Principal Consultant AU

Blackdot are a global management consulting firm on a significant growth trajectory. Headquartered in The Rocks in Sydney, we work with a prestigious enterprise client base and have developed a unique market position based on outstanding research and intellectual property.

Our core focus is helping enterprise clients drive growth and enhance their marketing and sales effectiveness through our consulting, benchmarking and capability solutions.

About The Role:

Due to continued growth Blackdot have an exciting opportunity for an experienced, driven and high achieving individual to join the business as Principal Consultant. The successful candidate will play a key role in continuing to develop relationships with our prestigious client base in Australia and contribute to the build out of our consulting assets and capability in Australia and globally.

This role is targeted at individuals who possess excellent consulting credentials and who are keen to utilise these strong skills and experience within an entrepreneurial and agile company. It would suit a dynamic individual with solid consulting toolkit and client-facing skills who can demonstrate initiative and play a key leadership role within the consulting team :
 
  • Break down complex business problems and create work plans to deliver the requirements of the client
  • Lead the day-to-day operations of project teams
  • Provide quality oversight on deliverables prepared by the project team before submitting to client
  • Serve as the primary day-to-day client and team contact for projects
  • Identify, develop and extend client relationships and become a trusted adviser over multiple engagement
  • Lead the creation and extension of industry specific and functional thought leadership
  • Be part of the leadership team for the consulting practice, act as a coach and mentor to junior consultants and lead the delivery of internal firm-building projects

Skills and Experience:

The successful candidate will possess at least 8 years’ relevant commercial consulting
experience. Specific demonstrated experience within marketing and sales will be highly
regarded.
 
  • 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
  • Ability to present ideas and recommendations persuasively
  • 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
  • Ability to continuously contribute to Blackdot’s IP and consulting assets
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills and experience
  • Strong project management disciplines
  • Challenge the status quo internally and externally
  • Strong business and commercial acumen
  • Excellent MS Office skills, particularly Excel and Powerpoint

Prior Experience: 

Experience as an Engagement Manager/Principal Consultant ideally within sales and marketing
transformation (incl. processes, technologies and capability) and/or consulting domain
experience in Banking & Finance, Health Science (Pharma) or TMT

Benefits and Culture:
 
  • Dynamic high performance workplace and culture in funky loft-style offices in The Rocks (Sydney CBD)
  • Collaborative, autonomous and team focused environment
  • Development and growth opportunities (incl. fast track career options for high performers)
  • Competitive remuneration and bonus scheme
  • Exciting Tier 1 clients & projects
  • A range of benefits; casual Friday’s and drinks, social events and rewards
  • Access to best practice sales & marketing thought leadership
  • Glassdoor 5 Star rated – excellent working environment and a focus on work/life balance

Send your CV and cover letter to Sharon.McManus@theblackdot.com.au