MBA Graduate - Business Consultant

Project status
Project posted
18th November 2014
Project duration (approx.)
32.0 Days
Budget (approx.)
£1875 / day
Industry
Government , Management Consulting , Public Sector
Area of expertise
Analyst / Research , Programme / Project Management , Strategy
Required market experience
United Kingdom (Essential)
Consultant location
On-site
Location
United Kingdom

Background & Objectives

Company Profile:We are a market leading boutique
management/strategy consultancy focused on the public sector, providing
revenue-growth and savings focused advice to local government and central
government entities.The Outlook:

The UK public sector is facing an
immense challenge as demand for services continues to surge alongside the
government’s schedule of funding curtailment. 

 

Details of position:The consultant is capable of analysing
large data sets and enjoy discovering trends which can be used to shape
services that impact vital public services (health, social care etc.) and our
clients’ budgets.

Your responsibilities will depend
to some degree on your work experience, but likely include:

Execution of project work streams

Drive work streams from planning &
structuring to delivery and presentation.Structuring/defining the problem, hypothesis
building, data analysis

Collaborate with junior/senior consultants on
distinct work streams / projects

Client Relationship Management

Communicate effectively to senior clients with
high credibility. (Our engagement often include discussions, negotiations and
presentations to client c-suite, directors and service heads)

Contribute significantly during client and case
team meetings.

Get involved in client development activities
across different geographies

 

Skills and Experience:

We are looking for high-calibre
individuals, who are keen to join a dynamic management consulting firm focused
on the public sector. Preferably you will have 2-10 years of professional
experience at a management consultancy, big four or blue chip firm. Experience
of the public sector is beneficial but not essential to the role.

You are able to apply your
conceptual and analytical strengths with excellent communication skills to
solve difficult problems for our clients. A strong desire to play a significant
part in further developing consultancy business with strong growth potential is
illustrated by your entrepreneurial nature and a genuine passion for the public
sector and management consulting firm.

 

Skill Checklist:

Presentation Skills: We recognise
the power of imaging and often use graphics/pictures to convey messages to
clients. Internal and external presentations are a part of the daily life and
you will be comfortable putting together top quality slides using MS PowerPoint.
Most consultants often use other imaging software such as MS Visio and Adobe
suite to achieve their “killer slides”.Due to nature of the business you
will work with our clients’ datasets and pride yourself on being able to
capture trends and build/test hypotheses using MS Excel or statistical
packages.Data AnalysisReport: Every project is concluded with a
detailed report that will need refined language, you will capture notes for
each meeting, write business cases and business proposals on daily basis using
MS Excel and Adobe Acrobat.

Teamwork & Leadership: Due to the nature of
our business you’ll be working in a team most of the time where you will either
lead the team or will take lead of a specific deliverable. You will be
comfortable sharing ownership of an end product and collaborate with your
colleagues to achieve excellence.Full-Time position based in London on-site.

Key deliverables

Consultant requirements

Requirement: Do you have management consultanting experience?
Desired response: Yes

Requirement: Are you a recent MBA graduate?
Desired response: Yes

Requirement: Do you have experience in the public sector?
Desired response: Yes

Requirement: Do you have the right to work in the UK without sponsorship?
Desired response: Yes

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