Associate – Strategic Advisory Development Consultancy - London

Location

70 St Mary Axe, London, EC3A 8BE

ROLE OVERVIEW

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
• DIO
• NHS PS and various NHS Trusts
• GPA

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.

MAIN DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES

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

DESIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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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