Growth and Innovation- Senior Manager

Industry: Professional Services

Job Family: Project & Program Management

21 Jan, 2023

London

Full Time

United Kingdom

Company description Sia Partners is a specialist Management Consulting firm which was initially established in Paris, France in 1999 and has grown into a global firm with over 1,800 employees and annual revenue exceeding $300m. Our culture is strongly orientated towards high-quality expertise and delivering excellent results and outcomes for our clients, which include a wide range of multinational companies. Testament to its success, Sia Partners has shown double-digit growth every year since inception.

Sia Partners is a pioneer of Consulting 4.0, putting us at the forefront of the technology revolution, deploying augmented Consultants capable of leveraging emerging digital technology to enhance and improve their cognitive reasoning, analysis and planning. Supported by Augmented & Artificial Intelligence, Automation and Data Science we empower our clients to make the right decisions at the right time for the right reasons.

With our consultants representing 41 different nationalities, we are a highly diverse team spread across 30 offices in 16 countries. However, using innovative technologies such as our own in-house apps, social networks, and digital tools, we provide a truly integrated global service.

Sia Partners is an equal opportunities employer, committed to diversity, inclusion and employee well-being. Our diversity and inclusion networks (local and global) contribute to a pipeline of initiatives to enhance employee quality of life and foster a caring environment to work in. Employees are encouraged to contribute to these initiatives and drive positive change in the organisation across 5 pillars: [email protected], LGBTQ+, BAME, Wellbeing and Environment.

Job description The Growth & Innovation practice at Sia Partners UK works with FTSE100, Fortune 500 and European equivalent companies to help them develop, create and deliver exciting new businesses that can generate significant revenues and tap new markets. In the past ten years, we have built over 100 new ventures and businesses in telecoms, media and technology, utilities, consumer goods, manufacturing, industrial, defence, pharma, financial services and retail.

We help our clients develop and deliver new customer propositions and ventures that gain early momentum, rapid market traction and drive new revenues. Starting with just a theme or an idea, we help our clients through each stage of the process – including market analysis, idea generation, proposition development, business cases, proof of concepts and launch to market.

The team is made up of corporate entrepreneurs; each of us has a strong mix of corporate, consulting and entrepreneurial experience and a significant track record in successful new business launches for blue chip companies.

As part of our Growth & Innovation work, we have established Sia Partners’ Quantum Lab to support our clients with the adoption and commercialisation of this technology.

As a Senior Manager, you will be responsible for…

Delivery (75% of effort)

Primarily leading the delivery of projects, including owning the structure of the final deliverable and client engagements. Ensuring the right challenge and interventions are made at the appropriate time to ensure project team and client is given the right direction Potentially working across several projects at once in the UK&I and, if required, supporting overseas engagements Business development (20% of effort)

Driving the onsell of existing projects and managing accounts to open them up for further G&I and wider UK practice opportunities Development of new offers combining G&I and other Sia Partners Group wider capabilities to open up new accounts and new opportunities Identification of cross-sell opportunities for wider Group capabilities, particularly across digital transformation, SiaXperience and data science. Leading business development activities, working across the team to develop proposals for practice-related opportunities Identifying opportunities for Sia Partners to engage new clients Building and maintaining your own external professional peer networks, and internal network within Sia Partners Supporting marketing campaigns and overall external positioning of Sia Partners across social networks Building the team (5% of effort)

Coaching and providing constructive feedback to others on the team to help them develop Facilitating own learning and specialist subject matter knowledge whilst supporting Senior Consultants to further develop their knowledge and consulting skills within the practice Working closely with other teams within Sia Partners to share information and new methodologies Helping to develop the team’s strategy and internal processes, in collaboration with Management Who we are looking for

Recommended attributes

Having a strong sense of empathy so you are able to get the best out of people A problem solver who knows how to work in a structured manner, even when solving new, exciting problems, starting form a place of uncertainty Passionate about building businesses that are creative and imaginative whilst being commercially viable in the marketplace A proactive mentality – we want individuals who are happy to point out opportunities for us to grow and do things better We are looking for individuals who want to bring their passion to work – whether that be healthcare, quantum, sustainability, deep tech etc. Our team is willing to support your areas of interest In sum: an entrepreneurial spirit, personal initiative, drive and energy Qualifications Demonstrable track record of both analytical and commercial thinking You have helped build compelling business cases which articulate customer propositions, explain the market opportunity and are supported with robust validation You possess a solid consulting toolkit with polished communication skills and the ability to present compellingly to senior and director level clients You are a proven growth professional and have led teams and clients to identify and deliver new areas of growth in major organisations, growth consultancies or venture/innovation companies. Strong academics and being multi lingual is an ideal requirement. Experience of operating in a blue-chip corporate or consulting environment Bachelor’s Degree (2:1) or international equivalent An advanced business degree (e.g. MS, MBA) is nice to have Sales track record of c. £500k per annum Experience in wider disciplines such as digital transformation, design thinking, digital design, data science Additional information Sia Partners is an equal opportunities employer, committed to diversity, inclusion and employee well-being. Our diversity and inclusion networks (local and global) contribute to a pipeline of initiatives to enhance employee quality of life and foster a caring environment to work in. Employees are encouraged to contribute to these initiatives and drive positive change in the organisation across 5 pillars: [email protected], LGBTQ+, Multi-Ethnic, Well-being and Environment.

Sia Partners is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, remuneration, or discipline, are based solely on performance, competence, conduct, or business needs.

Sia Partners is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, remuneration, or discipline, are based solely on performance, competence, conduct, or business needs.