Paris office - March 2019 - Associate Consultant (2 years of experience)
L.E.K. Consulting is an international firm that specializes in strategy, transaction services and performance improvement consulting. It advises the largest private and public sector organizations, private equity companies and smaller, more entrepreneurial businesses.
With a reputation for resolving the most complex commercial issues, L.E.K. helps business leaders consistently make better decisions, deliver improved business performance and create greater shareholder returns.
The firm was founded in 1983 and employs over 1,000 staff in 22 offices across Europe, the Americas and Asia Pacific. L.E.K. has been named ‘Professional Services Firm of the year’ at the City A.M. awards 2011, which celebrate the most successful firms in London’s financial and business community. L.E.K. stands out as the only major global strategy consulting firm to have grown from a UK base and was the first strategic consultancy to win the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International trade.
The ideal candidate
We are currently recruiting for Associate Consultant positions for our Paris office. We are looking for motivated, creative and persevering applicants, with strong analytical skills, a fully developed quantitative mind and able to work in team. Being fluent in both English and French is required. Moreover, mastering of another European language is an additional asset.
Associate Consultant role
They will be in charge of the modelling and the management of an autonomous module.
L.E.K.’s Associate Consultant role offers exposure to multiple industry sectors and a wide variety of commercial challenges. The nature and pace of L.E.K.’s strategic work facilitates the rapid development of a highly analytical skill-set, which is underpinned by a structured training program. Together, these elements provide exceptional preparation for any future opportunity in graduate school, industry, non-profit organizations or investment firms.
Associate Consultants are crucial to the success of L.E.K. project teams. They will be in charge of the modelling and the management of an autonomous module and perform the first stage of in-depth strategic and financial analysis. This enables the team as a whole to evaluate trends, develop conclusions, and prepare practical recommendations. Associates Consultant are assuming an active managerial role.
Developing your Skills
Working as an Associate Consultant at L.E.K. provides you with the opportunity to gain a comprehensive foundation in decision making. From strategy to finance, marketing to operations, Associate Consultants are involved in all aspects of strategic and financial analysis across a diverse set of industries. Our people are exposed to a wider range of industries and types of problems, which means their learning curve develops more rapidly compared to the Consultancy peer group. As a firm of strategy experts, not industry experts, staff are allocated to a wide range of projects. The result is that our professionals are continually exposed to new industries and new challenges. There is no better or faster way to develop strategy consulting and business leadership skills.
Training and Development
We operate a very comprehensive training program with continuous monthly training sessions, which are tailored to the needs of your position. L.E.K’s training covers the full range of technical, analytical, strategy, communication, project management & relationship building skills. L.E.K. is extremely committed to the training and development of all employees.
International Exchange Program
L.E.K. operates an international inter-office exchange program, which gives you the opportunity for international exposure, from individual casework to international office exchanges (3 to 6 months).
After a first selection based on the documents the applicant submits (Resume + Cover letter), the applicants will be evaluated during three rounds of personal interviews. The evaluation is based on the applicant’s profile, his or her motivation and on his or her capability to handle a strategic case study.