Senior Consultant – Circularity

Roland Berger

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Senior Consultant – Circularity


Roland Berger

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Job DescriptionDo you enjoy strategizing and leading strategic projects? Are you a curious team player? And can you listen to the needs of clients?Roland Berger is an international strategy firm that assists clients to grow and adapt to the challenges of today. We are hiring a Senior Consultant to join Roland Berger’s Amsterdam office and expand our team specialized in Circularity. So, if you can answer yes to the questions above then keep reading!The Roland Berger DNARoland Berger is one of the top international strategic consulting firms in the world, with 51 offices and 3,500 colleagues worldwide. Our young, dynamic and fast-growing office in the Zuidas district of Amsterdam employs around 150 colleagues.We are proud of the close-knit culture within our Amsterdam office. We are creative, dedicated, ambitious, entrepreneurial and passionate – and at the same time social, energetic, open-minded and respectful. We help each other to bring out the best in each other and the best for our clients. Besides our client work, we foster our office culture through many social activities together, from sports and drinks to office trips and celebrations of holidays.What we offerYour success is our success. We offer plenty of opportunities for development, (inter)national training courses and a mentor to support your development. You are also offered an individual trajectory with a coach, tailored to you and your personal development plans. You can follow an MBA at a leading business school, (temporarily) transfer to another Roland Berger office or intern at another company (“externship”). You are the architect of your career.In addition, we offer excellent benefits, including 30 days of vacation, an electric lease car, a non-contributory pension and a contribution to your health insurance. You can also make use of our life coach and take part in (virtual) yoga and meditation classes, for example.What you will be doingAs a Senior Consultant at Roland Berger focusing on circularity, you will get the opportunity to work with leading organizations across industries and make a tangible impact on sustainability outcomes. Your role within the team will be crucial, as you take on the responsibility in expanding our expertise and footprint in the circularity sector and leading projects toward sustainable success.You will collaborate closely with founding partner Arnoud van der Slot, serving both national and international clients on projects centered around circularity, specifically on waste management and recycling initiatives. You will engage in creative problem-solving, exploring new technologies, business models, and strategies to optimize resource use and minimize waste.You will discover abundant opportunities for advancing your professional growth as you navigate through challenging and rewarding projects. The projects primarily take place in an international setting, as the project teams at this moment are predominantly international. With increasing global awareness of environmental issues, there’s a growing demand for circularity expertise and there is a steady stream of diverse projects in this dynamic field.At Roland Berger we differentiate ourselves by listening carefully to our clients and working intensively with them on tailor-made solutions. The clientele for each project differs, ranging from industrial enterprises, Private Equity firms, and technology suppliers to policymakers all focusing on circularity, in particular waste management and recycling. By establishing strong partnerships and engaging closely with senior leadership at top-tier and renowned companies within the circularity industry, you can exert a significant influence and drive substantial change.As a Senior Consultant at Roland Berger you will:

  • Take the lead for modules in larger projects, and complete project management of smaller projects (typically leading three to five consultants), with a specific focus on circularity.
  • Coach and develop the consultants in your project teams.
  • Have direct client contact and lead presentations during client meetings.
  • Work closely with industry experts at Roland Berger.
  • Contribute to Roland Berger’s knowledge development by capturing insights and drawing lessons from client work.
  • Participate in office-wide projects (e.g. in-depth studies on current topics) that further develop Roland Berger or its thinking in a specific area or sector.

QualificationsWho we seekAt Roland Berger we are looking for people who are genuinely interested in our clients and their challenges, have an entrepreneurial spirit and want to work hard to deliver the highest quality. The values of “empathy”, “entrepreneurship” and “excellence” are the foundation of our work and our corporate culture. We are looking for people who recognize themselves in these values, who can think big, dare to dream, see connections and make connections, are self-starters and can enrich our team.Do you recognize yourself in the following qualifications, competencies and skills?

  • You have completed an academic university education (i.e. WO).
  • You have between four and eight years of experience in strategy consulting, specifically concentrating on circularity, and/or in a strategic/operational role at a company within the circularity industry, with prior involvement in strategic project-based work and/or waste management and/or recycling initiatives being highly advantageous.
  • You can think analytically and structure arguments clearly.
  • You work with precision.
  • You are open-minded.
  • You have experience managing others and delegating work to more junior team members.
  • You are familiar with/experienced in (financial) modeling (Excel), visualizing presentations (PowerPoint) and storytelling.
  • You have good oral, written and presentation skills and an excellent command of the English language.

Additional InformationHealthy work-life balanceThe right work-life balance is critical to performing at such a high level. We understand that this balance differs per person and life phase. Your mentor will help you to organize your work in a way that suits you and your life goals. Because we work on a project basis, we can be flexible with leave, even if you want to take a long trip or volunteer for a while.DiversityWe believe that a team of unique professionals with a diversity of backgrounds and qualities brings out the best in each other and provides the best results for our clients. Our international character makes us very diverse as a firm; this is something we strive for in our office as well – looking for people who can and want to contribute to the office with their unique perspective and qualities.Application processThe application process consists of three parts. Firstly, a selective cognitive assessment that is conducted online and monitored via Microsoft Teams. If you complete the assessment with a satisfactory result, you will be invited to the First round of interviews. This round includes two case interviews and a personal interview. Following a positive outcome from these interviews, candidates will progress to the Final Day. The Final Day involves two (case) interviews with different Partners and/or Principals, as well as a written case with a presentation component. At the conclusion of the Final Day, you will receive feedback on the outcome of your application process.Keen to apply?Upload a motivation letter with your resume and grade lists (of high school, bachelor and master) through our website: .Our research shows that female candidates only apply when they meet 100% of the requirements while male candidates apply when they meet only 60%. So, if you recognize yourself in this role and meet at least some of the requirements, do not hesitate to contact us. We look forward to receiving your application!Do you have questions? Then get in touch with Maxime Jansen (Senior Recruiter) at or via +31 6 41 69 45 25. We would be happy to hear from you!

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Amsterdam, Noord-Holland

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Thu, 09 May 2024 07:45:24 GMT

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