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Website GreenPoint Group

Ankura is a team of excellence founded on innovation and growth. This position supports the GreenPoint Group, which is part of the Ankura Consulting Group.

Ankura is a team of excellence founded on innovation and growth.

Role Overview – What you will be doing

Ankura Global Strategic Advisory interns collaborate with experienced consultants to create customized solutions for a wide range of business scenarios and challenges our clients face every day.

Your principal responsibility will be to provide research and analytical support to further GSA GreenPoint clients’ interests, to support GreenPoint Knowledge Platform research and business development activities, and to deepen our collective understanding of China market and political economy issues relating to the U.S.-China relationship. You will also work closely and collegially with personnel, advisors, and subcontractors.  With regular guidance from your assigned manager and mentor, you will:

  • Contribute to GSA, GreenPoint project deliverables and participate in various roles, as assigned.
  • Conduct relevant research and analysis and synthesize findings into compelling conclusions and recommendations.
  • Develop high-quality deliverables that leverage qualitative, quantitative, and visual elements.
  • Maintain key project documents, such as project plans, progress reports, meeting agendas and notes, process diagrams, communication plans, and other related deliverables.
  • Proactively highlight issues related to the overall project and work with project team members to resolve.
  • Assist with effective facilitation of small and large group meetings.
    Communicate regularly and effectively with all project stakeholders and lead​.

Key Characteristics – Ideal candidates must demonstrate:

  • Clear and concise verbal, written, and presentation communications
  • Excellent active listening skills plus ability to voice questions or concerns as needed
  • High level of organization and ability to prioritize tasks
  • Detail orientation, with the ability to visualize and communicate the “big picture”
  • Adaptability to different working environments
  • Team-orientation with a desire to understand and leverage multiple points of view
  • Ability to develop relationships with a variety of team members
  • Willingness to admit mistakes, learn from them, and ask for help
  • Curiosity and analytical approach to solving problems
  • Growth mindset with a strong desire to improve and continuously learn
  • Action-orientation with a professional demeanor and behavior
  • Joy in helping our teams, our firm, our clients, and our communities to be their best
  • Eagerness to contribute in a dynamic, collaborative, team-oriented environment

Qualifications – All candidates must have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree.
  • Currently pursuing a Master’s degree.
  • A cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.
  • Business proficiency in Chinese and English is required.  Fluency in both is highly preferred.
  • Advanced proficiency with MS Office tools, especially Word, Excel, PowerPoint with demonstrated ability to efficiently produce crisp, professional documents.
  • Experience or coursework in information systems is a plus.

About Ankura

Ankura is an expert services firm defined by HOW we solve challenges. We design, develop, and execute tailored solutions for our clients by assembling the right combination of expertise. We build on this experience with every case, client, and situation, collaborating to create innovative, customized solutions, and strategies designed for today’s ever-changing business environment. At Ankura, we know that collaboration drives results.

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