The primary role of an undergraduate consultant is to work closely with experienced consultants conducting research analysis, interpreting results and making recommendations for next steps. More specifically, they:
- Interact with case teams and clients at multiple levels;
- Design qualitative and quantitative research tools;
- Understand the client’s market and customer base using online and offline tools (industry reports, annual reports, etc) and synthesize findings;
- Manage and oversee outsourcing of the research process;
- Analyse and model market data sets;
Assist with the creation of presentations;
- Have an increasing level of autonomy and responsibility, eventually taking on greater project management roles and client responsibilities, as consultants gain experience and demonstrate willingness to take on initiative.
Successful candidates must have an outstanding academic record, in addition to demonstrating:
- Strong verbal communication skills;
- Comfort with quantitative analysis;
- Ability to work well in teams and with clients;
- Ability to balance and prioritise multiple tasks.
We are looking for candidates to demonstrate three key characteristics through our interview process:
1) Capabilities – including both analytical excellence and strong interpersonal skills.
2) Capacity to Learn – including evidence of a candidate’s ability to take feedback, learn from it, and integrate it into their perspectives and solutions.
3) Commitment – including interest in and passion for the business.