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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.
What You Will Do and How You Will Grow
The Staffing Associate works to help deliver value to Dalberg on the continent by ensuring the optimal staffing of all consulting staff to projects. The Staffing Associate will be an integral part of the Dalberg Advisors regional operations team. It is a full-time role, reporting to the Africa Staffing Manager, responsible for supporting staffing requests as well as escalating queries that cannot be supported to the Africa Staffing Manager and the Africa Management Team (AMT). The Staffing Associate will work to understand the pipeline of projects, and then identify staff members within the Analyst (AN), Associate Consultant (AC) and Consultant cohorts, for each project. Dalberg Staffing team members aim to balance (a) staff professional development (PD) goals; (b) current and potential project requirements; and (c) the firm business needs (e.g. revenue and utilization targets)
Day to day, the Staffing Associate will liaise with the Staffing Manager to align on staffing priorities, and from time to time, with the Africa Talent Manager to discuss and address feedback raised regarding professional development and the talent experience on projects. The ideal candidate will bring excellent functional skills in scheduling, staff planning, decision making and handling of multiple requests. This position will be based in any Dalberg Africa office as agreed with the successful candidate.
Key responsibilities include:
Staffing capacity management
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 any Dalberg Africa office.
Please submit your application at our Career Centre, by 15 April 2019.
Your application should include a resume & a cover letter
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