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Business & Project Management Consultants

  • Job reference: AD-000995
  • Sector: Management Consultancy
  • Location: London
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Why not...

Joining Atkins as a consultant will offer you the opportunity to work on exciting and fulfilling consulting assignments across multiple sectors. It will enable you to develop the skills, knowledge and attributes necessary to be an outstanding consultant. You will help our clients transform their business, and position themselves effectively in a fast-changing world.
You will encounter a variety of technical, managerial and people challenges, whilst taking advantage of the support and development opportunities.

Who we are

One of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies, we’re driven to ask ‘why’ and make the world a better place – today and tomorrow. Our award-winning consultants take a hands-on role, providing independent advice to make sure a variety of innovative solutions deliver real business benefits. 

At Atkins we offer a world of opportunities, from the projects you’ll work on to the wide variety of career paths you can pursue. You will take responsibility for assignments, helping all kinds of public, private and security clients transform their business. Our learning and development support will help you develop the industry skills that our clients seek and value. 

Ranked as one of ‘The Sunday Times 25 Best Big Companies to Work For’ and as one of the ‘The Times Top 50 Employers for Women’. We support flexible working and equal opportunities as we believe that diverse teams provide the best mix of interpersonal and technical skills needed to exceed our customers’ expectations.

What we are looking for

Candidates should be able to demonstrate achievements gained in either a private or public-sector organisation or consultancy and an understanding, experience and a real desire to develop their skills in one or more of the following consulting areas:

Portfolio, Programme and Project Management (P3M)
Using structured and/or agile methods
Programme and Project delivery
Project Management Offices and Project Controls (Cost, Schedule, Risk)
Business Consulting
Business Analysis
Change Management
Operational Improvement
Stakeholder Engagement and Communications
Strategy and Transformation.

We really want to hear from candidates who can demonstrate the core skills and personal traits that will help them develop into successful consultants, these include: 
Strong communication and people skills, with the ability to collaborate with a variety of colleagues and become a trusted client adviser up to Senior levels.
An ability to build good and lasting relationships at all levels in a business environment
Someone who can gain client trust and identify opportunities to add value
An enquiring mind, someone who does not accept things at face value
Complex problem solving and analytical skills, enabling innovative solutions and sound decisions and recommendations.
Proactive approach with a can-do attitude
Strong delivery focus and a good track record of successfully delivering solutions
Confidence to work independently on own initiative or enjoy being part of multidisciplinary teams.
Ambition, commercially aware and client focused with the drive to keep on learning.
Someone who maintains a flexible attitude to working in a multi-disciplinary environment.
Sound judgement, not afraid to ask questions or for seek support
Is focussed on client outcomes and not put off by disappointment, having the ability to stand up to pressure from client stakeholders.
UK mobile, whilst operating from a base office in either London or the South West.


Atkins develops individuals through a portfolio of training and development activities designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents.  These are reviewed with individuals through an annual appraisal process.  We actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.

Please note that we will relocate from our current London office in Euston Tower to the Nova North building in Victoria in the first quarter of 2019.

Security Requirements

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview. 

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV,  details of any current or previously held security clearance.


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