Associate Principal - CrossBoundary Data Analytics
About the Firm
Founded in 2011, CrossBoundary is a mission-driven investment firm committed to unlocking the power of capital to make a substantial return while creating a lasting difference in frontier markets. We take a transaction-centered approach to frontier markets. CrossBoundary provides investment advisory services, having developed a specialized expertise in unleashing investment across all sectors in fragile and frontier markets. Our advisory clients include governments, development finance institutions, private equity firms, Fortune 100 companies, and research institutions. Learn more at [...] and management decision-making in emerging markets are made challenging by the sparsity and fragmented nature of high-quality data. In response to this, CrossBoundary Data Analytics was established in 2020 to provide a suite of data analysis services to internal teams and external clients, leveraging innovative techniques and diverse datasets to plug information gaps. CrossBoundary Data Analytics enables data-driven due diligence processes, grounds market-sizing approaches in facts not assumptions, and helps companies draw insights from their data to thrive. CrossBoundary Data Analytics provides a unique offering through its combination of (i) in-market experience and on-ground presence, (ii) proprietary market and deal data, and (iii) high caliber team members with commercial / private-sector oriented data experience.
CrossBoundary is recruiting a full-time Associate Principal. We are seeking candidates with experience working in data consultancy, with a background in the investment sector preferred.
CrossBoundary is not a development firm and is not seeking typical development skills. CrossBoundary Data Analytics combines domain expertise with advanced analytical methods and techniques to facilitate investment in frontier markets. As an Associate Principal, you will provide a lead role using data science to inform CrossBoundary’s work providing transaction support to both investors and capital seekers.
Associate Principal candidates should have 10+ years of experience working in high caliber data consulting organizations, experience leading and growing teams, and ideally experience working in developing countries.
Who We Are
CrossBoundary operates in frontier markets that also hold immense investment opportunities. The CrossBoundary team is a unique group made up of people who are genuinely excited by the opportunity to make a difference in some of the most challenging yet exciting markets in the world. Team members come from diverse backgrounds, but share several qualities: curiosity, humility, integrity, a drive for excellence, and a bias for action.
Who You Are
The ideal candidate will have the following skills and qualifications:
Preferred skills and qualifications:
Nairobi, Kenya (preferred); other global CrossBoundary offices will be considered
Equal Opportunity Employer
CrossBoundary is an equal opportunity employer