Job title: Management Consultant - Senior Manager
Posting date: 30th August 2019
Closing date: 27th September 2019
THIS ADVERT HAS BEEN PLACED BY MAGRATH SHELDRICK LLP ON BEHALF OF EFFICIO LIMITED. EMPLOYMENT WILL BE WITH EFFICIO LIMITED.
Started in 2000, Efficio is a specialist management consultancy, focused on procurement and supply chain improvement programmes. There are currently c.450 employees globally, with exciting plans to grow rapidly in the next 18 months. We are a truly international organisation with over 30 different languages spoken. The firm places a high value on its employees and offers great training and development opportunities, to help with career progression. Our consultants return to their home office each Friday from their client engagement to spend time with their colleagues and attend training courses
Given the growth that Efficio is going through, we are looking for Senior Manager level procurement and supply chain management consultants to support our increasing presence in the UK. Based out of our new office in Piccadilly Circus, London, these experienced consultants will spend up to 4 days on client site across the UK and Europe.
Efficio's Senior Managers lead our engagements with clients. They have overall responsibility for ensuring that the objectives of the engagement are achieved and client expectations are met.
These Senior Managers set the strategic direction for the engagement and work with Consultants and other team members to ensure each project workstream is strategically aligned. While they must maintain a ‘big picture’ view, they must also have a good understanding of the detail within each individual workstream.
This candidate will have both an external and an internal focus. Externally, they must build deep relationships with senior client stakeholders to ensure they are fully engaged with the project and the proposed solutions. They are also responsible for identifying additional business development opportunities, both within the engagement and beyond.
Internally, our Senior Managers are responsible for leading, challenging and motivating their team to continually deliver the best possible outcomes for clients. They act as a sounding board for team members, challenging ideas and guiding the development of strategic solutions. They are responsible for building a positive, collaborative and high-performing culture within their project teams. They also have a key role in developing more junior team members in particular, providing coaching and mentoring to help develop their consulting skills and capabilities.
Efficio Senior Managers enjoy a great deal of autonomy and responsibility for the success of client engagements. It’s a demanding role where the ability to work effectively under pressure, and the willingness to take responsibility and challenge yourself is paramount. Highly developed interpersonal, leadership, strategic and analytical skills are also essential.
This role is challenging - but it’s also highly rewarding. Efficio offers a highly collaborative, merit-based environment where performance is recognised and rewarded. Above all, the role offers the enormous satisfaction of leading large and significant assignments across a range of industries and sectors, for some of the world’s leading companies
- Substantial prior relevant management consulting experience within a leading consultancy within procurement and supply chain, ideally with some previous experience in Business Development
- An exemplary academic background; preferably with a top degree in Engineering, Science, Business, or Economics
- Expert knowledge within logistics category
- Functional knowledge in the areas of strategic sourcing, procurement transformation, supply chain
- VBA experience
• Experienced project manager, including planning, execution and risk management
• Demonstrated ability to work in complex environments both independently and as part of a team
• Demonstrated people management skills, including coaching of both consultants and client staff
• Strong communicator with the ability to influence stakeholders of all levels
• Excellent problem solving skills
• Travel flexibility required.
How to apply:
Please email CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org and place the reference “SM1909” on the subject line of your email.
The closing date for applications is 27th September 2019. Successful applicants will be contacted for interview.
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