Become a Jester!

Become a strategist or scenario planner

Ready to dive into strategy or scenario planning right away? Jester Strategy is always on the lookout for sharp strategists and forward-thinking scenario planners.

At Jester Strategy, you’re challenged from day one. We believe that the best way to learn strategy is by working on it for our clients, always with an experienced team. Our team consists of dedicated strategists with experience in various sectors and at all levels. We offer a healthy mix of seasoned advisors and newcomers, making us a dynamic and growing company, actively serving inspiring clients. If you want to know what you can achieve with strategy, come discover what we can offer for you.

Our vacancies.

Jester Strategy always has room for strong strategists with an academic background, analytical thinking, and a go-getter mentality.

Are you ready for a job with impact? Is consultancy, strategy, personal development, hard work, and fun at work what you’re looking for? If so, we’d love to meet you! We could use another jester (see below why we’re called Jester Strategy).

We need you!
We are a growing consultancy specialised in strategy. Together with our clients, we build, refine, implement, and maintain strategies, visualizing the future through scenario planning. We mirror, imagine, and spar like a jester.

Our offer
Our employment conditions are well arranged. Naturally, you’ll receive a competitive salary and an attractive lease arrangement, allowing you to take the train if that suits you better. However, the most important thing we offer is access to highly experienced and specialised advisors, as well as a client portfolio within the top of the Dutch corporate sector and (semi) governments. Personal development and an inspiring working atmosphere are crucial values for us. In close collaboration with our senior consultants, you’ll be further trained to become a strategy consultant and master the art of being a strategist. Moreover, you’ll contribute to the company’s growth.

Are you a Jester? Then you have:

  • The courage to ask challenging, open questions
  • Extensive knowledge of strategy and/or business administration
  • The ability to navigate effortlessly through all layers of organisations and a sense of context
  • A critical attitude towards assumptions and presuppositions
  • A sense of structure, distinguishing between essentials and details
  • The ability to bring ideas to life based on analysis
  • A sense of data and design
  • Extensive experience with Excel and PowerPoint
  • A proactive attitude and team spirit

We would love to get to know you!
Does the role of a jester resonate with you? Do you have a minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience and a WO background (e.g., in Economics, Business Administration, or Finance)? Then we’d love to get to know you!

For questions about this vacancy, you can call Maurits Speksnijder (partner) at 06 83648353. You can send your responses to this vacancy to m.speksnijder@jester.nl.

Scenario planning
Jester Strategy’s unique expertise lies in the field of scenario planning. Recently, we authored the book Scenarioplanning in de praktijk (Nubiz, 2022). We assist organisations ranging from multinationals and SMEs to governments and non-profits in developing future scenarios to gain control over uncertainty and make robust decisions. To serve our growing client base, we are looking for an experienced scenario planner!

Is this for you?
Is this for you? Of course, we are seeking experience in scenario planning, but we’re also looking for true consultants. Besides having the courage to ask many open questions, essential skills of today’s jester include the ability to navigate through all layers of the organisation, being critical of assumptions and presuppositions, and having a keen sense of context.

As a scenario planner, you are accustomed to thinking in concepts. You imagine, analyse, and turn insights into a clear and inspiring story, providing direction to the client. Jester works from clear processes and methods, providing you with ample room for creativity and customisation. You are curious about the underlying questions and, through your analytical skills, critical eye, creativity, and excellent social skills, can uncover them.

You make an impact through who you are and how you substantiate and present your story. This brings strategy to life and encourages innovation. You have an eye for design and enjoy working with data to discover patterns or correlations and surprise. You are familiar with Excel and PowerPoint.

Your profile
If the role of a jester suits you, we’d love to connect with you. We’d like to see the following in your profile:

  • You have a minimum of 3 years of work experience.
  • You have proven experience with scenario planning.
  • You have a WO background (e.g., in Economics, Business Administration, or Finance).
  • You are conceptually strong and have a sense of structure, distinguishing between essentials and details.
  • You resonate with the 5 characteristics of a strategy consultant: curious, analytical, entrepreneurial, team player, and proactive.

Our offer
Our employment conditions are top-notch. Naturally, you’ll receive a competitive salary. We’ll also keep you mobile with an attractive lease arrangement, allowing you to take the train if that suits you better.

However, the most crucial thing we offer is access to highly experienced and specialised advisors, as well as a client portfolio within the top of the Dutch corporate sector and (semi) governments. Personal development and an inspiring working atmosphere are important values for us and stand high on our agenda. In close collaboration with our senior consultants, you’ll be trained to become a strategy consultant and learn the trade. Moreover, you’ll contribute to the company’s growth.

I want this opportunity
Contact us today for a closer introduction. In the first meeting, you’ll talk to future colleagues about your and our motivations. In a second meeting, with a partner, we’ll delve deeper into your qualities. Then, there might be an assessment, and if we’re both convinced of a good match, we’ll sign the contract together.

For questions about this vacancy, you can call Maurits Speksnijder (partner) at 06 83648353. You can send your responses to this vacancy to m.speksnijder@jester.nl.

We are today's Jester.

A jester was the court jester of the king. He provided entertainment, was independent, and offered a unique perspective on reality. He made patterns discussable, presented positions from a different viewpoint, and often touched on sensitive issues, holding up a mirror to the king and advising him in ruling. He provided reflection, and insight into developments beyond the court, and demonstrated adaptability‚ÄĒwith a laugh and always razor-sharp!

Jester Strategy is a growing consultancy firm specialised in developing, maintaining, and implementing new strategies. With our unique methods, we create and execute strategies. We examine organisations from both internal and external perspectives, using reflection, visualisation, and collaboration akin to a jester.

Curious about what we can do for you?