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Consultant, Chemicals

Job Description:

Kline & Company currently has an exciting opportunity for a highly-motivated professional to join our Kline Management Consulting Chemicals team as a full time Consultant. The position will be based in our regional office in Prague, Czech Republic. Our clients include many leading multinational and regional companies involved in the following sectors:

Our Agricultural Practice focuses on various market sectors including professional turf and ornamental plants, professional pest control, consumer pesticides, vegetation management, agricultural/veterinary, and more.

Our Chemicals Practice focuses on specialty chemicals and materials sectors such as raw materials for cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, household and institutional cleaning, synthetic latex polymers, biocides, and many others.

Our Energy Practice primarily focuses on such specialty sectors as finished lubricants (industrial and automotive); lubricant basestocks, lubricant additives, synthetic lubricants, metalworking fluids, petroleum waxes, and related specialty products.

Our Consumer Practice has specifically strong experience in personal care products, household care products, I&I markets, over-the-counter (OTC) healthcare products, food and beverages, and automotive (after-care) products.

Consultants will preferably work in the chemicals field where they will be able to develop expertise in a specific domain but they will need to show the flexibility to work in each of the above areas.

  • Conduct primary market research, consisting of telephone and in person interviews, combined with secondary market research pertaining to specific industry segments
  • Gather and analyze information and competitive intelligence, developing insights on market trends and forecasts
  • Prepare written reports in PowerPoint
  • Assist in client presentations (in person and through tele conferencing)

Job Requirements:

  • Preferably Bachelors degree in chemicals or other science or engineering; MBA a plus
  • Excellent analytical, communication, and presentation skills
  • Market research experience; B2B consumer, chemical or related industry experience is a plus
  • Fluent oral and written English language skills and at least one major language are required (could be European, Russian, Turkish, Arabic, Chinese)
  • Ability to work independently, as well as part of a multi-national team under tight deadlines
  • Affinity for conducting in-person or telephone interviews
  • Proficiency in PC equipment including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Ideal candidate will be motivated, organized and with a consistent attitude to completing tasks
  • Czech language is not required

We Offer:

  • World-class international work environment in the centre of Prague
  • Young dynamic multicultural team and collegial work atmosphere
  • Everyday use of English and valuable work experience with a well established consulting and market research firm
  • Opportunity for professional career development within an international company (offices in the USA, Europe, Asia)
  • Motivating salary for the right candidate
  • Lunch vouchers
  Kline & Company offers a competitive compensation and benefits package in a supportive work environment. Interested and qualified candidates should apply by submitting their resume via our website.

Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.
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