Fast Forward Advisors (FFA) is looking for a Junior Business Consulting & Research Analyst to join our engaged global consulting team. FFA is a boutique consulting firm strongly focused on innovation and growth. We have excellent references on the European and Asian markets with large corporations, SMEs, accelerators and startups.
We define ourselves as Entrepreneurial Consultants: we are lean, tech-savvy and progressive thinking, with a strong hands-on and innovative approaches and models to innovation and business consulting
Related to startups and accelerators we have been working with 35+ startups in Europe and with 15+ startup in Asia supporting them in multichannel growth, international go-to-market and VC fundraising.

Job description

Work with the team on current and future consulting projects all over Asia, Europe and North America. Typical assignments include:

  • Market research and analysis
  • Business analysis & review (value proposition, product/market fit, traction, etc)
  • New business modeling (customer development, business model canvas, etc)
  • Produce analytical researches and content (as part of our content marketing activities)
  • Working on any other analytical problem that might pop-up in the firm

Who we are looking for

We are looking for candidates with the following background:

  • Finance, engineering, science, management graduates, ideally with first internship experience in management consulting or in tech / tech-enabled startups
  • Strong analytical thinking and analytical skills
  • Good understanding of financial statements and financial models
  • Fluent in spoken Business English and excellent English writing skills
  • Hard working and able to work under pressure with can-do attitude. You must be able to handle heavy multi-tasking and multi-project work with Asian and sometimes global teams
  • Comfortable with online / digital communication and project management tools (Slack, Asana, etc) and proficient in MS Office / GDocs (especially Excel-GSheet)
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team. High sense of responsibility and self-organizing.

What we offer

  • A very dynamic and fun place to work in
  • On top of salary, we give performance bonuses, if you and the company reach certain milestones, lunch vouchers, paid vacation, off-site team building events
  • Learning from a highly dynamic globally based team with various backgrounds, understand how innovation and venturing works for different stakeholders in the market and learn to understand different business models and industries
  • For the right business analysts fast track to become senior business analysts and project managers within 2 years and ride the wave of our growth