Consultant

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Consultants play a significant role on client engagements, developing junior consultants’ skills and contributing to the firm in a variety of ways. Core responsibilities are in the following areas:

Project and Team Management:

  • Deliver training and coach individuals on Vantage’s negotiation and relationship management processes and tools
  • Design and lead consulting projects for Fortune 500 clients
  • Analyze complex qualitative data
  • Designing client deliverables such as business processes  to manage complex corporate relationships 
  • Contribute significantly to Vantage’s Areas of Focus:  Alliance Management, Sourcing and Supplier Management, Sales Advisory & Enterprise Learning
  • Conduct diagnostic interviews
  • Simultaneously manage multiple projects and teams under tight deadlines

Client Management:

  • Partner with senior executives to create overall project plans to achieve client objectives 
  • Work closely with client project teams to pro-actively identify and resolve issues that may adversely impact project 
  • Facilitate meetings and participating in working sessions with clients
  • Actively and methodically align various cross-functional stakeholders around objectives and measures of success
  • Continuously communicate project status and results 

Internal Management:

  • Write articles and white papers on Vantage practice
  • Create case studies to support marketing and business development efforts
  • Coach junior consultants

All Consultants are affiliated with one of Vantage’s practices (Alliances, Sourcing & Supplier Management, Sales Advisory and Enterprise Learning) and are expected to become a thought leader in that area over time.

Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of traditional management consulting experience 
  • Strong academic record
  • Highly effective problem solving and analytical skills (gathering, synthesizing, and analyzing complex qualitative data; experience building business processes and utilizing relationship management tools)
  • Experienced in working on consulting teams consisting of members with varied skill levels
  • Outstanding client facing skills
  • Demonstrated interest in negotiation capabilities and/or supply chain management and/or business alliances 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to proactively manage multiple commitments and tasks simultaneously
  • History of building effective relationships with clients and colleagues
  • Facilitation experience
  • Intellectual curiosity, and interest in learning more about the theory and practice of negotiation and relationship management as well as our specific practices

Applicants must be legally eligible to work indefinitely in the United States.  If you are interested in applying for the Consultant position, please submit your resume and cover letter to: HR_Recruiting@VantagePartners.com.  Please reference JOB:  Consultant.  More information on Vantage may be found at www.vantagepartners.com. 

Vantage Partners is an equal opportunity employer.