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Business Consultant

Ref: 921551

  • €60,000 - €80,000
  • 14 Jun 2019
  • Dublin (South)
  • Perm



THE COMPANY

My client is one of the fastest growing professional services firms of the last 6 years, with operations globally in 7 countries. Their clients are the world’s largest investment banks, asset managers, retail banks and well as technology companies, insurance companies and leading industry utilities. The company is now seeking a Business Consultant to join their team and to ultimately grow the business strategy of a small, rapidly expanding consulting firm. This is a great opportunity for an engaging individual who excels in developing outstanding client relationships and possesses a consultative approach to drive mutually beneficial growth and where appropriate, leverage current and new relationships with clients. You will be working alongside the head of the business locally and the role will provide you with significant autonomy whilst hav-ing an opportunity to make the role your own.
Key responsibilities will include:
• Develop and grow a new Consulting Services division • Work directly with clients on key strategic initiatives to improve operational performance and drive down costs • Identify opportunities to help organisations create sustainable value through devising, evolving, planning and delivering effective strategy • Build and maintain strong relationships with existing clients and key stakeholders • Liaise with Clients in person, via telephone and email to manage day to day running of accounts • Work closely with the existing company teams working on-site with our clients to ensure smooth and effective service delivery • Develop understanding of a client’s needs and make recommendations to improve processes as trusted advisor • Use the below sources to generate pipeline of work: o Utilize deployed resources to find further business opportunity o Host and attend Client events to expand network o Proactively enhance knowledge on upcoming industry challenges and market the company’s consulting solu-tion • Monitor and maintain Margin through management of Revenue and Cost • Assist in managing client relationships post-sale and on-boarding them into SalesForce • Manage and own monthly business updates to ExCo level • Identify opportunities to cross-sell additional services to our existing clients
REQUIREMENTS
Qualifications
• Minimum Bachelor’s degree – 2:1 and above
Experience/Skills
• 5+ years’ experience including consulting experience form a leading professional services, advisory or internal consulting environment • We are seeking somebody who prides themselves on delivering for clients. An inquisitive problem solver who is naturally organised and detail orientated, you will have the ability to become a product expert and the go-to person for our clients. • Previous experience in a business development / client engagement role within the Consulting Industry. • Excellent understanding of leading business practices • Project / programme management experience • Strong business analysis and problem solving skills • Strong knowledge and proven experience of leading teams within the Financial Services/FinTech/FinReg industries, spe-cifically in one or more of the following areas: o Transformation o Change o Technology o Process improvement o Organisational change • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and intermediate Excel skills are pre-requisites. You will also need to be comfortable meeting clients face-to-face, reviewing performance in client facing situations, and hosting and present-ing at networking events when needed. If you’re interested in this or other financial services jobs, please contact John Howe on 01 662 1000 or email j.howe@brightwater.ie