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  • Lagos Nigeria
  • Nairobi Kenya
  • London United Kingdom

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Description

Genesis Analytics is a global African firm that has worked in more than 90 countries across the world. Our roots are firmly in Africa, having worked in 42 of the 54 countries on the continent. Our purpose as a firm is to unlock value through seeking solutions with our clients. The foundation of our distinctive delivery is in the technical skills and deep sector knowledge we have developed through our work in the area between the market and the state.

 

Established in 1998, Genesis is headquartered in Joburg and our operations include corporate offices in Abidjan, Nairobi, Lagos and London. We also have representation in India, the UAE and Canada so we can work closely with our clients in finding scalable solutions that will work in the real world. We have expertise in behavioural economics, competition economics and regulation, the digital economy and regulation, economic impact assessments, financial services strategy, human development, monitoring and evaluation, public health and financing, shared value and corporate impact, as well as youth employment. Some of our best work has been through leveraging our complementary areas of expertise to find fresh solutions.

 

 

The Opportunity:
 

We are looking for a dynamic individual with a management consulting background who is passionate about the digital economy to join our C0DE team as a Manager. The Manager role is a middle-management position reporting to the Principal of C0DE. You will design and execute assignments focused on digital economy development for our government, donor and corporate clients. You will manage small teams of Genesis staff and be the primary point of contact for clients on the projects you manage. You will have some responsibility for business development in addition to project delivery and managing junior team members.

 

 

More about The Centre of Digital Excellence:
Our clients include all levels of government, regulators, banks, development finance institutions, law firms, development agencies, foundations, as well as regional and international organisations.

The Centre of Digital Excellence (C0DE) at Genesis is focused on technology innovation and the opportunities it provides for drastically improving the development potential of African nations.  We advise our partners on how to build sustainable ecosystems that enable transformative tech applications – covering the full spectrum of elements that must be in place. This includes:
 

  • Strategy formulation - identifying the right tech-enabled economic and social opportunities (such as job creation, improving service delivery of education and healthcare, etc.) and how they will achieve the desired outcomes
  • Governance and leadership - coordination between government departments, private sector and donors to make tech application ecosystems sustainable
  • Digital infrastructure requirements – national broadband connectivity, data storage and processing and device usage requirements
  • Policy and regulatory reforms – innovation and start-up policies, data sharing and protection, sector-specific tech governance, public IT procurement policies, etc.
  • Human capital development - digital skills development for the economy, capacity building of government staff, etc.
  • Innovative business - supporting private sector innovation, helping governments and donors select the right partners and vendors, etc.

Criteria

Education, Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Professional Requirements:

  • 4 to 6 years of experience essential
  • At least 4 years of management consulting experience is a pre-requiste
  • At least two years of experience in digital economy development
  • Experience in the development of national and sector economic strategies beneficial
  • Master’s degree in Economics or related discipline
  • Ability to travel
  • Project management abilities
  • Strong problem solver and critical thinker
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to lead and manage small teams

 

Key Requirements:

  • The successful candidate must have a background in management consulting with an understanding of how to scope, execute and manage consulting assignments. This includes business development for winning consulting assignments, managing the activities and outputs of junior team members, and engaging with clients
  • They will also have experience in digital economy development – tech policy and regulation, national digital skills development, digital infrastructure and inclusion, digitally traded services, tech solutions in agriculture, healthcare, etc. Candidates with enterprise digital transformation experience in the private sector only will not be considered as our projects related to the development of the digital economy as a whole, rather than digitally transforming specific companies. Our scope does include government digital transformation
  • The candidate can be located in Johannesburg, Nairobi, Lagos or London but must be willing to travel for assignments and spend some time at the Genesis head office in Johannesburg

 

Benefits

  • Globally competitive salary

About Genesis Analytics

Genesis Analytics is a global African firm that has worked in more than 89 countries across the world. Our roots are firmly in Africa, having worked in 42 of the 54 countries on the continent. Established in 1998, Genesis is headquartered in Johannesburg and our operations include offices in Abidjan, Nairobi, Lagos and London. We also have representation in India, the UAE and Canada so we can work closely with our clients in finding scalable solutions that will work in the real world.

 

Our purpose as a firm is to unlock value - we do this through problem solving and designing smart solutions to our clients’ challenges. We have expertise in behavioural economics, competition economics and regulation, the digital economy and tech governance, economic impact assessments, financial services strategy, human development, monitoring and evaluation, public health and financing, shared value and corporate impact, as well as youth economic opportunities. The company is rapidly expanding across our 4 offices and we are excited to welcome new talent to the firm which has 146 employees.