Junior Management Consultant

Location: London
Salary: circa. £40k per annum starting salary, with the potential to increase in line with fee-earning role.

Role Summary

Some of the most inspirational, innovative and imaginative  military leaders of recent years have made their mark as management consultants. Could you be the next to forge your career in this exciting, fast-paced, small team? This role is ideal for someone looking to gain commercial business experience who is highly-motivated,  ambitious and with the necessary drive.

You will be given extensive training as part of our client’s development programme, starting by supporting the company’s operations and project work. As you gain knowledge and experience, you will transition into a fee-earning role as a consultant. For the right person, the role has significant growth potential in a client facing, consultancy and/ or business development capacity.

The Company

Our client is a boutique consultancy specialising in strategy execution. This fast-growing business combines deep commercial expertise with military ‘dna’. Their clients include some of the world’s biggest pharmaceutical companies but their offering is proving effective in a wide range of large and growing organisations. Their small core team and skilled associates are a winning combination whether they are reinforcing teams under pressure or building their capability to reach the next level of achievement.

Key Responsibilities

Client Delivery

    • Project management of client assignments either alone or as part of a delivery team.

    • Projects may include business change, restructure, innovation development or capability building assignments.

    • Operating as chief of staff / project lead on key client assignments in the Cyber Sector.

    • Undertaking special assignments to help grow the business

Business Development

    • Targeting, researching and establishing contact with prospective clients in the clients focus sectors.

    • Relationship development through 1:1 meetings, small group meetings and credentials briefings, events and ongoing engagement.

    • Generating bespoke proposals and getting them over the line.

Product / Service Development

    • Working alone or as part of a team to develop wholly new products and services for clients or on the continuous improvement of existing products.

Key skills

  • Project Management skills, demonstrating the ability to manage complex, fast paced projects

  • Interpersonal and relationship management skills, including management of multiple stakeholders

  • Analytical skills

  • Willingness to learn quickly and the ability to adapt to multiple and concurrent activities.

  • High levels of drive, sound administrative skills and rigorous self-discipline.

  • Proven ability to organise, plan, brief and lead teams (internal or external) to achieve a mission.

  • Strong emotional intelligence and relationship building skills.

  • A good communicator with the ability to take and analyse a brief and also to back-brief internally and externally.

  • Self-confidence, determination and tenacity to see the job done in a competitive environment.

  • Imagination and initiative – a self-starter.

Benefits

Holiday – 25 days plus statutory holidays

Bonus – Eligible for bonus (performance dependent)