Senior Associate Africa

Bogota, Colombia
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Senior Associates at Instiglio will gain expertise developing components of RBF instruments while playing a leading role in our projects; gaining and bringing a thorough understanding of different design choices and independently assessing tradeoffs and making recommendations for our technical designs. Senior Associates will guide stakeholders and clients through difficult yet important adaptations of their practices, translating complex concepts into understandable insights.

At Instiglio, Senior Associates will build rapport with clients by understanding their needs and adding value to their mission. Within the team, they work directly with our project managers and leads to deliver high-quality services and will eventually have the opportunity to lead teams. There will be opportunities in the midterm for this position to be relocated to Peru or our new country office in Africa. Tasks may include:

 Analyze/understand all the dimensions of Results-Based Financing including economic concepts.

 Describe and interpret graphs, analyze data and apply statistical concepts (e.g. mean, SD, regressions) and to draw actionable insights/hypotheses from it.

 Propose and structure data analyses and providing ideas on how to test hypotheses

 Participate and eventually lead the creation of proposals and client deliverables.

 Develop from scratch technical components of Results-Based Financing instruments, assessing the considerations and trade-offs unique to each design.

 Design and delegate activities and tasks to achieve the most effective results within the team.

 Build/execute change management plans for clients and stakeholders in the public, private and social sectors using clear and effective communication.

 Actively improve our Results-Based Financing services and our delivery approaches


 At least 4 years of relevant work experience in international development and/or in the public sector.

 BA degree in economics, development economics, statistics, or related fields.

 Master’s degree in economics or related fields.

 Exceptional written and oral communication skills both in English and French.

 Exceptional structured-thinking, problem-solving and structure-thinking skills: Senior Associates are expected to adeptly develop complex analytical frameworks and have exceptional working proficiency of the most common analytical frameworks (e.g. MECE) to give structure to the analysis.



 Work experience in consultancy.

 Knowledge on Results-Based financing mechanisms and/or experience related to the field.

 RBF analytical skills: Senior Associates are expected to apply RBF-related frameworks and design from scratch most of the components of

RBF models with slight supervision from the manage.

 Strong people skills. This person can relate well with people from different backgrounds, build trust and solve problems in a genuine way.

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