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External Consultant - Strategic Unit of the Office of the Presidency

Location(s): Conakry
Application Deadline: 6/30/18 at 11:59 pm EST.
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Background of the Project

The Government of Guinea is establishing a Strategic Unit of the Office of the Presidency (SUP), under the Office of the Presidency, to support delivery of selected priority projects across the Government. Dalberg is currently seeking consultants to be staffed within the SUP for a minimum of one year.

Job Description and Responsibilities

 

The consultant team will be tasked with the following on priority projects:

  • Troubleshoot and shape practical solutions to address constraints to project delivery
  • Improve decision making by producing rigorous research and data analysis
  • Facilitate participative processes to get buy-in on key decisions
  • Work with ministries, departments and government agencies involved in the delivery of prioritized projects
  • Seek opportunities to engage non-government actors – particularly the private sector - to leverage resources and build effective ecosystem-wide solutions
  • Monitor results to ensure that projects and resources are being executed effectively, and support course correcting actions as needed
  • Develop and implement materials for communicating progress, successes and future plans of the SUP
successful Applicants Profile
  • Be a Guinean native or of Guinean descent
  • Master in Business Administration or Graduate degree in relevant field with excellent academic record
  • Ability to frame and analyze solutions by using critical thinking
  • Professionalism and demonstrated experience working with senior officials in the public and/or private sector
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and perform in a start-up atmosphere
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple stakeholders in complex environments
  • Practical experience managing budgets, logistics and work flows
  • Previous experience working in Guinea is a plus
  • Clear commitment to work in the country for at least 12 months, and ideally in the longer term
  • A passion for international development, typically evidenced by a strong interest and prior exposure to global issues such as economic development
  • Experience in the following sectors preferred but not required: agriculture, infrastructure, mining, energy, public administration
  • Ability to communicate in an insightful and structured manner
  • Fluency in French both written and oral
  • Proficiency in English will be useful

The consultant will be fully dedicated to this assignment for a minimum of 12 months (including a three-month probation period). The preferred start date is July 1, 2018.

The compensation and other benefits will be decided according to the consultant’s skills, level of experience and academic qualifications.

Application Process

 

Please submit your application at https://www.dalberg.com/join-our-team/current-openings.

Your application should include a resume and a cover letter. Closing date June 30th, 2018

Dalberg is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer.





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