Associate Consultant

  • Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Full Time
  • Entry Level

Associate Consultant – Artificial Intelligence Strategy and Transformation

A truly unique opportunity to join a top-tier consulting team within a Melbourne-based artificial intelligence company, that is growing at over 100% p.a.  

Affinda is a rapidly growing artificial intelligence company HQ’d in Melbourne, with a global presence.  

We are scaling up our ‘AI Solutions’ team, the management consulting arm of our business. We are looking for highly motivated, smart people with 0-2 years’ experience to join us and play a key role in the end-to-end delivery of AI projects.  


About you

Essential - curiosity, ambition, passion, collaborative communicator  

  • You are curious – you love learning, have a strong academic performance and sound analytical skills to help scale a steep learning curve in AI, consulting and strategy 

  • You are ambitious – you’re looking for the best opportunity to become a leader in emerging technologies for business  

  • You are forward-thinking – you have a passion for technology and want to gain experience in the rapidly growing field of AI 

  • You are collaborative – the team want to work with you because you support your colleagues and bring energy, enthusiasm, and a sense of fun to work 

  • You are a communicator – you are an active listener, committed to understanding clients and their real-world business problems. You have excellent written and verbal communication, and can work effectively with client teams, developers, and C-suite executives 


  • Experience in consulting or analyst roles (0-2 years in consulting or related fields)  

  • Experience in technology, data science or AI 


About the role 

You will be responsible for supporting the end-to-end delivery of AI projects. Key activities include: 

  • Understanding and articulating the client’s context, business strategy, and needs in collaboration with our capital markets advisory teams  

  • Scoping of client projects to understand which AI opportunities best suite their unique situation  

  • Co-creating the client’s AI roadmap with our data science team and client input 

  • Developing and presenting client ready materials  

  • Undertaking ongoing research into the latest developments and applications of AI technology in business to maintain our internal knowledge base and expertise  

  • You will be central to the ongoing evolution of our product strategy, including: 

  • Evaluating client opportunities and their impact on our product strategy  

  • Helping identify where AI opportunities can be ‘productised’, and sold repeatedly 

  • Supporting the AI model development process through working directly with the Head of AI 

About us 

Key points 

  • We are a well-funded, world-class team of software developers, data scientists / AI engineers, consultants, and actuaries. We love to learn and are passionate about building cutting-edge AI solutions that transform good businesses into great businesses. 

  • Our AI solutions are best-in-class, and trusted by over 500 companies across North America, Europe and APAC  

Our culture  

  • We are a small (but growing), friendly team of experienced professionals, and trust is at the core of our culture 

  • We are all great at what we do and appreciate the value of working with highly competent peers 

  • Collaboration is key to our success, and our flat structure ensures that we reach decisions quickly. We love to get things done 


  • Competitive salary based on level of experience 

Application process  

To apply for the role, you'll need to submit the following: 

  • a cover letter detailing why you are well placed for the role  

  • your resume  

  • your academic transcript (if graduated in the last 12 months / yet to graduate).  


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