Associate – Strategic Advisory Development Consultancy - London


70 St Mary Axe, London, EC3A 8BE


Strategic Advisory at Montagu Evans means giving clients (mainly public sector) problem solving advice across their portfolio’s. That might be for a well-established client like the GPA (supporting our GPA Account Lead) or a Local Authority who has investment, operational and regeneration assets and they need to drive efficiencies out of them all but don’t know the questions to ask; or a client in Transport & Infrastructure (e.g. Network Rail) who want a strategy for their stations.

Examples of key clients
• HS2
• Various Council’s and London Boroughs
• Network rail
• Homes England
• NHS PS and various NHS Trusts

The focus tends to be on clients in the following sectors: Town Centre, Transport & Infrastructure and Housing.

You will be expected to gain an in depth understanding of the client (and their sector), their objectives and priorities. It is a collaborative role, identifying and solving problems for our clients. You will be responsible for bringing the best of Montagu Evans to the client, managing response time and providing a value added service.


This role will perform the following duties on behalf of our clients:

  • Trusted advisor and contributor to long term strategy in an account management capacity
  • Coordination and accountability of Montagu Evans deliverables
  • Proactive trouble shooting
  • Information management and reporting
  • Regular, consistent and targeted communication
  • Risk management and mitigation
  • Governance and contract management
  • Any additional duties as reasonably requested


  • Strategic thinker who actively listens and asks lots of questions
  • Excellent communicator, both written and verbal
  • Team Player
  • High service delivery skills which are clear and bespoke for each client
  • Has lead and implemented complex business change solutions
  • Is comfortable at developing relationships at executive level and able to influence
  • Previous experience of high risk, high value executive client situations
  • Surveying background, with good understanding across all specialisms
  • Sound knowledge of public sector activity

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