Senior Associate - Infrastructure and PPP Advisory Practice (South Africa)

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The Infrastructure and PPP Advisory Practice is a leading provider of expertise in the following areas: 

  • Financial and economic appraisal of infrastructure projects
  • Formulating project finance structures for large infrastructure projects
  • Analysis of growth dynamics and trends of key infrastructure sectors across Africa
  • Identifying, scoping and supporting (capital raising) investment opportunities for project developers and sponsors
  • Advising African governments on PPP policies and supporting investment frameworks 

Our team has extensive experience working throughout Sub-Saharan Africa assisting project sponsors to design and implement models for delivering infrastructure and related services. We are able to balance the private investor’s interests with public sector requirements for quality infrastructure assets and services across a range of sectors including energy, water, ICT, health, education and transport. Our PPP services assist in the development of sustainable policies and projects that are attractive to both public and private sector institutions.  

The Practice is looking to recruit an Associate to augment the team. The Associate will be part of a team of consultants providing strategic insights and analysis to a variety of clients on infrastructure and PPP assignments.



  • Strong academic background (minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Business Science, Accounting, Engineering or similar discipline. A Master degree would be advantageous)
  • 3-5 years’ experience in consulting or relevant field
  • Knowledge of the infrastructure project preparation and life cycle
  • Experience in project appraisal – specifically the financial and economic analysis of projects (Cost-Benefit Analysis)
  • Experience in some of the following infrastructure-related sectors, specifically, water, transport, energy, Construction, ICT, health and agriculture
  • Financial Modelling, especially project finance/PPP modelling
  • Knowledge and experience of broader thematic areas such as climate change and integrated resource management would be advantageous


Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Personal Competencies

  • Strong research and analytical skills
  • Ability to think laterally and problem solve
  • Excellent communication and writing skills in English
  • Strong relationship management and networking skills
  • Ability to work as part of a diverse team, as well as independently
  • Ability to be proactive and self-assertive in initiating and driving work, as well as managing inputs from various team members
  • Ability to prioritise, with strong organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines, with excellent attention to detail
  • Ability and willingness to travel in SADC and internationally


How to apply

  • Please follow the only application process on the careers portal of the Genesis website
  • We use an automated applicant tracking system in order to receive and manage all applications in one central point, and for this reason we also do not accept any e-mailed CV’s or applications
  • Once you have applied via our career portal, you will receive a confirmation e-mail that your application was received, and your application will be reviewed within a few days of receipt
  • NOTE: Please be advised that uploaded documents / attachments cannot bigger than 4MB in total, as the system will not accept your application if the uploaded documents exceed 4MB 


  • South African citizenship is a definite requirement
  • Relevant previous experience is essential
  • Communication will be with short-listed candidates only - if you do not receive any feedback on your application within 3 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful
  • Genesis Analytics reserves the right not to proceed with an appointment of any advertised role
  • All appointments will be made in line with Genesis Analytics’ Employment Equity Plan and Policies
  • All applications will be treated confidentially


Work Level
Market Related
EE Position
South Africa