• Junior Managing Consultant

    Location DE-Hamburg
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    Permanent employment
  • Local Unit & Position Description

    DNV GL’s Shipping Advisory team advises clients along the maritime value chain with tailored consulting solutions addressing their most relevant business challenges. As part of a global team of technical and management consultants who know ships, shipping and the management perspective from practical experience, we deliver value to clients facing a combination of commercial, technological and regulatory challenges in a shipping context. Our clients are shipping companies, suppliers to the shipping industry, financial institutions and governmental agencies, in Germany, Europe and globally. Leveraging DNV GL’s capabilities and subject matter expertise globally is a key success criterion for us.


    Purpose of the role

    We are looking for a Junior Managing Consultant to support the Shipping Advisory team Hamburg on client projects and in sales activities.


    Responsibilities and tasks:

    • Work on client projects: Understand client context and issues, build key hypotheses, leverage internal and external resources, analyze data, synthesize findings, develop solution, deliver report and presentation to client
    • Build and maintain productive relationships to middle- and top management of our clients
    • Involve in business development, marketing and sales: Grow external maritime network, join external events, support proposals, develop our service offering
    • Network across all areas and layers within DNV GL internationally
    • Develop into a project manager and sales role, perspectively.

    Position Qualifications

    • Master’s degree with major in business/management or proven commercial experience in maritime industry
    • 1-4 years of work experience, preferably in shipping or logistics context
    • Structured thinker and worker
    • Strong problem-solving capabilities: Hypotheses development and testing, synthesis
    • Strong analytical skills, both quantitatively and qualitatively
    • Proficient oral and written communicator in both English and German.

    Personal characteristics/behavior

    • Consulting mindset
      • Client oriented
      • Solution oriented
      • Pragmatic yet quality focused
      • “Can do” attitude
      • Team player
      • Communicative and self confident
      • Eager to learn.

    The position requires 20% travel on average, will vary based on client demand. Travel in Germany, EU and internationally expected.

    Please be informed you may be requested to provide DNV GL additional documents for a background check.

    The position is limited for 2 years.

    Company & Business Area Description

    DNV GL is a global quality assurance and risk management company. Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, we enable our customers to advance the safety and sustainability of their business.

    We provide classification, technical assurance, software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas, power and renewables industries. We also provide certification, supply chain and data management services to customers across a wide range of industries.


    Combining technical, digital and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, we empower our customers’ decisions and actions with trust and confidence. We continuously invest in research and collaborative innovation to provide customers and society with operational and technological foresight.

    With origins stretching back to 1864 and operations in more than 100 countries, our experts are dedicated to helping customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.


    DNV GL is the world’s leading classification society and a recognized advisor for the maritime industry. We enhance safety, quality, energy efficiency and environmental performance of the global shipping industry – across all vessel types and offshore structures. We invest heavily in research and development to find solutions, together with the industry, that address strategic, operational or regulatory challenges.


    DNV GL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, religion, race, national or ethnic origin, cultural background, social group, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age or political opinion. Diversity is fundamental to our culture and we invite you to be part of this diversity!

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