Management Consultant (Technology & Strategy) at The Crown Consulting Group, London, £400-£600 per day

£400 - £600 per day
  • Contract Spy
  • London, UK
  • Nov 18, 2020
Duration not stated

Contract Description

About Us

  • The Crown Consulting Group delivers high quality management consultancy through a network model meaning all our consultants and experts are independent. This gives our clients and consultants more freedom and flexibility around their working arrangements;
  • Our model allows us to offer the same very high-quality consultancy and unique interesting projects at more rewarding rates for both our clients and consultants;
  • Additionally, our model frees our consultants from the expectation of business management/ development. We have inhouse experts who manage this meaning our consultants and experts are free to focus on delivering excellence to our clients;
  • Founded in 2015, we have focused on delivering a customer centric style of consultancy. We focus on delivering exceptional results to our clients and pride ourselves on a positive reputation;
  • We currently have a network of 100+ independent and highly-skilled consultants and experts. Many of our consultants have studied and worked at some of the worlds most renowned establishments and organisations;
  • Our future aspirations are to continue delivering exceptional levels of customer centric management consultancy through our independent network. We are looking to continue growing and moving into new markets. However, our main objective is to build on our reputation and be renowned in our field for delivering exceptional levels of consultancy.

What we do

  • We work with our clients to help them solve a wide range of business and technology-based issues. We will always start by listening carefully and asking the right questions to really understand the issues before making any recommendations;
  • Our independent network of consultants allows us the freedom to really tailor our teams/ experts to the client's needs and wishes. We are able to craft teams with the right expertise to the right size in accordance with the clients objectives;
  • We work completely openly and in full collaboration throughout the process ensuring our clients are fully immersed and familiar with the process, this supports us in delivering efficient knowledge transfer to help on-going support;
  • Working with us as an independent consultant grants you the freedoms and flexibility not usually associated with a management consultancy but ensures you retain the support and positive ethos of team working;
  • In all out work our fundamental objective is to deliver value to our clients. We look for highly-motivated passionate individuals who we feel can help us deliver our vision.

The Role

We are looking for experienced management consultants who are looking to move away from the traditional model and have the freedoms and flexibilities to work as independent entities. You will be independent but will not be working alone, you will likely be in a team of 3-6 like-minded experts all focusing on delivering a common goal. You will have the support of the team and the whole wider organisation. You will have the freedom to choose the projects you work on and the flexibility to make work fit around your life, commitments and preferences.

We strive to deliver continuous exceptional levels of quality to our clients and understand that to achieve that goal you need to be working at your best. As such, we put a great emphasis on understanding our consultants, what they want to achieve and how they want to go about it. We are well placed to support you in that journey and commit to helping you achieve your goals where possible.

As a consultant you will;

  • Work in a client-facing team with other professionals;
  • You will help our clients to understand, define and illustrate their issues in a clear concise way;
  • You will be expected hypothesise solutions based on your findings then identify the necessary follow-up steps;
  • You will help put a series of recommendations together which address the clients needs inline with their goals and aspirations based on the synthesis;
  • You will help the client devise ways of delivering their visions which they are comfortable and confident in executing;
  • You will work side-by-side on site with our clients to analyse problems and define solutions;
  • You will be expected to take ownership of problems and work towards a positive outcome;
  • You may be involved with more than one simultaneous work-stream so the ability to self-manage your time if fundamental;
  • You may be expected to take the lead in prioritising work and illustrating breakdown structures which convert to plans/ roadmaps;
  • You will be expected to communicate effectively across an organisation so will be confident communicating with users right through to the executive suite;

Skills and Experience

You will have a successful career in a top-tier management consulting organisation. You will have worked in an advisory position before at a consultant or associate level or have been in a senior position within a smaller firm. Additionally, you will have spent considerable time client facing across a range of industries and ideally have experience within the UK public sector and/or financial markets. You will have helped deliver a number of initiatives varying in complexity and size. You will have a very strong business and/or technology focused background of engagements. As a result, we are looking for the following specific skills and attributes;

  • You will be client focused with a passion for delivering excellence;
  • You will have a minimum of 5 years' experience working in a world renowned consultancy firm;
  • You will be experienced in taking a holistic view in order to show all elements have been considered;
  • We manage the business development and client relationship process internally. However, you will be expected to be familiar with this to show an understanding and appreciation;
  • You will be confident communicating at all levels within an organisation and be comfortable working with users right through to the executive suite;
  • You will have excellent problem-solving skills and be able to segment a complex problem into manageable sections;
  • You will be helping the client identify the underlying fundamental issues and be able to identify sources and evidence to illustrate the impact;
  • You will be experienced at constructing recommendations which address the core problems and presenting these to client stakeholders to attain support and buy-in;
  • You will have experience of constructing and managing consulting engagements and you must be comfortable in your abilities to self-manage changing priorities in a fast-paced delivery driven environment;
  • You will have very strong negotiation and communication skills both written and verbal;
  • You will be personable, approachable and be able to maintain a sense of humour and perspective even when working under pressure;

Additional Qualities

Having a wide range of experienced passionate experts has been key in enabling us to achieve our vision of delivering exceptional client centric consultancy. Our approach and model engages both clients and consultants in a way that is yet unfamiliar within the industry. To be successful within The Crown Consulting Group you will ideally have the following attributes;

  • You will be capable of inspiring confidence, leading by example and setting a precedent for excellence;
  • You will be highly-motivated by building lasting relationships with both clients and colleagues;
  • You will be energised by helping to solve complex business problems;
  • You must be a confident team player and be open to new ideas and ways of working;
  • A good level of education, ideally degree level or above. However, we are far more about personality and real-world experience than academics;
  • You will have a calm pragmatic approach to work and be able to immediately inspire confidence and re-assure clients and colleagues where necessary;
  • You must pride yourself on delivery exceptionally high standards in every aspect of what you do;
  • You will understand and be excited about the model we operate and the approach we take with our clients. You must be passionate about working with us and want to help shape the future of The Crown Consulting Group.

We are open and excited to meet anyone with the qualities and attributes outlined above, we are constantly looking for people to help build or network of high-skilled professional independent experts.

However, currently we are particularly keen to talk to individuals with solid demonstrable experience within the UK public sector (Central Government, Local Authority, Education & Social Housing).

To support your application, please ensure a recent up-to-date CV and Cover Letter is attached

Job Type: Contract

Salary: £450.00 /day

Contract length: 6 months

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: £400.00- £600.00 per day

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Experience:

  • Established Consultancy Firm: 5 years (Required)
  • UK Public Sector: 5 years (Required)

Licence:

  • Security Clearance (Preferred)

Work remotely:

  • Yes, temporarily due to COVID-19