- Permanent / Full-Time
About the company
About the role
You will potentially be working across several projects at once in the UK&I and, if required, supporting overseas engagements Business development. You will drive the on sell of existing projects and manage accounts to open them up for further G&I and wider UK practice opportunities. You will work on the development of new offers and wider capabilities to open up new accounts and new opportunities while identifying cross-sell opportunities for wider Group capabilities, particularly across digital transformation and data science. You will lead business development activities, working across the team to develop proposals for practice-related opportunities, and also identify opportunities to engage new clients. The role will include building and maintaining your own external professional peer networks, and internal network, while also supporting marketing campaigns and overall external positioning of Sia Partners across social networks
In addition, you will be coaching and providing constructive feedback to others on the team to help them develop, while facilitating own learning and specialist subject matter knowledge whilst supporting Senior Consultants to further develop their knowledge and consulting skills within the practice. You will be working closely with other teams to share information and new methodologies while helping to develop the team’s strategy and internal processes, in collaboration with Management.
About your background and skills
You will have a strong sense of empathy so you are able to get the best out of people and be a problem solver who knows how to work in a structured manner, even when solving new, exciting problems, starting form a place of uncertainty. You are passionate about building businesses that are creative and imaginative whilst being commercially viable in the marketplace. You have a proactive mentality –they want individuals who are happy to point out opportunities for us to grow and do things better. They are looking for individuals who want to bring their passion to work – whether that be healthcare, quantum, sustainability, deep tech etc. Their team is willing to support your areas of interest. Therefore, an entrepreneurial spirit, personal initiative, drive and energy is essential.
You must be able to demonstrate a track record of both analytical and commercial thinking and have helped build compelling business cases which articulate customer propositions. You can also explain the market opportunity supported with robust validation. You possess a solid consulting toolkit with polished communication skills and the ability to present compellingly to senior and director level clients. You are a proven growth professional and have led teams and clients to identify and deliver new areas of growth in major organisations, growth consultancies or venture/innovation companies. You hold strong academics and being multi lingual is an ideal requirement. You have experience of operating in a blue-chip corporate or consulting environment and hold a bachelor’s Degree (2:1) or international equivalent. An advanced business degree (e.g. MS, MBA) is nice to have but you must have a sales track record of c. £500k per annum. It is also beneficial to have experience in wider disciplines such as digital transformation, design thinking, digital design, data science.