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WHAT A MARS & CO SR. ASSOCIATE CONSULTANT DOES: A quick rundown of the “SAC” position

·      Works as a member of a project team helping leading global enterprises address strategic issues

·      Travels or video conferences with clients, data sources and teammates from all over the world

·      Applies rigorous yet creative research and quantitative analysis to develop winning business strategies

·      Learns how businesses operate in many environments via direct exposure to clients across industries/cultures

·      Becomes a well-rounded businessperson who can lead teams to drive growth in any situation

·      Prepares for promotion to the Consultant and higher levels – no need to leave to get an MBA


WHAT WE LOOK FOR: Qualifications for this entry level position

·      PhD from a leading university or college or MS plus significant (~3years) relevant prior business experience

·      Quantitative analytical education preferred (Engineering, Math, Economics or a Science)

·      Strong data manipulation & analysis skills with tools such as Excel, R, Tableau, Python, SQL, Access, etc.

·      Excellent research capabilities

·      High levels of intelligence, creativity, intellectual curiosity, energy & enthusiasm

·      Effective problem-solving skills and abundant common sense while being detail oriented & very organized

·      Strong communications skills, both written and verbal (multiple languages a plus)

·      A high degree of maturity and responsibility with the ability to work both independently and in teams

·      Interpersonal skills to work cross-culturally with diverse groups of clients and co-workers

·      Strong leadership ability and the ability to inspire confidence in others


HOW YOU WILL MAKE AN IMPACT: Each day will be different, but example of what you might do include

·      Obtaining relevant data and other information needed to address client issues from a variety of sources

·      Analyzing and visualizing data that creates meaningful insights and conclusions for clients

·      Developing action plans for clients by synthesizing analyses and applying strategic thinking to them

·      Presenting and explaining research, analyses, findings and recommendations to teammates and clients

·      Acquiring new skills and expertise that you can apply to other new business situations you encounter


COMPANY OVERVIEW: Who we are as a firm

·      Generalist business improvement consulting firm with a unique industry exclusivity philosophy

·      40+ year history delivering high impact strategic & operational improvements to Fortune 100 clients

·      Seven global offices: New York, San Francisco, Paris, London, Tokyo, Shanghai, Singapore

·      Provides consultants with opportunities to travel domestically & internationally, but not traveling all the time

·      Highly collaborative team-based culture with a meritocratic promote from within philosophy

·      A strong belief in learning by doing and the value of senior staff coaching more junior consultants


Apply Via Link to Greenhouse

·    Typically 2 or 3 rounds of interviews with emphasis on Case Analysis during in-person interviews