London, United Kingdom
Nathan Associates London is an international economic development firm that specialises in economic growth and investment, working with a range of government and multilateral funding agencies, and partnering with the private sector and investors. Our work spans politically and economically complex environments in emerging markets, fragile states and post-conflict states in Africa and Asia.
As part of our investment work, we target firms in these contexts to provide tailored and cost-effective assistance to help them grow, export, attain higher valuations and secure appropriate investment (including commercial and impact investment, and debt, equity and mezzanine instruments). Our London-based investment team is led by our Head of Private Sector Development. All team members receive ongoing investment training as well as mentored support from senior staff, alongside a structured performance management process. This facilitates meaningful career progression professional development for all staff by building individual and team skillsets, enhancing knowledge and developing new approaches.
Our investment team is expanding, and we are looking for a passionate, analytically excellent and development-committed professional who is at an early-stage to mid-level in their career. The successful candidate will join our team in London, with the option of spending extended time in Asia and Africa after a significant period spent at head office. This full-time role will report to the Head of Private Sector Development and will work in a matrix structure with other practices in Nathan. The role will involve the following activities:
Within the context of the economic development programmes Nathan designs and implements, the candidate will provide technical analysis involving:
Nathan believes that relationship management, with firms in emerging markets, investors, stakeholders, donors and funding agencies, and others is the foundation of our work in improving lives. As such the candidate will be expected to establish and develop excellent relationships based on a strong assessment of needs, resources and trends with stakeholders (investors, firms, donors, DFIs, buyers).
Nathan’s work spans different teams in different geographies, and strong teamwork is at the heart of what we do. Candidates will work with team members with different language abilities and experiences but similar objectives, and must be able to work productively and communicate effectively with diverse teams in order to mobilise teams to achieve goals.
This is an exciting opportunity for a candidate who is looking to learn and grow in a challenging role as part of a smart, dynamic and passionate team. You will be intellectually driven, with an interest in exploring big issues and what makes and moves markets and inspires people. Bringing a can-do attitude and strong teamworking ethic, your dedication will be rewarded with opportunities for growth and career progression and you will play a key role in driving Nathan’s own growth and expansion. Nathan is committed to bringing new experience and skills to our teams and we strongly encourage applications from candidates from outside the development sector.
We offer the opportunity to be part of an entrepreneurial and creative firm culture that has high standards of delivery and an excellent work ethic. Nathan is committed to diversity and inclusion and we celebrate diverse voices and unique contributions of all our staff. In our recruitment efforts we welcome applications from all applicants regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.
We offer a competitive renumeration package including:
Please submit your full CV, a 1-page cover letter explaining why you are interested in the role, how your experience, skills and qualifications meet the outlined specifications above and what you would want out of your career at Nathan to firstname.lastname@example.org by 2 February 2021.
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Nathan Associates is a leading international development consultancy firm headquartered in Washington DC. Founded in 1946, the company uses economic principles and data to guide policies and operations in a way that improves people's lives. Our employees are motivated by the belief that we can make a difference and over the years the company has expanded its services and geographical reach while remaining small enough to personally ensure the quality of its work. We currently have offices in the United States (Washington DC, California), United Kingdom (London) and India (Delhi, Chennai). Nathan Associates provides services in:
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