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Trainee Management Consultant & Associate Management Consultant At W-Holistic Business Solutions

Date Posted: 10/Sep/2013
Deadline: 15/Sep/2013
  • Specialization Admin / Finance
  • Industry
  • Experience 0 year(s)
  • Location Nigeria

Working with W-Holistic Business Solutions is never anything less than rewarding. We give our consultants high levels of influence and responsibility. We are seeking extraordinary individuals to apply analytical rigor, exceptional communication skills, and impressive client management acumen to client engagements through critical research and analytics. In this role you would be working in a pro-active team environment, delivering value on client projects. As a core member of our delivery team, you would have the opportunity to lead components of engagements and ultimately engagements as a whole. We pride ourselves on a collaborative, fast-paced work environment, which is both professional and informal. You would be working on projects directly with Directors, Senior Engagement Managers, and Consultant colleagues. We pride ourselves on a collaborative, fast-paced work environment, which is both professional and informal. Our clients are the cutting edge emerging and middle market companies of the 21st Century, and we have developed unique business development and operational processes to serve them and to participate in their growth. Position Responsibilities

  • Manage business development efforts to prospective clients – from initial contact, through client qualification, through proposal development, contract execution, invoicing, and payment. These prospective clients will come both from within the W-HBS network, and via developing and cultivating relationships with referrers such as existing clients, bank officers, attorneys, accountants and much more.
  • As deals are won, you will then work with your W-HBS colleagues to project manage and deliver services along our solution lines for emerging and middle market companies.
  • As W-HBS is a small, fast-growing firm, you will also participate in various company-building activities, such as participating in new marketing campaigns and improving the company’s sales and project management processes.

Qualifications

  • A deep and abiding passion for business and entrepreneurship and its place in effecting meaningful change for the better in the world
  • Proven client management skills with an enthusiastic, entrepreneurial, client service-oriented attitude and personality
  • Ability to engage seasoned business owners and executives in meaningful dialogue to assess their needs and objectives
  • Strong track record of professional sales and business development successes
  • Extraordinary verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently yet also thrive within a team
  • Strong financial modelling/excel skills including proficiency in MS Word and PowerPoint.
  • Attention to detail combined with strategic aptitude
  • Great “Internet” skill sets — email, search, teleconferencing, web conferencing, etc, and the corresponding ability to effectively present oneself “online”.
  • Relevant work experience in management consulting, investment banking, corporate development, or an analytics-based or communications-based functional role
  • Strong character and commitment to outstanding results in everything you do
  • First Degree required, advanced degree(s) helpful. Degrees with high quant, research, and/or written requirements preferred.

Opportunities

  • Trainee Management Consultant (TMCs):These are full time consultants. Has a first degree in any discipline with 1 – 2 years experience in management consulting, corporate development, or an analytics-based or communications-based functional role.
  • Associate Management Consultant (AMCs): These are project-based consultants who we invite to join the team on specific projects based on an agreed fee. We look for experience consultants with 5 to 25+ years of relevant work experience in the relevant field suitable for the project at hand. The rewards below are for full-time staff do not apply to AMCs.

The ideal person for this role is someone who:

  1. Is ambitious, detail-oriented, methodical, inquisitive, passionate about people, confident and energetic. You are good with details and scheduling, and you like to write lists and work from a checklist at all times.
  2. Is self-motivated, organized, positive "can-do" attitude and would like to have a stable career in a dynamic and challenging environment.
  3. Enjoys working alone most of the time, and with people some of the time. The work you'll be doing is typically alone and with minimal supervision. We are not in the business of micro-managing people. If you're the type of person who likes to chitchat with people and friends a lot, this probably isn't right for you.
  4. Lives in Lagos. Lagos mainland candidates have an added advantage.
  5. Excellent command of the English Language both orally and in writing. This is very key to getting this job. You will need to be a confident and effective communicator, easily able to talk to a Managing Director one minute and a student the next. You should also be a good listener,who cares about people and is genuinely interested in what makes people tick.
  6. Is “tech-savvy” and knows how to use Microsoft Office productivity tools (you must know things like Ms Word, Ms Excel, Ms PowerPoint, Ms Outlook..)
  7. Is dependable (I'm talking about VERY dependable... not the "This usually doesn't happen, but it happened again" type).
  8. Doesn't take things personally, have feelings hurt easily or get offended at all. Stays objective and likes to always use logic to make decisions.
  9. Is cool and relaxed, but always pushing to get things done. It's important that you like to take responsibility, and your main focus is always delivering results.

Reward 

  • Benefits: Market competitive initial compensation comprised of base salary and variable target bonus; bonuses based on engagement efficiency, client satisfaction, contributions to the firm, and overall company performance. We also offer other benefits such as: health insurance, professional certification support and a bonus shared amongst all staff when we hit set targets.
  • Promotion Potential: At W-HBS we’re committed to promoting from within based entirely on merit, not just years of service. If you’re a high achiever, you can expect rapid promotion and new levels of responsibility, quickly. This approach makes W-HBS a great place to power your career.
  • Training: Creating leaders with world-class training and development. 
Our industry is competitive and demanding. We only succeed as a company when our people do. That means we actively want them to excel. If you’re a talented person who sets your standards high and who wants to contribute towards a winning team, we’ll provide every opportunity to help you grow.

To apply, download our W-HBS CV TEMPLATE (MS Word) and complete the template stating your experience and primary fields of interest and expertise. Please note that applications as Management Consultants without the use of this template will be rejected. The completed templates should be attached to an email (150 characters or fewer) telling us what makes you unique. Try to be creative and say something that will catch our eye! Send to [email protected] with the subject line: Trainee Management Consultant Application or Associate Management Consultant Application (as required). You will then be contacted accordingly with further information on your application. Note: Spelling mistakes on your application documents automatically leads to disqualification. Our CEO is going to review every response we get to this vacancy personally. We will contact only applicants that we believe will be a good fit. These applicants will then be invited to complete  our purpose-developed recruitment assessment centre and interview session. Spread the Word! Share this job vacancy with qualified friends using the social media buttons below. You might be helping a friend.  Make your enquires by leaving a facebook comment below, our team are on standby to any of our questions. To learn more about our careers, visit our Careers page. Applications close 15 September 2013. Thank you for taking the time to consider our position. We look forward to hearing from you.







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