Genesis Analytics is recruiting for graduates with an Honours or Master’s degree in Economics, Health , Infrastructure, Strategy, Competition, or Development, to apply their deep analytical insight and skills within a dedicated practice area. Opportunities exist in Hyde Park, Johannesburg and Nairobi, Kenya. Projects will primarily comprise of research (desktop and other economic literature sources), data gathering and analysis and project administration. The Reports to Management level and is based in Hyde Park and or Kenya.
Genesis Analytics is a consulting firm that advises governments and companies in emerging markets on competition, strategy, regulation and development and the application of behavioural economics.
There are seven practice areas in which applications exist. Applicants will be considered for one practice area.
Applied Behavioural Economics
Competition and Regulation
Infrastructure and PPP
Evaluation 4 development
Ability to perform rigorous economic analysis of data and reports using both conceptual and quantitative approaches
Interest related to chosen practice area such as economics, banking, health, strategy or development.
Application of economic thinking and logical problem solving
Preparation of clearly thought out and logically written documentation
Ability to perform relevant research related to projects to source required data
Ability to clean data sourced to make it project specific and relevant
Client interaction and negotiation with guidance from a senior team member
Contribution to the building of intellectual capacity and property
Strong academic background – Minimum of a recognised Honours or Masters in Economics/PPE/ Demography/ Health / PDM/ MSc Epidemiology and Biostatistics/Master of Public Health/Master of Science in Medicine/Health related undergraduate (Physiology / Masters of Public Development Management/ Development Studies/ Research Psychology/ Demography and Population Studies
Graduate – prior economics/consulting/research experience a distinct advantage
Passion for economics
Proactive self starter who displays confidence and assertiveness in their approach
Written and verbal conviction – ability to communicate at all levels
Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently
Strong research, analytical and lateral thought processes
Excellent attention to detail
Reliable and dependable
Ability to maintain strict ethical standards and client confidentiality
Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills
Strong planning and organizational skills, with ability to prioritise
Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
Professional approach and appearance
Sound analytical skills
Excellent problem solver
Willingness to travel into the SADC region and locally ( this is dependent on the practice area)