Associate In-house Consulting

Posted 16 Jun 2022

Singapore, Singapore - Singapore

Req Id 250861



A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 60,300 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.


Inhouse Consulting (IC) is an internal management consulting group function working exclusively for all functions and sectors. IC projects span topics like strategy & execution, processes & efficiency, integration, innovation & business development, R&D, organization development, and PMO across Merck. Our team of 70 consultants works globally. The IC Head Office is at the Merck HQ in Darmstadt, Germany, with the Americas office in the Boston area, USA, and the Asia-Pacific (APAC) offices in Singapore and Shanghai.


The Global Graduate Program (GGP), Inhouse Consulting:

The Global Graduate Program (GGP) is the company’s career accelerator for high-potential professionals who are early in their careers. During the 24-month program, Associates will experience a mix of strategic management-consulting projects, as well as functional rotations in the pharmaceutical, life science, and performance materials industries. During the program, Associates will have at least one international rotation (either Darmstadt, Germany or Boston, USA) for up to four months; with the possibility of an additional international rotation.

Associates will be developed through targeted professional training and our internal coaching program to continuously improve their technical and business skills. There will be a good amount of on-job learning as well through consulting projects, with high visibility across all management levels.

Following successful completion of the Global Graduate Program, Associates will move on to challenging and exciting positions across the company within APAC.


Who You Are


Ideal candidates for the Global Graduate Program are early in their careers, enjoy working on teams, and have a global mindset.

Candidates with an advanced degree in science or engineering must have a demonstrated interest in business through coursework, professional experience, or internships.

Applicants should be prepared for behavioral and analytical business-case interviews.


Required Qualifications

  • You have completed an advanced STEM degree (Engineering, Sciences, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Biology, Physics, or related sciences) with outstanding success and preferably a PhD and/or an MBA
  • You have very strong problem-solving, analytical, and excellent communication skills
  • You possess an affinity to translate business problems into logical statements and communicate complex ideas effectively to clients from strategic and technical teams
  • You have experience using business intelligence/data visualization tools (e.g., Tableau or PowerBI)
  • You have first experience with data analytics tools and methods (e.g., programming with python, applying machine learning technologies, or using data and analytics platforms)
  • You can advise our clients on modern digital technologies (e.g., robotics or AR/VR) and are willing to continuously stay on top of technology trends
  • You have experience using MS Office tools (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • You have a proactive and self-motivated mindset
  • You have a self-assured and confident personality
  • Ability to travel up to 20% internationally is required
  • Ability and willingness to live and work from Darmstadt (Germany) or Boston (USA) for up to 4 months


What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences.
We celebrate all dimensions of diversity. We believe that it drives excellence, innovation, and human progress. We care about our customers, patients, and our rich mix of people. This diversity strengthens our ability to lead in science and technology.
We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all and empower you to fulfil your ambitions. Our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons.
Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to bring their curiosity to life!


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