Are you our next Business Strategy Wizard?

Sustainable Health Enterprises (SHE), recognized by Harvard Business School, Echoing Green, and Bill Clinton as an innovative social enterprise, aims to drive social and economic change through sustainable business development in emerging markets. SHE’s first initiative, SHE28, is addressing girls' and women's lack of access to affordable menstrual pads often leading to missed school and/or work. SHE is stemming these significant costs by developing a franchise model, coupled with health education and advocacy, to manufacture and distribute affordable, eco-friendly menstrual pads for girls and women by sourcing local, inexpensive raw materials (e.g., banana fibers).

SHE is an entering a period of scaling up its operations, currently based in Rwanda, globally and is looking for an individual or a team of all-star graduate students or working professionals to lead key internal strategy and business development projects.

Business Strategy Wizards

SHE is seeking passionate and talented individuals to work as strategic advisors to our senior management team. Our Business Strategy Wizard(s) will work on one of SHE’s high-impact consulting projects that address critical capacity building challenges faced by SHE, as it seeks to scale its operations globally in the next five year. Each consulting projects is a market opportunity with strong growth potential that requires further market analysis, due diligence, and go/no-go recommendations.

Business Strategy Wizards will focus on one of the projects listed below:

  • Developing detailed financial models and valuation scenarios for strategic initiatives that will best prepare SHE for growth and global expansion 
    • Research and valuation models to be presented to SHE's senior management 

  • Providing a go/no-go recommendation to SHE’s senior management team on whether to pursue developing a new menstrual product for a new geographic market; project includes qualitative and quantitative research that includes, but is not limited to developing a detailed understanding of the target market, volume forecasting and a go-to-market strategy

Research to last no longer than 3 months, and to ideally begin in mid-May 2013, but to last no longer than August 2013, depending on the start date.
  • MBA, MPA, or other related graduate degree. Candidates who do not have a graduate degree but have significant related work experience in marketing, management consulting, extensive international development, social entrepreneurship or other relevant industry 
  • Strong work ethic and ability to self‐manage. High attention to detail and excellent time management skills are necessary. 
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. 
  • Strong Excel skills required. Financial modeling experience a plus. 
  • A sense of humor!
Compensation and Benefits:
  • Monthly stipend 
  • One of a kind opportunity to be a part of a growing social enterprise and develop an insider’s experience into the social enterprise industry! 

Application Process:

To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter explaining why you are interested in the mission, values, and activities of SHE to by June 5, 2013. In the e-mail subject line please write “Business Strategy Wizard”

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