FS Consulting - German Advisor (m/f)

Company
pwc Luxembourg
Type
Vacancy
Location
Luxembourg
Sector
Advisory, Consultancy
Required language
English, German
Website
https://www.pwc.lu/en.html

Description

A career in our Management Consulting practice will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients seize essential advantages by working alongside business leaders to solve their toughest problems and capture their greatest opportunities. We work with some of the world’s largest and most complex banks and asset managers to understand their unique business issues and opportunities in an ever changing environment. We help create sustainable change by stimulating innovation, unlocking data possibilities, navigating risk and regulatory complexity, optimising deals, and aligning costs with business strategy to create a competitive advantage.

As a member of our team, you’ll help the world’s most significant financial organisations to quickly become more effective. We improve the way they operate, manage costs, better align people, drive process- and technology initiatives, support business growth to maintain or improve competitive edge. In doing so, we focus on their agendas and the key issues they are facing, both today and in the future.

Our expectations

  • You deliver the highest quality – on internal assignments and especially for our clients.

  • You make an effort to understand not only project-related but also general business needs and requirements of clients.

  • You are able to work autonomously and to drive individual topics by yourself – of course with the chance to regularly discuss interim results and next steps with your co-workers.

  • You are very proactive; you do not hesitate to take the initiative on new topics and to make proposals for new approaches, solutions or services. 

  • You are ambitious and hard-working; you always strive to deliver the best possible results.

  • You display strictly professional behaviour and appearance at all times.

  • You are open-minded and interested to regularly engage on professional development and learning.

  • You speak up for what is right and defend your opinion, especially when this is most difficult; you constantly challenge existing approaches, ways of working and results while making constructive and team-based proposals for improvements.  

  • You will soon grow into a role where you can support others in their professional growth and development

Your role

  • As an Associate in FS Consulting, you will work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting- and industry experience.

  • Right from the start you are expected to

    • Support international client projects where you will help our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution,

    • contribute to proposals (project acquisition),

    • contribute to business development activities in the form of research, (internal) discussion papers and also your own ideas,

    • keep up to date with national and European business and economic developments,

    • ensure you adhere to compliance matters,

    • work on developing relationships with a network of international colleagues in the U.S., Asia and Europe federated under the PwC brand.

  • In this role, you will work on assignments in the financial sector in Luxembourg and/or Europe; focus areas are sustainable finance, corporate banking, strategy- and product development, (business model) innovation, process optimisation, regulatory- and compliance topics, and/or project management.

Your profile

  • You hold a Master's degree from University, an Engineer School or a Business School.

  • You have gathered relevant experience in management consulting or in the financial sector via previous work engagements or internships.

  • You have a good understanding of the underlying business concepts in banking as well as asset- and wealth management.

  • You are familiar with the concept of a business model and understand those of our clients as well as our own; you are able to quickly analyse and comprehend new business models and value chains.

  • You demonstrate very strong analytical skills, problem-solving capability and critical scrutiny. 

  • You are very well organised and highly structured – with a focus on increasing efficiencies and able to manage priorities and deadlines; you can anticipate challenges and potential issues and escalate those in a structured and solution-oriented manner.

  • You are a very fast learner with the ability to understand even the most complex matters in short time; you approach any new topic and client-related matter with curiosity and high motivation.

  • You have very strong communication skills and can express yourself precisely, coherently and concisely – at least fluently in German and English (written and spoken); any additional language is an asset.

  • You showcase a creative mindset in our daily business but especially when facing issues.

  • You are a strong team worker and always seek and integrate a diverse range of perspectives, people and ideas into your work.

  • You possess advanced knowledge and skills in common MS-Office tools; any additional capabilities (VBA, PowerBI, Alteryx, etc.) will be beneficial.

Your application

If you want to pursue a career in management consulting and become a part of our FS Consulting practice, please apply online:  www.pwc.lu/career. We look forward to meeting you.

Your application must consist of (at least)

  • Cover letter

  • CV

  • Appendix (degrees / grades, reference letters, certificates, etc.)

  • Additional materials («3rd page», proof-of-work, etc.) are appreciated.

Please submit your application in English.