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14 Mar 2021

Full-Time Senior Consultant

biancareyes – Posted by biancareyes Anywhere

Job Description

Maximize your potential. Tackle the world’s toughest problems. Build expertise in areas that matter to you. Become a social impact 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, and design services. Today’s complex global problems require new solutions. Comprised of Dalberg Advisors, 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 – a US and Latin American company as much as an Asian, African, 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, or 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, and over 40% female representation in the 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 29 worldwide locations. For more information, please visit Dalberg.

About You

You aspire to become a social impact leader and by tackling the most critical issues facing society today, from equitable access to health care, to quality employment opportunities, to climate change, to racial justice. You drive the delivery of innovative and results-oriented solutions for clients and propose problem-solving, tailored frameworks that address client challenges. You excel in solving problems using clear, strategic and creative thinking, and you want to put your skills to work – transforming organizations that create change in the US, Latin America, and around the world. You are a committed self-starter with experience in advisory services, a passion for social impact, and an entrepreneurial spirit.

Dalberg consultants live and work around the world, creating a network of local experience anchored by our offices in Africa, Latin America, North America, Europe and Asia. Dalberg combines ground-level insight with experience from top-tier professional services firms and leading academic institutions to create actionable solutions to the world’s most pressing issues.

Typical qualifications for a Senior Consultant:

  • 5+ years’ of professional experience, including 2+ years’ within advisory services
  • Strong analytical abilities, both quantitative and qualitative
  • Ability to present information in an insightful and structured manner, both written and oral
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and coach/ manage junior team members where required
  • Sensitivity to the political and cultural environments of international public agencies or similar complex environments
  • A passion for driving social impact and equity, typically evidenced by a strong interest in and/or prior exposure to global or local impact issues
  • Experience living and working in different communities
  • For our US Offices: Demonstrated fluency with English speaking and writing skills; proficiency with other languages a plus
  • For our Mexico City Office: Demonstrated fluency with Spanish and English speaking and writing skills
What You Will Do and How You Will Grow

Senior Consultants provide the critical thinking and analytical horsepower that drive our teams. Senior Consultants own work streams, apply problem-solving frameworks, and conduct rigorous analyses to answer some of the most challenging questions in development today.  With a combination of analytical skills and social acumen, Seniors Consultants simplify complex findings, develop insightful recommendations, and structure communications that promote constructive dialogues with diverse stakeholders in the public sector, private sector, civil society, and international communities.

Dalberg is a platform for change. Our staff is empowered to start new programs, institute best practices, and develop traditions that will define the Dalberg experience for years to come.


  • Lead research and complex analyses on key development-related topics
  • Develop and deliver structured communication to clients
  • Coach junior team members
  • Contribute to developing our partnership with clients and peer organizations
  • Actively contribute towards Dalberg’s firm-building initiatives

What We Offer:

  • A highly collaborative, flat, and entrepreneurial organization that provides the platform to make an impact on day one
  • Engagement with complex and stimulating projects across various content areas, geographies, and types of clients
  • A uniquely talented, highly diverse, passionate and fun team
  • Hands-on mentorship
  • Robust knowledge base and client networks to explore and engage as you build your platform
  • Reduced travel schedule compared to typical management consulting positions and a culture supportive of employee work/life balance
  • A deep commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and anti-racism in our culture, beliefs, systems, and processes
  • Competitive benefits and career development opportunities
About Our Clients

Our clients come to us with some of the most difficult problems facing society, seeking solutions where the obvious ones have failed. 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, multilateral institutions such as the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank, government agencies such as the Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency and the City of San Francisco Commission on the Status of Women, and non-profits such as Sesame Workshop.


How to Apply

Our current opportunities are in Mexico City, New York, San Francisco, Seattle, and Washington, DC   Your application should be submitted here, via our Dalberg website career portal, and should include a resume and cover letter.   Applications will be reviewed 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.   Dalberg is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.   Employment in Dalberg’s Mexico City office is contingent on the candidate having the requisite authorization to live in Mexico as well as possessing fluency in Spanish.   Employment in Dalberg's US offices is contingent on the candidate having the requisite authorization to live and work permanently in the US.

Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: development, International, and socialimpact.

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