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Retail/Consumer Goods Operations Managers and Senior Consultants - Central London and UK Wide

£70k-£100k, excellent benefits

Our client is a leading transformation firm which is the MBB of Operations Consulting. They are growing and are looking for experienced consultants at at the Manager and SC Level.

** Why our client is different:

• Opportunity to be part of building an existing and growing business, recognised as a true “disruptor”

• Meaningfulness of the work and ability to make a difference. Recent projects have achieved results that have not only saved millions of pounds, but have also greatly improved the quality of life for some of the most vulnerable people in our society

• Great culture which combines energy and enthusiasm with intelligence and integrity to overcome the most demanding challenges. Their strength and success comes from bringing together inspired people, from hiring and training the brightest minds to discover how organisations run from the ground up. They also hold fortnightly Friday review days, where everyone gathers to share work and updates on every level of the company

• Significant personal and career development

• No bureaucracy, every individual has the opportunity to make a huge difference

• Limited hierarchy; Their Directors who are hands-on, consistently spending time with all employees through work, training and their many social events

• Fresh, genuine, lack of internal politics


** Role Responsibilities:

The Business Manager is to sustainably lead teams, with support, to successfully deliver major improvement programmes. To join our client as a Business Manager you will be seen as strong leader with several success stories of individuals you have developed, your productive relationships with clients will be a role model for others and it is likely these relationships will have directly led to business development. You will have strong programme and change management skills and the ability and desire to help others with it. You will have led large teams and successful engagements.

Your responsibilities will include:

• Ensuring the programmes in your area of responsibility deliver great results

• Responsibility for team’s technical performance on workstreams

• Helping others in areas of knowledge expertise on site (or occasionally in workshop training)

• Developing skills in client’s team Programme and Change Management:

• Directing complex programmes

• Setting up and leading on governance systems and tools (wash-ups, meeting schedule, project parties etc.)

• Developing and delivering key events and workshops with clients

• Managing projects to hit expectations, on budget

• Advising on other projects, as appropriate Management and Development:

• Encouraging superior level of performance from the team by creating confidence, achieving high level of results and helping them overcome setbacks

• The ability to deeply understand strengths and weaknesses with team and ensure that they have the right development plans


** Candidate profile: Our client is looking for a top talent. The successful candidates will have a proven track record of operating as an effective leader in professional services firm. They will have:

• Passion and experience for real tangible detailed results through leading significant programmes of change

• Advanced analytical and problem solving skills

• Business development experience (growing and developing a sector; shaping the product)

• Track record and appetite for account management and growing industry presence

• Experience of leading and developing the team and a passion for doing so

• Selfless behavior towards their peers

• High level of self-awareness and agility to support their personal development ambitions

• Clear and structured thoughts and communication with the ability to effectively communicate at all levels up to Exec both internally and externally

• Inspirational thought leader and innovative thinker

• Excitement to be part of building something really meaningful

• Excellent consulting experience

• Solid working experience in the Retail/FMCG Sector, with a demonstrable desire to make a difference. 


If this is of interest, please get in touch!

To apply by email to this position, please send your CV and covering letter to the following link:richard@mindbench.co.uk, quoting reference number:TC001

NB: Mindbench is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy