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Management Consultant - Business Strategy - Wind

Job description

We are working with a specialist within the renewable energy strategic consultancy space. Our client's focus is on supporting suppliers and project developers in making strategic decisions about market strategy, supply chain strategy, technology strategy and market intelligence.

They help clients to make high-value and high-importance decisions such as: whether and how to enter a new market, where to set up a new plant, or who to acquire or partner with to be more effective. You will shape their approach to the market, win and deliver strategic advisory projects globally, and build our capabilities to deliver. Depending on your experience, knowledge and capability, you will be a Managing Consultant (and deputy to our business strategy sector lead) or a Senior Consultant. The role is based in eitehr Glasgow, London or Swindon and flexible working is offered, with an option of 1 day a week in the office.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Lead project delivery to clients, including client relationship management, project management, research, analysis and reporting
  • Develop business opportunities and maintain client relationships
  • Manage the work of other colleagues in the team to ensure projects are delivered on time and on budget and potentially line manage others in the team
  • Shape and implement our own strategy, considering the services we offer, where to focus and how to engage with the market, globally
  • Shape their in-house tools and processes to keep the company at the cutting edge of strategic advisory services, especially our in-house market intelligence platform that powers much of our work.
  • Work closely with other members of the team in a supportive, collaborative and dynamic working culture.

Experience Required:

  • At least three years of work in a strategic role, gained either in a management consulting practice or other strategic role that demonstrates a strategic mindset and expertise in strategy development and planning
  • Plus at least three years of relevant experience in the wind industry (or similar infrastructure sector), within a project developer, supplier, consulting firm, enabling organisation or the public sector
  • A strong network of relevant contacts within the wind industry

Expertise and Aptitude:

  • A proven ability and the drive to help senior client staff make the right strategic decisions an generate consulting sales
  • The ability to manage multiple concurrent, strategic projects, often short-term and complex, across multiple clients and geographies
  • Strong people management skills with the aptitude and ability to lead, coach and motivate highly capable team members to achieve their best
  • Strong line management skills, with the opportunity to establish a team of direct reports
  • Strong numeracy and analytical skills
  • Excellent English speaking and writing skills to communicate clearly and accurately
  • Good proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • The ability to pick things up quickly, as every project and every day can be different
  • The ability to prioritise a busy and varied schedule and juggle different demands on your time
  • Initiative and self-sufficiency to work in a small team
  • An aptitude for order, accuracy, efficiency and quality so that you can deliver to their high standards
  • Flexibility, focus and a hunger to learn, and
  • A drive to make a lasting, positive difference, accelerating the energy transition on a global level

Investing in you:

  • Annual salary reviews in March each year.
  • Profit-share
  • Pension
  • Flexible working
  • Holidays and the option to buy/sell.
  • Life assurance
  • Healthcare insurance
  • Learning and career and personal development
  • Wellbeing

For further benefits and information, please contact Allen & York for a candidate pack.

About us: Allen & York have been matching purposeful people with purpose-led organisations for 30 years. We partner with our clients and candidates on roles that build an understanding of climate change, promote sustainability and create inclusive and responsible organisations, working towards a sustainable world for us all. Committed to inclusiveness in the workplace, we aim to increase diversity across all areas and therefore welcome applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their ethnicity, race, gender, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, age, or whether or not they have a disability. Let's help build a better world, together.

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