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Vacancy: Associate (Amsterdam Office)

The firm

We are an independent consulting firm that supports our clients with advisory services and data solutions centred around sustainability and impact. With our expertise, experience, and dedication, we help clients from the private and public sector to understand and act on their impact on society.

For our work we rely on four core competencies:

  • Analysis of complex problems;
  • Implementation of sustainability and impact in operational processes and strategies;
  • Building capacity among (financial) institutions on sustainability;
  • Development of software solutions to enable efficient management of sustainability and impact.

Our clients vary from multinationals such as Heineken and Coca-Cola, to financial institutions such as the African Development Bank and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), and societal organisations such as the Council for Refugees.

We are headquartered in Amsterdam and have offices in Singapore and Washington DC.

The function

We are looking for an Associate to support in the execution of various projects. Your tasks will include:

  • Research: conducting both quantitative and qualitative research on impact and sustainability topics;
  • Analysis: processing information to draw conclusions and formulate impact and sustainability strategies, collecting and cleaning micro and macro-level data to unveil patterns and trends;
  • Model and framework development: designing standard or novel models and frameworks to measure impact or integrate sustainability in our clients’ operations;
  • Narrative crafting: transforming research and analysis into compelling narratives to communicate complex information in an easily digestible manner, thereby informing strategic decision-making.

Your work will rely substantially on data analysis, quantitative methods, and Excel. You will participate in different kinds of projects, such as economic impact studies, evaluations, impact investing frameworks, etc. Our senior staff members will provide you guidance along the way.

The profile

We are looking for an enthusiastic recent graduate or someone with up to two years of working experience. Relevant internship/work experience is appreciated but not required.

As our next colleague, you:

  • Have a Master’s degree in a relevant field (e.g. Economics, Business, Engineering, International Relations). Candidates with a quantitative and/or economics background are preferred;
  • Believe in Steward Redqueen’s mission, and have affinity with the firm’s focus and activities;
  • Can solve complex problems and have experience in data analysis in Excel and other platforms;
  • Possess strong communication skills, both verbal and written;
  • Have a long-term working permit for the Netherlands, or have a residence permit for orientation year (zoekjaar).

We are looking for a candidate based in the Netherlands.

The working environment

Our diverse team works across the globe. We challenge conventional thinking and prioritise bespoke solutions over generic approaches. Our way of working blends curiosity, creativity, and pragmatism. Our working environment is dynamic, open, and inclusive.

At Steward Redqueen, we provide a platform for our people to grow. We encourage continuous learning, skill development, and professional advancement, fostering an atmosphere where individuals can thrive. We will support you in drawing your own career development plan and will provide the resources you need to implement it.

In return, we expect and encourage initiative, autonomy, and a sense of responsibility. We believe in empowering our team members to take ownership of their work, contribute ideas, and embrace the challenges that come with our mission.

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The application process

To apply, please:

  • Submit your CV;
  • In a short paragraph or two, tell us something about yourself, your experience and interests, and why you want to be part of our team.

The application process consists of two rounds: during the first round we would like to get to know you; the second round will be a case study interview.

Submissions should be done in English. The deadline to submit your application is Sunday July 28, 2024, and we are looking for someone available to start as soon as possible.

All documents should be sent to Steward Redqueen at recruitment@stewardredqueen.com. Applications submitted via LinkedIn will not be considered.