Job Description : Summary
Provides business consulting services to clients in the discipline of management and operations strategy; provides guidance on functional areas of business and understands how components fit together and interact (IT and business, strategy and operations);
maintains currency in industry and practice trends; provides perspective to clients when recommending solutions to business problems.
Essential Job Functions
Grasps key client issues based on fact-gathering activities and develops appropriate analyses and hypotheses (Business).
Analyzes business application packages and vendors; analyzes and / or defines business process models and designs high-
level structures of solutions (Business).
Communicates company vision, organizational structure abilities and services in context of client situations (Business).
Understands and applies approaches and techniques related to business area architecture (BAA), information technology strategy (ITS) and enterprise transformation planning (ETP) (Methodology).
Leads a team of 5-8 resources (company, client and third-party resources), in area of expertise, to conclusion of a project phase (Management).
Maintains current knowledge and understanding of technical industry trends, best practices and market experience with information technology-
enabled business capabilities (Technical).
Interacts with confidence and ease when interacting with middle- and senior-level managers (client and company); uses complex strategies like indirect influence to build consensus and support (Relationship Management).
Assists sales staff in qualifying leads and generating proposals (Leverage).
Provides leadership and work guidance to less experienced personnel (Leadership).
Communicates in formal presentation settings including proposal orals, client workshops and regional internal events; develops proposal sections, methodology work products and formal written deliverables covering area(s) of expertise (Communication).
Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
Bachelor's degree in a related field preferred
Master's degree in business administration or related field preferred
Six or more years of consulting experience with management and / or operations strategy
One to four years of additional relevant experience in one or more business or industry specialty areas
Experience working with company, client , and / or equivalent vendor-mandated methodology
Experience working with business principles, practices and economics
Experience working with common best practices, innovations, trends and challenges in the industry
Skilled at fact and information gathering, complex analyses and summarization
Good communication skills
Ability to manage competing priorities in a complex environment
Ability to devise creative business solutions
Ability to convey a strong presence, professional image, and deal confidently with complex business problems
Willingness to travel
May require evening or weekend work