WHO YOU’LL WORK WITH?
You’ll be based in our Addis Ababa office and may also have an opportunity to work in other SHaPE Hub offices across Africa. The Young Leadership Program (YLP) is a two-year full-time consulting program that develops exceptional young local Ethiopia talent into real leaders.
You’ll work as part of a client project team, collaborating with colleagues and clients to solve their toughest business problems. At the end of the program, high-performing fellows progress into a business analyst role.
WHAT YOU’LL DO AT THE Young Leadership Program
You’ll work in teams of typically 3 – 5 consultants, playing an active role in all aspects of client engagement.
This includes gathering and analyzing information, formulating and testing hypotheses, and developing and communicating recommendations. You’ll also have the opportunity to present results to client management and implement recommendations in collaboration with client team members.
You will gain new skills and build on the strengths you bring to the firm. Young Leaders receive exceptional training as well as frequent coaching and mentoring from colleagues on their teams. This support includes a Partner from your local office or the practice assigned to you to help guide your career as well as formal training.
Additionally, you’ll receive guidance and support from your local office in the selection of client projects, helping you to develop your skills and build your network.
- Undergraduate degree with an excellent record of academic achievement
- 1 year (maximum) of continuous work experience in any industry
- Great potential in leadership, problem-solving and entrepreneurial drive
- Ability to communicate complex ideas effectively – both verbally and in writing – in English and the local language