Management Consulting Services Manager Jobs in Kenya

Management Consulting Services Manager Jobs in Kenya


Parker Randall Eastern Africa is a member firm of Parker Randall International.

We offer professional services in Audit, Tax and Advisory across Africa. The firm is committed to deliver quality services through highly integrated global methodologies and adherence to professional standards.

The Eastern Africa Practice has its regional office in Nairobi, Kenya.

We seek to recruit for the position of Manager – Management Consulting Services.

Responsibilities

Consulting

The consultant will be expected to:

  • Be an all-round consultant and competently undertake consultancy assignments in human resource management, organisational development, strategic planning, business advisory and project management among others.
  • Manage the delivery of consultancy projects.
  • Inherent in this is ensuring that we offer clients creative solutions, well-matched with our capabilities.
  • Contribute to the development of the service by identifying opportunities for improving the value our services provide to clients.
  • Liaise closely with relevant experts, colleagues from other service lines within the PREA country offices to ensure the services we provide are high-quality and respond to client needs.
  • Grow and support the management consulting team to ensure quality in service delivery.

    Task Management

  • Service consultancy assignments.
  • Lead and participate in client engagement.
  • Ensure that the service line practices, policies, strategy and services are fully aligned with client needs.
  • Maintain and develop long-term client relationships; acting in conjunction with other managers and the business development department.
  • Maintain time and expense records to ensure accurate invoicing in accordance with the firm’s procedures.

    Task Delivery

  • Delivery of tasks for clients on time, on budget and to the highest standards.
  • The role will involve significant travel to client sites in Eastern Africa and beyond.
  • From time-to-time the role may require consultants to support in execution of assignments in other PREA Country offices, as and when required.

    Business Development

  • Work with the Executive Director, Advisory Services and other service line managers and business development team to identify and qualify new opportunities for clients in the region.
  • Deliver or oversee consultancy proposals and responses to client requests in a timely manner and to a high standard to maximise chances of success both through direct proposal-writing and submissions to clients or assistance to proposal-writers in other service lines.
  • Contribute to marketing activities.
  • Participate in client meetings and develop long-term client relationships.

    Knowledge and Experience

    Essential

  • Strong management consulting and communication skills (including concise and accurate written skills).

    Project management skills

  • Ability to rapidly build relationships with senior-level clients and other consultants regionally and globally.
  • Experience of working independently; a ‘self-starter’.
  • Knowledge of relevant international consulting standards.
  • Commitment to continuous professional development.
  • Excellent presentational and training skills.
  • Extensive management consulting experience in the region, working with international firms.

    Qualifications and Specialist Skills

  • Educated to degree level – Business Administration, Human Resource Management, Finance or related degree.
  • Masters’ degree – MBA, HRM, Finance etc.
  • Appropriate professional membership or qualifications.
  • Problem Solving / Decision Making
  • Information gathering, Analysis and Judgement
  • Strong interpersonal skills – building trust and rapport
  • Influencing
  • Managing clients
  • Excellent communication
  • Report writing in English to the highest professional standard
  • Ability to communicate using range of techniques with clients and colleagues alike
    Attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Proven ability to prioritise work
  • Administration and organisational skills
  • Sound knowledge of all Microsoft programmes

    Competencies

    Behaviours

    Problem Solving

  • Owns problems, identifies and works collaboratively with the right people to solve problems quickly within own remit and in a matrix organisation.
  • Implements plans to ensure objectives are achieved or exceeded; focuses on delivery.
  • Shows and encourages a determination to achieve high standards.

    Client Centric

  • Uses own and wider knowledge and contributes to others to enable and make sound judgements which impact client and team.
  • Anticipates the needs of clients and addresses those.

    One Firm

  • Builds strong relationships, through common goals, individual contribution and support in times of need.

    Commercial Acumen

  • Understands how and where own activities and projects contribute to the financial success of organisation; understands and acts upon the financial factors that influence the business.

    Personal Effectiveness

  • Operates effectively and with resilience in changing or ambiguous situations, contributes to changing environments, and actively assists those around them to adapt.
  • Communicates clearly and concisely using language appropriate to audience; Plans and organises workload of own and others, suggests priorities as necessary.

    How to Apply

  • Send application and resume to [email protected] by 20th December 2018.

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