OC&C Strategy Consultants has the UK’s leading B2B Services practice, working with clients in areas including Construction and Infrastructure, Support Services, Outsourcing and Automotive Services.
These industries are characterised by challenging strategy problems which require original thought, and we require people of the highest intellectual calibre who thrive on novel thinking.
It is less important that you have deep expertise in the sectors we can rapidly help you build that.
This role primarily involves managing the OC&C project team of 3-6 consultants. Although you will be involved in business development, your primary contribution here will be in assisting the Partners or in generating demand for repeat business through delivery excellence.
Direct, manage the analysis, design, proposal, implementation and ongoing delivery of consulting projects, ensuring customer satisfaction and customer results
Assist in client pitches and help with developing client relationships
Rapidly gain acceptance within the company and clients as a very strong, professional manager who can provide clear thought leadership
Translate strategy and business needs into deliverable designs
Help to position OC&C as leaders in strategy consultancy
Strong academics : Excellent first degree, preferably with an MBA from a leading school
Substantial experience gained partly or entirely in an external strategy consultancy environment
Experience gained within the Services industries where we specialise
Outstanding track record of achieving and exceeding objectives
Experience of managing work streams and small teams is necessary
Excellent leadership qualities
A proven track record of developing successful relationships at senior executive to Board level
Personal Specification :
Analytical clear thinker who can recognise critical issues and dedicate attention accordingly, a highly numerate individual, who is hypothesis and issue driven
A true appreciation for rigour
Very strong communication skills required for internal and external communication
Straightforward, focused attitude
A pragmatic, enthusiastic and structured do-er, with an ability to create and maintain pace whiles ensuring that energies are well focussed and channelled
High business ethics : honesty, respect for the individual and culturally unbiased
Credible at Board level with the ability to relate well to clients and colleagues