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OC&C is a leading global strategy-consulting firm with 14 offices around the world. We work for senior executives, providing solutions to some of the most exciting strategic problems in consulting today. We work across sectors, but specialise in Retail, Consumer Goods, Tourism & Leisure, Media & Technology, and Private Equity. 

We offer a differentiated proposition: A strong focus on strategy, less travel and more ownership in a fast-growing office with entrepreneurial mentality.

Due to growth, we are looking for Associate Partners to join our team in Germany. 

To apply, please send your application to: [email protected]

About The Candidate

Position Summary:
The Associate Partner (AP) role combines business development, project delivery, and involvement in building a practice (for example by contributing to publications or conference speeches).  An AP may work on a single project initially, then increasingly oversee two simultaneously, or manage some business development activity.  We help our APs to build a distinctive personal platform that will be the basis for them to succeed as a Partner.

Specifically, the AP role involves:

Thought leadership on strategy and diligence projects, from designing the approach to overseeing analysis to crystallising findings in a compelling way for clients
Leading OC&C project teams (typically 3-8 people on a project), including assisting team members to develop consulting skills; i.e. helping motivated and talented individuals to progress quickly
Rapidly establishing themselves in the eyes of clients as a very strong, professional manager who can provide genuine insight - and investing in client relationships beyond projects
Actively participating in sector team efforts to reinforce OC&C’s position as leaders in strategy consultancy in our chosen areas

Key Responsibilities:  

Direct and manage analysis, design, and delivery of consulting projects, ensuring client satisfaction 
Assist in the design and delivery of client pitches and proposals 
Deliver against deadlines 
Manage and motivate project teams.... 
.... and support the development and coaching of junior team members 
Develop and expand a network of client and advisor relationships 
Translate strategy and business needs into actionable recommendations 
Support the development of IP (in the form of publications, conference presentations, etc) 

About the candidate:

We are seeking an individual with an outstanding track record of problem-solving and achieving / exceeding objectives in a project-based environment, with the equivalent of 7 years’ experience of complex strategy consulting projects, including experience from a blue chip and / or strategy consultancy group.

Key Skills and competencies:

Experience of managing multiple workstreams and leading consulting teams 
Applied experience in translating key client issues into clear deliverables and implementing this advice 
A proven track record of developing successful relationships at senior executive to Board level
Analytical, highly numerate, clear thinkers who are hypothesis and issue driven 
Intellectually curious, rigorous and creative 
Commercially aware, able to recognise critical issues and dedicate attention accordingly 
Very strong communicators, in writing or verbally, able to adapt effectively for different internal and external audiences 
Pragmatic, enthusiastic and structured implementers with an ability to create and maintain pace whilst ensuring that energies are well focussed and channelled 
Credible at Board level with the ability to relate well to clients and colleagues 
Strong business ethics: honest, respectful of others and culturally unbiased 
Down to earth, friendly and approachable 
Language Requirements:
Business fluency in German and English

About The Company

At OC&C we are committed to fostering an inclusive culture in which people of all backgrounds can thrive. We encourage applications from all, regardless of age, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, transgender status, disability, marital status, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief, race or ethnic origin, and socioeconomic background. We also have a number of staff network groups which actively support the inclusion of all of our colleagues in the firm.



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