Overview

Introduction

As the first consultancy native to Europe to expand internationally, Roland Berger’s identity is deeply entwined with the concept of global community. The firm operates on the idea that businesses must focus on the long play: sustainable economic, environmental, and social change on a global scale instead. Jobseekers who lead with heart and future-forward priorities should seek out a firm working actively to bring meaning to the consulting industry.

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Employer Type

Private

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Size

1,001-5,000 Employees

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Featured Rankings

Vault Consulting 50


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Major Departments/Practice Areas

Digital


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Major Office Locations

Boston, MA


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Employment Contact

Megan Clouden

Firsthand Findings

 

Roland Berger continues to grow its presence in the United States, and while this smaller, yet prestigious strategy consulting firm is still better known in Europe, it continues to gain traction in North America. This provides a unique experience for stateside consultants looking for immediate impact, early responsibility, and extensive visibility to leadership. While Roland Berger’s presence in the United States consists of roughly 100 consultants, the firm has nearly 3,000 employees globally. You’ll receive the close-knit, entrepreneurial culture of a smaller firm, but you’ll be supported by the network, resources, and infrastructure of a larger international consultancy. It’s truly the best of both worlds.

Due to its international repu...

About the Company

From its humble beginnings as a one-man consulting firm, Roland Berger has grown forcefully and developed a sizable global footprint. The market leader in Germany and the only native European consultancy to boast an international presence, its 2,700 employees today work from 50 offices spanning 34 countries in Africa, Asia, the Middle East and North and South America. The company provides a diverse array of consulting services to many of the world's largest corporations across a broad spread of industries, from automotive engineering, construction and chemicals to consumer goods, energy, environmental technology, financial services, machinery, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, public services, rail, telecommunications, travel and tourism.

One man, one vision

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Employee Reviews


  • “Great career opportunities at a firm that does true strategy work and provides freedom because it values people for their individuality.”
  • “A unique entrepreneurial and diverse culture, forged by the European origin of the company, which makes it stand out amongst top management consultancies.”
  • “The entrepreneurship at the firm – if you have an idea or want to pursue an initiative, the company will do its best to make it happen.”
  • “The company believes in the core values of entrepreneurship, excellence and empathy. Candidates who consider the company should be comfortable with being challenged based on these values and live up to them.”
  • “Ability for consultants to be involved in areas they are interested in - there truly is an open door policy and partners have been happy to discuss areas they are exploring, white space, etc.”
  • “Relatively small size so you get to know most of the people but still linked to a global professional services organization.”

Getting Hired Here


  • “It was a two-round interview. The first round was a behavioral and case interview. The second round was intensive and consisted of written case, verbal case, and behavioral interview components. The turnaround time was extremely quick and I received a response from each interview round [within] hours after I had completed each respective round.”
  • “We seek entrepreneurial-minded individuals who demonstrate high motivation, intellectual brilliance and a hands-on mentality. In our recruiting process, we try to identify candidates that have the right fit with our core values of entrepreneurship, excellence and empathy.”
  • “The firm is looking for people with high intellectual horsepower, hard workers, and those eager to learn and grow. If you have an interest in the automotive space, electric vehicles, renewable energy/utilities, chemicals, industrial goods, strategy, M&A, or operations then Roland Berger US is the place for you.”
  • “[We’re looking for] candidates keenly interested in the industrial segments of the economy. Strong problem framing ability. Team success oriented. Three rounds of interviews-phone screen, first round-analytical, fit, case and second round-more detailed fit and interpersonal/influence testing.”
  • “The ideal candidate will have the ability to solve problems, desire to constantly learn, and interest in industries RB NA is focused in (industrials, auto, chemicals, energy, utilities, etc.).”
  • “The ideal candidate is dynamic, inquisitive/curious, motivated, a problem solver, smart and a team player.”

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