Careers

africapractice welcomes professionals at all stages of their career. Students or recent graduates join as Associate consultants, whilst experienced professionals can join as Consultants, Senior Consultants, Associate Directors or Directors, depending on their skill set and level of experience.

If you are an outstanding individual who wishes to work within an organisation committed to growth and development in Africa, then we are interested to hear from you. Please view our current vacancies.

POSITION: Associate Consultant/Consultant

REPORTS TO: Snr. Consultant

LOCATION: Lagos, Nigeria

The company

africapractice is a strategic advisory firm operating at the nexus of industry and government in Africa. We supply insights and advocacy solutions to corporations, investors, governments and foundations in Africa, enabling them to see more clearly, engage with confidence and unlock value to drive sustainable, equitable development.

 

Guided by our vision - an influential and prosperous Africa, inspiring the world – we empower organisations to deploy capital and execute development programmes at scale.

 

Our solutions are rooted in a deep appreciation of stakeholders and a conviction that sustainable performance depends on building trust, respecting the environment, solving social problems and creating opportunity.

 

JOB PROFILE

 

Monitoring, Research & Analysis

  • Evaluate the effects of policies and laws on government, businesses and people
  • Advise clients based on market insights and expertise
  • Monitor current events, policy decisions and legislation changes
  • Stay up-to-date with, and forecast, political, economic and social trends and developments
  • Provide original, concise, well structured and detailed commercial and political research and analysis materials  that show an understanding of the clients requirements
  • Present research and analysis in well drafted reports, or by giving presentations and publishing articles
  • Develop Africa- and industry-specific  expertise and network through reading, research and attendance at relevant seminars, and establish contacts and sources to use in future research

 

Client Support:

  • Support the team in developing creative consulting solutions for clients facing specific challenges or opportunities in Nigeria
  • Draft briefing notes, research papers and a range of client deliverables
  • Assist in monitoring political, legal, socio-economic, commercial and regulatory developments in Nigeria and identify issues relevant to our key accounts that may require further analysis
  • Proactively brief account leads on key trends to help advise clients effectively
  • Understand where to acquire relevant information according to research requirement
  • Conduct research such as media audits and marketing intelligence to share with team
  • Use agreed account management templates to provide accurate records of account activity for internal and client use, including drafting contact reports and updating weekly / monthly activity reports
  • Manage own time competently and with little to no supervision

 

Business Development:

  • Provide background research and intelligence for pitches and meetings with potential clients
  • Participate in marketing events
  • Proactively seek opportunities to increase AP's visibility across the region

MIN REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

3 year(s)

MIN QUALIFICATION:

Bachelor's Degree

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum 3 years’ demonstrated professional experience
  • Must be eligible to work in Nigeria
  • Experience of operating within a commercial environment
  • Excellent verbal and written English
  • Sound reasoning and critical thinking
  • Good grasp of political and economic affairs
  • Ability to synthesise large amounts of information in a concise manner while extracting pertinent insights
  • Proficiency in MS Applications
  • Willingness to learn

Do you want to join a dynamic, purpose-driven and ambitious company? Please send us your CV together with a cover letter explaining why you think you are suited to this position. Please specify your availability and send the application with the reference ‘C Lagos’’ to Oyetola Adesanmi, the HR & Office Manager at oadesanmi@africapractice.com .

Deadline - 30/07/2019

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