Consultant – Projects in public sector across EU


Ernst & Young’s Strategy and Transactions practice is one of the firm’s four service lines and offers clients the capability and expertise to advise on any aspect of a transaction. This includes buy-side and sell-side work, covering corporate finance, due diligence, restructuring, valuation, financial modelling, M&A, infrastructure advisory, equity & debt advisory and other transaction related services.

Currently, we are seeking a Consultant or Senior Consultant to help us grow our Public sector across EU. This role is quite complex, where 50 % of work is dedicated to project management and 50 % of work is related to administration and documentation.

Your responsibilities:

  • Manage cross-country and regional projects for public sector clients (EU Commission and connected entities, EASME, EIB, DG Reform, etc.). Projects typically focus on the following areas:

- Social innovation in EU member states;
- Development, deployment and evaluation of financial instruments across the EU (e.g. social impact bonds);
- Feasibility studies; Market research (e.g. identification of market gaps and solutions to address them).

  • Lead delivery of projects, including defining the scope of work and preparing the project budget, communicating with the parties involved, and driving project to completion.
  • Continuously evaluate projects to ensure they are meeting company standards, adhering to budgets, and meeting deadlines.
  • Accurately document the project's creation, development, and execution as well as documenting the project's scope.
  • Coordinating the proposals and tracking the progress of the projects.
  • Mapping the projects.

We require:

  • University degree (preferably in economics or politics)
  • 2 – 4 years of experience related to public sector, EU commission, EIB, EBRD and/or other similar entities, experience from consulting is a huge advantage
  • At least basic knowledge of how EU Commission, EIB, EBRD and other similar international entities operate and what they require (preparation of complex reports, project management and communication)
  • Strong communication skills in English and Czech/Slovak, French language is an advantage
  • Detail oriented person
  • Strong client focus
  • Ability to perform effectively under pressure

We offer:

  • Work in a team of young colleagues lead by dynamic partners
  • Variety of training programs (both internal and external)
  • Interesting portfolio of projects from various sectors
  • Competitive compensation package and a wide range of benefits as per your own choice
  • 5 weeks of vacation + 1 week of sick leave
  • Cafeteria benefit system
  • iPhone
  • Modern offices in the centre of Prague
  • Contract of an indefinite period
  • Start date: flexible, based on agreement