Open positions


Interested in strategy consulting, but not yet 100% sure whether it is the best choice for you? Or are you curious to experience first-hand why Arthur D. Little is the best firm to start your career in? Apply for an internship!
We are looking for individuals who are keen to put their intellect, curiosity, creativity and enthusiasm to the test in a high-pressure client-driven environment as an intern. In a short period of time, you will see a broad variety of projects and learn what strategy consulting at our firm is all about. Both start date and duration of the internship are negotiable.
We maintain the same criteria that we use for MSc Graduates who apply for a position as Business Analyst. We are looking for strong personalities showing common sense and a creative eye to new problems. Those who have broader views of the world than merely a classroom perspective, and above all: who are pleasant and original colleagues who can help us grow our office in Amsterdam with their insight, enthusiasm and flair. 
We require that you:

  • Have shown above-average academic results and strong analytical capabilities
  • Have considerable extra-curricular experience (internships, activities in student organizations, entrepreneurship, etc.)
  • Are fluent in Dutch and English

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If you join us straight from university or with 1-2 years experience, you will start as a Business Analyst. We are looking for strong personalities showing common sense and a creative eye to new problems. University graduates who have a broader view on the world than merely a class room perspective. And above all: those who are pleasant and original colleagues who can help us to grow our office in Amsterdam with their insight, enthusiasm and flair.
We require that you:

  • Have shown above-average academic results and strong analytical capabilities
  • Have considerable extra-curricular experience (internships, activities in student organizations, entrepreneurship, etc)
  • Are fluent in Dutch and English

Apply

Background


Arthur D. Little (ADL) has for over 130 years a prominent position as a strategic consultancy  firm in the field of growth, technology and innovation. Founded in Boston, USA, in 1886, the company currently employs more than 1,200 consultants in 40 offices across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

ADL helps CEOs and top managers around the world with their strategic problems, where the starting point is connecting strategy, innovation and technology. Within the Amsterdam office, the focus is mainly on transaction support, sustainability and financial services. We also regularly support private equity parties in the purchase or sale of companies.

In terms of industries, the Amsterdam office mainly focuses on chemistry, energy, agri-food and circular economy. Recently, the Amsterdam office started building a footprint in Fintech.

ADL has a broad network of loyal customers and access to many internal and external experts. Above all, our success is driven by smart, energetic and approachable consultants, who continuously strive to provide the best possible service to the customer.

Our office is characterized by the possibilities we offer people to give their own interpretation to ambitions; entrepreneurship is greatly appreciated. We are a young, highly motivated and ambitious team in which a great deal of attention is paid to maintaining a warm team spirit.

As we intend to further develop of our Amsterdam practice, we are looking for a candidate with a PhD or MBA degree or with 4-10 years of industry or 3-6 years of consulting experience. Further he/ she is powerful and analytically strong consultant at senior manager level with a strong profile in the field of transaction support, sustainability and / or financial services. 

For many of our clients, long-term growth depends primarily on continued success in developing and offering products and services in an ever-changing landscape of markets, competitors and technologies.

Profile

We set high standards for the general profile of the candidate:

  • Analytical thinker: thinks in a structured way and is original and creative in proposing solutions; completed relevant academic study with above-average results
  • Strong personality: has a natural ability to convince people of reasoned conclusions in a casual way, is able to lead high performing strategy consultants;
  • Social engaged: he/she is pleasant to work with (for ADL consultants and our clients), works well in a team, combines persuasiveness with the ability to listen and uncover the underlying issues;
  • A person who is commercially strong: possesses the required flair, commitment and focus to actively contribute to the expansion of our key accounts and the acquisition of new ones;
  • A proven capability to balance creative, strategic insights, the ability to rapidly & thoroughly understand new industries & technologies, in combination with a sound business judgement.
  • A person with an existing network which he/she can address when necessary;
  • As working in The Netherlands in an international environment you need to be  strong both verbally as in writing in both Dutch and English;
  • In addition, you should demonstrate outstanding intelligence, ample common sense, and well-developed social competence. You need to be a smart and well -rounded individual who possesses the drive and commitment to achieve lasting results for our leading edge clients. Last, but not least, you must show unwavering personal integrity.

Furthermore the following requirements apply to this position:

  • The ideal candidate has a background in the field of transaction support, sustainability and / or financial services and he / she has been directly involved in successfully bringing strategy projects to an end as a manager;
  • He / she works (or has worked) as an internal consultant / strategist at a corporate or top tier strategy agency;
  • He / she has solid experience in (strategy) consulting or has demonstrable capabilities that those can be acquired quickly;
  • He / she has a special interest in transaction support, sustainability or financial services.

The main responsibilities in this position will consist of leading major projects, coaching analysts and consultants, actively contributing to the acquisition of new projects and monitoring the required level of knowledge. In addition, collaboration with other ADL offices is essential. The senior manager usually reports to the responsible Partner.

We offer a high-profile job with an international top-tier consultant with a proven profile in the market. Given the growth phase of our office and the strategic importance of our knowledge of innovation, the candidate will play an important role in building ADL in the Dutch market and working closely with ADL offices worldwide. Depending on whether you will start as a (senior) Consultant (with fast track promotion option), or (senior) Manager or (junior) Principal depends on both your preference and our judgment of your capabilities. We offer market-based remuneration.

Interested in a career change to Arthur D. Little?
Contact us now at nl.carees@adlittle.com!