RTI INTERNATIONAL Innovation Advisor Business and Markets in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina
RTI International is seeking an Innovation Advisor Business and Markets to provide strategic consulting, market research, commercialization and partnership development services to clients of the Innovation Advisors. Prior experience in working closely with clients in a consulting setting is required, and the candidate must be willing to travel to meet project needs. This position involves, in part, supporting a program funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to support testing and launch of new sanitation technologies. This individual will work closely with a team, serving a variety of roles e.g., project leader, project team member, thought-partner. If you are excited about challenging global social and client issues, applying both an analytical and human-centered rigor to your work, this could be a great role for you. For more information on our work please go to: http://www.rti.org/innovation and follow us on Twitter and Medium Job responsibilities include: * Driving projects independently including activities such as scoping, budgeting, team / sub-contractor management, content leadership, and client meetings * Performing business and market assessments including market sizing, business model evaluation, financial modeling, and scenario planning * Leading the collection / organization of primary and secondary data, both quantitative and qualitative; turning that data into actionable insights for the client to enable business decisions, strategy design, and technology/product development * Coordinating multiple projects, teams, and individual roles across geographies Minimum Qualifications: * Bachelor s degree in business or other related disciplines * 2 years of consulting experience working with a variety of commercial, multinational, governmental and/or non-profit clients * Project management or initiative leadership experience * Strong written communication skills (PPT and Word) along with strong verbal communication skills in a client setting * Experience working on or being part of international projects, particularly in emerging markets * Experience with or interested in understanding and evaluating technologies Preferred: * MBA * Experience working in energy, water and sanitation, and/or consumer products * Experience with human centered design tools and processes #LI-BM1We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Further information is available here.Employer's Job# 1707IPlease visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.