Strategic Decision Support Consultant


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Veldhoven, Netherlands




8+ years



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Published: 30+ days ago Job ID: J-00239618-759

Introduction to the job

The Strategic Decision Support (SDS) department focusses on strategic and complex business decisions across ASML. While being part of the Finance organization and through its broad scope, the SDS department is involved with and exposed to very diverse challenges such as: Capacity decisions, Footprint, Mergers & Acquisitions, Strategy Development, Portfolio Development. As a Decision Support Consultant you support, lead and facilitate project teams to enable ASML’s key decision makers to make high quality decisions.

Role and responsibilities

  • You support, lead and facilitate project teams and guide the teams through the necessary dialogue and analysis appropriate for the decision situation and related governance timelines.
  • You help prepare and explain high quality (quantitative) insights, provide senior management a solid basis for decision making.
  • You actively interact with internal stakeholders to help the organization apply best practices in decision making, train staff towards understanding and applying decision science concepts.
  • You are involved in M&A valuation and transactions processes if the situation occurs

Education and experience

To qualify for this position, you need to be able to demonstrate deep analytical skills and at the same time very strong people and communication skills. Typically a completed quantitative study at master or PhD level (e.g. operations research, econometrics, mathematics, engineering or physics) serves as a good basis to be successful in this role while an affinity with finance or (business) economics will be essential. The essential quantitative skills that are required in this job should in such case be demonstrated through specific and equivalent past working experience.

You have 5-10 years of experience in strategy/management consulting, or similar background. You have demonstrated seniority in facilitating senior stakeholders through a structured dialogue in a complex organization and in the field of strategy, R&D, product portfolio management, operations, supply chain management or merger & acquisitions. You have solid experience in leading strategy projects for C-level decision makers.


Working at the cutting edge of tech, you’ll always have new challenges and new problems to solve – and working together is the only way to do that. You won’t work in a silo. Instead, you’ll be part of a creative, dynamic work environment where you’ll collaborate with supportive colleagues. There is always space for creative and unique points of view. You’ll have the flexibility and trust to choose how best to tackle tasks and solve problems.

To thrive in this job, you’ll need the ability to lead and facilitate project teams in situations that are highly analytically complex and cross-sector. You have excellent analytical and problem structuring skills and the ability to go into detail if the situation requires to do so. Apart from the quantitative skills we look for a person that is highly empathetic and can generate and effectively communicate fact based insights with a wide range of stakeholders, and most importantly C-level decision makers. You are a self-aware team player, flexible and with a proactive approach you thrive in a highly demanding, dynamic environment. You are fluent in English and preferably Dutch.

Diversity & Inclusion

ASML is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of the company to recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company.

Other information

The Strategic Decision Support department is a team that supports company-wide strategic decision making in order to enhance the quality of high impact decisions within ASML. Your position has high visibility within the ASML organization and is part of ASML’s Finance organization.

ASML creates the conditions that enable you to realize your full potential. We provide state-of-the-art facilities, opportunities to develop your talents, international career opportunities, a stimulating and inspiring environment, and most of all, the commitment of a company that recognizes and rewards outstanding performance.

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