Job Posting: Consultant (Europe)
Contract type: Permanent
Workload: Full time
Start date: August 2021
Location: Geneva (Switzerland)
Work authorization: Necessary authorization to live and work in Switzerland
FSG is a mission-driven consulting firm, supporting business and philanthropic leaders to work towards a more equitable and sustainable future. Our approach combines rigorous analysis and creative insights with facilitation, informed by a keen awareness of systems and an aspiration for systemic change. We believe in the power of ideas and knowledge to help reimagine the world we live in, and to galvanize and guide effective action to bring it into being. Our work is grounded in a fundamental commitment to inclusion and equity.
Our teams based across Europe, India and the US help companies design and manage social impact strategies for their business, and we help funders and nonprofits develop strategies and deepen learning in ways that advance their missions. We also contribute knowledge and tools to help build the wider field, beyond our client advisory work.
Our team in Europe (based in Switzerland and in England) works with a wide range of clients across areas including health, economic development, education, and impact investing. Recent clients include the Catalytic Capital Consortium, CDC Group, Lego Foundation, Mars, Medicines for Malaria Venture, and Rainforest Alliance.
Are you a highly motivated, data-driven, creative problem solver with a passion for equitable social change and international development?
We are looking for a Consultant to join FSG’s dynamic consulting team and work with leaders in business and philanthropy who are addressing complex social and environmental problems and helping to build a more equitable and sustainable world.
You would spend most of your time on client projects that can be related to a variety of issue areas including education, health, economic mobility, impact investing, global health, and global development. You would:
Serve on client projects as a team member
Contribute to other aspects of the firm’s learning and development
Social sector exposure:
Additional Information about this Position:
This is a full-time role in FSG’s Geneva office. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. Salary bands are set according to an explicit compensation policy, with relevant market data analyzed when setting bands for each role.
The Consultant position offers opportunity for advancement, pending performance, to the following roles: Senior Consultant, Associate Director, Director, and Managing Director.
Based in Geneva, where FSG’s European hub is located, this position would be primarily office-based when not travelling for project work, with some flexibility for remote/home working.
Note: the office and working arrangements above describe what we expect to return to once COVID-19 pandemic restrictions are eased. At the time of writing, all FSG staff are working from home or remotely, due to prevailing government guidelines in Switzerland.
How to Apply
Please follow the prompts below to submit your resume and a cover letter mentioning your motivation for applying for this position and your soonest available start date.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Deadline for applications is April 30th.
If selected for interviews, you will be invited to a number of virtual interviews with members of FSG’s Geneva office to discuss your interests and experience, and to test your consulting and soft skills through case interviews (during which you will analyze and solve a problem relevant to FSG’s work).
Equal Opportunity Employer: As an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are committed to equal employment and promotion opportunity regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
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