The job holder will be responsible for supporting clients to design, develop and deliver innovative and pragmatic solutions to address business challenges and foster growth.
Reporting to the Managing Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for:
Manage consulting projects in line with Altima Africa’s standards;
Project portfolio management: Support and guide the planning, budgeting, quality management and resource management of consulting (client) and special (within Altima) projects.
Project coordination and communication: Ensure effective operation of projects by managing and facilitating flow of essential information and feedback among project stakeholders. Regularly and effectively communicate project expectations and updates.
Build and maintain related working relationships. Sensitise and train on a needs basis in coordination with various project coordinators and team members
Project portfolio status tracking (monitoring and evaluation) and reporting: Continuously review project’s performance against pre-set objectives and milestones to ensure quality control throughout its life cycle. Identify and address key challenges and communicate lessons learnt; leverage or build on enablers. Generate reports detailing key project aspects. Coordinate quality assurance reviews.
Associate consultant management: Build the associate consultant pool by identifying more qualified experts. Facilitate project contracting and negotiations with associates; Coordinate tasks undertaken by part-time consultants.
Project management optimisation: Guide internal project management improvements to enhance value delivery – identify improvement areas; train team members
Undertake business development including lead identification, sales conversion, sales follow ups and deals closure;
Prepare client briefs by defining business requirements;
Identify new business opportunities during project delivery
Enhancing growth of our client’s organizations through review of organizational performance to build on strength areas and address roadblocks;
Facilitate and guide strategy execution and business planning for Altima Africa’s Clients;
Guide the development of the client’s organizational strategy and market entry strategies;
Prepare client reports and ensure projects are delivered according to ‘client specification and within set timelines;
Drive for Execution;
People Management and Development.
Bachelor’s degree from any recognized University and preferably in a business related field;
Master’s degree in Business or Strategic Management; would be an added advantage
Professional qualification in business, Accounting, Finance or HR is an added advantage;
At least 5 years work experience in a busy environment in a reputable organization;
Demonstrated experience in strategy development either as a consultant or internal strategy team
An in-depth understanding of management functions – People, Systems and Operations