Recruitment: Fresh graduates who want to start their careers as a management consultants
Ekan Management is growing and needs more junior management consultants.
Ekan Management is an employee-owned management consulting company with offices in Stockholm and Gothenburg. We combine the experience and wisdom of 40 years in the industry, with an emphasis on innovative thinking and a wealth of ideas. The average age at Ekan is around 40, and at present more than half of us are women. We believe that character and competence are more important than anything else. Our success is based on the courage to challenge the status quo, our ability to involve people and the power to make tomorrow's reality come to fruition. This requires diversity, drive and great curiosity, from all of us. If you are responsible and have a strong inner drive, we offer a dynamic work environment where you get plenty of room to realize your ideas. We do not believe that we can play our part to shape the customers' tomorrow if we do not put in the effort to create our own.
Your future role
In your role as a consultant, you will both deliver on assignments, contribute to the sales work and develop Ekan as a company. Your assignments will include overall strategic issues as well as concrete improvement work in the customers' operations. As a junior at Ekan, you are part of Ekan's Talent Pool, where we provide room for new consultants to develop the breadth of abilities that the management consultant role entails. The purpose of the Talent Pool is to provide special guidance, coaching and follow-up for consultants who are at the beginning of their consulting journey. As a junior consultant, you also get a sponsor who can give you extra support in matters of being new to the job and new to the consulting role.
Examples of tasks as a junior management consultant:
- To work with research and environmental monitoring
- To produce presentation material
- To act as support to the project manager in planning and follow-up
- To be responsible for partial tasks in projects
- To help our customers understand the causes and solutions to their challenges
- To contribute to sales work and development of Ekan as a company
If you are interested in this position you probably have a master's degree, either from a technical college or in the field of economics (preferably a mixture). Fluency in spoken and written Swedish and English is also a requirement. You are set to graduate in the spring or have worked up to two years after graduation.
As a person, we wish you to be structured and self-motivated, enjoy new contexts, is curious and interested in businesses and their organization. We are looking for "humbly cocky" - confident in yourself, but never at the expense of others. Your inner drive is important because the consulting role at Ekan combines a large measure of both freedom and responsibility. As you will largely work in our customers' business, we think you should enjoy a changing environment and that you're naturally flexible & social. Ekan offers the personal culture of the smaller company, and the driving force of the growing company, where each employee is a significant part of the greater whole.
Welcome with your application!
Do you meet the description for this role and think the position sounds like something for you? Send in both a personal letter and CV in Swedish in your application to email@example.com. For more information, please visit www.ekan.com or contact Talentpool's team leader Anna Segerberg, contact details here.
The position is a full-time position starting after summer 2023, or by agreement. Location in Gothenburg. Travel may occur.
We apply a continuous selection and the role may be filled before the application deadline.