Principal Consultant, Implementation (Health, Financial Services, Public Sector)
Principal Consultant with Health, Financial Services or Public Sector sector focus.
Our Programme and Project Management practice has an enviable reputation for delivering the highest value outcomes from our clients' most complex projects and programmes. Our work ranges from large scale transformation programmes, often involving significant information technology and change management, through to 'hard' engineering and technology delivery projects. We have a unique track record for success in 'soft' projects involving organisational development, training and the introduction of a projects culture to help clients improve their project delivery performance.
As a consultant, you will tackle challenging, stimulating and innovative work at all stages of your career. Our current assignments include: improving the performance of NHS trusts and hospitals; management of a global programme in Thomson Reuters; helping an FMCG company to develop and market innovative new products; and transformation programmes in the transport, utility, finance and retail sectors.
As part of the industry's leading project management practice, you will have the opportunity to contribute across a range of different sectors whilst honing current and new skills as you build breadth as well as depth of experience. For you, a career in PA will offer unprecedented opportunities within a dynamic working environment, exceptional real-world training and the support of an accomplished peer group. Job Requirements
We are seeking to grow our team of talented individuals with the potential to become the future leaders of transformation and delivery projects and who currently have a successful track record of working within a projects environment.
You will be able to demonstrate career progression with increasing responsibility in project roles, for example, in transformation, IT or engineering; have strengths in business analysis, problem solving and interpersonal skills as well as commercial acumen, so you are able to formulate and deliver creative, value adding solutions to client issues. You will be degree level qualified, with a 2:1 or equivalent and will have demonstrated a drive for personal and professional progression within your chosen field.
It is desirable to have and be looking to enhance:
• experience of working at all levels in an organisation
• the ability to demonstrate your leadership skills on substantial projects with large teams, or change programmes involving significant performance improvement
• an understanding of project / business change methodologies, processes, techniques and issues
• an aptitude for delivering creative solutions; and
• an appetite for the development of new business.
Our most successful consultants have come from a range of backgrounds, with aspirations to contribute across multiple sectors including financial services, energy & utilities, health, transport, telecommunications, defence, retail and government; some have joined us with particular specialisms such as procurement, supplier management, IT and systems engineering. We have provided them all with the opportunities to develop into industry leading experts.
Based from our head office in London you should expect to travel and work on client sites; you need to have the unconditional right to work across Europe.
If you think you can work with high calibre colleagues on complex and high profile projects, we'd like to hear from you. In return we'll provide you the opportunities, support, and training for you to develop your career to the fullest of your capabilities, because it's not just what you've done that's interesting to us - it's what you are capable of achieving.
#LI-AH1 About PA Consulting Group
PA Consulting Group is a leading management, IT and technology consulting firm. Independent, award winning and employee-owned, we operate globally in more than 30 countries and transform the performance of major organisations in both the private and public sectors.
From initial idea generation and strategy development through to detailed implementation, we deliver significant and tangible results to our clients through our innovative thinking and in-depth sector expertise.
We are committed to recruiting, promoting and rewarding our people solely on the basis of their ability to contribute to PA's success, regardless of sex, race, disability, religion, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age or marital status.