§ At least 6-8 years’ experience in a management consulting firm offering clients strategic counsel, with 3-4 years as an engagement manager
§ MBA or relevant degree in international relations, international development, economics, politics, etc. preferred
§ Track record of success in marketing or sales with a range of client types and in different settings with quantifiable results
§ Experience working on complex organizational and multi-stakeholder settings with demonstrated relationship building, diplomatic and adaptive skills
§ Commitment to empowering and building the capacities of others, often working from the bottom up on projects and innovative ideas
§ Openness to learn and apply Synergos’ approaches, which integrate business analytics with experiential learning and personal development.
§ Strong project management, analytical problem solving, facilitation and presentation skills.
§ Exceptional written and verbal communicator; knowledge of second language a plus
§ Ability to work both independently and collaboratively, across cultures
§ At least two years direct experience in living and working in, or special knowledge about, Africa, Asia, Latin America or the Middle East; experience working in both developed and developing markets is highly desirable
§ Able to thrive in an entrepreneurial, start-up environment, taking ideas from concept through implementation
§ Passionate about overcoming poverty and able to model Synergos values including compassion, integrity and social justice
§ Capacity to simultaneously work on multiple tasks and projects, and set priorities for a challenging workload
Position requires significant international travel.