Our goal is to recruit and build an exceptional cadre of professionals who are passionate about unlocking value on the continent. Successful candidates are placed into a niche practice area that best suits their skill set, interests and personal capability. We recruit at both a graduate (honours/masters) and experienced hire level.
As a firm which is both global and African, we provide unparalleled opportunities for African candidates to get global exposure, and for global candidates to get African and developing world exposure.
AS A FIRM WE WORK ACROSS VARIOUS AREAS OF EXPERTISE: Africa's Youth | Applied Behavioural Economics | Behavioural Sciences | Climate finance and economics | Competition Economics | Digital Economy | Economic Impact Assessment | Economic Opportunity | Financial Services Strategy | Health | Human Development | Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning| Regulatory Economics and Accounting | Shared Value and Impact |
We work at the intersection of the economy and society. Our clients include the world's largest foundations, multilateral bodies, digital hyperscalers and international and regional businesses.
Welcome to Genesis: We welcomed more than 115 colleagues in 2022. Genesis is growing and we are always looking for new talent who are committed to making a difference. Click here for current opportunities.
A focal point of the Genesis strategy is to build exceptional economists in Africa to work on global projects. To do so, we recruit for and welcome young talent to join our firm and contribute to impactful project work. As a global firm, we hire candidates from both African and international universities. The recruitment processes follow the respective regions' timeframes, running from September to December for those following the Northern Hemisphere calendars, and from April-July for those studying at African universities.
Genesis also welcomes young professionals who may want to transition from a different work environment to consulting. While there is not a specific timeline for these applicants, the recruitment team is always open to receiving such profiles. Click on this link for more information
There is an ongoing demand within Genesis for individuals with specific levels of experience and expertise. Opportunities exist for both long-term/permanent placement as well as project hires who are contracted to specific projects. Candidates can refer to the experienced or project hire pages for more information and to apply for available opportunities.
Opportunities at this level do not follow a set timeline. Instead, opportunities at this level are advertised when they become available on an ongoing basis. Additionally, each opportunity at this level will have a dedicated process designed to ensure the employment of best suitable talent in line with a global firm. Please navigate to the experienced and project hire tabs on our website that best suits your profile to learn more about current opportunities.
We also offer bursaries for South African economics students from previously disadvantaged backgrounds, to pursue their studies to master’s level, as well as internships.
The junior recruitment process is primarily divided into three pools:
Graduates and Early Professionals
We understand that the answer to a complex problem sits with many people. Our project environment offers a vast array of exciting opportunities for independent consultants and freelancers to collaborate with our core teams. Additionally, where projects require unique skill sets, opportunities for multi-stakeholder input becomes necessary.
Genesis values an approach of agile, co-created solutions to complex problem solving in a non-standard environment. Through the contractor and affiliate network, a number of subject matter experts crowd-in a diversity of ideas, disciplines and skills contributing to the successful attainment of bespoke solutions from project teams.
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The ideal Genesis candidate carries a balanced combination of powerful intellect, strong technical skills, and a consulting character to match. Such candidates are:
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