Principal Consultant – Performance & Operational Excellence
Leeds, United Kingdom Countrywide,United Kingdom
11h ago

Your Impact :

Performance & Operational Excellence is a diverse and capable group of management orientated consultants from a range of professional backgrounds.

We have a focus on adopting best practice ways of working and driving continuous improvement wherever we work. We often support other lines of business, typically as part of larger project teams.

Our work direct to clients continues to grow and we often work alongside our Strategic Consulting colleagues and external partners as blended, agile teams.

The breadth of opportunities suits those who have the curiosity to experience new environments and capability to quickly adapt.

The deliberate agile construct of Strategic Consulting gives you the opportunity to exercise your wider capabilities and areas of interest.

Our wider consultancy capabilities include asset management advisory, transactions and commercial advisory, business case & economics, transformation management, organisational design and data analytics.

You will enjoy success in delivery with a proactive approach to identifying opportunities for improvement. An interest in best practice ways of working and the ability to impress these on others is critical.

You must be comfortable working in diverse and potentially challenging team environments where you will often be expected to facilitate collaboration and pursuit of performance improvement.

We support from technical delivery through to senior management suites and you will need to be comfortable engaging with a range of stakeholders.

We drive a digital by default approach; technical capability in data management and analytics is beneficial.

We are a growing, connected and fun team who welcome new members from all corners of the Jacobs community. Our focus is finding those who truly Challenge Today and drive us to Reinvent Tomorrow.

Here's What You'll Need :

  • A strategic, yet delivery-oriented, thinker
  • Demonstratable ability to facilitate reliable delivery, process improvement and high performing teams
  • Experience in Agile and Scrum philosophy, methodologies and ways of working
  • Exposure to new product or solutions development incubators and / or accelerators
  • Digital mindset and acumen and exposure to digital analytics tools such as PowerBI
  • Experience in operating in a programme and / or project environment with multiple stakeholders and of operating in cross-business teams
  • Experience in stakeholder engagement with strong presentation and communication skills
  • Analytical thinking ability and problem-solving skills
  • A mindset to constructively challenge the accepted norms and always seek a better way
  • Client and end-customer focus
  • Motivated and enthusiastic with a personal drive for high quality work, continuous improvement and the direct application of lessons learnt
  • Ideally, here’s what you’ll also have :

  • Previous exposure to consultancy environment
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