Business Change Consultant

LA International
Cheltenham, UK
11 Jun 2019
18 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
The ideal candidate will assist our clients in changing their businesses in response to internal and external influences and opportunities is a core capability with our Business Consulting Practice. The focus of the Consultant role is to help our clients through the full business change life-cycle using the most effective and efficient methods available. Often, our consultants are involved early in the lifecycle helping to shape the client's objectives before starting to develop the overall change strategy and plan.

You will be given significant responsibility for client-facing work from day one. All our Consultants are expected to have regular interactions with clients and to support senior colleagues in delivering specific project outputs. Consultants are also expected to make a contribution to business development. This may include being part of a bid team as well as developing new business propositions for existing clients or researching potential new markets. More specifically, we will ask you to contribute to four dimensions of our business:

Client interaction
* Support Consultants in their day-to-day interactions with clients
* Engage with our clients and/or representatives to provide day-to-day advice as required
* Work within a multi-disciplinary team, either on client site or in the office

Technical delivery
* Facilitate workshops to develop inputs to your analysis and to share emerging ideas or final conclusions
* Manage the delivery of specified project outputs
* Support the analysis of quantitative and qualitative data in order to draw conclusions and develop recommendations to our clients
* Support the preparation of reports and presentations to clients and other senior stakeholders

Team/ service line development
* Support the development of business change tools, techniques and methodologies that can be shared to build the skills of colleagues within the Business Consulting service
Business development
* Support and contribute to the sale of change management consulting service - including bid development and supporting sales presentations to clients
* Support the development and delivery of marketing campaigns for change consulting services
We ask that you demonstrate the capability and experience of business change delivery across the 4 dimensions:
Client interaction
* You build good and lasting relationships with clients at all levels in a business environment
* You are able to gain client trust and identify opportunities for adding further value to the client relationship
* You maintain a flexible attitude to working in a multi-disciplinary environment

You will have a degree or equivalent qualification.
You have or equivalent experience of an APMG Management Practitioner, and/or MSP accreditation
You have developed and have experience of applying a variety of change capabilities/techniques to suit different change situations.
You have experience supporting or contributing to the sale of management consulting work - including bid development and presentation delivery
You are an excellent team player with the ability to communicate and engage at all levels with a variety of stakeholders

You will be required to be flexible in terms of work location and travel. If deployed at client site you should be geographically mobile and be prepared to work on-site anywhere in the UK.

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview.

Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum 18 weeks.

LA International Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds.

Award Winning LA International Computer Consultants Ltd (Recruiter Awards for Excellence - Best IT, Best Public Sector & Gold Awards) and the most prestigious award that any business can receive The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2015.

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