Consulting firms with the best employer branding in South Africa

Employers that distinguish themselves as a great workplace are able to attract and hire the best talent. For consulting firms anywhere in the world and in South Africa, this is a crucial differentiator in winning the war for talent. Meet the consulting industry most attractive employers in South Africa.

Building a strong employer brand requires a close interplay between the marketing, brand management, human resource and recruitment teams of consulting firms. With a unique and winning employer branding and employee value proposition, consultancies can not only attract the best candidates, but also improve the retention of consultants.

Consultancy.org monitors 500,000+ employer branding data points per year on our platform – behavioural and survey data from consultants, peers, young professionals and graduates. Combining this with external insights from dozens of benchmarks, surveys and data from employer review platforms and social media, our unique database enables us to present the industry’s most in-demand employers, globally and in South Africa.

The ranking includes all consulting firms in this list for which we have sufficient data. The dataset is refreshed by the hour, meaning that lists are near real-time.

The most in-demand consulting firms to work for in South Africa:

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KPMG
KPMG international operates as a network of member firms offering audit, tax and advisory services. We work closely with our clients, helping them to mitigate risks and grasp opportunities. Member fi...
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Deloitte
“Deloitte” is the brand under which tens of thousands of dedicated professionals in independent firms throughout the world collaborate to provide audit, consulting, financial advisory, risk managemen...
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Bain & Company
Bain & Company is one of the world's leading management consulting firms. We work with top executives to help them make better decisions, convert those decisions to actions, and deliver the sustainab...
4.
Accenture
We are one of the world’s leading organizations providing management consulting, technology and outsourcing services, with more than 293,000 employees; offices and operations in more than 200 cities ...
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EY
At EY, we are committed to building a better working world — with increased trust and confidence in business, sustainable growth, development of talent in all its forms, and greater collaboration. We...
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Mercer
Mercer is a global consulting leader in talent, health, retirement, and investments. Mercer helps clients around the world advance the health, wealth, and performance of their most vital asset – thei...
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Strategy&
Strategy& is a global team of practical strategists, committed to helping you seize essential advantage by working alongside you to solve your toughest problems, and capture your greatest opportuniti...
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Alvarez & Marsal
Companies, investors and government entities around the world turn to Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) for leadership, action and results. Privately held since its founding in 1983, A&M is a leading global pro...
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Boston Consulting Group
The Boston Consulting Group is a global management consulting firm and the world's leading advisor on business strategy. We partner with clients from the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors i...
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McKinsey & Company
McKinsey & Company is a global management consulting firm. We are the trusted advisor to the world's leading businesses, governments, and institutions. We strive for world-shaping client impact We wo...
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A.T. Kearney
A.T. Kearney is a leading global management consulting firm with offices in more than 40 countries. Since 1926, we have been trusted advisors to the world's foremost organizations. A.T. Kearney is a ...
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Cordence Worldwide
Cordence Worldwide is a major global management consulting partnership made up of independent Member Firms, each of which is a leader in the regions it serves. By maintaining their independence, each...
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North Highland
North Highland is a global management consulting firm known for helping clients solve their most complex challenges related to customer experience, performance improvement, technology and digital, an...
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Sionic
The profile of Sionic is inactive....
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Nextcontinent
Our “citizens” are independent  key players in their respective markets, sharing a unique entrepreneurial vision. Trust is the key word they share with their clients through this worldwide citizenshi...
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Analysys Mason
Global leaders in TMT management consulting Analysys Mason is the world's leading management consultancy focused on telecoms, media and technology (TMT). We give clarity and confidence in answering o...
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DuPont Sustainable Solutions
With over 700 professionals in 40 countries, we are a proven, trusted advisor in world-class operations consulting services. We’re committed to helping our clients to protect their employees and asse...
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umlaut
umlaut is a global, full-service, cross-industry, end-to-end company that offers advisory and fulfillment services to clients all over the world. We utilise our interdisciplinary capabilities to add ...
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