Data scientist at PA Consulting

The role

PA Consulting has been on an exciting growth journey in the last five years, where we have almost doubled our revenue and profit, and we are proud to have done this with 98% of our clients recommending us. We believe in the power of ingenuity to build a positive human future in a technology-driven world. As strategies, technologies and innovation collide, we create opportunity from complexity. 

Are you passionate about transforming complex data into valuable knowledge? Are you interested in the newest technologies within data analytics, and do you possess strong analytical skills? Then you might be the person we are looking for to join our fast-growing Analytics team. 

You will be part of assignments that are setting the direction for how state-of-the-art analytics tools and technologies can assist rapid and disruptive change. Depending on your profile and experience, tasks might look something like this:  

  • Working in multi-disciplinary teams to develop data-driven solutions that solve clients’ business needs  

  • Getting hands-on with business intelligence, machine learning and related analytics techniques to develop business insights and data-driven solutions  

  • Identifying and developing innovative use-cases within data science in close collaboration with clients and partners    

  • Combining technical and business competencies to support in advisory activities, lead projects and provide thought leadership within analytics 

  • Facilitating knowledge sharing sessions within your area of expertise, both internally and for clients, to enable others to create value from data 

  • Participating in sales activities related to both proposal writing and sales meetings with clients. 

We are recruiting consultants ranging from university graduates to senior ranks with roles that span the different tasks in an analytics project, including data analysts, data scientists and BI developers. We imagine that you fit the following profile:   

  • Qualifications (BSc, MSc, PhD) in economics, engineering, mathematics, natural sciences or an equivalent 

  • Experience processing datasets of various structures to enable business value for clients 

  • A curious mindset that is looking to learn and apply new technologies as the field of analytics progresses 

  • An understanding of data platforms, designing business intelligence solutions or applying machine learning techniques 

  • Fluent in either Danish or English. 


We all work best when we feel valued, supported and life feels balanced, so we got the folks who actually work here to design our benefits.

Looking after you and yours

Flexible healthcare plans just for you or your family. Depending on your office location, we offer a range of benefits including dental, eye tests, gym discounts, Cycle to Work, and more.

Finding work/life balance

Now, more than ever, we recognise the value of flexible working. As soon as you join, we’ll have an open discussion about what works best for you. We’ve also enhanced our parental leave, so you can make more time for those major family milestones.

Taking a break

Because there’s more to life than just work… All our office locations have competitive annual leave allowances. You can also buy up to five extra days per year in addition to your standard allowance.

Personal growth

Learning never stops – it feeds the mind, expands our skills, and strengthens our team. We offer a range of ongoing internal and external training programmes covering everything you'll need to grow your career ambitions and keep you curious.

Planning for the future

We offer all the sensible things as well, including a pension, life assurance, income protection schemes, and PA shares.

Giving back

Take advantage of our great Give as You Earn scheme, or why not volunteer up to three days a year for a charity close to your heart?

A home for everyone

Whether you’re just starting out, or you’re a practiced hand, we have active and firm-wide support communities in place to help everyone at PA get the support they need.
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Going further afield

With offices spread across the globe, we’re able to relocate our people who want to move – whether temporarily or permanently. Your starting location doesn’t have to be forever, as your career takes off – so can you.


The base office for this role is København, Denmark. However, you may sometimes be required to work onsite at client offices, too. You can find out more about our offices and remote working approach on our Locations page.

Additional Information

You will be joining our Analytics team in Copenhagen where we are collaborating with clients in multiple sectors, e.g., delivering next-generation data flows for pharma companies, using neural networks to assess millions of documents in the public sector and improving elderly care by intelligently identifying opportunities to optimise tasks and planning conducted by the staff. These are just some of the ingenious solutions that we are helping our Danish clients with at PA Consulting. 

In our approach to management consulting, we strike a balance between interesting client engagements and professional upskilling that leaves room to cultivate our other interests, which span everything from board games and fermentation to water polo, trail running and cycling.  

We are interviewing on an ongoing basis – apply for the job already today. 

If you have any questions, please contact Mads Bjørn-Møldrup (partner), +45 2830 6763, Lennart Schou Jensen (data scientist), +45 2894 8379, or our talent attraction team on e-mail  


About PA 

You will join an innovation and transformation consultancy that believes in the power of ingenuity to build a positive human future in a technology-driven world. Our diverse teams of experts combine innovative thinking with breakthrough technologies to progress further and faster. 

With us, your everyday life will be characterised by exciting and varied projects. In Denmark, we work with a wide range of clients in different industries: the public sector, the financial sector, consumer and manufacturing, healthcare and life sciences and the transport sector. You'll work closely with clients and colleagues from across PA to deliver complex and challenging projects. It is therefore important that you have strong collaborative skills. 

You will have more than 200 of the country's most talented management consultants as your new colleagues. We believe that value is created in collaboration and shoulder-to-shoulder with our clients. You will be part of an environment where we value teamwork, sparring and feedback. It is also an environment that requires learning and new knowledge so that we can deliver the best results to our client. With us, you follow the latest developments in the field, while at the same time having access to training and certifications. We are therefore looking for someone with an open and curious approach to solving challenges and who is driven by acquiring new knowledge. 

Your employment with us starts with a thorough introduction. To support your development, you will from day one be assigned a manager and a buddy who, together with you, will prepare a development plan adapted to your skills and interests. 


Inclusion and diversity 
We believe that diversity makes us a stronger firm, and we look to employ people with different ideas, styles and skillsets. This diversity stimulates a rich, creative environment – one in which our people develop, and our clients enjoy enduring results. 

We’re committed to recruiting, promoting and rewarding our people solely based on their ability to contribute to PA’s goals, without regard to their gender, race, disability, religion, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age or marital status.