jobseeker Logo
Now Apply on the Go!
Download iimjobs Jobseeker App and get a seamless experience for your job-hunting
09/12 Subir Mitra
Co-Founder at LeanFlo Inc.

Views:4150 Applications:586 Rec. Actions:Recruiter Actions:412

Associate - Business Modelling - Social Impact Consulting Firm (1-4 yrs)

Mumbai Job Code: 1191236

Associate || Impact Consulting Firm








- The organization is a mission-driven consulting firm. It advises Corporate, Foundation, and NonProfit/NGO leaders around the world create social impact in health, economic development, education, and more.

- The firm's collaborative approach combines rigorous data analysis with facilitation and a passion for impact. It helps companies design social impact strategies that strengthen their businesses, and it helps funders and nonprofits develop and evaluate strategies that advance their missions.


- Associates in India office will primarily work in the Inclusive Markets approach area. The Inclusive Markets approach leverages innovative business models to help address the problems of global poverty by providing the poor with beneficial products and better livelihoods.

- Projects range from market-building programs that involve direct engagement with entrepreneurs and low- income customers, to research projects where we investigate important issues and publish cutting- edge content for a global audience.


Associates are responsible for executing discrete parts of work modules within a broader project including :

- Working with team members to develop hypotheses and execute discrete parts of work modules

- Gathering and analysing data to generate robust and compelling insights that address module and the broader project objectives

- Communicating viewpoints, ideas and analyses in articulate, compelling, and creative ways

- Helping to build and maintain relationships with clients, funders, partners and other external stakeholders

Associates are also responsible for contributing to other aspects of the firm's development including :

- Supporting the creation of articles, publications, and blog posts through research, writing, and editing

- Assisting with research for business development proposals as needed

- Playing an active role in developing new practice areas in India and contributing to the internal culture including our commitment to an inclusive work environment


Education & Experience :

- A relevant undergraduate degree (e.g., Business, Economics, Humanities and Social Sciences, or Engineering,) from a top tier school

- Excellent academic credentials in undergraduate coursework; demonstration of analytical and quantitative coursework strongly preferred

- Academic and / or practical experience in business strategy, marketing, finance and operations, and related analytical techniques

- Relevant work or internship experience in the business and / or development sectors (e.g., conducting research and data analysis to develop structured and compelling strategic recommendations); experience in strategy consulting or blue-chip corporates is a plus

- Experience of living, studying or working in a developing country - familiarity with India is a plus

- Experience working or volunteering for a social impact organization; experience gathering data including perspectives of people directly experiencing the particular social issue is a plus

- Experience considering and/or applying equity and inclusion principles strongly preferred (e.g. disaggregating data, addressing disparities between populations and/or designing culturally appropriate interview guides, etc.)

- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal

- Fluency in English is required

- Proficiency in Hindi and other Indian language/s is a plus

- Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint is a plus

Personal Qualities :

- Strongly motivated to tackle the tough challenges of poverty and drive social change

- Intellectually curious, insightful and creative yet analytically rigorous

- Emotionally intelligent ; able to build strong relationships that inspire openness and trust; to collaborate in teamwork settings with colleagues and clients; and to balance inquiry and advocacy in all personal interactions

- Comfortable working on difficult, complex and ambiguous problems where there may be no definitive 'right answer'

- Capable of working on multiple, overlapping tasks in a fast-changing environment

- Able to take initiative and drive work with moderate supervision and guidance

- Ability to travel domestically or internationally up to 30% of the time (travel requirement varies considerably by project)

LOCATION : This is a full-time position based in the firm's Mumbai office. Salary is competitive for position and sector.


- Visa sponsorship is not available for foreign nationals for this position due to employment laws set by the government of India.

- However, foreign nationals who have a valid PIO (Person of Indian Origin) or OCI (Overseas Citizen of India) status may apply.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER : As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to and value diversity, equity, and inclusion.

This job opening was posted long time back. It may not be active. Nor was it removed by the recruiter. Please use your discretion.

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

Add a note
  • Apply
  • Assess Yourself
  • Save
  • Insights (Read more)
  • Follow-up
    (Read more)
Something suspicious? Report this job posting.