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  • Posted: Apr 5, 2023
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    Our purpose is to unlock value in Africa. We use our analytical capabilities to improve decision-making and, through better decisions, to unlock substantial value for our clients and society. While we are the largest economics-based consulting firm in Africa, we use a large number of techniques and approaches to achieve clarity for decision-makers. We wor...
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    Manager, Digital (Economy)

    We are looking for a dynamic individual with a consulting background who is passionate about digital economy opportunities to join our Centre of Digital Excellence team.


    The successful candidate must have a background in 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.

    The ideal candidate will have experience in digital economy opportunities, particularly those relating to digital work opportunities (including formal work opportunities in tech, gig economy opportunities across a variety of skill levels, IT-enabled services, and digital applications supporting SMMEs in sectors like agriculture and tourism) or digital service delivery (digital health, digital education or digital social services). They will also have experience in the enablers required for these opportunities to be scaled inclusively (tech policy and regulation, digital skills development, digital infrastructure and inclusion, innovative business models, etc.). 

    The ideal candidate will be located in one of Genesis’ offices - Nairobi,  Johannesburg, Lagos, Abidjan or London - but must be willing to occasionally travel for assignments and spend some time at the Genesis head office in Johannesburg. 


    • 4-6 years of experience essential
    • At least 4 years of consulting experience
    • At least two years of experience in digital economy opportunities
    • Experience with business development - identifying consulting opportunities, building relationships with client organisations, leading proposal formulation and contracting
    • Experience working with African governments and international development organisations beneficial
    • Master’s degree in Economics, Law, Development, Public Policy or a related discipline
    • Ability to travel
    • Excellent project and people management abilities
    • Strong problem solver and critical thinker
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to lead and manage small teams

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    Interested and qualified? Go to Genesis Analytics on to apply

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