Business Consultant

An established management consultancy is looking for a Business Consultant (Manager) to join them in their automation practice.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing practice where you will be able to influence new ideas and pursue them. Due to fast growth there is an increased opportunity to excel and have a faster progression path to senior grade positions.

This is a hybrid role and our client has offices all over the UK. You will be working from home and then a couple of days on client site if needed for meetings/workshops. It may be less than a few days a week with the client in person. You can assign yourself to the nearest office to your home location not just London.

Are you ready to roll your sleeves, get stuck in and make a difference?

What you will be doing

  • Leading projects with respect to planning as well as managing and executing the delivery of engagements, including scoping, process design and mapping, documenting automation strategies, managing functional and technical resources, managing any escalation during deliveries and the review and quality assurance of work products from your team
  • Managing delivery of automation strategy, roadmap and business case development
  • Designing intelligent automation operating and capability models
  • Identifying appropriate automation capability to address client need
  • Capturing user stories, solution design and managing delivery using agile methodologies
  • Managing functional detailed design, working closely with their technology teams to leverage appropriate automation technologies to reduce risk, introduce consistent design patterns and keep delivery teams productive and on schedule
  • Conducting workshops, designing for functional requirements – user stories, and contributing to design thinking
  • Designing/re-designing business processes
  • Managing delivery teams
  • Reviewing prioritisation of backlog in addressing key functional requirements
  • Managing scope and monitoring of sprint velocity
  • Facilitating discussions for compromise and agile planning/management discussions
  • Business development: developing and sustaining relationships both internally and with clients, vendors and member firms, including supporting business development activity (e.g. developing, contributing to and presenting proposals/ bids for future work)

What you need to have

  • Consulting experience, ideally from a management consultancy (Big 4/niche) or an internal consulting role within a transformation department
  • Delivery and business transformation focused
  • Previously worked with business stakeholders to interpret business requirements
  • Experience in automation technologies and in delivering process improvement through adoption of emerging technologies
  • Experienced in process discovery, documentation, analysis, scoping, and optimisation (e.g. using LEAN/Six Sigma methodology)
  • Great understanding of the software delivery lifecycle, including a thorough understanding of Agile, Scrum, Kanban and Waterfall
  • Prior experience of using business process diagram design tools e.g. Visio, BlueWorks

You must have a right to work in the United Kingdom. Please apply with your CV.

Please note that due to the high volume of responses we receive, only successful applicants will be contacted.

Devonshire is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of gender, race, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, or marital status.

Salary: £70,000 to £75,000

Contract: Permanent

Location: London (hybrid)

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