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Management Consultants, PhD (French or Dutch speaking)

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Management Consultants, PhD (French or Dutch speaking)


For a top management consultancy company, we are continuously looking for:

Management Consultants (PhD level) (m/f)

In the pre-selection phase the hiring company prefers to stay anonymous.
The candidate will receive more detailed information on the hiring company and the function after a successful pre-selection.
Then the candidate will enter an extensive selection process.

Function details: New consultants immediately join client case teams and become intimately involved in the formulation and implementation of strategic recommendations to improve the client’s economic performance.
Over time, consultants may work with two clients simultaneously. This approach gives consultants
exposure to the broadest cross-section of issues and industries, providing the opportunity for rapid growth.
Typical assignments include data gathering (through primary and secondary research), performing (financial) analysis, preparing client presentations and working with clients to develop and implement recommendations.

Expectations for this role include:
Participate in all aspects of the end-to-end process.
Develop a plan to solve the client’s problems.
Execute the analysis.
Translate data into meaningful insights and recommendations.
Move the client to action.
Achieve bottom-line results for the client.

Education and qualifications:
PhD in engineering, applied physics, applied mathematics, (applied) economics.
Outstanding Bachelor and Master study results: minimum great distinction (magna cum laude) in (nearly) every year; results to be mentioned per year in the CV.
Excellent analytic, synthetic and problem solving skills.
Results-oriented track record: to be mentioned/quantified in the CV.
Demonstrable history of leadership and teaming up: to be mentioned/quantified in the CV.
Experience level: being in the last phase of the PhD study or recently having obtained the PhD degree.
At least 1 extra-curricular (sports, arts, …) distinction.

Personality and mentality:
A passion for consulting – and for life.
Creative/innovative and solution/result driven mind.
Passionate to make a quantifiable difference/change.
Business and economics minded.
Excellent communicative and interpersonal skills at all levels.

Mobility/travel: On average, up to 20 % traveling (mostly in West Europe), but varies depending on project specifics.

Starting date: in agreement with the hiring company.

Offer: Excellent financial conditions, plus extra legal benefits.

Available education/training: Extensive international training programs and intensive mentoring in order to reach full potential on several domains, including interpersonal and people management skills.

Career opportunities: Great international (worldwide) opportunities.


You match the requested criteria?
Then send your application to mentioning reference BE-D02XY

Nr of positions available : 100

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Early stage researcher or 0-4 yrs (Post graduate)

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First Stage Researcher (R1)

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