Grant Thornton (UK)
Transformation Consulting Manager page is loaded Transformation Consulting Manager Apply locations London Leeds (No 1 Whitehall Riverside) Edinburgh (7 Castle Street) Manchester Birmingham (103 Colmore Row) time type Full time posted on Posted 3 Days Ago job requisition id R More than you expected
Grant Thornton UK LLP is part of a global network of independent audit, tax and advisory firms, made up of some 58,000 people in over 135 countries. We’re a team of independent thinkers who put quality, inclusion and integrity first. All around the world we bring a different experience to our clients. A better experience. One that delivers the expertise they need in a way that goes beyond. Personal, proactive, and agile. That’s Grant Thornton.
Transformation Consulting Manager
Role can be based in any of our main hubs such as London, Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds, Bristol, Cardiff , Milton Keynes, Glasgow, or Edinburgh .
A bit about us: We have grown our practice, bringing the brightest people with varied backgrounds together to drive positive change in business across the UK. More than two thirds of our team have held line management roles in industry in European and global businesses and many have worked in large scale consulting firms. We have successfully completed more than 1,000 projects across a wide range of sectors. And our team’s efforts have been recognised with various consultancy industry awards and nominations in respect of the high quality of the work that we do.
So, what’s the role: A client delivery and practice building role. The successful candidate will be engaged in client delivery, driving a positive impact on client-based projects, as well as growing the business. While you will be based in one of our Grant Thornton offices, travel will be required for some client-based projects, that said, hybrid working is the norm. We work across various industries; our clients are varied, and therefore location will vary.
A look into the role
As a Transformation Consulting Manager within our Consulting Practice , you will:
Work on client delivery projects, typically in a programme or project management type role , developing you transformation exp e rtise across a range of project types and industries
Work as part of a team in helping clients shape their transformation plans in identifying the opportunity for change, the value drivers that will make it successful, and defining into a roadmap for change
Develop and lead delivery-based infrastructure and collateral including programme plans, risk, issues, actions assumption and dependencies (RAIDAA). Defining critical paths based on a clear understanding of the inter-dependencies between workstreams and projects etc.
Support the Head o f Business Transformatio n and Partner and wider Business Consulting leadership team in achievement of our strategy and wider ambitions and plans for growth – supporting business development through working on bids, being involved in webinar s, artic les and events, deepening your relationship building a nd showcas ing your and GT ‘s expert ise
Build your brand. Internal and external networking, in progressing business development and targeting activity
Own and take full accountability for ensuring compliance with our quality and risk management processes. Always operate with the highest degrees of integrity, remain mindful of potential risks and issues, and proactively flag or address these
Understand and take an active role in the financials of the team including feeding into the preparation of budgets and forecasts, achieving annual revenue targets, and wider performance indicators, including commercial KPIs and working capital management
Support the development of the transformation practice, which could include a focus on methods and tools, internal marketing, D&I, helping to embed you on the team and play your role in continuous improvement of the practice
Knowing you’re right for us
Joining us as a Transformation Consulting Mana ger , th e minimum criteria you’ll need is extensive experience of :
W orking in a consulting environment, deliver ing transformation proj ects . Particularly experienced in Programme or Project Management on a range of transformations, such as operating model, cost reduction or technology related change .
Working knowledge and experience across multiple sectors and industries, not limited to one area e.g. Consumer, Retail, Industrial, Automotive.
Experience in the development and delivery o f implementation plans, business cases, and operatin g and governance structures for large transformation and change programme s
Joining the team, you will need to be resilient and empathetic as well as respectful, and inclusive of others and their voices and opinions. It would be great if you had some of the following skills experiences, but don’t worry if you don’t tick every box, we’ll help you develop along the way .
A ssisting with the design and development of a Programme or PMO from the ground up
Develop ing project plans across work streams and management of critical paths and dependencies in a project
Assist ing in the d evelopment and building quantitative and q ualitative business cases.
T ranslat ing and present ing data, information, and insights in a compelling way. In communicating ideas and recommendations that can be easily understood
Business and data analysis skillset in extracting and capturing requirements or processes and converting in to constructs, analysis, and value driven insights
C ommunication, organisational problem solving and analytical skills; confidence in, and capable of managing communications and engagement at all levels from C-Suite and project sponsorship, through to fellow team members and stakeholders
Facilitat ing workshops and meetings, disseminating information gathered into clear outputs
Project / Programme management qualification e.g. Prince2, MoP , and understanding and experience of other project management methodologies ( e.g. Agile)
Knowing we’re right for you
Embracing uniqueness, the culture at Grant Thornton thrives on the contributions of all our people, we never settle for what is easy, we look beyond to deliver the right thing, for everyone . Building an inclusive culture, where we value difference and respect our colleagues helps our people to perform at the best of their ability and realise their potential.
Our open and accessible culture means you’ll interact with leaders who are interested in you and everything you bring to our firm. The things that set you apart, we value them. That’s why we give you the freedom to bring your whole self to work and pursue your passions inside and outside of work.
Beyond the job
Life is more than work. The things you do, and the people you’re with outside of work matter, we’ll always do our best to keep your work and life in balance.
The impact you can make here will go far beyond your day job. From secondments, to fundraising for local charities, or investing in entrepreneurs in the developing world, you’ll be giving back to society. It’s that drive to do the right thing that runs through our every move, grounded in our CLEARR values – Collaboration, Leadership, Excellence, Agility, Respect and Responsibility.
We’re looking for people who want to contribute, spark fresh ideas and go beyond expectations. People who want to be able to proudly do what’s right, for the firm, our clients, our people and themselves. It’s how it should be.
The things you do, and the people you’re with outside of work matter, that’s why we’re happy to look at flexible working options for all our roles, and we’ll always do our best to keep your work and life in balance. Whether that’s working reduced contracted hours, working your hours over a shorter period or utilising our ‘how we work’ framework. Everyone has an immediate right to request a flexible arrangement through our flexible working policy. Read more about our approach to flexible working.