Madrid Office - Associate (m/f/d) - January 2023


About L.E.K. Consulting  

L.E.K. Consulting is a global strategy consulting firm that addresses the most critical commercial issues for the leaders of some of the world's most successful businesses.

Clients come to us time and again because we are proven to act as an insightful expert and a trusted partner. We are uncompromising in our approach to help clients make better decisions at crucial moments, changing the trajectory of their enterprise, delivering improved business performance, and creating greater shareholder returns.

Our teams combine our core capabilities of research, benchmarking, modelling, data & analytics and strategy development to create game-changing insights and practical solutions that seize competitive advantage and unlock new growth opportunities. We enable clients to make critical decisions with greater certainty and empower them to master their moments of truth.

With more than 1,900 professionals located across five continents, L.E.K. specializes in Strategy and Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) support with clients across the full range of corporates and private equity. We are expert in a wide range of industries, including Life Sciences and healthcare, retail and consumer, financial services, industrials, energy and transportation.

Our global growth ambitions are huge. Be part of this growth.


What we are looking for: The Associate Role

L.E.K.’s Associate role offers exposure to multiple industry sectors and a wide variety of commercial challenges. This allows you to apply your technical bioscience background within the business environment. The nature and pace of L.E.K.’s strategic work facilitates the rapid development of a highly analytical skill-set.

Associates are crucial to the success of L.E.K. project teams. They are responsible for the comprehensive research and analysis that form the basis of each engagement. Under the guidance of senior team members, Associates collect data on markets, competitors and customers, 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


Specific skills include:

  • Responsibility for analytical module
  • Conducting primary and secondary research on markets, competitors and customers
  • Performing rigorous analysis to pinpoint appropriate, practical recommendations for clients
  • Collaborating with team members to transform research and analysis into thoughtful insights that deliver maximum impact for clients
  • increasing levels of project management responsibility as experience grows
  • Fluency in Spanish and English, additional languages are advantageous


Don’t meet every single requirement here? 

Don’t worry!!! If you are excited about this role but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every requirement in the job description, we encourage you to either reach out to our recruiters or apply anyway. There could be an even better role for you once you talk to us!


Diversity and inclusion at L.E.K.

Here at L.E.K., we appreciate the value of a diverse and inclusive workforce and are committed to a culture that is inclusive and accepting of all people. Above all, we are committed to ensuring that all employees are treated with respect and dignity. L.E.K. Consulting is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


We have several affinity groups to support and enrich our employees and in addition, our Diversity and Inclusion committee celebrate events throughout the year with a focus on awareness and education.


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