Precise Consult International PLC Junior Analyst Jobs in Ethiopia

Precise Consult International PLC Junior Analyst Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Description

Who We Are

  • Precise Consult International PLC (Precise) is a premiere consultancy firm specializing in finance, investment, business intelligence, and private sector development advisory services.

  • Established in 2007 by returning Diasporas, the firm is currently a leading private institution in empowering firms, farms, and industries in Ethiopia providing services to a wide range of clients including businesses, governments, and not-for-profits. With an ideal mix of seasoned experts and young professionals, the company offers unmatched research and knowledge capacity with a broad range of services required to help its clients make strategic decisions.

  • The company works with the vision “a proud, dignified, and prosperous Ethiopia” and helps its clients reach their full potential, achieve better performance, and transform their organizations. PRECISE’s philosophy and existence are intertwined.

    The company is committed to:

  • Helping Ethiopia achieve business led growth and transformation

  • Creating competitive advantage through practical solutions

  • Building capabilities of organizations to compete internationally

  • Driving sustainable impact

  • Providing opportunities for the personal growth of our team

  • Teamwork with passion and trustworthiness

    Job Objective

  • Precise aims to nurture the next generation leaders!

  • Young Leaders Development Program, YLDP a one-year program that aims to provide practical knowledge and skills for fresh graduates from diverse academic backgrounds to compete in the management and business consulting industry, where their educational experience can be enhanced through rigorous work assignments and professional coaching.

  • The purpose of the YLDP is to lead to further employment with Precise and also for other game changing companies throughout the nation. Therefore, there should be expectation of employment at the end of the YLDP depending on the evaluation process and their value-add to Precise.

    Main Duties and Responsibilities

    YLDPs, in close collaboration with their respective director/manager and other staff members of Precise, will be responsible for the following:

  • Solve problems through gathering data and developing fundamental critical thinking skill.
    Work with management to prioritize business and information needs.

  • Logically structuring client recommendations.

  • Collect, interpret, analyze data results using statistical techniques and provide ongoing reports.

  • Develop and implement databases, data collection systems, data analytics and other strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and quality.

  • Acquire data from primary or secondary data sources and maintain databases/data systems.

  • Fulfill administrative requirements in an accurate and timely manner.

  • Identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets..

  • Inform management any risks related with projects on time.

  • Build an awareness of market trends and key competitors' activities

  • Build and maintains strong professional relationships with peers in the team and from the client.

  • Support the preparation of market-valued intellectual capital, including best practice deliverables.

  • Reflect quality in all areas of assigned responsibility, using prescribed tools and methodologies to carry out work assigned and document work performed.

    Input from the Client

  • Precise will be working closely with YLDPs through comprehensive mentorship.

  • Program: YLDP 2021

  • Service Line: TBD

  • Reporting to: Respective Director

  • Length
    of the contract: One year (with a possibility of extension)

    Job Requirements



  • Enrolled in Economics degree program in an under-graduate school at the time of application and during the program; or

  • Have completed at least three years of full-time studies at a university or equivalent institution towards the completion of an Economics degree, if pursuing their studies in countries where higher education is not divided into undergraduate and graduate stages.

  • The under-graduate must have a minimum of cumulative 3.0 GPA in order to join the YLDP program.

  • Involvement in extracurricular activities is a plus.


  • Proficiency in English, Amharic and computer literacy in standard Microsoft applications.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Competency in quantitative data analysis software (e.g. Excel, SPSS or Stata).

  • Highly developed conceptual, analytical and innovative problem-solving ability.

  • Ability to establish priorities and to plan, coordinate and monitor tasks.

  • Good time management and willingness to work occasional long hours and travel to the field as required.

  • Ability to independently and proactively work as a team member with minimum day-to-day oversight.

  • Strong interpersonal skills, self-motivated and result-driven, with ability to effectively build and manage networks and relationships for program promotion and issue-resolution.

  • Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks by establishing priorities while taking into consideration special assignments, frequent interruptions, deadlines, available resources and multiple reporting relationships.

  • Creative, innovative thinker with demonstrated openness to change and ability to manage complexities.

  • Proven technical ability and experience in survey design, sampling methodologies, data analytics and statistical analysis.

  • Ability to produce comprehensive and insightful reporting.

  • Demonstrate the ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which include willingness to try and understand new ideas and assignments and be tolerant of differing opinions and views.

    Review criteria:

  • Besides meeting the minimum eligibility requirements, the main criteria for the review of candidates for selection as YLDPs are his/her:

    Academic Qualifications

  • Experience, if any

  • Written Assessments

  • Phone Interview

  • One-on-one Interview

  • Induction/On-boarding

    Upon arrival, the YLDP focal person should:

  • Formal introduction with the team and specific responsibilities.

  • Orientation about Precise and the company’s strategy document, policy, and about the respective service line strategic document.

  • Briefing on the culture, vision, mission and core values of Precise.

  • Briefing on the project to which the young leader will be assigned, its objectives, structure and inputs, with emphasis on his/her specific role and functions, and

  • Briefing on the YLDP general procedure and administrative arrangements

  • Briefing on company’s policy, code of conduct, and compensation & benefits

    How to Apply

  • The new program, YLDP 2021, is now accepting application!

  • Interested applicants are required to submit their application with CV and other supportive documents through:


  • Application deadline: January 10, 2020.

  • Only short-listed applicant will be contacted via telephone.

  • Please indicate the job position you are applying for on the subject line of the e-mail (YLDP 2021).

  • Women applicants are highly encouraged to apply.

  • We Hire for attitude and train for skills!

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