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We are a people business. Talent is our main source of competitive advantage, so we are always looking for exceptional consultants to join our team. If you are analytical, curious about business, possess strong commercial acumen, have a mania for accuracy, and enjoy working in a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment, then we would love to hear from you.

ABOUT YOU

If you recognize yourself in the following attributes, you are likely to do well at Fairgrove:

Intellectually curious about business

Everyone here has an excellent academic record. More importantly, we like to ask ‘how?’ and ‘why?’. We enjoy tackling new challenges, learning about new businesses and markets, and solving our clients’ problems.

Strong commercial acumen

The best consultants are quick to ascertain the root cause of why a market is growing or in decline, or why one company outperforms another. Often this is intuitive. In assessing business plans, you need the ability to tell a realistic goal from a pipe dream.

Personable

The ability to rapidly forge relationships with clients and their customers is key. Effecting change within an organisation requires empathy, diplomacy and a human touch.

WHAT WE OFFER

We are an ambitious, high-growth firm, with an informal, entrepreneurial culture and a close-knit team. You will have direct exposure to senior staff and clients from a very early stage, and will gain a huge variety of experience across multiple sectors, solving interesting strategic challenges on a daily basis. You will also have the opportunity to contribute to the day-to-day running and development of the firm. We offer competitive remuneration packages, and have a busy social calendar.

EXPERIENCED HIRES

Fairgrove are interesting in recruiting for the following roles:

  1. Experienced Hire (>12 months experience)
  2. Independent Consultants (project-based)

Given the very high number of applications that we receive, we may not reply to you unless you meet the following criteria:

  • 1st or 2.1 from a leading University
  • The legal right to live and work in the UK

The following criteria are not strictly necessary but may confer advantage at interview:

  • Prior experience in strategy consulting or in serving a Private Equity client base (particularly for Experienced Hires and Independent Consultants)
  • Fluency in European languages, especially French or German

We aim to reply to all speculative applications through the website – provided that they meet our Application Criteria – within 2 weeks.

To apply, send your CV with a short covering email to:

experienced.hires@fairgrovepartners.com

GRADUATE RECRUITMENT

Graduate applications for Autumn 2020 Associate positions are now open. 

New Associates will form the core of a project from their first day at Fairgrove. On-the-job learning is combined with a formal training programme, designed to give our team members an all-round consulting toolkit. Where appropriate, we are willing to support new joiners through professional qualifications.

We welcome applications for undergraduates and postgraduates in any discipline. Our consultants have graduated in a broad range of subjects, including English, Economics, Geography, Engineering, History and Linguistics.

Please send your CV and a short covering email to graduate.recruitment@fairgrovepartners.com.

Applications will be assessed on a rolling basis. Applications will not be reviewed if submitted after Monday 4th November.

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

We are committed to preventing discrimination in our employment practices by stimulating genuine equality of opportunity. It is our intention that no person will receive less favourable treatment or consideration on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation, and that no employee (or potential employee) will be disadvantaged by any terms and conditions of employment or Company policy, procedure or practice which cannot be justified as necessary on operational grounds.

As part of our commitment to creating and nurturing a fully inclusive workplace, we are partnered with The Cambridge University Women in Business Society (CAMWIB), which provides an empowering network for female undergraduates at Cambridge University. 

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