L.E.K.Consulting Paris office - ASAP - Manager,Paris,Closing Date:2021-09-11

2021-02-03 L.E.K. L.E.K.
Deadline:2021-09-11

Paris

About us

 

L.E.K. Consulting is an international firm that specialises in strategy, transaction services and performance improvement consulting. It advises the largest private and public sector organisations, 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 hiring experienced professionals for our Paris office. We are looking for motivated, creative and persevering applicants, with strong analytical skills and a fully developed quantitative mind. Being fluent in both English and French is required.

The Manager Role

 

L.E.K.’s Manager 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.

Managers are crucial to the success of L.E.K. project teams. They are in charge of managing a whole mission and of keeping the contact between your team, which is composed of analysts and consultants, and the partners. They are also responsible for managing multiple client engagements and providing strategic guidance and thought leadership to aid your teams’ project execution. You will also play a key role in client development, helping to identify opportunities, craft proposals, and participate in pitches.

 

 

Key responsibilities include:

  • Manage multiple project      teams and client relationships expertly and efficiently
  • Work directly with clients      and Managing Directors, to set project objectives, develop analytical      frameworks, manage team responsibilities and maintain the timeline
  • Structure complex strategic      and technical problems into discrete modules and provide life sciences      industry thought leadership to aid project execution
  • Understand the critical      issues affecting the client and communicate key insights and      recommendations based upon the case team’s research and analysis
  • Work directly with Managing      Directors to develop compelling proposals and support client and business      development activities
  • Manage, evaluate, and      improve the performance of team members
  • Contribute to the management      of the firm through involvement in areas such as professional development,      recruiting, thought leadership creation, practice building, etc.

Qualifications:

  • An advanced degree from a      top ranked school is required (MBA, M.D., PhD, Postdoc)
  • Experience in a management      consulting firm with demonstrated project and team management is a plus
  • Superior analytical skills      combined with demonstrated expertise in strategy consulting approaches.
  • Proven ability to motivate      and coach people in multiple dimensions including analytical skills,      project management, client relationship management, and interpersonal      skills
  • Strong project management      skills including work planning, presentation development, quality control,      and client management
  • Excellent communication      skills both oral and written and the ability to influence others
  • Bright, conceptual and a      quick learner, able to quickly assess a situation and generate new      insights and actionable ideas

 

 

Recruiting process 

After a first selection based on your documents (Resume + Cover letter), the applicants will be evaluated during three rounds of personal interviews. The evaluation is based on the applicant’s profile, its motivation and on its capability to handle a strategic case study.


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