EY-Parthenon strategy consulting careers in Norway

EY-Parthenon is one of the largest global strategy consulting organizations, with more than 7,000 professionals working across three areas of focus, including corporate and growth strategy, transaction strategy and execution, and turnaround and restructuring strategy. Throughout these focus areas we apply strategic problem solving that combines strategy with human-centric design and technology.

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    EY-Parthenon in Norway

    EY-Parthenon is known for a high-performing and collaborative culture. Being part of EY-Parthenon offers growth opportunities in professional development, international experience, and career opportunities. We work with clients in a wide spectrum of industries including but not limited to:

    • Consumer products and retail
    • Education
    • Energy
    • Financial services
    • Health Sciences and Wellness
    • Industrial products
    • Private equity
    • Technology, Media and Telecom

    EY-Parthenon in Norway seeks outstanding candidates with strong analytical and soft skills and a passion for applying them to real world problems. Successful candidates are well-rounded and demonstrate intellectual curiosity, self-confidence, and entrepreneurship.

    You can pursue a strategy consulting career at EY-Parthenon through one of four pathways:

    Corporate and growth strategy

    Our corporate and growth strategy team develops strategies that focus on the short- and long-term growth and value creation potential of companies including corporate and business unit strategy, new market entry opportunities, portfolio strategy, digital transformation strategy and commercial due diligence.

    Transaction strategy and execution

    Our transaction strategy and execution (TS&E) team provides a full range of operationally focused services including M&A integration, carve-outs, operational and IT due diligence and operational restructuring.

    Turnaround and restructuring strategy

    Our turnaround and restructuring strategy provide leadership in difficult and complex situations to rapidly solve, execute and ultimately transform the outcome. Our Turnaround and Restructuring professionals help clients develop financial and operational strategies to improve liquidity, credit availability and shareholder return.

    Technology (Software strategy group)

    Our Software strategy group (SSG) is a leader in providing strategic advice for corporate and private equity (PE) investors in the Software Economy. We provide commercial, product and technology diligence and software-oriented strategy and value creation services for PE-backed portfolio companies and independent operating companies.

    For more information on the recruitment process and careers at EY-Parthenon Norway, please contact:

    Strategy: Lars Lileng

    Technology: Fredrik Selmer

    General questions on recruitment and careers: Håvard H Flostrand

    EY-Parthenon Strategy is part of Ernst & Young AS.

    Working at EY-Parthenon Norway

    The work we do

    At EY-Parthenon, we help CEOs and business leaders design and deliver transformative strategies across the entire enterprise, to help build long-term value to all stakeholders.

    EY-Parthenon clients engage with us to identify opportunities for growth and develop a customized approach to address their complex business issues. EY-Parthenon teams connect with the right people and ask the relevant questions that enable us to develop actionable strategies that clients can implement to reach their full potential.

    Samples of some frequent client questions include:

    • How can we increase the organic growth in our company? How can we grow through acquisition? Who should we target?
    • What is our target market? How can we gain market share in that market?
    • Can our projections for market growth in our industry over the next five years be validated based on external information and data?
    • Is this the right industry and target company to invest in?
    • What are the main opportunities we should be pursuing to double the size of our company in the next five years?
    • How is our business strategy aligned to support the transformational change driven by technology and new digital opportunities?

    The culture we foster

    At EY-Parthenon we empower EY people with the mindsets and skills to navigate what’s next, become the transformative leaders the world needs, pursue careers as unique as they are, and build their own exceptional EY-Parthenon experiences. We are dedicated to fostering a cohesive environment that promotes collaboration, communication, and mentorship.

    Your ability to invite, leverage and learn from different perspectives is key to providing value for EY-Parthenon clients. We believe that diversity and inclusiveness mean growth.

    We know our values define who we are:

    • People who demonstrate integrity, respect, teaming and inclusiveness
    • People with energy, enthusiasm and the courage to lead.
    • People who build relationships based on doing the right thing.

    EY-Parthenon teams sustain a culture that is collaborative, supportive and a formidable venue for creative and analytical thinkers to solve the clients’ greatest challenges. And what we consider to be the best by-product — EY people enjoy coming to work each day to work side-by-side with their peers. It’s all about the people.

    At EY-Parthenon, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you.

    Recruiting FAQs

    • What educational background is EY-Parthenon looking for?

      EY-Parthenon in Norway welcomes applicants of all degree backgrounds. We are looking for highly motivated people who are adept at original and creative thinking and problem-solving. Ideal candidates are enthusiastic and talented people who combine excellent analytical skills with the ability to communicate clearly and succinctly.

    • What can I expect when I start working at EY-Parthenon?

      From your first day at EY-Parthenon, we will staff you directly on projects where you’ll be making a significant contribution immediately. Your job learning will be complemented with formal training from our senior leadership team.

    • Will I be expected to specialize in a specific sector?

      No. We aim to staff our consultants on as wide a variety of projects as possible to help maximize their learning opportunities. In later stages of your career at EY-Parthenon, you are expected to start experiencing in specific sectors and/or project types.

    • How will EY-Parthenon support my development?

      A highly skilled and engaged workforce drives better business results. That’s why we're empowering our people to be intentional about their careers, seeking out the experiences that will help them bring out the best in themselves and others. We encourage our people to build their own exceptional experience, supported by EY-Parthenon. We provide coaching, mentoring experiences and learning amongst other things. In addition, you always have a buddy and a mentor for all your questions, no matter how big or small.

    • What will the application process be like?

      To apply for traineeships and graduate positions, you’ll need to submit your resume to a job advertisement at EY Careers. You’ll be invited to an on-demand phase which includes cognitive ability tests and short video questions provided by HireVue. Those who are approved in this phase will be invited to 2-3 rounds of interviews.