Career Opportunities

Since the foundation of our firm in 2011, our consulting services have focused on quality – not quantity. Best in class performance based on professionalism, transparency and judgement – this is our credo both internally and externally. And: Success proves us right as our firm is continuously growing. Out of offices in Frankfurt, Hamburg, Paris, Geneva, Zurich and Bogotá, AvS – International Trusted Advisors advises owners, company leaders and family shareholders regarding fundamental transformation processes, succession planning, change of ownership, conflict moderation, hiring of senior executives, evaluation of top management and the creation of advisory boards. Always led by our basic principle: We want to be a professional “trusted advisor” to our clients!

Vacant Positions at AvS – International Trusted Advisors

Consultant

We are constantly looking for new colleagues to help advising our clients. If you think that you could be a valuable enrichment for our firm, we are very much looking forward to receiving your application!

Please send your complete application documents by e-mail to career(at)avs-advisors.com

Research Analyst

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Provide close support on assignments, e.g. pulling together target company lists and best-in-class talent pools, identifying and verifying relevant candidates (which may include contacting company switchboards), and assisting with market mapping projects
  • Proactively capture knowledge and identify relevant candidate/company information from both internal and external sources
  • Assist in ensuring relevant information is up to date and ensure key knowledge from assignments is accurately captured in our database
  • Help to prepare client presentations and reports
  • Monitor relevant market developments, company updates and people moves, updating and disseminating key information where necessary
  • Research and summarise company, people and market profiles
  • Assist in the production of marketing documents
  • Support local office initiatives to build knowledge as an aid to business development

The importance of your role

Research is a fundamental part of our business and you will play a pivotal role within our firm. The role of a Research Analyst is broad, covering business development, search and knowledge management. Researchers are staffed on client assignments from conception to completion, partnering closely with consultants, collaborating with other members of staff, and coordinating support from our working students. Our researchers need to see the big picture, demonstrate sound judgement on companies and candidates, and help advance projects towards a successful conclusion.

The ideal candidate

Successful candidates will have a university degree as well as at least 3 years of professional experience, ideally in the Research Division of an international management consulting, executive search or market research firm. Professional experience is centred around conception, planning, initiation and implementation of research focussing on markets, companies, structures, and executive managers. Furthermore, candidates have previously gained experience in the documentation of processes as well as the preparation of papers, presentations, and meeting agendas. Candidates assure smoothly running processes in line with challenging project work. In addition, they can be characterised by their fast learning ability (based on very good analytical and conceptual skills) as well as the ability to go into more detail, take a structured approach and solve problems. Their working style can be described as accurate, methodical, and utterly reliable. In addition, candidates possess a distinctive competence in prioritisation and time management. We are looking for an open-minded personality with strong communication skills. He/she is able to interact with clients and colleagues in a self-assured and service-oriented manner, and be comfortable gathering information over the phone. Candidates align with our firm values and display the highest standards of professionalism and trust. Business level fluency in German and English (both written and spoken) is required. With an affinity for IT, the candidate can navigate and search efficiently on the Internet, and has an excellent knowledge of MS Office programs (especially Excel, PowerPoint and Word).

A professional environment that inspires

In addition to a broad and high level exposure to business strategy and human capital topics, we offer an international collaborative and non-hierarchical work environment. An elegant office in a neat period building right at the riverbank of the Main providing a charming garden to relax during breaks offers the ideal platform.

Do you have an entrepreneurial way of thinking?

Would you like to shape our firm and really pitch in? Are you able to independently and pragmatically implement topics? Are you an open, creative and systematically working person with high quality standards? Do you have a structured way of working and do you demonstrate high commitment? Do you have the eye for the essential and do you deal with high job demands in a positive manner?

Did we catch your interest?

In this case, please send us your detailed application documents including salary expectations via email. We ask for your understanding that we unfortunately cannot consider any applications sent in hard copy. You can be assured: we will get in touch with you!

AvS – International Trusted Advisors

career(at)avs-advisors.com

www.avs-advisors.com

Download PDF

Office Manager / Team Assistant

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • In direct contact with our management and Consultants, you support us in our day-to-day consulting business.
  • From classical Assistant tasks and management support to the entire management of our Frankfurt office, you’ll be in charge of broad and varied aspects. In your coordinating role, multiple tasks will need to be handled in parallel.
  • You will enjoy a lot of freedom in carrying out your tasks, as well as in the further development of processes and an active contribution to the overall development of our firm.
  • The efficient organisation of appointments and events, the firm’s travel planning and booking, as well as correspondence with clients and candidates, will be important.
  • In addition, you will be in charge of preparatory accounting work, payments, invoicing and ordering, as well as for the formatting of business documents, and the coordination of our working students.

The ideal candidate

After your A-Levels and an apprenticeship in Business Administration, you have gained at least 3 years of practical working experience in a relevant position handling tasks similar to those outlined above. Ideally, you have been working for an (internationally operating) professional services firm (e.g. consulting, auditing, law). You are an excellent communicator and posses a very good knowledge of German and English, both spoken and written. In addition, you are well versed in using Microsoft Office software: expert-level in Outlook and Word, as well as an advanced user of PowerPoint and Excel. In business situations, both with clients and colleagues, you display a high degree of service-orientation.

A professional environment that inspires

In addition to a broad and high level exposure to business strategy and human capital topics, we offer an international, collaborative and non-hierarchical work environment. An elegant office in a well appointed period building right on the riverbank of the Main, with access to a private patio and garden space, offers an ideal working environment.

Are you a true organisational talent?

Would you like to contribute to shaping and further developing our firm, as well as supporting our Consultants? Do you have a quality-focused way of working? Are you able to communicate in a confident and productive way with important clients and senior management? Do you have an outgoing, likable and trustworthy personality?

Did we catch your interest?

In this case, please send us your detailed application documents including salary expectations via email. We ask for your understanding that we unfortunately cannot consider any applications sent in hard copy. You can be assured: we will get in touch with you!

AvS – International Trusted Advisors

career(at)avs-advisors.com

www.avs-advisors.com

Download PDF

Working Student

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Support of consulting projects, e.g. preparation and analysis of management evaluations, carrying out research and preparing project documentation
  • Support of business development activities, e.g. further development of consulting services, processes, collaborations, publications, events and recruiting
  • Data input and maintenance of our personnel database
  • Creation of presentations and reports on various projects and topics

The ideal candidate

  • Students as of the 4th semester, ideally from a business or law faculty
  • Initial practical experience, e.g. internships, student employment and/or apprenticeship
  • Interest in consulting services as well as topics/questions related to HR/Organisation
  • A professional, structured and disciplined way of working – both individually and in a team
  • High level of reliability and service orientation
  • Excellent German and English language skills – both spoken and written
  • Strong communication skills and excellent writing ability
  • Solid skills in Excel and PowerPoint; ideally first experiences with databases

A professional environment that inspires

In a pleasant and professional working environment you will discover the multifaceted activities of a strategic consulting and recruitment firm, and leave your mark by shaping our processes. During your time with our firm (a minimum of 12 months is necessary) you are available 10-15 hours per week (half/full day). According to prior agreement, we offer flexible entry dates and working hours in keeping with your student obligations.

Did we catch your interest?

In this case, please send us your detailed application documents via email. We ask for your understanding that we unfortunately cannot consider any applications sent in hard copy. You can be assured: we will get in touch with you!

AvS – International Trusted Advisors

career(at)avs-advisors.com

www.avs-advisors.com

Download PDF

© 2016 · AvS – International Trusted Advisors –