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Strategy and Business Design - Senior Consultant

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Change and Transformation

  • Job type:


  • Job functions:


  • Salary:

    £53000 - £70000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lauren Turley

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    LFA 88453_1675781005

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Our client enables organisations to achieve genuine benefits from their business change programmes, advising on complex business problems and taking a hands-on role to ensuring that solutions are delivered to realise the expected benefits of investments.

They have real-world expertise in developing and delivering strategy and its aligned portfolio of innovative projects across public and private sectors, which means they know how to implement business strategy and business initiatives in practice, not just on paper.

Their Strategy and Business Design team focuses on finding solutions that help their clients to transform their operations and realise their strategic objectives, making the business case for change, delivering significant improvements in performance, and reducing costs.

The Role:

My client is looking for experienced professionals to join their team with expertise in one or more of their core capabilities: Strategy and Benefits Identification, Operating Model and Operational Improvement.

These core capabilities are outlined below:

Strategy and Benefits Identification

They help clients realise their strategic ambitions by partnering with them to shape their vision for the future, define their strategy and benefits, and plan the implementation.

You'll bring expertise in one or more of the following:

  • Strategic mindset and structured approach to problem solving, driven by intellectual curiosity.
  • Analysing complex problems, designing innovative solutions and communicating them effectively to executive-level audiences.
  • You have a breadth of consultancy experience, working collaboratively with senior executive stakeholders in strategy.
  • Effective mutually beneficial relationships with clients at all levels in a business environment.
  • You can be a thought partner, bringing an independent point of view and collaborating with a team.
  • Supportive team player and can communicate and collaborate effectively with a wide range of people.

Operating Model

They work with senior clients across their core markets to shape, design and deliver innovative operating models, helping them successfully execute their strategy.

You'll bring expertise in one or more of the following:

  • Analysing how organisations work and what their customers need.
  • Designing operating models for a wide variety of different organisations.
  • Planning and executing new operating model implementation as part of a wide transformation.

Operational Improvement

They work closely with key decision makers and budget holders to improve operations, increasing efficiency, quality, and customer experience, by optimising clients' resources, processes, and assets.

You'll bring expertise in one or more of the following:

  • Appraising and re-structuring major programmes.
  • Mapping operational processes, collecting and processing operational data.
  • Analysing complex data and modelling business and operational processes.
  • Designing and undertaking testing and trials of technology, systems and processes.
  • Organisational, operational, or service re-design.
  • Leading lean and lean six-sigma project and programmes.

Key accountabilities within this role:

  • Delivering consulting and advisory services to stakeholders across all levels to achieve excellent results for clients; primarily focused on strategy development, operating model design and operational improvement, but with a firm awareness of the full breadth of business consulting skills.
  • Building effective mutually beneficial relationships with clients, understanding their needs and translating them into consulting opportunities.
  • Leading multi-disciplinary project teams based across the UK.
  • Contributing to the development of thought leadership, consulting propositions for our clients and promotional marketing materials.
  • Working with bid teams to shape tender responses and produce high quality bid content.
  • Continually developing own knowledge and understanding of consulting skills and client markets and supporting the development of others.