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Consultant

  • Job reference: R-026081
  • Sector: Atkins UK
  • Location:
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Job Summary

Acuity are currently looking for junior candidates to further develop their Management Consultancy Service Line to both support future growth and support in the delivery of projects across the MEA region. The ideal candidate should be someone who has worked in a Management Consultant capacity preferably with a Big Four Consultancy or Global strategy houses or international management consultancies in the Middle East region. Candidates should have between one and three years’ experience in a relevant field but most of all be flexible to work on multiple engagements and in multiple countries. Acuity is enjoying steady growth in region and is looking to increase headcount by 50% in the next six months.

The role is based in region and may require travel. We are particularly looking for candidates with experience from the Transport and Aviation Sector.

Technical Responsibilities:

As a Consultant your responsibilities include:

  • Onsite delivery of engagements
  • Support the Project Manager in delivering quality deliverables for our clients
  • Support in stakeholder engagement and presentations to clients
  • Assist in the development of tools and template to support successful delivery
  • Support in any business development activities including the preparation of bids, pricing and content development
  • Complete assigned tasks accordingly

Basic & Technical Competencies:

The basic & technical competencies include:

  • Shall be degree qualified
  • + One (1) to three (3) years of relevant experience in Management Consulting or a relevant position with transferable skills
  • Strong analytical, organizational, multi-tasking, presentation, communication, and problem-solving skills
  • Compliance best practices in management and improving business processes
  • Ability to structure a large amount of information within a process framework
  • Strong data management and detail oriented
  • Basic understanding of Project management including:
    • Risk Management
    • Cost Management
    • Schedule Management
    • Resource Management
    • Change Management
  • Be professional with stakeholders
  • Self-motivated and determined to pursue continuous improvement, which is essential to processes & procedures development

Core Behaviours:

  • Demonstrate drive, enthusiasm and commitment to projects while projecting a professional image
  • Excellent planning and organisation skills
  • Able to make decisions, act on own initiative and operate in a proactive manner with a positive attitude
  • Function confidently and competently within client environment and has a positive impact on clients’ perception of Acuity
  • Planning and Organizational agility: Accurately scopes length and difficulty of projects, setting realistically aggressive objectives and goals. Compensates for roadblocks and looks ahead to see impact on dependent activities.
  • Consistently achieves high quality standards and requires limited direction and supervision
  • Shows flexibility in tasks and location, and deals well with ambiguity
  • Excellent communication skills – written and spoken English is essential (Arabic preferred)
  • Understands when to ask for support and using the correct channels

Rewards and Benefits

We offer an excellent package which includes:

  • A competitive tax-free salary
  • Accommodation allowance
  • Transportation allowance
  • 22 days annual leave (based on a 5-day working week)
  • Medical and life insurance cover
  • Company gratuity scheme
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Annual flight allowance to point of origin
  • Employee Assistance Program – 24-hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants

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