalberg Data Insights 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 450+ people from 50 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 26 worldwide locations. For more information, please visit www.dalberg.com.


Description

Maximize your potential. Tackle the world’s toughest problems. Build expertise in areas that matter to you. Become a global development leader.

 

 

 
About Dalberg

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 Capital, Dalberg Design, Dalberg Data Insights 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 whole 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 450+ people from 50 countries, speaking over 90 languages collectively, with 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 26 worldwide locations. For more information, please visit Dalberg.

 

About You

You have a strong profile in global development, excellent analytical skills and an entrepreneurial mindset to help us ideate, create and implement projects. You are motivated by promoting the use of innovative thinking to advance sustainable development. You take a creative approach to problem solving and analysis and have strong methodological competencies to independently create and structure ideas and concepts. You have experience from working with stakeholders across sectors and/or geographies and possess a readiness to challenge established agendas to maximise social impact.

Our ideal candidate’s qualifications include:

  • A master’s degree within Political Science, International Relations, Business, Development, Communications or a related field with an excellent academic record
  • Min. 1 year’s work experience, ideally with experience from consulting or a related field
  • Creative mindset and an ability to conceptualize, scope and build new initiatives
  •  Strong analytical and methodological competencies
  • A passion for global development and innovation, typically evidenced by prior exposure to and experience with the field
  • An ability to work independently and drive major workflows
  • Experience with innovation processes and/or education is an advantage, but not a requirement
  • Fluency in written and oral English
  • Proficiency in French is desirable, but not a prerequisite

The position will be located in Copenhagen. Work-related traveling for shorter periods of time will likely be required.

 

What You Will Do and How You Will Grow

We are looking for top-performing, innovative and committed consultants with a passion to influence the global development agenda. Our new team members will help to support and grow Dalberg Media’s project portfolio, spanning across a range of areas and clients, such as governments, ministries, international corporations, global foundations and civil society initiatives.

Our consultants play leading roles in research and analysis as well as project conceptualization, initiation and management. Your responsibilities will quickly grow with performance. Previous project engagements span across designing and facilitating multi-stakeholder convenings in e.g. Singapore, New Delhi, Copenhagen, and San Francisco; producing creative content in print and online to amplify key messages on pressing global development issues; and creating and executing communication strategies for private and public clients. Across all projects, you will work closely with colleagues on all levels and interact directly with our clients and partners nationally and internationally. We prioritize your individual learning journey and will carefully nurture your professional growth via mentoring and tailored project work.

Your main tasks will include:

  • Conduct qualitative and quantitative research and analysis on global development issues
  • Outreach to and engage with private, public, and civil society partners within the sector
  • Independently plan and execute workstreams within core projects
  • Prepare pitch materials and project deliverables in various formats for internal and external use
  • Conceptualize innovative ideas in close collaboration with project managers
  • Participate in meeting activities and on-going dialogues with partners and clients
  • Nurture and grow Dalberg Media’s project portfolio and network of partners and clients

 

About Our Clients

Our clients come to us with some of the most difficult global problems, 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 are in Copenhagen.

Please submit your application at our Career Centre,  by March 31, 2019.

Your application should include a Resume, Cover Letter and University Transcripts

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. You will have the opportunity to rank your next 2 location preferences within your application, in case there are openings in other offices.

Candidate applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Candidates selected for interviews will be invited for a number of 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.

Dalberg is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer.





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