Manager/Senior Manager, Sydney

Blackdot is a global management consultancy headquartered in Sydney. We’re on an exciting growth trajectory with expansion across APAC.

Since 2001, Blackdot have helped enterprises across a range of industries globally, to solve complex customer challenges, improve operational efficiency and transform how they go-to-market. Our approach is effective because we make a shared a commitment to delivering value through our outcomes-based engagements, going beyond strategy and into the implementation of specialised customer, marketing, sales and technology solutions.

About the Role:

Due to continued growth in the region and greater demand for project delivery capability, we are expanding our team and looking to recruit across the Senior Manager level in Sydney or Melbourne to help win business and service our clients in Asia-Pacific.

A Senior Manager role at Blackdot provides an exciting opportunity for an energetic, ambitious self-starter who has minimum 7 years’ experience in management consulting (or equivalent industry experience). Our consultants work for Blackdot's top tier clients across the analysis, design and implementation stages of a variety of customer, marketing, sales and technology consulting, along with capability engagements.

About You:

You are a dynamic individual, keen to utilise your solid consulting skills and have previous experience within an entrepreneurial and agile company, where you can demonstrate initiative and play a significant part in the design and delivery of client projects. You will have at least 7+ years relevant commercial experience with some prior experience within  management consultancy, ideally as a senior consultant within sales and marketing transformation (incl. processes, technologies and capability) and/or consulting domain experience (i.e. Financial Services, Health Science, Media & Telco). If you are looking to take the next step in a more innovative, collaborative and supportive environment, this is the perfect role for you!

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Support business development activity collaborating with other senior members of the firm to win work within specific industry sectors
  • Maintain contact and communication with all project team members and other participants to ensure conformance with requirements of each project and client expectations
  • Keep the team fully updated on all feedback coming from the client and ensuring that they adhere to client expectations
  • Proactively introduce new strategies that fits the requirements of the client
  • Manage day-to-day project operations, serving as the functional expert on the project team
  • Provide quality oversight on deliverables prepared by the project team before client submission
  • Serve as the primary day-to-day client and team contact for the project
  • Identify, develop and extend client relationships with the intent of building long lasting trusted advisor relationships with clients
  • Assign team members to specific tasks within the project and deploy resources
  • Hold regular team meetings to review current work
  • Support the development of opinion pieces on business challenges, including publication and presentation of thought leadership

Skills and Experience:

  • The successful candidate will possess at least 7 years relevant commercial experience with some prior experience within a management consultancy firm, ideally as a senior consultant within sales and marketing transformation (incl. processes, technologies and capability) and/or consulting domain experience in Financial Services, Pharma/Health Sciences, or Media & Telco
  • Ability to think conceptually and strategically in design thinking
  • Ability to learn complex businesses very quickly, define problems accurately while paying attention to detail in the solution
  • Demonstrated leadership within or outside a work setting. You should be someone who frequently takes initiative and is eager to break new ground
  • Ability to manage and multi-task under tight deadlines
  • Strategic management perspective, strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Outstanding analytical and problem solving skills, ability to understand sophisticated data-based analysis
  • Ability to grow client accounts, and capitalise on new opportunities
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills and experience
  • Strong project management disciplines
  • Challenge the status quo internally and externally

Why Blackdot?

  • Dynamic high-performance workplace and culture
  • Collaborative, entrepreneurial and team focused environment
  • Industry-leading culture of individual development and success recognition (incl. fast-track career options for high performers)
  • High levels of autonomy and ownership
  • Highly competitive remuneration and incentive scheme
  • Exciting tier 1 clients and transformation projects
  • Access to best practice customer, sales, marketing and technology thought leadership
  • A range of differentiated employee benefits
    • Highly attractive remuneration package including market leading profit-based incentives
    • Additional tenure based annual leave
    • Flexible work arrangements
    • Generous and flexible leave approval
  • Excellent working environment, focus on work / life integration and exceptional social events

To apply, please send your CV & cover letter to