Oliver Wyman – Intern – Operations – Paris

Oliver Wyman - Intern - Operations - Paris WHO WE ARE The Operations (OPS) practice assists our clients to shape the future of their operations so that they can achieve their strategic g

Oliver Wyman – Intern – Operations – Paris


The Operations (OPS) practice assists our clients to shape the future of their operations so that they can achieve their strategic goals and deliver sustainable and industry-leading business performance. Our approach to Operations is focused on sustainable impact, not only reducing costs, but setting up solid foundations for comprehensive transformation, best-in-class digital tools & processes, environmental transition and maximized attractivity of talents. Our Core work is divided in 4 pillars:

Value Sourcing: Address the complete external spend to generate high bottom-line impact while sustainably transform the operating model.

Supply Chain: Develop innovative and impactful solutions to increase the performance and results of our clients’ supply chain processes and networks. The focus is on innovative, digital solutions like Digital supply chain, Blockchain, agile network design, digital S&OP processes, end-to-end supply chain transparency, intelligent distribution logistics, advanced Supply Chain forecasting and Industry 4.0.

Manufacturing and Process Operations: Help our clients meet the challenges of their environment and turn their operations into a decisive competitive advantage.

Digital Operations: Apply various advanced analytics methods and machine learning models to drive our clients’ operation to the next level of performance.

Our team is seeking extraordinary individuals with deep expertise to support our continued expansion in this sector, which is experiencing significant growth.


Professionals bring us the know-how to make lasting change for our clients and our company. We position ourselves as a pure player in strategy consulting. We provide deep industry- and discipline-specific knowledge and expertise, which amplifies our impact and helps us shape the future for our clients. Oliver Wyman is a diverse, entrepreneurial, non-competitive partnership of individuals who like to pursue new opportunities or build a unique franchise doing what they do best in a collegial, fun environment.

We are looking for a high potential intern to join our Operations Practice based in Paris, France.

Reporting to a Manager or Senior Manager during the assignments, the intern is responsible for the deliverables on simple workstream or standalone projects, with the proper supervision from its management, in various industries. The intern shows interest in Operations topics, including Engineering, Procurement, Manufacturing, Supply Chain and Services Optimization.

If the internship is successful, the intern might be offered a permanent position within our teams.

Your responsibilities will include the following:

  • Understand the problem and define an approach to address and solve the issues

  • Conduct thorough analysis and run diagnostics to find the causes of under-performance

  • Provide hypothesis and build recommendations to enhance the performance

  • Prepare the deliverables of the assignment, under the supervision of your management

  • Display basic project management skills for workstream activities

  • Interact with our clients in an international environment and develop your consulting skills

  • Identify additional areas in which Operations can add value to the client and contribute to its development

  • Develop strong knowledge and expertise in at least one of the Operations domains (Engineering, Procurement, Manufacturing, Supply Chain and Services Optimization)

Frequent travels might be requested according to the assignments.


Just as every client project is different, so we recognize and value the diversity of backgrounds and skillsets for successful candidates. We are seeking high-caliber individuals who want to join our winning team. Preference will be given to candidates with:

  • Graduate from a top Business or Engineering school

  • High interest in Operations, with ideally a first experience in one of the domains (Engineering, Procurement, Manufacturing, Supply Chain and Services Optimization)

  • Strong problem-solving capabilities and ability to build analytics

  • Curious and creative mindset

  • Dynamic candidate with a strong will in learning quickly and discovering our way of working at Oliver Wyman

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills in both formal and informal settings.

  • Share our values: team spirit, pragmatism, commitment, proactivity and result oriented

  • Working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite (PowerPoint, Excel,.)

  • Experience on using data mining and data visualization tool is an asset (Tableau, PowerBI, Alteryx, … )

  • Fluent in French and English, and additional language(s) would be much appreciated (German, Spanish, .)


Working as part of our global, entrepreneurial company, you will do meaningful work from day one. We are looking for individuals who challenge the norm, and constantly strive to build something new for the firm and the world around us.

At Oliver Wyman, there’s no “one size fits all” – we hire exceptional people and help them thrive through a built-in support network, flexible career paths, and no artificial barriers to advancement.

We have a collaborative, supportive and impactful team environment – we want you to bring your authentic self and enjoy working alongside diverse and down-to-earth colleagues who do serious work, but don’t take themselves too seriously.


We are serious about making Oliver Wyman a rewarding, progressive, enjoyable, and balanced place to work.

Self-starters and free thinkers who work well in a team

We are individuals who are self-starting, motivated, energetic, entrepreneurial about what we do.

Common aspiration, collective endeavor, shared success

We have the common aspiration to have an impact, leave a legacy and change the world. We have no interest in running a steady-state business. We want to build, grow, and shape the environment around us.

Straightforward, open, respectful interaction

We value an environment where every member of Oliver Wyman is encouraged and expected to voice his or her opinion.

Opportunity without artificial barriers

We value merit and believe that to create a true meritocracy we need to remove artificial barriers to opportunity.

Balanced lives

We value people whose lives balance work and non-work activities because we believe they are both more interesting colleagues and are able to make better contributions to the Firm. We push ourselves hard to deliver excellence, but we also work to extract the maximum benefit from the flexibility of a project-based business. We provide the ability to take career breaks for personal or family reasons. We fundamentally value each other’s time and are sensitive to how it is used. We are an output not input-based culture, have respect for people’s personal decisions, and believe that one’s workload must be sustainable. We seek balance for ourselves and our colleagues.


Oliver Wyman is a global leader in management consulting. With offices in more than 70 cities across 30 countries, Oliver Wyman combines deep industry knowledge with specialized expertise in strategy, operations, risk management, and organization transformation. The firm has more than 6,000 professionals around the world who work with clients to optimize their business, improve their operations and risk profile, and accelerate their organizational performance to seize the most attractive opportunities. Oliver Wyman is a business of Marsh McLennan [NYSE: MMC].

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