Senior Associate, Advisory

The Synergos Institute

Posted: 2/5/2020

Position Type: Full-Time (Paid)

Function: Other

Primary domain: International/Foreign Affairs

City: New york

Postal code: 10022

State: New York

Country: United States

Organization Information:


$10M - $20M


Mission statement:


A world built on trust, which is just, equitable, peaceful, and regenerative.


To help solve complex issues around the world by advancing bridging leadership, which builds trust and collective action.

Core Values

Equity and social justice – recognizing and respecting the rights of everyone, promoting fairness

Collaboration – honoring everyone’s wisdom and the benefits of diverse perspectives, being humble and open-minded

Compassion – showing empathy, being nurturing and open-hearted

Responsibility – using resources to achieve the greatest impact, being transparent, and honoring commitments

Integrity – acting consistently in an ethical way, being trustworthy

Position Details:

Job Description:

Primary Responsibilities

§  Support engagement teams in producing top quality deliverables for client engagements.

§  Collaborate across engagement teams in an agile manner with hybrid teams consisting of Synergos staff, independent consultants, advisors, and various other types of contributors.

§  Perform research and analysis required to complete client assignments.

§  Translate research and analysis into clear and effective output documents for clients.

§  Build trusting relationships with clients to anticipate and meet evolving needs.

§  Support the team in developing new business for Synergos Advisory through client outreach, proposal development, and new product development.

§  Develop and operate tools, methods, processes to undergird service delivery.

§  Support overall Synergos Advisory practice development, including planning, budgeting, contracting, invoicing, financial tracking and management.



§  Minimum 4 years work experience, preferably in a formal consulting firm or NGO or philanthropy organization

§  Bachelor’s degree in international relations, international development, economics or related field preferred

§  Commitment to social justice, overcoming poverty, addressing inequality, advancing sustainability, or another important societal issue

  • Skilled in research, analysis and writing
  • Deft in PowerPoint, Excel, MS Office and Google collaboration tools
  • High capacity professional who can simultaneously work on multiple tasks and project and set priorities for a challenging workload.
  • Flexible individual with the ability to juggle priorities, and work with a diverse group of people across projects
  • Mature individual with the ability to model Synergos’ values including empathy, humility, integrity, collaboration and personal reflection
  • Able to thrive in an entrepreneurial environment, taking ideas from concept through implementation, with no-task-too-small-or-too-big mentality
  • Great listener
  • Exceptional writer and verbal communicator
  • Fluency in a second language desired


Not Specified


Commensurate with Experience

Posting Expiration Date:


How to Apply:

To apply: Send your resume and a cover letter to [email protected]. Applications are being considered on a rolling basis with a deadline of Feb 28, 2020.

Please note:  Synergos is not able to sponsor visas at this time. Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States without visa sponsorship in order to be considered


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