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Introduction of the role

Our Prague office is looking for a part-time member of our Research & Analytics team. The ideal candidate will have general interest in and overall knowledge of economic and business market and will enjoy working with numbers on daily basis. Your task will be to generate distinctive local insights and proprietary knowledge for our consultants and clients. Your focus will be on the Czech Republic and Slovakia so strong knowledge of local markets and general socio-economic conditions as well as native Czech or Slovak language are necessary. This position is ideal for students at least in their 2nd year of university studies.

What you’ll work on

  • You will work to keep your knowledge of various industries current: mechanics, trends, key players, regulations. You will learn more about key players and how to map different markets on the financial indicators.
  • You will work with numbers and data on daily basis: combining and/or linking Excel spreadsheets and PowerPoint presentations. No worries – we can teach you all this, but you should have some foundation to build on. Please note this is not Big Data.
  • You will produce written summaries, basic fact packs, and spreadsheets. Do not expect financial modelling though.

Who you’ll work with

  • You will work with our local as well as international consulting teams and possibly directly with clients.
  • You will occasionally interact with public institutions or relevant companies.
  • You are likely to interact with members of our international practices – a specialized groups serving a wide variety of clients in all sectors (e.g., Retail, Energy, Telco, Healthcare) and functions (e.g., Strategy, Marketing & Sales, Operations, Organization, Risk).

What you should have

  • Native Czech or Slovak and high English communication skills, both spoken and written
  • Overall understanding of business economic and social environment in the Czech Republic and Slovakia - to be able to quickly provide detailed topical information and strong local insight
  • At least 1 year of university studies behind you (Economics, Business Administration, Finance or a related field)
  • Willingness to quickly learn and expand your knowledge in all possible topics and industries
  • Outstanding problem-solving skills, both analytical and conceptual
  • Intellectual curiosity, self-motivation, and willingness to take ownership
  • High professional and ethical standards and respect for confidentiality
  • Excellent fluency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to multi-task, manage a significant workload effectively under pressure and work well independently, a proactive mindset, team spirit, and 'can do' attitude
  • Strong service orientation and ability to interact and communicate effectively with colleagues at all seniority levels

How to apply

If you are passionate about this position do not hesitate to send your Curriculum Vitae in English to Marek Skupa. The expected start date is as soon as possible, to be agreed with the successful candidate. We look forward to your application.

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