ANALYST FOR CHANGE, CARE CONSULTING

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Apply by 8 June 2018
Full-time staff position
Posted on 9 May 2018

Job Description

At CARE, we seek a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and people live with dignity and security.

This has been our vision since 1945, when we were founded to send lifesaving CARE Packages® to survivors of World War II. Today, CARE is a global leader in the movement to eradicate poverty. In 2016, CARE worked in 94 countries and reached 80 million people with an incredible range of life-saving programs. We also put women and girls at the center of our work because we know that we cannot overcome poverty until all people have equal rights and opportunities. We seek dynamic, innovative thinkers to further our mission. If you share our core beliefs: poverty is an injustice; poverty is solvable; and together, we have the power to end it, join us.

CARE Consulting, the advisory services arm of CARE, is a social impact practice that draws on CARE’s deep roots in communities, global network across 90+ countries, and expertise to help private and public-sector clients address tough business challenges and build a more equitable and just world. Our aim is to influence and transform organizations that have a disproportionate impact on poverty and injustice. We combine management consulting, human-centered design, social and systems transformation, and international development expertise to drive powerful change with and for our clients.

This position of Analyst for Change is essential to support excellent client service, grow our practice and drive change. The Analyst will spend 50% time serving clients (research, quantitative analysis, trends analysis, synthesis of document reviews and interviews, development of tools and processes, inputs to client deliverables), 35% on business development and 15% on thought leadership and building the practice (research, reports, articles).

This position requires excellent research skills (the ability to quickly organize, synthesize and communicate large amounts of information); outstanding communication skills (writing, PowerPoint, verbal); quantitative skills; and excellent interpersonal skills across diverse cultures, countries and contexts; ability to work in a fast-paced environment; and a deep commitment to social justice.

Responsibility:

Research and Analysis for Client Engagements

  • Review and synthesize documents, interview notes, facilitation processes and workshop outcomes into clear communications.
  • Conduct quantitative analysis (survey findings, cost-benefit analyses, etc.)
  • Contribute to learning: identify and capture lessons learned about the engagement;
  • contribute to the refinement of service offerings
  • Track overall impact of engagements

Business Development

  • Draft proposals - engaging relevant CARE stakeholders for inputs
  • Research and help identify client prospects
  • Track and support client prospecting
  • Conduct research to support proposal development and client prospecting
  • Help prepare for and join client development meetings
  • Support any relevant events

Thought Leadership

  • Work with the team to identify opportunities for thought leadership
  • Engage relevant CARE stakeholders in the process
  • Conduct research/analysis and synthesize findings into insightful articles and reports

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with outstanding academic performance in Business, international relations, international development, human rights, social justice, social change, diversity, and inclusion, or other areas relevant to CARE’s work
  • Passion for and commitment to social justice
  • 2-4 years of work experience in one more of the following: global business; management consulting; multilateral institution (e.g., World Bank, UN), diversity and inclusion; or other function requiring excellent research skills
  • Excellent analytical skills - ability to synthesize and clearly communicate trends, patterns, insights, and data
  • Outstanding written communication
  • Strong quantitative skills
  • High learning agility: readiness to jump in and engage with a variety of projects, even when the work may be in a new subject area
  • Self-starter and problem solver - entrepreneurial and solution-oriented; no task too big or too small
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities at once in a fast-paced context

About the Organization

CARE is a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. We place special focus on working alongside poor women because, equipped with the proper resources, women have the power to help whole families and entire communities escape poverty. Women are at the heart of CARE's community-based efforts to improve basic education, prevent the spread of disease, increase access to clean water and sanitation, expand economic opportunity and protect natural resources. CARE also delivers emergency aid to survivors of war and natural disasters, and helps people rebuild their lives.

Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply.

CARE USA is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here.

The closing date for this posting, if listed, is approximate. Job postings may be removed from CARE's career website at any time.

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