Management Consulting & Professional Services

Industry as a whole:

Management Consulting industry focuses on providing strategy and organizational restructuring advice to their clients. Talent pool in an organization determines the fate of an organization, hence right kind of workforce is a vital element for the growth.

The Consulting Industry in Indian market is valued at more that USD 1.5 bil with it growing at a steady pace. The “big-three” strategy-consulting firms dominate the global consulting industry: McKinsey & Company, Boston Consulting Group and the Bain & Company (Bain). These three firms grew by 12.4%, 14.5%, and 17.3%, with revenues of US$5.3b, US$3.1b, and US$2.1b, earned from 17,000 employees in 50 countries, 6200 employees in 43 countries, and 5500 employees in 31 countries, in the year 2011. Financial services continues to be big business in India’s consulting world, and whilst representing just under a third of all consulting revenue, and growing by 8%, it was the largest growth sector.

Hiring Challenges

In present scenario, Competition intensifies with the entry of heterogeneous players in the market, there is a significant need for consulting firms to define their unique identities and differentiate themselves from the rest. Secondly, Efficient management of the firm’s internal tacit knowledge is another challenge in this arena. Given that knowledge assets are multidimensional in nature, it is important that consulting firms invest in it.

In such kind of a market, there is always dearth of good talent and organizations that are successful are the ones having a sound talent pool and that are able to attract and nurture talent with niche skills. Consulting firms reported that they are struggling with the high cost of talent as India’s sophisticated young professionals are putting a high price on their labour and experienced consultants to fill the senior ranks are also expensive as well as difficult to find.

Executive Search’s Approach

At Executive Search, we have specialized Recruitment team which primarily focuses on recruitment needs of Consulting & Analytics vertical and cater our clients with unique recruitment solutions. Having a Centre of Excellence created to cater to these niche skill sets, our team of consultants are able to source the best talent the market has to offer.

Our strong network across companies also helps us assess the requirements in advance so that we can work on a mandate even before it comes to us. Following are some of the key areas we have delivered on:

Key Areas Description
Research Business Research, Financial Research, Equity/Investment Research
Analytics Statistical Analytics, Business Analytics, Energy Analytics
Knowledge Management Content Analysis
Graphic Web, Powerpoint, Editing


Feel free to get in touch with our Consulting team as we bring technical expertise and a consultative approach to ensure the whole process runs smoothly.

Our Closures:-

  • Sr Analysts / Managers for Marketing Analytics, Analysts / Managers for Financial Analytics
  • Sr Analyst Risk Modeling, Sr Analyst/ Manager – Credit Risk
  • Analysts in Research
  • CRM Research
  • Sr Analysts – General Research, Sr Analysts – Financial Research
  • Data Scientists – Machine Learning, NLP, Algorithms
  • Research – Project Lead, Team Manager.
  • Knowledge Management – Knowledge Management Specialist, Knowledge Associate
  • Shared Services – Secondary Research
  • Consulting – Practice Area Analyst
  • Knowledge Management – Research Analyst, Team Manager
  • Graphic – Presentation Specialist
  • Project Lead – Financial Modeling & Research
  • Graphics – Visual Aid Specialist
  • Professional Development – PD Specialist
  • Research – JRAs, RAs
  • Head – Marketing

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