Graduate Business Consultant
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Solirius Consulting delivers technical consultancy and application delivery to our clients in order to solve real world problems and allow our clients to respond to an ever-changing technical landscape. We partner closely with our clients, embedding our consultants into their businesses in order to provide a bespoke service, allowing us to truly understand our clients’ needs.
It is this close collaboration with our clients that has enabled us to grow rapidly in recent years and will drive our ambitious future growth plans. We currently have over 250 consultants working with a variety of key clients from both the public and private sectors such as the Ministry of Justice, Department for Education, FCDOS, UEFA, International Olympic Committee and Mercedes Benz; with plans to increase our client base further in the near future.
We operate as a flat organisation and believe in trusting and supporting our team to operate independently. We pride ourselves on being specialists at what we do, making the most of our consultants’ expertise in their fields in order to provide a best-in-class service to our clients. All our consultants have the opportunity to work on a range of different projects, providing a broad range of knowledge on which to develop their careers and progress in the direction they choose.
Business Consulting focuses on understanding users’ needs and problems, and finding effective and creative solutions to address them. This role offers you the opportunity to work in high-performing teams in a range of projects, from large transformation programmes to bespoke solution development, with different clients and technology solutions.
Our Business Consultants act as the bridge between the client and the development team, understanding what clients want and need from a digital service and translating requirements into innovative technical solutions.
We recognise that graduates may not yet know where they want to specialise, so to help you decide your ideal pathway and give you a breadth of experience, you will have the opportunity to try different roles on different projects before honing in on your chosen specialisms. Some areas you may specialise in include:
Product and service management
Business and systems analysis
Candidates should be open to working in different locations for different clients. Although most of our work is in London, candidates should be happy to travel as client needs dictate.
As a Business Consultant you will be:
Working across a range of sectors, clients, and projects to address challenges for our clients.
Bridging the gap between technology and business needs.
Applying your technical awareness together with your communication and problem-solving skills to understand and solve the route of our client’s problems.
Ensuring that technology is applied correctly, provides a great user experience, and is accessible to all who need it.
Working closely with users to understand their needs and pain points, before translating this understanding into agile work items for our technical experts to deliver on.
Applying your general technical skills and knowledge to influence and direct technology decision-making.
Assisting with internal projects and practice development to help grow the Business Consulting practice.
Typically, you will work on a particular project for 6-12 months before moving on to a new challenge. You will be part of a larger team, working with and learning from experienced consultants.
Candidates should have a strong academic background and demonstrate a genuine interest in technology. We are looking for people who are logical, critical thinkers, who enjoy tackling different problems in a structured way without stifling creativity and innovation. Our consultants should be highly motivated self-starters, have great interpersonal and communication skills, integrity, and a strong desire to deliver the best possible results for our clients.
A good quality degree, or relevant professional qualification.
Interest and aptitude for digital technology, either via your chosen degree or other means if your degree is non-technical or scientific.
Excellent communication skills; with the ability to communicate with teams and both internal and external stakeholders.
Some understanding of digital development processes.
An understanding or awareness of Agile methodologies and tools would be beneficial.
An understanding of the software development lifecycle including product lifecycle, and broader business experience would be beneficial.
Ability to structure the analysis of a business or product e.g. SWOT or MOST analysis would be beneficial.
Package and Benefits:
Competitive salary, dependent on experience
Flexible working / Work from home
Generous annual discretionary bonus
25 days annual leave + bank holidays
10 days allocated development training per year
Private healthcare cover
Annual away days and social events
Equality and diversity
Solirius Consulting is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to creating a work environment that supports, celebrates, encourages and respects all individuals and in which all processes are based on merit, competence and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, sexuality, age, disability, ethnicity, marital status or any other protected characteristics.
Should you require further assistance or require any reasonable adjustments be put in place to better support your application process, please do not hesitate to raise this with us.
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