Consulting Professionals

First steps at Staufen

Your expertise makes our team even stronger.

We offer a wide variety of options.

When you come on board as a consultant at Staufen, we offer a wide variety of options, depending on your professional experience, industry competence, specialist expertise and your professional goals.

Ideally, you are already an expert in one of our key industries: mechanical and plant engineering, the automotive, aviation / aerospace, and construction industries, and the financial and service sectors. Since we consult with our clients on a cross-functional basis, we assign our consultants to clients who will best align with their strengths and competences.

If you already have professional experience in consulting, ideally you have acquired expertise.

This includes experience in implementing change projects, project management, and acquiring and initiating consulting projects, including management experience if possible. You need experience in consulting and training / coaching as well as a confident manner of presenting and communicating in English, German and other languages. Practical experience in Lean Management or restructuring is also desirable. With our international focus, it is also important to have a well-founded background in dealing with different cultures. As a consultant at Staufen, you will spend a lot of time on the road. 
All of the other specific requirements can be seen in our current job listings. Answers to common questions can be found in our FAQ.

Which consulting role is right for you?

  • Have a university degree in a technical or business field.
  • Have initial professional experience, e.g. internships or participation in university-level corporate consulting.
  • Analyze data and generate basic information. -- Independently process predefined work packages.
  • Professional experience: 2-4 years. Manage and are accountable for their own subprojects.
  • Support project managers in handling projects.
  • Professional experience: 5 years or more.
  • Have experience with projects or as a consultant and/or project manager.
  • Manage and are accountable for their own projects.
  • Manage their own project team.
  • Develop consulting products, methods and tools.
  • Professional experience: at least 10 years.
  • Are experienced in managing large-scale projects with over 10 in-house employees.
  • Have operating experience on a technical or management level.
  • Have demonstrated high-level problem-solving competence and confident presentation skills, even in an international forum as well.
  • Know from experience how to establish a sense of partnership in their client relations.
  • Actively apply their expertise and take responsibility for smaller projects.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert in many projects.
  • Develop consulting products, methods and tools.
  • Professional experience: at least 10 years.
  • Develop client portfolios and offer clients strategic consultation.
  • Manage and are accountable for major strategic projects.
  • Develop and qualify employees in projects.
  • Have authority over employees within a project.
  • Manage their own project team by means of providing information, motivation, delegation, development and monitoring.
  • Professional experience: at least 10 years.
  • Develop client portfolios and offer clients strategic consultation.
  • Manage and are accountable for major strategic projects.
  • Actively move the development of the consulting team and/or the service line forward, and serve as mentor for its team members /employees.
  • Allocate capacities within the respective team. Are accountable for developing consulting products. Have authority over employees within a project.
  • Manage their own project team (including disciplinary matters) by means of information, motivation, delegation, development and monitoring.
  • Professional experience: at least 10 years.
  • Further develop the business unit. Acquire new clients and projects.
  • Manage and are accountable for strategic clients. Run large-scale projects.
  • Serve as a mentor and coach for employees and team members.
  • Customize the client and project portfolio.
  • Responsible for employees hires and leaves of absence; conducting employee reviews and target-setting meetings.

Freda von Stackelberg, Project Manager, Staufen AG

We notice in our national and international Lean projects more and more the importance of employee-related management. This is a compelling argument when everyone in your company is regarded as an individual and given responsibility. Our clients appreciate this kind of respectful interaction too.

How things proceed after start working at Staufen?