Do you enjoy using data to develop insights and drive change? Do you like the challenge of growing a business, leading teams and the technical delivery of projects? We are looking for a Senior Advisor – Management Consultant to join our Strategic Insights team within Advisory.
About the role
We are seeking people with curious minds and who have a passion for pragmatic data-driven problem-solving to join and craft our growing Strategic Insights team. You will support delivery of some of the most challenging and exciting problems within the sector, from Rail and Highways to Telecoms and Future Energy. Hence, experience or passion in pursuing economic and community improvements in infrastructure is key.
As we are a small team, your responsibilities will vary across the entire project lifecycle. We operate a start-up mentality and pace, with the support and resources of a global corporate. You will work in an agile and evolving environment . You will be encouraged to bring fresh ideas based on your previous experience and contribute to crafting our team from both a cultural and technical perspective. In return, we will support and encourage you to develop your capability and experience across many sectors, giving you the freedom to explore and pioneer your interests across a broad project and client base.
Your anticipated responsibilities include:
Owning client project delivery, with a focus on business improvement
Leading project and programme delivery using an agile approach or equivalent
Leading overall solution development and road mapping
Using data and operational management techniques to improve operational performance
Working with and providing directional oversight to data scientists, and identifying opportunities to use data, to derive insights and shape technical solutions
Pro-actively engaging with stakeholders to collect information, determine root causes of issues, enhance proven experience, and develop relationships
Understanding and considering the business impact of technical delivery within client’s organizations
Clear and concise presentation of results and concepts through a variety of mediums, adapting the level of technical content to suit the intended audience
Leading work winning activities
Identifying, pursuing and securing additional opportunities for work that will deliver tangible customer benefit
Articulating your views and honest perspectives through active listening and engaged participation
Actively engaging with team growth activities and operational tasks
Pursuing, with support, opportunities to improve your technical and non-technical skills
What you will bring to the team
To deliver against these responsibilities you will demonstrate 2+ years experience in the following technical capabilities:
Gathering requirements, creating solutions and developing roadmaps or methodologies to meet business need following a structured, logical approach
Delivering performance improvement using a pragmatic and evidence-based approach at a tactical or strategic level
Clear and detailed communication and presentational capability regarding technical concepts
Readily engaging new and existing stakeholders to progress a concept or deliver
Data manipulation and analysis
Leading data-driven technical delivery project
Preparing deliverables such as analytical reports, dashboards, or presentations
What's in it for you
It will support your application if you can also demonstrate any combination of the following technical skills:
Business case development within the rail domain
Acquiring third party funding as part of project delivery
Demonstrate versatility and ability to lead wide range of concurrent tasks that require different types or styles of output
Ability to trust, integrate and collaborate within a highly focused, diverse, and versatile team
Proposing and delivering fresh ideas and concepts
Solid understanding of infrastructure and operational management subject matter
Contribution and improvement to project templates, documentation, and other operational capability within a team.
If shortlisted, our interview approach is a two-way learning experience. We will give you access to the leadership team and technical leads throughout the application process.
Our Advisory practice supports clients throughout their business lifecycle from capital deployment, investment optimisation and value preservation through to resilience and liability transformation. We create value and a competitive edge for our client’s businesses by delivering commercially driven outcomes.
Being the best we can be is in our culture.
We are a family of smart, innovative and creative problem solvers. In our employee-owned company, everything feels like it matters more. Challenge us and help us come up with new solutions to ensure water, energy and urbanisation are made sustainable for generations to come.
Our commitment to you
Commitment is a powerful word that defines how we do business, how we serve our clients and how we care for one another. We will support your needs by giving you the tools to do your best work and then recognise achievements. We will set your curiosity free to allow brilliant minds to do their best work. We will invest in new ideas, removing barriers where we can. Finally, we will encourage you to collaborate with thousands of diverse people across our global business.
Equality, diversity, and inclusion lies at the heart of our team culture. We operate a flat intellectual hierarchy meaning every voice is heard and has genuine influence. We believe deeply in diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin, and experience, and we recognise the value this brings our collective team approach to solving challenging client problems.
Inclusion is hugely important to us and we want to ensure every team member can balance work around their unique personal circumstances. In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a wide variety of benefits to support you, including: 24 days paid leave with opportunity to purchase additional leave, matched pension contributions and family-friendly flexible working. We will advocate for your professional development and provide access to formal education through the GHD Business School and practical application through technical delivery. We actively promote inclusion-focussed initiatives, with the most recent example being the STEMazing accelerator mentoring programme for women in STEM.
Who we are
We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanisation. GHD is a global professional services company that is a leader in engineering, construction and architectural expertise. Established in 1928, we remain wholly owned by our people. We are 10,000+ diverse and skilled individuals, yet we are proudly ‘One GHD’ across more than 200 offices, spanning five continents – Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America, and the Pacific region. Delivering extraordinary social and economic outcomes, we are passionate about building lasting relationships with our partners and clients.