Consultant

We are looking for new graduates or consultants with 1-3 years of experience from top-tier management consulting firms to join our team. 


Material Economics is growing fast and if you are looking for a career as a management consultant and you are interested in sustainability, climate and natural resource issues you are who we’re looking for. As a consultant at Material Economics you will be given the opportunity to help solve complex problems impacting companies and society and drive the field of sustainable business strategy forward. 


Material Economics is a management consulting firm advising companies on the link between sustainability and business performance. We believe that sustainability is now a strategy issue. It also is increasingly complex. Tackling these issues requires a specialized management consulting firm of the highest quality. 


We are eleven people so far, with previous experience from top-tier consulting firms and from industry, including McKinsey, BCG, and ABB. As we grow, we’re assembling a diverse team combining the best of consulting skills with deep knowledge in sustainability.  


Per-Anders Enkvist, founder and CEO of Material Economics, was one of the founders of McKinsey's Sustainability and Resource Productivity business area. You can read more about our thoughts and vision in the book A Good Disruption, co-written by Per-Anders. 


The role as a consultant

As a consultant at Material Economics, you will be working in a diverse team, advising companies and organizations on key strategic issues related to sustainability. You will build your understanding of complex business problems and sustainability questions, and develop new skills and experience as you grow in the company. You will rapidly be responsible for specific parts of projects, and work together with experienced team members to formulate key insights for clients. 


The types of projects we do span from strategy engagements for large companies, to research-focused projects advancing the field of climate and material sustainability. 


At Material Economics, each person is a key part in building and developing the company. You will be encouraged to take initiative and contribute to the development of your own as well as the company’s role. 


The profile we are looking for 

We are looking for talented people with:

  • Drive, passionate about making a difference 
  • Strong academic track record from engineering, finance, economics or related    disciplines 
  • Exceptional analytical and problem solving skills
  • Social skills, who enjoy teamwork 
  • An interest in strategic sustainability topics 
  • The ability to work proactively and independently driving work streams


We are open to other backgrounds and degrees if we find the right person. 


How to apply

If you are interested in applying for Consultant, please send you CV, grades and a cover letter to: recruitment@materialeconomics.com