Business Improvement & Strategy Division, Corporate Affairs Group
NY-based Associate Directors, Business Improvement & Strategy
The Business Improvement & Strategy Division works at the invitation of businesses and support areas across the Macquarie Group to navigate complex business issues and help facilitate change.
The Division has a skilled team of consultants providing services specifically tailored to the requirements of each business or service area. Services offered range from the provision of advice on broad strategic matters such as growth, organizational design and new product development, through to re-engineering operational processes and management of change programs.
Required experience: consulting skills and experience of working on consulting engagements in the areas of strategic development, revenue enhancement, operational efficiency and organization design; experience of working directly with client stakeholders.
(number of staff/level)
Occasional management of client staff assigned to projects
(internal & external)
This person will be required to develop and maintain relationships with internal clients of varying levels.
This person will work as part of a dynamic client-focused team on a variety of assignments. Services provided by the team are:
KEY SKILL REQUIREMENTS
A background in Financial Services is preferred but not essential
Experience working in a project environment is essential
Demonstrates good commercial acumen and delivery of practical outcomes
Experience facilitating project teams to deliver required outcomes
Enjoys variety and adapts quickly to new situations
Expresses views clearly and logically
Ability to gain and retain respect of peers and client staff
Can work in a flexible and dynamic "virtual" team environment
Highly motivated. Demonstrates a willingness and ability to learn quickly and apply this knowledge in practice
A strong client service orientation is essential for this role.
Technical Specialist Skills
This role requires at least 3 years experience in a professional management consulting environment, in which the following consulting skills have been well developed:
Quantitative analysis and financial modeling
Planning & Organizing
Demonstrates a logical and structured approach to tasks
Proven ability in problem solving
Good communication skills and ability to manage stakeholders
Undergraduate degree (ideally in Finance or Business but most importantly, solid academic results).
Approximately 5 years work experience, including at least 3 years in a professional consulting organization.
Eager to learn new skills
Self-motivated and self-managing