Career path

You set the course.

If you want to build a career, why not go for one that suits you? At the management consultancy zeb, that is exactly what you get. Together with your personal counselor, you develop your individual career path based on your performance, skills and commitment. In keeping with our principle of “stay and grow” rather than “up or out”, you will control the pace while receiving active support in your personal development thanks to our wide-ranging portfolio of training measures. Starting at the level that corresponds to your prior knowledge and skills, you can then achieve your goals step by step.


Your career path

Internship

Brief description

zeb offers bachelor and master students the opportunity to complete a varied and full-on internship. Learn from experts, gain interesting insights into the projects of a management consultancy and expand your know-how.

 

Tasks

As an intern, you will participate actively in our project work right from the start. You assist our consultants in their daily work for our clients and you will become part of a project team.

We can offer internships in the following areas:

• Management consulting

• Financial management

• IT consulting

• System integration

• Software development

• Corporate services

 

Requirements

At zeb, we are looking for interns who want to get to the bottom of things. Therefore, we value the following qualifications:

• you are advanced in your studies (at least three successfully completed semesters)

• very good grades

• relevant major subjects (according to the desired work area)

• knowledge of business economics

• expert user know-how of MS Office products (especially Excel and PowerPoint)

 

Furthermore, we appreciate the following characteristics:

• initiative and openness

• good communication skills and client orientation

• enthusiasm and ability to quickly familiarize with new topics

• very good analytical skills and a structured approach

• willingness and ability to work independently and in a team

• diligent and reliable work style

• interest in financial topics

 

 

Student assistant

Brief description

As part of a highly professional and dedicated team, student assistants are actively involved in the work of our consultants and our corporate services. This offers you the opportunity to gain interesting insights looking behind the scenes of a leading consultancy firm.

Tasks

As a student assistant, you will support our consultants and colleagues of the corporate services with their daily work for up to 20 hours per week.

You can support us as a student assistant in the following areas:

  • Backoffice
  • IT administration and support
  • IT
  • Research
  • Administrative offices

Requirements

At zeb, we are looking for students who want to get to the bottom of things. Therefore, we value the following qualifications:

  • very good grades
  • relevant major subjects (according to the desired work area)
  • knowledge of business economics
  • expert user know-how of MS Office products (especially Excel and PowerPoint)

Furthermore, we appreciate the following characteristics:

  • initiative and openness
  • good communication skills and client orientation
  • enthusiasm and ability to quickly familiarize with new topics
  • very good analytical skills and a structured approach
  • willingness and ability to work independently and in a team
  • diligent and reliable work style

Theses/dissertations

Brief description

Students with outstanding results have the opportunity to write their dissertation/thesis with our support and to thereby lay the foundation for a successful future at zeb. All currently advertised dissertations/theses can be found on our job board—if none of the offers is compatible with what you are looking for, you are welcome to submit an independent application to propose your preferred topic. For this purpose, please use the online application form as well. You will find the right form in the job advertisement section “Initiativbewerbung” (speculative application).

Support

At zeb, you can learn about the theory and practice of the industry from a single source: While writing your dissertation/thesis, you will receive support from our management and IT consulting experts and the application development department. Furthermore, your can make use of the services offered by our research team as well as current papers on specialized topics, studies and core literature. The high academic standards of our colleagues with a doctoral degree or habilitation (qualification for teaching at universities)  offer the perfect “sparring” for a successful completion of your studies.

Requirements

At zeb, we are looking for students who want to get to the bottom of things. Therefore, we value the following qualifications:

  • very good grades
  • relevant major subjects (according to the desired topic)
  • knowledge of business economics
  • expert user know-how of MS Office products (especially Excel and PowerPoint)
  • very good analytical skills and a structured approach
  • initiative and openness
  • diligent and reliable work style

Brief description

Graduates who have completes their bachelor studies with outstanding results have the opportunity to start their career at zeb straight away with the zeb.bachelor.welcome program. You will be working as an analyst for approx. one year to gather some initial professional consulting experience and to get to know the work of a leading management consultancy up close. While you complete a 1 or 2-year full-time master’s course, you will be supported by us with a scholarship . Upon your successful graduation, you will be promoted to the rank of a consultant. In the course of the entire program, you will be able to take advantage of our varied education and training offers and will be fully integrated into the zeb network.

 

Tasks

Right from the start, you will be part of a team and take on responsibility for the tasks assigned to you in the context of a client project. You can support us as a student assistant in the following areas:

• Management consulting

• Financial management

• IT consulting

• IT system integration

• Software development

 

Requirements

At zeb, we are looking for analysts who want to get to the bottom of things. Therefore, we value the following qualifications:

• a top-class university degree (bachelor) in economics,

(business) information systems, business mathematics or a comparable subject

• Initial practical experience, e.g. from internships at a consultancy or financial services provider

• ideally a completed vocational training as a bank clerk

• good communication skills, a convincing manner and creativity

• a high level of motivation and commitment and a strong team spirit

• a good knowledge of English and, ideally, international experience

Brief description

If you have graduated with a master’s degree or a doctorate, then you can join us directly as a consultant and take on project tasks at the client site from day one. Here, you will develop concepts and support our clients with implementation, while receiving support form a highly professional team.

 

Tasks

Within a circle of experienced consulting colleagues, you will get to learn the project work at the client site from day one. You will take on initial work packages and progressively greater responsibility.

When joining zeb as a consultant, you will be in one of these fields:

• Management consulting

• Financial management

• IT consulting

• IT system integration

• Software development

 

Requirements

We at zeb are looking for consultants who want to get to the bottom of things. Therefore, we value the following qualifications:

• very good university entrance qualification (Germany: Abitur)

• excellent university degree with a specialization in business or commerce, economics, mathematics, IT or a similar qualification

• initial experience at banks, insurances or consulting companies by means of a vocational training or internship

• experience abroad and good knowledge of English

 

Furthermore, we appreciate the following characteristics:

• initiative and openness

• good communication skills and client orientation

• enthusiasm and ability to quickly familiarize with new topics

• very good analytical skills and a structured approach

• willingness and ability to work independently and in a team

• diligent and reliable work style

• interest in financial topics

Brief description

If you have already established expertise in certain specialist topics and gained initial consulting experience in financial services, then you are right for the job as a senior consultant at zeb. Together, we will broaden and deepen your capabilities and at the same time, work on the success of our clients and of zeb.

 

Tasks

As a senior consultant, you take on initial sub-project responsibility within the projects at the client site. You will grow with your tasks, which in turn will grow in complexity.

When joining zeb as a senior consultant, you will be in one of these fields:

• Management consulting

• Financial management

• IT consulting

• IT system integration

• Software development

 

Requirements

We at zeb are looking for senior consultants who we and our clients can learn from. Therefore, we value the following qualifications:

• 2–3 years of professional experience in consulting companies or banks, and also complementary vocational training or an internship

• excellent university degree with a specialization in business or commerce, economics, mathematics, IT or a similar qualification

• experience abroad and very good knowledge of English

 

Furthermore, we appreciate the following characteristics:

• initiative and openness

• good communication skills and client orientation

• enthusiasm and ability to quickly familiarize with new topics

• very good analytical skills and a structured approach

• willingness and ability to work independently and in a team

• diligent and reliable work style

• interest in financial topics

Brief description

As a manager at zeb, you will independently lead projects and take on responsibility for the results, the time taken and the budget. You will guide the project team to peak performances without leaving individual team members behind.

 

Tasks

As a manager, you will have three major tasks: You will work as multi-project manager, will be responsible for enhancing the subjects in our consulting portfolio and will take on initial acquisition responsibility for projects.

When joining zeb as a manager, you will be in one of these fields:

• Management consulting

• Financial management

• IT consulting

• IT system integration

• Software development

 

Requirements

• at least 5 years of consulting experience in a financial environment

• bank-specific expertise and knowledge about current topics and challenges in the financial sector

• experience as a project manager who achieves project goals together with employees and clients

• excellent communication and analytical skills

• very good knowledge of English

• excellent university degree, preferably with economic, IT or scientific specialty or a similar qualification

Brief description

If you are an experienced consulting expert for your field and have a convincing track record from a renowned management consultancy, then come to zeb as a senior manager.

 

Tasks

As a senior manager, you will have four major tasks: You will work as multi-project manager, will be responsible for enhancing the subjects in our consulting portfolio, will take on acquisition responsibility for projects and work as a leader.

When joining zeb as a senior manager, you will be in one of these fields:

• Management consulting

• Financial management

• IT consulting

• IT system integration

• Software development

 

Requirements

• You feel comfortable leading complex projects and leading people in a personable and open style

• You take pleasure in both strategic and operational work

• You utilize your analytic and excellent communicative skills

• Thanks to your existing network, your acquisition skills and your deep expertise, you are able to inspire clients and win new projects

All partners at zeb are shareholders of zeb GmbH and are entrepreneurially active.

Your contact persons
Burkhard Hanke | Head of Recruiting
Phone: 
+49-251-97128-829
Email: 
recruiting [at] zeb [dot] de
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Luiza Burzynska | Teamassistant
Phone: 
+49-251-97128-809
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Jessica Deipenbrock | Teamassistant
Phone: 
+49-251-97128-125
Email: 
jdeipenbrock [at] zeb [dot] de
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Bettina Gilles | Recruiting Manager - Finance & Risk
Phone: 
+49-69-719153-478
Email: 
bgilles [at] zeb [dot] de
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Eva-Marie Jacobs | Recruiting Manager - IT
Phone: 
+49-251-97128-784
Email: 
ejacobs [at] zeb [dot] de
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Natalie Schlemo | Recruiting Manager - Corporate Services
Phone: 
+49-251-97128-207
Email: 
nschlemo [at] zeb [dot] de
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Christin Selting | Recruiting Manager - Interns
Phone: 
+49-251-97128-992
Email: 
cselting [at] zeb [dot] de
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Annette Völk | Recruiting Manager - Strategy & Organization I Sourcing
Phone: 
+49-251-97128-531
Email: 
avoelk [at] zeb [dot] de
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André Voutta | Recruiting Manager - University Relations
Phone: 
+49-69-719153-646
Email: 
avoutta [at] zeb [dot] de
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