EY-Parthenon strategy consulting careers in UK&I

EY-Parthenon is a global strategy consultancy 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.

For recruiting information and potential open positions across our areas of focus, please see the following:

  • Corporate & Growth Strategy
    • (Please review the information on the page below.)
  • Transaction Strategy & Execution

Apply now for Corporate & Growth Strategy positions

Please review the details of our application process and the relevant important information and FAQs, and apply through the buttons below once applications open.
Associate Consultant programme
Graduate, Undergraduate, Master’s, PhD or less than three years’ relevant experience

Full-time Associate Consultant programme
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Summer Associate Consultant internship
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Senior Consultant programme
MBA or three years'+ relevant experience

Full-time Senior Consultant programme
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Summer Senior Consultant internship
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    EY-Parthenon United Kingdom office overview for Corporate & Growth Strategy

    Our EY-Parthenon Strategy UK office, located in London, seeks outstanding candidates with strong analytical skills and a passion for applying them to real world problems. Successful candidates demonstrate intellectual curiosity, self-confidence, and entrepreneurship. They will also have a desire to contribute fully to shaping the organisation’s future.

    We advise clients on a vast range of issues, such as core value proposition, competitive positioning, and growth strategy. Our employees are able to enjoy unparalleled contact with influential and highly experienced professionals within the firm, as well as with senior management at clients’ organisations across a multitude of sectors.

    The United Kingdom office focuses on nine sectors:

    • Advanced Manufacturing and Mobility
    • Education
    • Energy
    • Financial Services
    • Government and Infrastructure
    • Health Sciences and Wellness
    • Private Equity
    • Retail and Consumer Goods
    • Technology, Media and Telecoms

    Applying for a position in this office varies depending on the type of role you are seeking: Associate Consultant or Senior Consultant level.

    EY-Parthenon Strategy is part of Ernst & Young LLP (UK).

    EY-Parthenon Republic of Ireland office overview for Corporate & Growth Strategy

    Our EY-Parthenon Strategy Ireland office, located in Dublin, is currently building the EY-Parthenon Strategy brand in Ireland and is building out an exceptional team to service a large client demand in the area of corporate and growth strategy. We are seeking outstanding candidates to help us accelerate our position in the market and support the development of a new proposition and fast growing team. In Ireland, we will focus on sectors such as Consumer Goods & Retail, TMT, Power & Utilities, Government, Health & Life Sciences, Aircraft Leasing, Fintech and the area of Sustainability.

    Successful candidates demonstrate intellectual curiosity, self-confidence, and entrepreneurship. They will also have a desire to contribute fully to shaping the organisation’s future.

    We advise clients on a vast range of issues, such as core value proposition, competitive positioning, and growth strategy. Our employees are able to enjoy unparalleled contact with influential and highly experienced professionals within the firm, as well as with senior management at clients’ organisations across a multitude of sectors.

    General Corporate & Growth Strategy recruiting information

    • Which programme should I apply to?

      The Associate Consultant programme is targeted at final year Undergraduate, Master’s and PhD students as well as those who have graduated, although this programme is suitable for anyone wishing to join the firm in 2022. There will be three intakes in 2022: January, July and September.

      The Summer Associate Consultant internship programme is mainly aimed at penultimate year students who are available for eight weeks through July and August 2022, looking to join full time in 2023. If you are already a graduate and this timetable suits your plans, then please feel free to apply.

      The Senior Consultant programme is open to graduating MBA students and experienced hires (at least three years or more experience in strategy consulting or related role) who wish to join in September 2022.

      The Summer Senior Consultant internship programme is open to first year MBA students who are available for eight weeks through July and August 2022, looking to join full time in September 2023.

    • What is the interview process at EY-Parthenon?

      Full-time and Summer Associate Consultants

      After the applications close, you will be contacted by email and asked to take an online numerical and critical reasoning assessment as the first stage of the process.

      Candidates will receive an email inviting them to take two online assessments and will have a defined window to complete the assessments.

      Candidates who are successfully selected for interview will then go through to the first stage of interviews which are very likely be conducted virtually this year. At this point you will be matched with a mentor from the business who will be on hand to answer questions and help you prepare for the interview process. The first round consists of two 25-minute case interviews led by our consultants, and these are conducted CV blind.

      If you pass round one, you will be invited to a final interview round, which again will likely take place virtually, and will include two case interviews, and a CV-led interview with one of our Partners or Directors.

      After the final round of interviews, the recruiting team reconvenes to extend offers to the most qualified candidates.

      Full-time and Summer Senior Consultants

      This year we will be running all of the interviews for both the Full-time and Summer programme at the same time, when applying you will be asked to state a preference (if you have one) for the Full-time or Summer programme.

      After the applications close successful candidates will be contacted to arrange first-round interview

      Candidates who are successfully selected for interview will then go through to the first stage of interviews which are very likely be conducted virtually this year. At this point you will be matched with a mentor from the business who will be on hand to answer questions and help you prepare for the interview process. The first round consists of two 25-minute case interviews led by our consultants, and these are conducted CV blind.

      If you pass round one, you will be invited to a final interview round, which again will likely take place virtually, and will include two case interviews, and a CV-led interview with one of our Partners or Directors.

      After the final round of interviews, the recruiting team reconvenes to extend offers to the most qualified candidates.

    • Which office locations are EY-Parthenon Strategy UK&I recruiting for?

      All applications made via this webpage will be for either London, UK or Dublin, Ireland. In the application portal above you will be given a choice of which office you would like to apply to. Please note you can only choose one location – London or Dublin.

      If you are interested in any international EY-Parthenon locations, you will need to apply directly to them by navigating to their country page on this website and following the application instructions there. Hiring needs vary by country, hiring processes, needs and timelines which will be listed on that page.

    • Where is the United Kingdom office located?

      The United Kingdom office is located in London Bridge at 1 More London Place, SE1 2AF.

    • Where is the Republic of Ireland’s office located?

      EY-Parthenon Strategy, Ireland is located in the EY Building, Harcourt Centre, Harcourt Street, Dublin 2.

    • Do you sponsor work visas?

      For those who successfully receive a full-time Associate Consultant or Senior Consultant job offer we are able to sponsor work visas.

      We unfortunately do not provide visas for either of our summer internship programmes. Summer interns will need to have right to work in the UK or be studying in the UK at the time of the internship.

    • What should I do if I am interested in an office other than London or Dublin?

      Applications to any of our offices are welcome. If you are interested in any international EY-Parthenon locations, you will need to apply directly to them by navigating to their country page on this website and following the application instructions there. Hiring needs vary by country, hiring processes, needs and timelines which will be listed on that page.

    • Can I apply to an alternative EY graduate programme?

      You may also apply to an EY programme via EY Careers. Please note the recruitment programmes for EY-Parthenon and EY are not interlinked, therefore you cannot apply for an EY role through the EY-Parthenon portal and vice versa.

    • Can I apply to the other two EY-Parthenon functional areas – Transaction Strategy & Execution or Turnaround & Restructuring Strategy in the UK?

      Yes, both Transaction Strategy & Execution and Turnaround & Restructuring Strategy in the UK will be hiring.

      To apply for Transaction Strategy & Execution, please visit this page for more information on their programmes and details on how to apply,

      To apply for Turnaround & Restructuring Strategy, please visit EY Careers for more information.

    • If I am looking for a non-consulting role at EY-Parthenon, how should I apply?

      All other roles within EY-Parthenon are provided by the wider EY firm, and so you should apply to EY directly. Please see EY Careers for more information.

    • How do I apply outside of the EY-Parthenon recruitment cycle?

      You are welcome to send your CV and cover letter to us outside of our recruitment cycle, and we will keep this on file and contact you should a suitable position become available. Please send all applications over to londonrecruitment@parthenon.ey.com.

      NOTE: If you wish to be considered for a role advertised during the regular recruitment cycles, you will also need to re-apply once applications open.

    Associate Consultant and Senior Consultant programmes in Corporate & Growth Strategy in the United Kingdom and Ireland

    • I am an Undergraduate, Master’s or PhD student. How do I know if my university has a formal recruiting programme with EY-Parthenon Strategy? How do I apply?

      This year EY-Parthenon Strategy will be conducting all its typical campus activity virtually – this will include events with some specific schools which will be advertised on their official careers’ pages (and can also be found at the bottom of this page).

      To apply for the Associate Consultant role, you just need to follow the link at the top of this page once applications are open.

      If we are not conducting any events with your specific school, please take a look at our general recruitment dates below for events which will be open for sign-up by anyone wishing to learn more about the work we do. Please note information for signing up will be added to these dates once it is available. 

    • How do I apply if my Undergraduate, Master’s or PhD university does not have a specific recruiting programme with EY-Parthenon Strategy?

      If EY-Parthenon Strategy does not have a recruiting programme with your university, we still welcome and encourage your application. Please take a look at our general recruitment dates below for events which will be open for sign up by anyone wishing to learn more about the work we do. Please note information for signing up will be added to these dates once it is available.

      To apply for the Associate Consultant role, you just need to follow the link at the top of this page once applications are open.

    • I am no longer an Undergraduate, Master’s or PhD student. How should I apply for the Associate programmes?

      If you hold an Undergraduate, Master’s degree or PhD, and you are no longer a student, and wish to apply for the full-time or summer internship programme, you should submit your CV via the online application portal at the top of this page once applications open.

      Those with less than three years’ relevant experience should apply to the Associate Consultant programme. If you have more than three years’ experience you may wish to apply to the Senior Consultant programme.

      Please note that those who successfully receive a full-time offer, will do so for a start date in January, July or September 2022 and those who successfully receive a summer internship offer will do so for a start date in July 2022.

    • When should I apply?

      Application deadlines for undergraduates:

      • 6th January 2022 – Application deadline for Full-time Associate Consultant programme
      • 6th January 2022 – Application deadline for Summer Associate Consultant internship
    • I am unable to commit to eight weeks over the summer for an internship. Can I complete this at another time?

      Unfortunately, we are unable to offer internships to those that are not available over the eight weeks schedule in the Summer. The internship will commence at the start of July and run through to mid-August.

    • How will I know if you have received my CV and cover letter?

      The last page of the application portal will acknowledge successful submission of your application; you will also receive a further confirmation by email (please note these often go to the junk folder so please be sure to check there if you haven’t received a confirmation email). We will review applications after the closing date. All candidates will receive an email inviting them to our online assessments the day after applications close.

    • What should I do if I make a mistake in my application?

      Please start the application process again and resubmit all details along with your cover letter and CV. We will always review the most recent version of your application and disregard any incomplete or older submissions.

    • How will I know if I have been selected for an interview?

      All candidates successful in moving into the first round of interviews (which will be conducted virtually) will be contacted by a member of the scheduling team on 9th November 2021 (full-time) and 21st January 2022 (summer) to arrange a suitable slot for their interview.

    • When will Senior Consultant recruitment occur for both full-time and summer opportunities?

      Please note both Summer and Full-time Senior Consultant recruitment will take place in January - February 2021. Applications for both programmes are due to open on the 1st November 2021 and close on the 17th January 2022.

    • I am an MBA student. How do I know if my business school has a formal recruiting programme with EY-Parthenon Strategy? How do I apply?

      This year EY-Parthenon Strategy will be conducting all its typical campus activity virtually – this will include events with some specific schools which will be advertised on their official careers’ pages (and can also be found at the bottom of this page).

      To apply for the Senior Consultant role, you just need to follow the link at the top of this page once applications are open.

      If we are not conducting any events with your specific school, please take a look at our general recruitment dates below for events which will be open for sign up by anyone wishing to learn more about the work we do. Please note information for signing up will be added to these dates once it is available.

    • How do I apply if my business school does not have a specific recruiting programme with EY-Parthenon Strategy?

      If EY-Parthenon Strategy does not have a recruiting programme with your business school, we still welcome and encourage your application. Please take a look at our general recruitment dates below for events which will be open for sign up by anyone wishing to learn more about the work we do. Please note information for signing up will be added to these dates once it is available.

      To apply for a Senior Consultant role, you just need to follow the link at the top of this page once applications are open.

    • I am an MBA student at one of the EY-Parthenon’s core schools in the US. How should I apply?

      The UK&I office welcomes applications from international MBA students for our Senior Consultant programmes and you should apply via the application portal on this page. Please note that we are not able to support visa applications for the summer internship programme.

    • I am no longer an MBA student. How should I apply to the Senior Consultant programmes?

      If you hold an MBA and are no longer a student and you wish to apply for a Full-time or Summer role, you should submit your CV and cover letter via the application portal once applications open.

    • I do not have an MBA. Can I apply to the Senior Consultant programme?

      If you have three years of consulting experience or industry specific experience, we would be happy to consider you as a part of the recruitment process for the Senior Consultant programme. Please submit your cover letter and CV via our application portal before the closing date.

    • I am unable to commit to eight weeks over the summer for an internship. Can I complete this at another time?

      Unfortunately, we are unable to offer internships to those that are not available over the eight weeks schedule in the Summer. The internship will commence at the start of July and run through to mid-August.

      Applications for the Full-time and Summer Senior Consultant programme are currently closed and will open on 1st November 2021.

      This year we will be running all of the interviews for both the Full-time and Summer programme at the same time. When applying, you will be asked to state a preference (if you have one) for the Full-time or Summer programme.

    • How will I know if you have received my CV and cover letter?

      The last page of the application portal will acknowledge successful submission of your application; you will also receive a further confirmation by email (please note these often go to the junk folder so please be sure to check there if you haven’t received a confirmation email).

      We will review applications after the closing date and invite successful candidates to interview after the 25th January 2022.

    • What should I do if I make a mistake in my application?

      Please start the application process again and resubmit all details along with your cover letter and CV. We will always review the most recent version of your application and disregard any incomplete or older submissions.

    • How will I know if I have been selected for an interview?

      All candidates successful in moving into the first round of interviews which will be conducted virtually) will be contacted by a member of the scheduling team after the 25th January 2022 to arrange a suitable slot for their interview.

    Important Corporate & Growth Strategy recruiting dates

    In this section you will find all our recruitment dates for the Associate Consultant and Senior Consultant roles (both full-time and summer) as well as details of our recruitment events which are open to anyone looking to learn more about EY-Parthenon Strategy.

    Key process milestones
    Event
    Date
    Full-time Associate Consultant applications open 27th August 2021
    Full-time Associate Consultant applications close 21st October 2021
    Full-time Associate Consultant applications open (additional process) 1st November 2021
    Summer Associate Consultant applications open 1st November 2021
    Full-time and Summer Senior Consultant applications open 1st November 2021
    Full-time Associate Consultant first round interviews 15th – 19th November 2021
    Full-time Associate Consultant final round interviews 29th November – 3rd December 2021
    Full-time and Summer Associate Consultant applications close 6th January 2022
    Full-time and Summer Senior Consultant applications close 17th January 2022
    Full-time and Summer Associate Consultant online testing 7th – 13th January 2022
    Full-time and Summer Associate Consultant first round interviews 26th – 28th January 2022
    Full-time and Summer Senior Consultant first round interviews 31st January – 2nd February 2022
    Full-time and Summer Associate Consultant final round interviews 3rd – 4th February 2022
    Full-time and Summer Senior Consultant final round interviews 9th – 11th February 2022
    General Recruitment events

    There are no upcoming events at this time, please check back regularly for any new events we add to our calendar.

    Important dates — on-campus events for Corporate & Growth Strategy

    In this section you will find all the events we are hosting with specific schools and are restricted to being attended by students at those universities. Please visit the respective school’s careers webpages for more details on how to sign up to these events.

    MBA-focused events

    Judge Business School, Cambridge
    Event
    Date Time
    Information & Skills Session 25th November 2021 18.15 – 19.45
    London Business School
    Event
    Date Time
    Information & Skills Session Coming soon Coming soon
    Said Business School, Oxford
    Event
    Date Time
    Information & Skills Session 26th November 2021 12.30 – 14.00

    Contact us about Corporate & Growth Strategy recruiting

    If you have any questions regarding our recruiting programme or application process, contact us. 

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