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Numerate Strategy Analyst (24885)

Cambridge with international travel
to £34,000 DoE + Bonuses

Entry level role for exceptional graduates into strategy consultancy

Are you an ambitious, driven individual looking for their first role in a consultancy? Do you thrive working under pressure, and keen to develop under a steep learning curve in order to gain project responsibilities working with clients? Do you want to be well-rewarded?

This boutique strategy consultancy is looking for top individuals to join them as Analysts with career development leading them to be promoted to consultants within the team. This is not a backroom, number-crunching role where all you do is reports and look through figures - there’s close involvement with project leads, developing your applied skills, professional communications and experience.


  • Top qualifications (A*s at Maths and either Physics or Further Maths at A-level, or 7 at advanced level IB Maths (overall IB score of 40+); 1st Class degree in maths, (theoretical) physics or general engineering from a Russell Group recognised university (or top ranked university outside the UK). Additional postgraduate degrees in maths or similar (Masters or PhD) would be desirable.
  • Strong numerate skills including understanding of quantitative analysis, Bayesian theory and general statistics. An interest in financial statistics would be advantageous.
  • Internship experience in management consultancy, financial services industry would be beneficial.

Interested applicants must be comfortable communicating their work in reports and through presentations. They must also be available to travel (client meetings will be international - Europe, Asia, Oceania, Middle East and South America). Therefore any additional fluency in relevant foreign languages would be useful.

Successful candidates will join similar graduates, working in small teams with highly experienced consultants. In return, an excellent remuneration package is available with the incentives and bonuses for rapid progression.

Please note that successful shortlisted candidates will be expected to complete numerate tests based on inductive reasoning prior to interviews.

Keywords: Quantitative Analysis, Inductive Reasoning, Strategy Consultancy, Maths Modelling, Excel, Data Analytics, Spanish / French / Arabic, International Travel, Business

Please note: even if you don't have exactly the background indicated, do contact us now if this type of job is of interest - we may well have similar opportunities that you would be suited to. And of course, we always get your permission before submitting your CV to a company.

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