Business Development, Demand Planning/Operations, Logistics Planning/Management
4 Year Degree
PURPOSE OF THE JOB - why does the job exist and what is it designed to accomplish?
The primary role of the Consultant is to conduct their own research, data gathering and analysis as well as oversee the work of the Analysts
The Consultant will help to create project work plans and budgets, create proposal and project strategy, conduct and oversee all project work product and, will partner with senior management to present findings and recommendations to the client
The Consultant will collaborate with all team members from brain-storming ideas to presenting final client recommendations
They will be the key point of contact for the client and will assist in some sales efforts
PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES - four to eight brief statements indicating what is done (action), how it is done (method or means) and why (end result). List in order of importance.
Manage client project from scope definition to delivery
With senior team member, develop and communicate project hypotheses and conclusions
Create Requests for Information (RFI) documents
Develop and effectively communicate the structure for individual project presentations and materials Oversee, and when necessary participate, in the development of presentation materials and ensure the final product is succinct and delivers a powerful message
Using Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, and other applicable presentation tools, outline then review models for client presentations Ensure presentations are clear, address client questions and goals
Review quantitative and qualitative analysis of data
Review real estate and financial modeling, labor cost models and quantitative projections
Use superior written and verbal communication skills to effectively influence clients
Participate in team sales presentations
Respond to team requests in a timely manner, meeting all team and project deadlines
Support and participate in the training of new team members
Build effective client relationships to help the team meet or exceed client needs
Manage the day-to-day client relationship
Conduct on-site interviews when needed to collect data
Delegate and assign project work
Provide data and analyses to support service line research and reports
Develop and generate new business through client networking opportunities
Participate actively in the research and development of white papers and industry reports
Look for and make recommendations to apply new industry tools/technology to current projects
Other job duties as assigned
Physical Conditions - briefly describe the physical demands of the position that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to travel from floor to floor and may be required to travel outside between buildings in varying outdoor weather conditions. The employee may also be regularly required to sit or stand for prolonged periods of time; regularly use hands to operate office machinery including, but not limited to, telephones, computers, fax, and photocopy machines; regularly required to walk, talk, and hear.
KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE - what knowledge, skills, abilities and/or experience are needed to perform the job?
Bachelor degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, Economics, Supply Chain or related field , Masters degree a plus
4-8 years consulting experience preferred
Demonstrated economic, financial, and quantitative problem solving skills
Knowledge and effective use of business concepts
Strong knowledge and proficiency with spreadsheet and presentation software including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Superior writing skills that are sufficient to create professional presentations and reports
Effective communication skills with an ability to share and synthesize knowledge
Excellent time management, organizational and analytical skills
Excellent interpersonal communication, leadership and, relationship building skills
Exceptional organizational skills; able to balance multiple priorities and projects, keeping all team members informed of progress and issues
Internal Number: R108197
About Cushman & Wakefield
Cushman & Wakefield (NYSE: CWK) is a leading global real estate services firm that delivers exceptional value for real estate occupiers and owners. Cushman & Wakefield is among the largest real estate services firms with approximately 53,000 employees in 400 offices and 60 countries. In 2019, the firm had revenue of $8.8 billion across core services of property, facilities and project management, leasing, capital markets, valuation and other services. To learn more, visit www.cushmanwakefield.com or follow @CushWake on Twitter.