Senior Manager - Management Consultancy Sydney or Melbourne
Blackdot is a global management consultancy headquartered in Sydney. Were on an exciting growth trajectory with expansion across APAC.
Since 2001, Blackdot have helped enterprises across a range of industries globally, to solve complex customer challenges, improve operational efficiency and transform how they go-to-market. Our approach is effective because we make a shared a commitment to delivering value through our outcomes-based engagements, going beyond strategy and into the implementation of specialised customer, marketing, sales and technology solutions.
About the role:
Due to continued growth in the region and greater demand for project delivery capability, we are expanding our team and looking to recruit across the Senior Manager level in Sydney or Melbourne to help win business and service our clients in Asia-Pacific.
A Senior Manager role at Blackdot provides an exciting opportunity for an energetic, ambitious self-starter who has minimum 7 years experience in management consulting (or equivalent industry experience). Our consultants work for Blackdot's top tier clients across the analysis, design and implementation stages of a variety of customer, marketing, sales and technology consulting, along with capability engagements.
You are a dynamic individual, keen to utilise your solid consulting skills and have previous experience within an entrepreneurial and agile company, where you can demonstrate initiative and play a significant part in the design and delivery of client projects. You will have at least 7+ years relevant commercial experience with some prior experience within management consultancy, ideally as a senior consultant within sales and marketing transformation (incl. processes, technologies and capability) and/or consulting domain experience (i.e. Financial Services, Health Science, Media & Telco). If you are looking to take the next step in a more innovative, collaborative and supportive environment, this is the perfect role for you!
Key duties and responsibilities:
Support business development activity collaborating with other senior members of the firm to win work within specific industry sectors
Maintain contact and communication with all project team members and other participants to ensure conformance with requirements of each project and client expectations
Keep the team fully updated on all feedback coming from the client and ensuring that they adhere to client expectations
Proactively introduce new strategies that fits the requirements of the client
Manage day-to-day project operations, serving as the functional expert on the project team
Provide quality oversight on deliverables prepared by the project team before client submission
Serve as the primary day-to-day client and team contact for the project
Identify, develop and extend client relationships with the intent of building long lasting trusted advisor relationships with clients
Assign team members to specific tasks within the project and deploy resources
Hold regular team meetings to review current work
Support the development of opinion pieces on business challenges, including publication and presentation of thought leadership
Skills and Experience:
The successful candidate will possess at least 7 years relevant commercial experience with some prior experience within a management consultancy firm, ideally as a senior consultant within sales and marketing transformation (incl. processes, technologies and capability) and/or consulting domain experience in Financial Services, Pharma/Health Sciences, or Media & Telco
Ability to think conceptually and strategically in design thinking
Ability to learn complex businesses very quickly, define problems accurately while paying attention to detail in the solution
Demonstrated leadership within or outside a work setting. You should be someone who frequently takes initiative and is eager to break new ground
Ability to manage and multi-task under tight deadlines
Strategic management perspective, strong interpersonal and communication skills
Outstanding analytical and problem solving skills, ability to understand sophisticated data-based analysis
Ability to grow client accounts, and capitalise on new opportunities
Strong stakeholder engagement skills and experience
Strong project management disciplines
Challenge the status quo internally and externally
Dynamic high-performance workplace and culture
Collaborative, entrepreneurial and team focused environment
Industry-leading culture of individual development and success recognition (incl. fast-track career options for high performers)
High levels of autonomy and ownership
Highly competitive remuneration and incentive scheme
Exciting tier 1 clients and transformation projects
Access to best practice customer, sales, marketing and technology thought leadership
A range of differentiated employee benefits
Highly attractive remuneration package including market leading profit-based incentives
Additional tenure based annual leave
Flexible work arrangements
Generous and flexible leave approval
Excellent working environment, focus on work / life integration
To apply, please send your CV & cover letter .
All interest in working with us is greatly appreciated however only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Please note you must have full Australian Work Rights to apply for this position.
07/09/2020$0CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs1 Consulting & Strategy
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