Recruitment of Reporting & Analytics Consultant - Global Operations at World Resources Institute (WRI)

ORG- World Resources Institute (WRI)
Closing Date- 10th October, 2019

About the Organization
World Resources Institute (WRI) is an independent, non-profit global research organization that turns big ideas into action at the nexus of environment, economic opportunity and human well-being. They are working to address six critical challenges that the world must overcome this decade in order to secure a sustainable future for people and the planet: climate change, energy, food, forests, water and sustainable cities.

Reporting & Analytics Consultant - Global Operations

Position Overview
The Global Operations team is seeking a consultant to help with different institutional tools currently being implemented at WRI. These tools include Power BI, Salesforce, and other Microsoft Office 365 Suite tools including Flow and Planner. The consultant will work closely with these tools to research best practice, identify institutional uses for WRI, design and implement tool uses, and put in place monitoring and maintenance mechanisms.

Through this opportunity, the consultant will learn important transferrable skills on how to collect and utilize data and analyze and present it to inform management decisions, using platforms such as Salesforce and Power BI. The consultant will also get the opportunity to engage in institutional policy making, learning skills in designing operational systems and processes, disseminating and communicating processes internally, and setup up long-term mechanisms to sustain changes that are implemented, all under the ambit of change management. Because of this opportunity, the selected candidate will be introduced to non-profit financial management and be skilled at using Salesforce and Power BI, skills that will seamlessly transfer to a variety of different industries.

The position will contribute towards the larger mission of WRI by streamlining WRI processes and systems.


  1. Research industry best practices for use of new and existing tools available to WRI, including but not limited to Salesforce and Power BI, and data cubes
  2. Create reports and methods of using tools that can be implemented across WRI’s network including WRI’s international offices
  3. Identify internal process solutions to encourage use of analytics tools and develop metrics to monitor usage of the tools
  4. Draft and implement dissemination strategies for processes and uses that have been identified
  5. Document successes and failures in implementation, dissemination, and usage to document lessons learnt and influence future use

Required Qualifications

  1. Degree: Master’s Degree Candidates in relevant fields such as data analytics, data science, computer engineering, technology management, among others
  2. Familiarity and experience with data visualization
  3. Ability to synthesize and distil information
  4. Excellent research skills
  5. Excellent writing skills
  6. Extremely well organized and efficient
  7. Ability to work calmly and enthusiastically under high pressure
  8. Demonstrated ability to work both independently as well as part of a team
  9. Ability to think creatively
  10. Strong oral communications skills
  11. Flexible
  12. Highly responsible, self-motivated
  13. Good sense of humor

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Knowledge of Excel Pivot Tables, Tableau or Power BI
  2. Familiarity and experience with Salesforce or other CRM software
  3. Proficiency with Office 365 Suite

How to apply
Qualified applicants should apply online at applications must be submitted online through this career portal in order to be formally considered. Finalized candidate will be required to take a writing/analytical test.

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