(Senior) Consultant [Advocacy / Resource Mobilization] (D/F/M)

Permanent employee, Full or part-time · Berlin

WORK WITH US!
Are you passionate about social impact?
Ready to shape the world of global health and development?
Eager to develop your potential in a dynamic, purpose-driven consulting firm?

At SEEK, we offer a fast-paced, stimulating and international work environment. Our company is growing, and each person on our team grows with us in our mission to make positive and lasting contributions to human development, globally.
To understand how working with us helps achieve better development results, see examples of some of our projects from our Services and Focus Area pages.

JOIN US!

Our people are our most valuable resource. Their quality forms the essence of our service to our clients. We identify brilliant talent, develop their skills, and create an environment that nurtures their growth as leaders. Our growing Berlin-based team includes more than ten nationalities and covers a wide range of academic and professional backgrounds. We are united by our commitment to social impact, professional excellence and continuous growth.

We look for candidates who have exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills, project management experience, and the commitment, drive and curiosity to be part of a growing, pioneering work environment.

HOW YOU CAN GROW WITH US:

At SEEK, one of our core values is ‘development’, and this includes continuous professional development. We try to ensure that each team member’s work is built around personal and skills-based aspirations, whether project management, quantitative analysis, networking, or within a particular service or focus area.

With us, you will assume responsibility from your first day on the job and gain new insights into topics – including and beyond your own specializations. To further your individual development, we track personal and performance goals through ongoing dialogue and formal meetings. While your projects at SEEK provide opportunities to build specific new skills, we also conduct regular internal trainings and sponsor external trainings as well.
WHAT WE HAVE TO OFFER
  • Unique chance to drive social impact in a fast-growing, entrepreneurial global development consultancy and work on relevant and pressing topics 
  • International environment and high-profile senior clients 
  • Opportunity to shape an impact-driven and fast-growing company 
  • Steep learning curve and fast career development 
  • Passionate, dynamic, and values-driven team of colleagues 
  • Strong focus on individual professional development with hands-on mentorship and training to see you thrive 
  • Female leadership and diverse team 
  • Hybrid and flexible working model 
  • Company sponsored Pension Fund and other offers e.g. bike lease scheme
ABOUT YOUR ROLE
You will join the growing Advocacy Practice at SEEK and help us shape a growing field of work across different sectoral areas, including global health, agriculture, climate adaptation, gender equality, and education. Through rigorous analysis and strategic thought-leadership (Senior) Consultant - Advocacy / Resource Mobilization (D/F/M) you will support our clients in identifying innovative and sustainable ways of financing some of the most pressing topics of our time and help them shape political agendas for their issues. This role allows you to specialise in the area of Advocacy / Resource Mobilisation while working on diverse client projects and in a fast-changing environment. 

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE: 

  • Shaping our growing advocacy and resource mobilization practice  
  • Managing (small) projects or large workstreams in the area of strategic advocacy and resource mobilization with ownership of client relationships  
  • Leading and developing junior team members  
  • Broadening SEEK’s understanding of the advocacy domain by translating recent developments and debates into new offerings and products for SEEK 
  • Identifying opportunities for business development, contributing to proposal development, investing in network building and acquisition of future clients and partners 
ABOUT YOU
You are passionate about social impact and want to put your consulting skills to work in the field of global development and particularly development finance and advocacy. Strategic, collaborative, and curious, you effectively utilize the power of innovative analyses and enjoy working in teams that drive the delivery of innovative solutions and look at challenges from a holistic perspective. You have first-hand experience in managing multi-stakeholder processes to mobilize collective action. You are a committed self-starter, with an entrepreneurial spirit and strong qualifications.  

WHAT MAKES YOU A GREAT FIT FOR THIS EXCITING ROLE:

  • You have graduated with a Master’s degree in a relevant field 
  • You have gained working experience with international organizations / NGOs or in an external affairs agency, ideally with experience in campaigning or communications   
  • You bring a strong track record of accomplishments in working on strategy development for resource mobilization / advocacy as well as donor / funder engagement 
  • You have experience managing projects, ideally applied in a consulting-like environment 
  • You deeply understand the development sector and how advocacy works in that space 
  • You bring excellent analytical, writing and research skills 
  • You are fluent in English, German is a plus 
  • You excel with PowerPoint and present your work results in a confident manner 
  • You know how to manage yourself und love to collaborate with your team members 
  • You have established an active network within the sector 
APPLICATION DEADLINE + START DATE
Start date: ASAP
Please submit your application including CV, cover letter, and job references
DIVERSITY STATEMENT
As an equal opportunity employer, we at SEEK are committed to a diverse, inclusive and healthy work environment. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates regardless of ethnicity, color, ancestry, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity.
YOUR CANDIDATE JOURNEY
We will screen applications on a rolling basis - selected candidates will be invited for our interview process including multiple stages:

  • We will check your application documents and get back to you in a timely manner
  • Introductory call with the recruiting lead via video call - 20 minutes
  • First Panel Interview with a panel of 2 - 3 SEEK colleagues via video call - 60 minutes
  • Second Panel Interview (Case Study) with a panel of 2 - 3 SEEK colleagues via video call or in-person - 60 - 90 minutes
  • Call with the Managing Director or another member of the Leadership Team - 30 minutes
  • Offer
About us
We are SEEKers of a world where everyone, everywhere can thrive and realize their potential. As a social impact consulting group, we support our clients to be a force for global human development with a focus on global health, education, climate adaptation, education, and gender. SEEK’s portfolio of services includes strategy and policy development; development finance, resource mobilization and strategic advocacy; and organizational effectiveness. 
In our work, we combine top management consulting approaches with cutting-edge knowledge of the global health and development ecosystem. As part of our work, we run the Donor Tracker platform, a free, online resource that unlocks advocacy potential by providing access to high-quality strategic information on development financing and policy.
Your application!
We appreciate your interest in SEEK DEVELOPMENT GmbH. Please fill in the following short form. Should you have any difficulties in uploading your files, please contact us by mail at recruiting@seekdevelopment.org.

To apply, please submit your application including your CV, recent certificates as well as a brief cover letter (in total max. 20 MB).

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