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Strategic Projects Consultant

Ref: 76027

  • 45,000-65,000
  • 05 Nov 2021
  • Dublin (Central)
  • Permanent

The Role

We are currently seeking to hire a full-time permanent Consultant to join our clients’ Strategy Practice. The Consultant will play a central role in delivering exceptional service to their clients. They will support Senior Consultants in the management, delivery and facilitation of projects and proactively build subject matter and technical expertise for our clients.

If you are a dedicated and intellectually curious Consultant interested in making a positive impact, we would love to hear from you.

The Strategy Consultant’s responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

· Conducting qualitative and quantitative research and analysis, including landscape mapping, market research and stakeholder consultations

· Providing inputs to methodological approaches

· Designing and delivering data collection approaches

· Designing and developing client-ready reports or presentations, both written and oral

· Manage one or multiple work streams and produce quality deliverable against tight deadlines

· Supporting senior consultants as a facilitator in workshops, focus groups and meetings

· Supporting project management, client relationship management and proposal development

· Contributing to the development of internal processes and practices and keeping up to date with key developments within the sector

Experience required:

We are looking for our new team member to bring experience in:

· Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience in management or strategy consulting, social innovation or a similar type of private sector experience; ideally with some experience of working in an international organisation

· Advanced degree in political science, public policy, international relations, economics, statistics or related field (desirable)

· Strategy advisory, including strategy development, stakeholder and landscape research and analysis, and organisational development

· Qualitative and quantitative research methods, including desk research, focus groups, interviews, and surveys

· Analysis and drawing insights from data to build impactful, strategic recommendations

· Drafting of high-quality presentations and reports with strong oral communication skills

· Facilitation of workshops and meetings and delivering presentations to clients

· Project management: tools and processes (desirable)

· Statistical software and tools (an advantage)

Key Attributes/skills:

Ideally, you will be a strong and enthusiastic team player with an entrepreneurial spirit, comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, excellent attention to detail and strong project and time management skills. Other desired attributes include:

· Strong analytical, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills

· Strong attention to detail, well-organised and ability to deliver on time

· Ability to analyse and make sense of data, turn insights into conclusions and create impactful strategic recommendations

· A high degree of emotional intelligence, ability to interact with diverse teams and clients

· Intellectual curiosity and rigour

· Excellent communication skills with the ability to present information in an insightful and structured manner, both written and oral

· High level of agility, eager to develop new skills and areas of expertise

· Ability or willingness to contribute to business development through support bids for new business

· Highly proficient user of MS Office with a strong emphasis on PowerPoint and Excel

· Familiarity with project management approaches, tools and phases of the project lifecycle

· International approach and ability to work with a virtual team

· Interest in Global Affairs and the International Development Sector

· Flexibility to travel to client sites

Contact

For a confidential and discreet conversation to understand more about this Technology job, please contact John Howe on +353 1 592 7868 or email