Associate Consultant, Inhouse Consulting, US Based - 2021 Intake

EMD Serono

Posted Under: Burlington, Massachusetts jobs in Professions; Professions jobs in zipcode 01805
Posted On: 2020-10-18

A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 57,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Inhouse Consulting is the internal management consulting department supporting the global businesses of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany. Our team of over 80 Consultants and Associates develops and implements local and global strategies for senior executives across all our business sectors: Healthcare (EMD Serono), Life Science (MilliporeSigma) and Performance Materials (EMD Performance Materials). Our US offices are in the Greater Boston Area (Burlington and Rockland), while our Global Headquarters are located in Darmstadt, Germany and our offices in Singapore and Shanghai serve clients in Asia Pacific.

Your Role:

Ideal candidates for the Global Graduate Program are recent MBA/PhD/Masters graduates, with 2-3 years professional work experience at the most, who enjoy working on teams and have a global mindset. During the 24-month rotational program, Associates will experience a mix of strategic management consulting projects as well as functional rotations in the pharmaceutical, life science and performance materials industries.

Year 1: Build core competencies through a wide variety of local, regional and global projects with consultants and senior business leaders across our global businesses

Year 2: Immerse in the businesses through 3-4 functional rotations of your choice in our businesses: Healthcare, Life Science, and Performance Materials. Additionally, you have the opportunity to spend one of the rotations abroad in another geography

Year 3+: Following successful completion, transition to the industry by choosing a challenging and exciting position to continue your development as a future leader

Throughout the program, Associates will also participate in targeted professional trainings and our internal coaching curriculum to continuously improve their technical expertise and business acumen.

Who you are:

* MBAs, Master's degree or PhD in business, science and/or engineering

* Must have demonstrated interest in business/industry through coursework, professional experience, or internships

* Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills

* Proactive and self-motivated mindset

* Outstanding communication and team-working skills

* Excellent verbal and written English (additional language(s) a plus)

* Mastery of MS Office (especially Excel and PowerPoint)

Applicants should be prepared for behavioral and consulting case interviews

* Earliest and Latest graduation dates accepted to program: 2019 through 2021

* Must be authorized to work in the US on a permanent basis and have US work experience

Target Start Date: June 2021

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What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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