Career Opportunity: Senior Manager, Consulting - FDI and Economic Development

Position: Senior Manager, Consulting

Type: Permanent

Location: Belfast/London Office preferably but open to global locations

Salary: Based on experience

Due to ongoing expansion, Wavteq is recruiting a Senior Manager within our Consulting division. The consulting work will vary considerably from working on longer-term donor/IFI funded projects in developing countries through to working with national IPAs and sub-national IPAs/EDOs in developed economies. The focus will be on our management consulting projects but may include lead generation consulting projects.


Role & Responsibilities

  • Manage and lead delivery of FDI and economic development consulting projects
  • Assist with consulting proposals and bids
  • Help update and improve our eLearning training courses and materials 
  • Prepare and deliver presentations on FDI and economic development


Candidate Profile

  • 10 years experience in FDI, economic development and International development 
  • Strong track record in managing and delivering FDI consulting assignments
  • Ability to manage projects with International financial institutions (World Bank etc), major donor agencies, and IPAs and EDOs globally 
  • Strong track record in managing consulting teams
  • Key expertise in FDI and corporate location, IPA and EDO global best practices on organisational strategy at national and regional levels, sector studies, market studies, lead generation, value proposition development, and training
  • Candidate must be confident enough to also help deliver FDI training programs to our client 
  • Perfect English is essential and other languages desirable, especially French and Spanish
  • Post-graduate education is desirable as this is a requirements to be in project teams for some contracts
  • Ability to work effectively and represent Wavteq as part of larger consortium will be essential



  • Ideally in Belfast, UK - Wavteq HQ
  • We will also consider London or other global locations and also flexible working arrangements



  • Salary based on typical senior consultant positions in development consulting and FDI consulting firms 
  • Benefits based on Wavteq’s company policy for UK or Ireland


This is a unique opportunity to join a vibrant, international and fast-growing company where you will be presented with key opportunities for career development and outstanding earning potential. Benefits include access to a highly competitive commission scheme, company pension scheme with employer contributions and other optional schemes you may wish to join. 


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If you feel that you have what it takes to support Wavteq in delivering the best service, we would love to hear from you. Please send a CV and cover letter, including salary expectations to: Caroline McKeown (

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