Working at Kaiser

Extraordinary opportunities working together


A career at Kaiser offers the best of both worlds

Here, you receive the benefits of an established strategy consultancy with longstanding prestige client relationships and the entrepreneurial spirit of a close-knit boutique firm.

Kaiser has 40+ years of demonstrated success helping to scale growth companies in our 6 core industries. Founded in 1981 as a spin-off of BCG and SPA, Kaiser specializes in fact-based and outside-in growth strategy and performance improvement. Our sector-led approach provides a deeper understanding of our clients’ markets, creating solid ground to inspire new thinking.

We’ve consistently been recognized by our clients and peers:

  • Ranked #20 in Vault’s “Top Consulting 50”
  • Ranked #21 in Vault’s “Best Boutique Consulting Firms”
  • Preferred thought partner to some of the world’s most admired companies, currently working with 4 of the top 10 Fortune 2022 World’s Most Admired

Kaiser has a distinctive boutique culture where our smaller team sizes foster a close-knit environment, with smart and caring colleagues who work hard and have fun together.

Whether you’re just starting out or looking to capitalize on years of experience, Kaiser offers unparalleled opportunities. From your first day at Kaiser, completing your first project, to becoming a tenured team member – Kaiser offers a variety of benefits, development opportunities, and a collegial culture to work in.

Qualities of the work environment

Diversity / Exposure / Experience

  • More exposure, more quickly
  • Working across 6 industry verticals
  • Research, strategy & management consulting
  • Public & private sector clients
  • International project focus, developed and emerging markets

Prestige of Work / Clients

  • Top-tier clients with longstanding, trusted relationships
  • Top ranked by Vault annually since 2013
  • Widely recognized benchmarking pioneer and thought leader
  • Impactful, challenging, and intellectually stimulating work

Enablers of advancement and development


  • Accelerated promotion and development opportunities offered
  • Faster path to Partner


  • Coveted responsibilities offered earlier in tenure (client-facing, management responsibility)
  • Proven track record of internal mobility within the org (Associate Consultant – Partner)

Career Development

  • Formal and informal training programs
  • Robust performance review process
  • MBA sponsorship potential
  • Prestigious post-Kaiser opportunities

Culture and firm features


  • Limited travel = more time at home and with colleagues in the office
  • Highly ranked in Vault for work/life balance
  • Robust wellness and benefits offerings

Autonomy / Flexibility

  • Entrepreneurial environment that rewards motivated self-starters
  • Ownership to drive career based on interests

Collegial Atmosphere

  • Boutique size & small teams
  • Friendships outside of work
  • Accessible leadership / flat structure
  • Internal committee opportunities
  • Motivated, intellectually curious, high-energy people
  • Diverse workforce

The most interesting projects in my past life at another firm are day-to-day at Kaiser.

Rodd Santo Vice President, Consumer & Retail Practice, Washington DC

Join Our Team

Are you fluent in another language? A master of Excel? An entrepreneur?
Or an out-of-the-box problem-solver? We want to know more about who you are, and the unique skill set only you can bring to Kaiser.