The Associate Role
Working as an Associate at L.E.K. provides you with the opportunity to gain a comprehensive foundation in decision making. From strategy to finance, marketing to operations, Associates are involved in all aspects of strategic and financial analysis across a diverse set of industries. 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 programme. The Associate role at L.E.K. provides a dynamic, varied and highly rewarding work environment offering real responsibility from day one.
A career at L.E.K. offers a variety of benefits:
- Varied commercial experience across multiple industries
- Industry leading training and career development programme
- Top tier clients from FTSE 100, Fortune 500 and Eurotop 300 companies, as well as over 100 private equity firms
- International experience through our global swap programme
- Supportive working environment with a strong team ethic
Training and Development
We operate a very comprehensive training programme, which is structured over 3 years; new joiners will have an initial two-week orientation programme, followed by 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. Combined with on the job training, this gives you an excellent range of commercial skills and a solid grounding in business fundamentals.
International Exchange Programme
L.E.K. offers an international exchange programme, which gives you the opportunity to swap to one of our global offices for 6 months. It is a fantastic way to experience a different business environment, gain exposure to new industries and specialisms and experience a different culture.
What we are looking for
- Outstanding academic achievement
- Strong communication skills
- Demonstrated teamwork & leadership
- Initiative and commitment
Who we are looking for
We are currently seeking exceptional and committed individuals with the ability to solve complex problems in a creative way. Along with a varied combination of attributes, we would expect at least 340 UCAS points in addition to working at 2:1 or above in your degree.
Start dates available in September 2015 and spring 2016