Project Manager & Senior Business Consultant (Full-Time)

Tariqur Rahman
July 3, 2024

Position: Project Manager & Senior Business Consultant (Full-Time) 

Level: Mid Level

Years of Experience: 8+ Years

Deadline: Sunday, 14th July 2024.

Academic Experience Required: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, preferably in Business, Economics, Statistics, Development Studies, Policy & Governance, or any relevant field. 

About the Role: The consultant will manage consulting engagements and projects. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead and mentor a team of consultants and analysts to deliver high-quality results on time and foster growth and learning. Additionally, our future team members should be level-headed and capable of making good decisions under stress.
  • Direct the strategic planning and oversee the implementation of projects, ensuring successful execution aligned with organizational goals.
  • Ensure the accuracy and high standard of tasks, reports, and deliverables throughout project lifecycles.
  • Foster ongoing dialogue with clients and stakeholders to ensure alignment and address any project-related issues promptly.
  • Visit diverse locations to engage with beneficiaries and collaborate effectively with local stakeholders.
  • Assist in identifying and securing new projects and partnerships to drive organizational growth.
  • Provide data and content for marketing materials, supporting effective communication of project achievements and impact. 

Qualification Required

  • Superior communication, analytical, problem-solving, and project management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, strong critical thinking, and attention to detail
  • General understanding and experience in the realm of development sector project management; understanding/experience of engaging in the development of SME/startup ecosystem will serve as an advantage   
  • A clear understanding of concepts like market systems, private sector development (PSD), blended finance, and project monitoring & evaluation 
  • Candidates with a background in project management/development consulting are encouraged to apply 
  • Willing to work in a highly demanding and result-oriented team environment
  • Strong attention to detail, excellent time management, and ability to prioritize
  • Professional attitude, intellectual curiosity, good team player 
  • Proficient in using MS Office & Google Suite for word processing, presentation making, and spreadsheet analysis
  • Excellent English & Bangla communication skills – both written and oral

About LightCastle Partners

At LightCastle, we take a data-driven approach to creating opportunities for growth and impact. We create systemic and data-driven opportunities for growth and impact in emerging markets. By collaborating with development partners and leveraging the power of the private sector, we strive to boost economies, inspire businesses, and change lives at scale.

Our services include Management & Development Consulting, Entrepreneurship Ecosystem & Investments, Market Entry Advisory, and Digital Transformation. Till date, we have served 300+ projects in 20+ countries for 150+ clients — mobilizing U$ 150 million+ capital, accelerating 1500+ enterprises, and directly supporting the transformation of 500,000+ lives and livelihoods in frontier markets. LightCastle also hosts the largest market and industry datasets in Bangladesh across 30+ industries.

LightCastle Partners is an equal-opportunity employer. It believes in fostering diversity in the workplace and does not discriminate based on gender, color, or race.

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