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      September 02,2021
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    Junior Analyst - Impact Analytics domain

    NewForesight is looking for a Quantitative Junior Analyst (full time) for the Impact Analytics team

    That is you

    If you are ready to apply your super-powers of data-analysis and fact-based consulting in realizing real, sustainable impact on people, society and the planet.

    Most definitely, if you want to be part of an elite organization that tackles the toughest sustainability challenges of our time, with the world's leading multinationals, civil society and public organizations.

    “Sounds great, but what are you guys actually doing?”

    The Challenge: With fertile lands becoming more scarce and climate more hostile to crop growth, businesses are looking to apply innovations in the field to successfully expand their operations and grow food in marginal conditions.

    Your assignment: Identify innovations that allow for crops to thrive despite extreme conditions, e.g. irrigation methods or greenhouse setups. How effective are such innovations? What are the risks involved? What are options to increase their financial attractiveness? After you have shown the most promising paths forward, you make a concrete case for the client. Where can it set up these operations? What do they need to make this a success? All these details are built into a large dynamic Excel model that explores how to combine everything into a successful business model. The results are shown in a report full of graphs and tables, references to literature and recommendations gathered from interviews with experts around the world.

    In your day-to-day work this would translate into:

    • Divide your time between trainings, internal task, and external projects, all with the goal of helping you grow into a change agent
    • Research and analysis (e.g. industry level analysis of agro-commodity sectors)
    • Project management support
    • Quickly translate theory into practically applicable project content
    • Assist in organizing our projects, with progressive client exposure depending on capabilities
    • Ad-hoc research projects and practical matters such as building PowerPoint presentations etc.

    Learn about the experiences of our most recent Junior Analyst here:

    In order for you to grow with us, we would like you to have (at least part of) the following education, mind-set, talents and skills:


    • Industrial ecology
    • Environmental engineering, ideally with agricultural focus
    • Bio-systems engineering
    • Environmental Sciences
    • Agricultural Development
    • Agricultural Economics

    Talents and skills

    • Strong Excel skills
    • Good communication skills
    • Fluent in business English (at least C1), written and spoken (other languages are a plus)
    • Solid analytical, planning, and prioritization skills (you will be tested during the interview!)
    • Business development


    • Entrepreneurial spirit
    • Wanting to become a Consultant

    - Solution- and client-focused

    • Comfortable pitching and selling ideas
    • Over-achiever with a flexible mindset
    • Driven, self-initiating and disciplined

    Working at NewForesight will bring you many things and most certainly it will bring you:

    • A dynamic opportunity to learn and gain experience at a strategic sustainability consulting
    • A fast-paced learning environment with ample training and guidance: pathways to develop your consulting skills through ‘classroom' learning and on-the-job coaching
    • Intellectual challenges through first-hand consulting experience (and it's for real: you will support one or several projects for our clients)
    • Opportunities to make an impact through exciting and rewarding projects
    • Passionate and diverse colleagues who know how to have fun in their work
    • A freelance fee

    Since you now have the content of your cover letter ready in your head, wait no more and send it to us! Please apply with your cover letter and CV. We will keep the position open until it's filled.

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