Business Transformation Consultant- 07/2021
Durham, United Kingdom
3d ago

Location : Durham, UK

Contract : Permanent / Full Time

Salary : up to £60k pa + Benefits

Job reference : 07 / 2021

About Waterstons

We're on a mission to help our customers build a better business. We have offices in the UK and Australia as well as a team of people who work across the globe to provide unique business solutions, service and support that directly adds value to our client's business.

About the Business Transformation Consultant role

As a Business Transformation Consultant an integral part of a small, ambitious team that are looking to grow sustainably but quickly.

If you're passionate about creatively solving business problems, have a desire to build something sustainable and exciting, want to work with diverse groups of people and skillsets, then we would love to hear from you.

The Business Consulting team works across a wide variety of business sectors and we are currently working with several housing associations and universities, a waste and recycling business and some third sector organisations, amongst others.

This role will focus on generating opportunities, building client relationships and delivering work across our consulting practice.

Responsibilities for the Business Transformation Consultant

The role will involve but not be limited to the following which should also be demonstrated in your experience and resume-

  • Apply both business and technology know-how to solving client problems relating to strategy, culture, change management, digital technology, systems, building business cases, innovation.
  • Finding opportunities to build relationships with new clients and generate business for both the business consulting team and other areas of the business.
  • This will be a major part of your role.

  • Writing proposals, tenders and leading high-value bids.
  • Leading projects with contributions from both the Business Consulting team and technology specialists from across the business.
  • You'll be happy to impart in your knowledge; increasing awareness of and generating interest in Waterstons.
  • We are a small but growing team who work closely together and you'll be comfortable mentoring and guiding more junior staff.
  • You'll be passionate about your specialism which could be a sector or industry or an area of business consulting practice.
  • You'll be looking forward to a time when you can meet people face-to-face and enjoy the thrill of the winning a new client or landing a big project.
  • You will have worked it in a place where you've applied technology to solve problems but you'll understand that far more than technology is needed to make a solution stick.
  • You don't need to be a technologist to do this role well but an appreciation of technology and the ability to interact with IT directors and managers will help you integrate with the wider business.

    Essential criteria for the Business Transformation Consultant

  • A background in winning projects / work through bids & tender process and have written numerous business proposals
  • Internal / external delivery experience in digital, business transformation, change management or strategy
  • Required Skills and Experience for the Business Transformation Consultant

  • You might not already be a Consultant but you'll be able to demonstrate how you can use your experience to date to transfer into a consulting role
  • Wide experience of delivering transformation within organisations
  • You'll be happy to talk confidently with people but also and more importantly listen, challenge and build rapport
  • You won't be afraid of the limelight and will be happy to present webinars and face-to-face events on a range of business consulting topics
  • You'll get enjoyment from learning new things and be comfortable not always being the smartest person in the room. You'll seek to keep your knowledge up-to-date with the latest business thinking and sector trends
  • You'll be outgoing and enjoy creating solutions to problems. And enjoy working closely with others and happy to lead
  • You'll have experience and expertise in a particular sector, a strong network and be able to bring this knowledge to discussions with clients and prospects about the sector.
  • The sectors we are particularly interested in currently are housing associations, architecture, councils and public sector, manufacturing, construction and heavy engineering, chemical processing.

    If you have deep experience of a different sector this wouldn't rule you out if you can demonstrate that is just as relevant in using technology to solve business problems.

  • As an Business Transformation Consultant you will build relationships with prospective and active clients across the business and act as their trusted advisor;
  • helping them to secure their business through the pragmatic use of technology and protect them from incoming threats.

    If you enjoy a varied environment, sharing your knowledge and experience to support, coach and mentor your colleagues, then we want to hear from you.

    Your progression is important to us and your career path is up to you. We commit to invest in our people and reward you for your commitment and effort.

    This role is based in Durham to facilitate collaboration with the Team once Covid 19 allows us to return to the workplace.

    We can be flexible on location in the UK. Currently we're utilising technology to work remotely and continue our great work.

    Waterstons are proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer, committed to drive forward diversity and inclusion & determined to speak up against discrimination.

    Waterstons will make any reason adjustments if you have a disability or special needs.

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