Associate / Consultant (2021-2022)
Do you enjoy learning about cutting-edge science and technology breakthroughs? Do you want to glimpse behind the board room to see how executives make decisions? Are you looking for a chance to be part of an intellectually diverse team? Newry might be right for you!
Newry is a consulting firm focused on driving growth for innovation leadership at global companies. Since 1987, we have helped our clients identify and pursue opportunities in new markets and technologies. Our long-standing professional relationships are proof of our high success rate in delivering results above and beyond expectations.
To help our consultants build important skills and develop their careers, we provide a combination of one-on-one mentorships with experienced senior consultants, a library of educational materials, access to our archive of proprietary tools and techniques, and both formal and on-the-job training. Our consultants attend outside courses and internal workshops to cultivate advanced abilities in job-related areas.
At Newry, we have a culture of collaboration, not competition, and we strive to foster an environment where everyone’s voice is heard. Our team of ~25 is intellectually diverse and collegial, which helps when working closely alongside each other on fast-paced challenges. We have monthly social events ranging from go-kart racing and escape rooms to mixers at art museums and backyard cookouts. We want you to bring your best self to work, and we understand that our team members have lives outside the office.
We offer generous vacation time as well as volunteer time off, competitive compensation, and an excellent benefits package that includes health, dental, and 401(k). Newry recruits, employs, contracts, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected statuses as required by applicable law. However, Newry is not sponsoring employment visas.
ABOUT THE POSITION:
As an Associate/Consultant, you’ll participate in all phases of our consulting engagements, from preliminary research to final communication. Once hired, you’ll be assigned to a project on your very first day and will likely engage with clients within your first few weeks. As you progress through the firm’s development continuum, you’ll be on a path to take on more responsibilities within individual projects, work on multiple projects simultaneously, and be on track to become an Engagement Manager and Director. Our team members at all levels work adaptably in a professional schedule, sometimes at a brisk pace to meet client requirements.
Typical activities for consultants include:
- Conducting primary and secondary research
- Problem solving and issue analysis
- Deploying various financial or cost-modeling frameworks in Excel or other software
- Securing and performing interviews with subject matter experts
- Synthesizing information and conveying relevant findings in PowerPoint format or other mediums depending on client’s needs
- Presenting updates and deliverables clearly to clients both virtually and in-person
Newry’s office is based in Lakewood, OH, but also supports hybrid operations. We offer consultants the opportunity to work remote and in-person (pending COVID safety).
Not only do you have excellent academic credentials – including a bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree from a competitive program in economics, statistics, mathematics, business, finance, biological or physical sciences, or engineering – but your background demonstrates a command of advanced technology (such as highly engineered products, materials science, etc.), and/or business concepts, as well as the ability to understand the commercial potential of new products. You recognize that meeting the client’s needs is paramount to the success of the firm and know a career in consulting necessitates a demanding schedule to meet deadlines and produce excellent work. Your ability and willingness to travel globally allows you to attend site visits, client updates, trade shows, conferences, etc., with an understanding that expected travel varies depending upon the project.
With your demonstrated intellectual capabilities, you think strategically and creatively, and can identify critical business issues. You possess strong problem structuring abilities and demonstrate leadership in work planning. In addition to excellent general communication and interpersonal skills, you can present confidently to senior executives and facilitate meetings effectively. A strong work ethic, an insatiable curiosity, and an unselfish team spirit help guide you in your daily activities.