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Intellecap - Assistant Vice President - Agriculture Vertical - Business Consulting & Research - IIM/ISB/MDI/FMS (9-12 yrs)

Mumbai Job Code: 893230

About Intellecap

Intellecap Advisory Services Private Limited (Intellecap) is a global advisory firm with expertise in supporting and scaling social enterprise ecosystems in South Asia, South-East Asia and Sub Saharan Africa. Headquartered in India, Intellecap has presence in Kenya, Bangladesh and Indonesia. Our offices in New Delhi, Mumbai and Hyderabad cater to our clients- requirements in the sub-continent and South Asia. While the Jakarta office serves the south-east Asian markets, our Nairobi office services the Sub-Saharan markets. Intellecap has grown into a group with more than 6000 employees and over 500 engagements across 40+ countries around the world. Intellecap exists to bridge the opportunity gap for the emerging 3 billion. All our work is designed to make markets equitable and inclusive. We take an ecosystem-based approach to problem solving and focus on three levers - 1) Knowledge, 2) Networks, and 3) Capital.

Our unique positioning at the intersection of social and commercial business sectors allows us to attract and nurture intellectual capital that combines the business training of the commercial world with the passion and commitment of the social world to shape distinctive solutions. Please visit to know more about us.


- Strong business acumen and understanding of business issues across multiple focus sectors such as value chain evaluation, agri market linkages, ag tech, agri financing, policy advocacy and research, capital facilitation etc.

- Project Management skills as they relate to managing engagements outcomes- high quality deliverables are produced on a timely basis and within budget

- Strong client and relationship-building skills including ability to engage senior client on firm's offerings as well as emerging issues across practice areas in Agriculture sector, Lead project scope discussions and provide insightful recommendations

- Demonstrated ability to lead people- Build and motivate a team for greater performance

- Excellent written and oral communication skills- experience of leading published work highly desirable


- Provide leadership and strategic direction

- Think about the future, keep up-to-date with market developments and evolve strategy

- Communicate to ensure team alignment on vision, strategy and market developments

- Lead the agenda of growth and excellence including development and improvement of offerings, forging new partnerships and institutionalizing system and process improvements

- Coordinate with other practice heads to align strategy and realize synergies

The overall responsibility comprise of 3 key areas :

Building Eminence :

- Conceptualize and develop thought leading content for presentations and publications

- Represent the practice in domestic and international public forums

- Lead and foster innovation and thought leadership within the team

Owning the P&L :

- Drive business development efforts for the practice through stakeholder outreach and interactions, business ideation and pitch preparation

- Monitor the KPIs of key personnel and the practice

- Groom and support a strong management team

- Institute and monitor effective management decision making systems

Developing the team, building talent :

- Plan the organization's growth and map the competencies required to meet these goals

- Identify and fill key roles the practice

- Design and drive the mechanism for effective performance management and reward system for the practice

Qualifications and Experience :

- MBA from a premier B-School/an equivalent qualification

- 9-12 years of experience in consulting to corporations and/or multilaterals and/or government

- Strong understanding of agricultural value chains, challenges faced by agri-entrepreneurs and financial service providers focused on supporting agriculture

- Exposure to inclusive business/BOP/Social enterprise/Impact investing / digital financial services space would be an added advantage

- Experience in managing consulting teams to deliver high quality outputs

Intellecap does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. Employment decisions are based solely on merit, qualifications, and abilities.

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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