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Head of Advisory / Consulting

Job Description

We have a current opportunity for a Head of Advisory / Consulting to join a global business that focuses on gaining, refining and sharing expertise in the energy and utility sector. It provides strategic advisory and delivery of outcome-driven solutions to leading businesses, governments, non-governmental organisations and not-for-profits.

The Head of Consulting will leverage their relevant experience to assist in the sales process, be accountable for proactive engagement, improving/accelerated strategic deals and client wins and in delivery of a large programme or a portfolio of engagements in their UK utilities portfolio. Managing consulting teams in UK Utilities industry experience is expected along with an entrepreneurial drive to effectively lead a team of high performing professionals.

Key Responsibilities

  • Shaping the innovation and transformation program agenda, initiatives, and ideas within to take them to completion through end-to-end innovation management process that goes through ideation, prioritisation/down-selection, POC, pilot, and scale-up.
  • Work with client business units, IT, and Digital Organisation to define the roadmap and keep the idea/initiative funnel moving on a regular basis.
  • Work closely with BD team and other COE's to develop client and pursuit strategies
  • Ensure value realisation through the innovation program execution.
  • Define and deliver on strong governance and program management capability reducing the risk of cost overruns, missed timelines/opportunities/outcomes.
  • Effective positioning and packaging of successes / value delivery through innovative approaches including joint white papers with the client / partners, collaboration workshops with peer client groups etc.

Desired Experience

  • 15-20 years of advisory/consulting experience who will have a very good understanding of the Asset Management strategies, processes etc
  • UK Utilities domain experience and proven record of generating consulting revenue in excess of £2 Million/Year.
  • Broad knowledge of the utility industry in areas such as customer experience management (C-Mex/D-Mex), supply planning, quality, asset management (including capital program management), operations (including distribution maintenance), and Regulatory changes in the industries.