Mars & Co, a Leading Strategy Consulting Firm, is Hiring Consultants For its New York City Area (Greenwich, CT) Office.
Mars & Co is a unique global player in the Strategy Consulting industry:
From our seven offices in North America, Europe and Asia we continue to expand our roster of prestigious clients and develop some of the finest minds in the consulting industry. At Mars & Co, you immediately get the opportunity to help provide high impact strategic and operational assistance to an elite group of predominately Fortune 100-sized companies or their international equivalents. We have a hands-on learning environment that provides you with practical training and teaches you both valuable problem-solving and business skills which translate into any business environment. At Mars & Co individual initiative, creativity and analytical rigor are all highly prized and well rewarded.
At Mars & Co the Consultant is a demanding yet very rewarding entry level position for recent MBA graduates. Our Consultants are responsible for the rigorous, timely and imaginative design and execution of analyses leading to practical solutions of complex business problems. Qualified candidates possess superior analytical abilities, understand major business strategy concepts, are creative problem solvers, can learn new industries quickly and work well as integrated members of project teams. They are hardworking, entrepreneurial and self-motivated individuals. Consultants work on teams under the guidance of more senior members of Mars & Co staff. Successful Consultants will take on supervisory responsibilities for Associate and Senior Associate Consultants as appropriate. Once Consultants have demonstrated mastery of the Mars & Co “toolkit” they are considered promotable to the next position in the firm, Senior Consultant, and are on track to executive levels within the firm.
Candidates for the Consultant level position at Mars & Co have generally earned an MBA degree at a top tier business school and have meaningful relevant prior business experience. Most successful candidates have undergraduate degrees in Engineering, Mathematics, Economics or one of the physical sciences and prior work experience in a field requiring the use of quantitative analytical skills.
Mars & Co is looking for high achievers as demonstrated by superior academic performance at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Incoming Consultants are expected to be well skilled in the use of major analytical techniques and to possess good spreadsheet and database manipulation skills. A solid working knowledge of Finance, Managerial Accounting, Marketing, Operations and current business practices is expected. Furthermore, incoming Consultants are expected to possess excellent communications skills (both written and verbal) plus be able to excel in team-based environments. Mastery of a foreign language is not a requirement, but is advantageous.
Candidates should be well-balanced individuals with the following personal traits:
Consultants are integral members of project teams which range in size depending on the nature of the business issues being addressed. Typical project responsibilities for Consultants include:
At Mars & Co consultants are trained and developed primarily via on-the-job experience as members of project teams, supplemented by periodic seminars. The senior members of each team teach new consultants our analytical techniques required for making successful contributions to projects. Mars & Co’s global footprint also provides consultants opportunities to work with colleagues from our other offices in North America, Europe, and Asia, as well as the opportunity to travel to both domestic and international client sites thus learning about how businesses operate globally.
Mars & Co has a strict “promotion from within” philosophy. Consultants are considered for promotion to Senior Consultant once they have demonstrated their ability to add meaningful value to project teams and have mastered all the responsibilities of their position. Typically, high performing Consultants have achieved these milestones within 18 to 24 months of joining the firm; however there is no set pattern for promotion.
Compensation & Benefits:
Compensation at Mars & Co is based on personal performance and is competitive within the Strategy Consulting industry. Mars & Co provides a complete suite of benefits to its staff including: medical, dental, life and disability insurance, paid vacation, 401(k) plan with employer matching and sports club membership.
To be considered for the Consultant position at Mars & Co, please submit your resume, cover letter and unofficial copies of your MBA transcript (if your school permits) plus other graduate and undergraduate transcripts. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis as they are received.
Depending on each candidate’s level of success, Mars & Co generally conducts up to three rounds of interviews: generally one over the phone and two on-site (this may vary slightly for on-campus interviews at certain schools). Phone interviews will include general questions about your background and interest in both consulting and our firm. Each round of on-site visits will consist of interviewing with 2 or 3 members of our consulting team and will include case questions as well as general questions about your background and fit with the firm. During final round interviews candidates will have the opportunity to go to lunch with some of our consultants in order to learn more about the firm, our culture and the unique work we do.
For more information visit: www.marsandco.com/careers