Full-Time

Social Impact

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  • Nairobi Kenya

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Description

Who we are

Future Africa Forum is a platform for thought leadership that consults with organizations which are building a better Africa. We bring together the greatest young African thinkers to research, implement and amplify bold ideas and solutions to create tangible and sustainable change across the continent.
 

Our work focuses on exploring Economic Futures, Societal Futures and Resilient Futures for Africa. We believe young people are best placed to shape the future of the continent and possess the unique skills, ideas and experiences that can improve the quality and effectiveness of the public, private and social sectors to help them thrive. Headquartered in Nairobi, Future Africa Forum is led by Africans for Africa and offers new thinking and continental convening ability grounded in local expertise.

 

Who we are seeking

Our consulting division provides advisory services to organizations working in research, program and product development for African contexts. We are now seeking an experienced leader to join the team. TYou will join and help to build out a growing consulting unit, supervising teams of 2 - 5 consulting staff, and reporting to the Associate Director.


You will lead the conceptualization and delivery of client engagements. This role requires a creative thinker and problem solver with strong analytical skills and social acumen. As the ideal candidate you will provide context specific problem-solving frameworks that address client challenges and needs. The role requires a top performer with a strategy consulting background who is passionate about social impact and African prosperity.

 

 

Role Responsibilities:

  • Project Delivery: responsible for the planning, execution and delivery of client engagements within agreed budget, timelines and quality standards
  • Business Development: responsible for pursuing new opportunities, conducting client pitches, and identifying and unlocking new opportunities with existing clients 
  • Team Leadership: delegate and supervise tasks across projects and workstreams, coach and mentor junior team members 
     

Criteria

  • A Master’s degree in business or public administration, engineering, economics or a related field. An MBA will be considered an advantage
  • A minimum of 4 years of progressive experience at a leading strategy consulting firm, ideally with an international development or social impact focus 
  • A minimum of 2 years project leadership experience with a significant supervision role in diverse teams
  • Excellent writing and communication skills and experience presenting complex information in a variety of formats and styles for different audiences
  • Ability to perform in an entrepreneurial atmosphere, including identifying and converting new partnerships and opportunities
  • Cross-cultural sensitivity and stakeholder management skills, including working with senior leaders in diverse organizational environments
     

Benefits

  • Globally competitive salary

About Future Africa Forum

Future Africa Forum is a platform for thought leadership that consults with organizations which are building a better Africa. We bring together the greatest young African thinkers to research, implement and amplify bold ideas and solutions to create tangible and sustainable change across the continent.

 

Our work focuses on exploring Economic Futures, Societal Futures and Resilient Futures for Africa. We believe young people are best placed to shape the future of the continent and possess the unique skills, ideas and experiences that can improve the quality and effectiveness of the public, private and social sectors to help them thrive. Headquartered in Nairobi, Future Africa Forum is led by Africans for Africa and offers new thinking and continental convening ability grounded in local expertise.