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Consultant Responsibilities

Include:

  • Undertaking short-term or long-term projects to address a variety of issues and needs
  • Meeting with management or appropriate staff to understand their requirements
  • Using interviews, surveys etc. to collect necessary data

consultant job description

Job brief

We are looking for a knowledgeable Consultant to give solid advice in their field of expertise. You will be responsible for analyzing a situation and providing a fresh perspective. You will discover the most suitable solutions whether it is proposing a new IT system or implementing a full strategic plan.

A great consultant is an expert in matters concerning their field. They have an excellent skill in identifying the cause of problems and presenting their solutions in a comprehensive and detailed manner.

The goal is to help our business be more functional and successful.

Responsibilities

  • Undertake short-term or long-term projects to address a variety of issues and needs
  • Meet with management or appropriate staff to understand their requirements
  • Use interviews, surveys etc. to collect necessary data
  • Conduct situational and data analysis to identify and understand a problem or issue
  • Present and explain findings to appropriate executives
  • Provide advice or suggestions for improvement according to objectives
  • Formulate plans to implement recommendations and overcome objections
  • Arrange for or provide training to people affected by change
  • Evaluate the situation periodically and make adjustments when needed
  • Replenish knowledge of industry, products and field

Requirements

  • Proven experience as consultant
  • Experience in project management
  • Thorough knowledge of field of expertise and willingness to keep abreast of advancements
  • Knowledge of data analysis and research techniques
  • Knowledge of business software and IT systems
  • Ability to develop detailed proposals and plans
  • Excellent organizational and coordination skills
  • Analytical and creative
  • A great listener with ability to communicate with people of diverse disciplines
  • BSc/BA in business or relevant discipline; Further qualifications in a specialized field will be a plus
  • Certification in consulting or field of expertise is an advantage