Job title: Manager_Australasia_Operations Improvement
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Consultancy
Skills: Performance Improvement Business Improvement Operations Excellence Strategy & Operations Consulting
Salary type: Annual
Location: Australia
Job published: 11-10-2018
Job ID: 32152

Job Description

Manager for Australia
 
Short description
Our client is seeking highly qualified candidates for Manager from a Top-Tier Strategy Consultancy covering the Australasia region. Our client is leading global operations consulting firm that is a dynamic and fast-growing company that delivers rapid, sustainable results and builds better businesses for its clients. The company has a solid reputation for delivering fully implemented, bottom-line improvements to clients across a wide range of sectors and countries. They offer an exceptional career path, a career enhancing environment and excellent benefits. They are absolutely committed to hiring consultants who want to wed themselves to the business and get on the Director election path.
 
About the client
  • Our client is a dynamic and fast-growing company that delivers rapid, sustainable results and builds better businesses for their clients. As they look to expand into new geographies and industries there are opportunities for motivated individuals to join their team.
  • Our client has built a solid reputation for delivering fully implemented, bottom-line improvements to clients across a wide range of sectors and countries. The majority of their work is helping management turn around a business rapidly. This means that they focus on the highest value levers usually around increasing production and revenue and improving cost efficiency.
To supplement our clients team we are looking for a Manager.
 
What we are looking for:
  • MBA/Masters
  • 3 years consulting experience with tier 1 strat-house firms (e.g. Bain, BCG, McKinsey) leading to performance improvement in very complex situations or at least 5 years work experience in a senior industry position
  • Candidates coming from top tier strategy consulting firms interested in working for an implementation consulting firm
  • Ideal industries of experience: Commodities, Industrials, Mining, Manufacturing, and other related industries.
  • Excellent academic background
  • Bachelor's degree from top universities
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, including ability to structure and prioritize effort within an area and ask the right questions to get to root causes
  • Well equipped with consulting toolkits in a Manager's role capacity
  • Track record of achieving tough targets under pressure
  • Ability to build trust with Senior Managers and achieve results though managing a team, prioritizing the professional development of team members
  • Excellent communication skills, including ability to construct compelling arguments supported by the right facts
Job description/role
  • Your main role is an overall management of delivering measurable within the clients business.
  • Being the front-line change agent in an area of the client's business, you will set the standards for the activities required ensuring the client results, sustainability and coaching your team members, the Implementation Facilitator and Senior Managers within your area to do the same.
  • Leading the problem-solving effort and prioritizing opportunities, you will ensure that the teams efforts are always within the highest-value priorities.
  • You are expected to support your Implementation Facilitator and the clients' senior staff drive rapid and sustainable implementation, coaching them to embed continuous improvement into their business practices.
  • You will prepare Driver Trees in identifying key improvement levers and focus regions; prioritize efforts according to implementation value and ease; facilitate baseline identification and reconcile targets with stakeholders; ensure completion of idea owners in robust idea forms that includes data sources and assumptions using the 80:20 rule to work around data limitations; ensure the commitment from the idea owners, stakeholders and the Area Senior Manager to implement improvement ideas; develop and manage implementation strategies in achieving rapid results; and, review progress of ideas with the idea owners and the clients managers and escalate concerns ensuring optimum results.
Location:
  • Australia (Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, etc.)
Open for:
  • Open to all nationalities who are willing to be based in Australia (relocation package offered)
  • Ideally for someone with experience living in Australia or knows the Australian market
Travel Requirements:
  • 90-100%
Start date:
  • As soon as possible