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Strategic Decision Support Consultant
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Introduction to the job
The Strategic Decision Support (SDS) department focuses 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 and facilitate project teams to enable ASML’s key decision makers to make high quality decisions.
Roles and responsibilities
- You support the necessary analysis appropriate for the decision situation and help project leads in facilitating the required dialogue with decision-makers.
- You structure the decision situation and translate the business context into abstract (financial) models for quantitative analysis.
- You work with the relevant experts to obtain required input ranges, including assessment of uncertainty
- You evaluate alternative strategies in order to capture insights on both risk and reward given an uncertain business environment.
- You help prepare and communicate these high-quality insights, providing senior management with a solid basis for decision-making.
Education and experience
To qualify for this position, you need to be able to demonstrate deep analytical, modeling and structuring 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.
You have 3-8 years of experience in a (strategic) business environment, or similar background and have experience in building (financial) models to help internal or external stakeholders evaluate opportunities. In addition, you can demonstrate experience in consulting / engaging with stakeholders.
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 will be part of a creative, dynamic work environment where you will collaborate with supportive colleagues. There is always space for creative and unique points of view. You will have the flexibility and trust to choose how best to tackle tasks and solve problems.
To thrive in this job, you will need the ability to structure problems in situations that are analytically complex and across functional areas. You can keep a high-level overview, combined with the ability to go into detail if the situation requires to do so. Analytic skills include probabilistic methods, such as sensitivity analysis or Monte Carlo simulation. 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. 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.
Context of the position:
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.
Keywords: Decision Support, Decision Facilitation, Decision Analysis, Business modeling, Financial modeling, Management Consulting, Strategy Consulting, Finance, Strategic Marketing, Portfolio Management, Risk Management, Analytics, Valuation, Data Science, Decision Science
Are you interested in this role? Please apply with your CV and cover letter, detailing your motivation for this position.
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