2021 - Associate (Management Consultant)

Full-timeAsia PacificMelbourne, Sydney

Job Description


Kearney is a leading global management consulting firm with offices in more than 40 countries. Since 1926, we have been trusted advisors to the world’s foremost organizations. Kearney is a partner-owned firm, committed to helping clients achieve success.


What You Can Expect  

We promise immediate impact and growing advantage. That promise holds true for both you and our clients. You will be able to make an impact and develop your potential from day one within a professional environment and culture that actively fosters personal development, entrepreneurial approach and a supportive environment.


What we seek

There is no standard model for Kearney consultants. We look for talented problem-solvers with intellectual curiosity who are ready to be active members of a client team.

The following general qualifications are preferred:

  • A proven record of academic excellence
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical capabilities.
  • An innovative and collaborative approach to problemsolving.
  • Natural selfdirection, with the ability to operate in ambiguity and learn quickly.
  • Previous experience leading and managing teams.
  • Eagerness to collaborate, coach, mentor, and help others grow professionally.
  • At least foureight years work experience in a rigorous environment, such as a global company or consulting firm. 
  • Masters in Business Administration (MBA) is preferred for Associates and above.


Main duties:

  • Consulting with our clients' senior management and executive leaders;
  • Discussing business and organisational challenges and identifying solutions;
  • Identifying business development opportunities and develop proposals for new engagements with clients;
  • Gathering, analyzing and drawing strategic and technical conclusions from data you and others have gathered;
  • Developing actionable recommendations;
  • Facilitating the implementation of these recommendations;
  • Selfdirected within consulting teams with the initiative to contribute beyond the scope of formal project duties.

Essential Skills:

  • Capable of and dedicated to continuous learning
  • Excellent communicator
  • Experienced in relevant operations or strategy
  • Strong group facilitator
  • Team player
  • Leader
  • Results focused
  • Culturally flexible


Equal Employment Opportunity and Nondiscrimination

Kearney has long recognized the value that diversity brings to our business and the clients we serve. Our goal is to create a climate of opportunity, innovation, and success within Kearney that capitalizes on the professional and personal diversity of our workforce. For these reasons, we recruit, hire, train, promote, develop, and provide other conditions of employment without regard to a person’s race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, marital status, disability, or genetic information consistent with applicable laws. This includes providing reasonable accommodation for disabilities, or religious beliefs and practices.


Recruitment Process

Please submit a cover letter and CV before 11:59 p.m. AEDT on Friday, 19 November 2021. No late applications will be accepted.

If you have any questions, please contact our Recruitment Team.

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