FLINT803 - Consultant - private equity

MIA · London, London, City of
Department MIA
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level


You will support the delivery of client work in our Markets & Investors Advisory (MIA) practice. This will involve working closely with senior team members across Flint to advise clients on public policy, politics, regulation, and commercial strategy. Flint’s clients want to understand how they can build a long-term strategy to thrive in an evolving policy environment.  Our clients include the largest financial institutions, alternative investors, portfolio companies and corporates in the world. 


You will be based in our private equity and alternative investors team within the MIA practice, though there are opportunities to work across the business. The team supports investment firms and their portfolio companies with origination, political and policy due diligence, transaction support and strategic sector- and geography-based advice. The type of issues we work on are enormously varied. In recent years we have worked across infrastructure, health, energy, food, housing, sport, social care, and many other areas.


You will work with the team and across Flint to research and analyse complex policy challenges. You will also work closely with Partners, Directors and Managers to develop options and approaches to address these challenges, backing up recommendations with wider strategic and political analysis. There will be opportunities to engage in substantive policy and political challenges, as well as significant scope for career progression through the company.   



  • Analytical, research and problem-solving skills - the ability to quickly dive into new topics and draw out the implications of complex evidence and analysis to give clear strategy and policy advice
  • Written communication skills, with proven ability to draft clear documents for internal and external audiences with varying degrees of expert knowledge
  • Oral communication skills, including the ability to distil varied information and communicate complex issues to non-specialists
  • Organisational skills including the capacity to prioritise, plan and schedule complex tasks proactively, and to comfortably work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Effective support to colleagues in building relationships, e.g. through insightful research and briefings, delivering proposals/pitches, providing drafts and research as required
  • Ability to take the lead on defined streams of work within client teams and projects
  • Effective time management to meet client and/or internal project deadlines



We are looking for self-starting individuals from a diverse range of backgrounds. Our team has a mix of consulting, corporate, investor, public sector, and political experience. Ideally, you will have worked in at least one of the following for at least two years although we will consider applications from those with demonstrable policy/regulatory experience:

  • A strategy consultancy or advisory firm
  • National government or the European institutions
  • For a political party
  • A major regulator
  • Asset management or investment banking
  • A central bank or multilateral institution
  • A trade body
  • A commercially or politically focussed publication

Personal skills:

  • Personable and professional with good judgement and ability to communicate effectively.
  • Pro-active, reliable, and responsive to needs and requests from clients.
  • Able to work collaboratively in teams and willing to add to the strong community we are building at Flint.
  • Able to reach informed judgement and opinions, such that our clients will benefit materially from access to your experience and insight.
  • You will demonstrate commercial awareness, enjoy achieving outcomes for our clients, and successfully contribute to a fast-paced business.



Flint is a leading European boutique strategy consultancy. We are the advisers to some of the largest corporates, financial institutions, investors and charities in Europe. We work at the point where government and business meet, drawing on our blend of international expertise and experience to offer an authoritative perspective on both.


We work with organisations affected by political, policy, regulatory, or competition issues. Our clients are senior executives looking to improve the trajectory of their business, or to achieve particular commercial outcomes through policy or regulatory change.


We have offices in London and Brussels, and work across the EU and internationally. We offer successful candidates the opportunity to advance within the company.




We offer a competitive salary, a range of benefits including pension scheme, private medical, dental and life insurance, in addition to a generous bonus scheme. Flint supports employee interests such as our book club and regular social activities.


Flint Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our Women at Flint network helps make Flint an inclusive and good place to work for everyone. We work with the Patchwork Foundation and School 21 to promote, encourage and support the active participation of young people from disadvantaged and minority communities in British democracy and civil society.


We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.


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