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Consultant, AlphaBeta

Job Location: Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney

Regional Description: Australia

Job Number: 00846513

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- Job description

Consultants – AlphaBeta, part of Accenture

AlphaBeta Australia is a leading strategy and economics consultancy with offices in Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra. It is part of Accenture Strategy.

Our team of advisors are experts in strategy, economics and public policy. We partner with clients from the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors to combine structured problem-solving, innovative data analysis and our first-hand experience of reforms to develop new insights and actionable strategies to create prosperity and wellbeing.

We hire talented and driven individuals at a variety of levels of experience across our different locations. We offer a unique development environment, a broad set of work opportunities, and a strong values-driven culture.

 For more information about the firm, please visit www.alphabeta.com.

The role

As an Analyst or Consultant, you will lead a key portion of a consulting project and have direct contact with senior clients. Your tasks could include identifying issues, forming hypotheses, planning and conducting interviews, undertaking data analysis, developing conclusions into recommendations and helping to implement change. We will provide extensive training to help you build core consulting skills. 

Our firm is committed to your professional development and to building your core competencies in:

  1. Problem solving: Developing high impact solutions for clients
  2. Knowledge development: Providing deep and relevant insights into strategic & economic issues for clients
  3. Client leadership: Building enduring, trust-based relationships with clients
  4. Entrepreneurship: Looking for new opportunities for client impact
  5. People leadership: Strong teamwork and inspiring others
  6. Values leadership: Demonstrating strong ethics and partnerships

AlphaBeta looks for candidates who are intellectually curious and have an outstanding track record. This role would be ideal for candidates who want to work on the most interesting challenges in the private and public sectors.

We welcome applications from high performing, motivated problem solvers who want to launch their career in consulting.

Essential skills / expertise

Consultant

  • A post-graduate degree (e.g., MBA, Master's or PhD) with a strong academic record
  • At least 3 years of prior work experience (preferably in management consulting or public policy)
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in team
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Experience in client or stakeholder management

Desirable skills / expertise

  • Experience in data analysis and applied quantitative work (including knowledge of Python, R and/or other programming languages)
  • Knowledge & experience in public policy

Application process

The application process comprises your initial application and a formal interview process involving case studies.

  • Your initial application should include:
    • 1 page covering letter addressing your interest in the firm and responses to the essential skills
    • Short resume (maximum of 2 pages)
    • University transcripts from all degrees
  • Successful candidates will be asked to complete a timed written case study via email, which will take 1 hour to complete
  • First-round interviews will involve two 1-hour interviews with Consultants or Managers, which will include a discussion of your experience and motivations, as well as a case study and a chance for you to ask us questions
  • Final-round interviews will follow a similar format, but you will meet with Principals or Directors

 

About Accenture

 

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries — powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With 513,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

Isabelle La Guardia is the Recruiter managing this role. As the team experience high volumes of applications, we appreciate your patience to allow for a fair and timely process.

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