Careers

MCL. Strategy Made With You

You feel you have it in you to change the (business) world? You are interested in making a lasting impact on companies through the development of innovative strategies? You are passionate about entrepreneurship? You want to be part of a close team that is young and dynamic? Do you fit within a culture that values big ambitions and an entrepreneurial and down-to-earth spirit?

If the answer is yes, you should definitely get in touch with us.  As a growing company, we are constantly on the lookout for new and eager talent. If you read further, you will find more information on what to expect from working at MCL, the type of job you will be doing, your possible career path and testimonials from team members.

 

What to expect from working at MCL

Our Projects

As part of our team you will collaborate with leading Belgian and international companies across different industries. You will co-develop strategic solutions that are creative, customized to the needs of the client and ready-to-implement. We work on a peer-to-peer basis with our clients and we are always focus on creating added value for them. For us, this starts with building a strategic vision, which we then realize through a guided learning process.

Some specific examples of our projects are:

  • Investigating how a leading HR services company should position itself internationally
  • Working out the most effective way for a large engineering firm to expand into another market
  • Figuring out how the supply chain of a big food retail company can be optimized
    Coaching the integration process of two companies in the utilities sector
  • Developing a strategic marketing plan for a healthcare services company in order to strengthen its market position

Your role as a junior consultant

As a Junior Consultant you will work on projects from the day you start. This means you will meet with the client regularly, and you get in touch with all aspects of a company’s environment. This way you have the possibility to learn quickly on-the-job, of course always with sufficient support from more experienced colleagues. Click here for more information on the specific job content of a junior consultant.

At MCL, you will not only contribute in the projects you work on, but you will also be involved in the development of the company. As a junior consultant, you will be invited to participate in networking events and methodology development. It is also valued to come up with your own initiatives.  That’s why an entrepreneurial spirit is a must!

 

Your career path within MCL

At MCL you have the possibility to grow in line with your personal ambitions and potential. You will set your own pace in your career.  As an university graduate, you always start as a Junior  consultant.  After gaining sufficient experience (typically 2 to 3 years), the next step in your career will be the role Project Manager. Depending on your development, and following several years as a Project Manager (on average 5-6 years), you will become Project Leader. The last step in the career chain at MCL is partner (on average after 8-10 years). Everyone has the opportunity to become Partner at MCL. We recruit for the long term and hire only the people, we assume, who have the potential to get this far.

Junior Consultant > Project manager > Project leader > Partner

Each level provides its own challenges and responsibilities. For more information on each of these roles, click on the link.

 

Personal and professional development

Your personal growth is of the utmost importance to us.At MCL, you are trained on the job by experienced consultants and project leaders, inside and outside your project team. Out-of-the-box thinking is stimulated on a daily basis. On top of this, you will be offered personal trainings, in line with your needs.

Also, MCL organises an internal seminar twice a year, dedicated to team building and further development of soft (e.g. leadership style) and hard skills (e.g. methodology) of the team.

 

What team members think…

“The informal structure of MCL creates the perfect atmosphere to develop yourself, personally as well as professionally. You build up confidence by challenging and being challenged.” (Jolien, 22 years, started working for MCL in September 2016)

“At MCL, you are not only trying to find innovative solutions for the client, you also work alongside the client to make the solutions happen. ” (Martine, 30 years, started working for MCL in 2009)

“Getting the opportunity to work in a challenging and exciting environment, to learn every day by interacting with experienced colleagues and being truly valued as a person is what makes MCL a unique place to work” (Yannick, 29 years, started working for MCL in 2013)

 

The profile we are looking for

We look for university graduates who …

… are empathic, entrepreneurial and creative
… have the talent to think in a logical, analytical and conceptual way
… are flexible and responsible in a team but can also work independently
… are curious, eager to dive into issues and have a healthy dose of ambition
… have an education in economics and/or management with excellent grades
… are a fluent communicator in Dutch, English and French

Contact us

Ready for a job that makes a difference?
Then get in touch with us. Send your resume and application letter to info@mcl.eu. We look forward to meeting you!