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Preferred Candidate

Years of Experience:
3 - 5 yrs
Age Group:
28 - 37 yrs
Arab Nationals
IT Knowledge:
Operating System-Windows
Arabic: Fluent
English: Fluent

Ref.No: 4502 Date of Posting: 28-Jan-2019
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Confidential Company
Job Description
A leading Consultancy Business Company is looking for Senior Consultant as per the following details:

1. Purpose of Position
The Senior Consultant is expected to develop and understand the methodologies learnt as consultants. A Senior Consultant would have honed knowledge in the industries worked in, not so much as an expert but as a knowledgeable person about the Strategy Execution challenges in the intersection of Company’s capabilities with typical client needs in that sector.
2. Primary responsibilities:
The Senior Consultant is responsible for leading the implementation of a discrete work stream as part of a broader project. The primary responsibilities of the Senior Consultant are to:
Work with senior team members to develop hypotheses and work plans that address project objectives
Manage the data collection and analysis
Develop insights from the analytical process and integrate findings into the broader project work
Build the relationship between Company and the client’s project team
Interact independently with client leadership
Identify follow-on opportunities and articulate proposed approach
Proactively seek out opportunities to be involved in winning new clients
Co-facilitate client workshops
Coach and mentor junior team members both overall and on projects
Manage and coordinate internal projects
3. Reporting requirements
The role reports to the Senior Manager or above. Reporting requirements include:
Attend all weekly meetings and other meetings as required
Participate in regular project status updates with the project manager on client engagements
Regular updates with line manager
Timely submission of assigned reports
Monthly updates on the status of Key Result Areas, as well as any other important areas of concern
4. Relationships
Key relationships will be with manager, clients as well as the wider Consulting team
This role will likely have at least one direct report which will require close management in line with the performance excellence model
When working on a particular client project, there will be a designated client relationship manager who the senior consultant will be required to liaise closely with throughout the duration of the project
5. Authority levels
The role carries a degree of autonomy with appropriate consultation. The role is required to:
Analyse and make sound recommendations to the line manager
Approve most client deliverables under the guidance of the senior manager
Contribute to process improvement through innovative and cost-effective proposals/ideas/suggestions
6. Minimum experience required
3 - 5 years of relevant business experience, preferably in strategy consulting or equivalent multi-client consulting environment
Balanced skills in general problem solving, concept development, project management, and facilitation
Experience with performance management methodologies, particularly the Kaplan/Norton framework is desirable
7. Key competencies and professional expertise required
Outstanding facilitation skills, memorable in-person presentation abilities
Results driven, persistent, and persuasive
Self-starter/pro-active, strong entrepreneurial spirit
Willingness to travel up to 4 days out of 5
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
Proficiency in written and spoken English and Arabic
8. Core competencies
The ability to support and promote changes within the organisation, support others in new ways of working, identify opportunities to apply learning and flexible to changing priorities
The ability to challenge the status quo, think creatively, strong analytical skills, comfort working with unstructured and ambiguous approaches to problem solving
Intuitive ability to incorporate disparate ideas into simple but effective concepts
The ability to develop trusted and effective partnering relationships with clients, advise and influence across all levels of the organisation, consultative, collaborative, work effectively with diverse wok styles and personalities and support others in understanding the value of diversity and inclusion
The ability to take ownership of learning and striving to develop own knowledge and capabilities to support the organisation's success
Highly organised with effective time management, attention to detail and ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and prioritise work based on business needs
The ability to see how the individual role fits with Company’s organisational objectives; see the bigger picture; commercial, political and business acumen and the ability to recognise business drivers
Degree Specifications
Graduate - BA in Finance
Masters Degree - MA in Business Administration
Graduate - BA in Economics
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