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Title: Strategic Consultant, ANZ
Date Posted: 2018-01-04
Location: Australia / New Zealand
Description:
If you are interested in a role that allows for rapid-fire consulting engagements across a broad range of world-leading education clients, the ability to impact on the key strategic issues faces by some of the globe's most famous brands, and an exceptional career path, then read on. Symplicity's Strategic Consulting will enjoy the responsibility of forming relationships with world class executives, and can realistically expect to meet a broad variety of top practitioners from their chosen region over the course of just one year.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
The Strategic Consultant must have a proven track record of providing strategic consulting services to the Higher Education marketplace as well as having strong and proven business acumen for new business development and supporting the creation of new services to bring to market. The Strategic Consultant is responsible for interfacing almost continuously with C-level executives and other senior executives to foster deep, broad relationships with individuals, applying and packaging our resources to meet their challenges; and sensing patterns among customer needs to drive the Symplicity suite of Products and Services.

Thought Leadership and Solutions Development

- Responsible for uncovering and understanding evolving education technology trends and opportunities.
- Develop a strategy for Symplicity to be an instrumental voice in the dialogue of education technology innovation.
- Develop a plan for industry participation and visibility that raises Symplicity profile and business prospects.
- Contribute to envisioning, developing and maintaining a robust portfolio of consulting solutions capable of delivering a revenue stream to support yearly goals.
- Able to articulate the value of these solutions to others inside and outside the organization.
- Contributes to thought leadership through networking/external relationships.
- Mentors others on emerging and strategic offerings.

Business Development

- Demonstrates ability to partner with Sales and Consulting account teams to identify and develop strategic consulting opportunities.
- Develop custom proposals for strategic service offerings.
- Support sales efforts as a SME.
- Direct and support team members in their business development efforts.
- Leverage relationships with senior level management in college, university and university systems settings to position Symplicity for opportunities.
- Demonstrate skills in navigating issues at an academic institution and overcoming obstacles with strategic problem solving skills.

Delivery

- Support the design/delivery of complex, large scale emerging/custom strategic offerings with continuous focus on Delivery Excellence.
- Demonstrated Subject Matter Expertise across broad spectrum of functional domains.
- Acts as reviewer of other team members artifacts to define and evolve service specific artifacts and templates for strategic services.
- Demonstrates excellent written, verbal and formal presentation skills.
- Able to lead clients through formal strategic planning processes with emphasis on process modeling and change management.
- Able to conduct interviews to identify and clarify client needs and opportunities and to develop strategic recommendation based on those interview results.
- Ability to write client specific documents for unique implementations.

Required Skills

- Proven experience with developing and implementing effective practices and strategic plans for consulting support services with major higher education institutions or systems.
- Experience in Higher Education administrative and/or academic roles, governance, and institutional initiatives.
- Some previous experience in developing and deploying new consulting programs/solutions preferred.
- Broad understanding of education technologies including career development systems.
- Excellent skills in navigating issues at an academic institution and overcoming obstacles with strategic problem solving skills.
- An aptitude for generating client specific documents for unique implementations.
- Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills. Experience in writing client presentable deliverables a must.
- Successful track record at leading clients through a program of change that impacts business, processes and technology.
- Willingness to travel (up to 50% of time) and to work both independently and with a team to deliver high-quality consulting engagements required.

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Company: Symplicity
Contact person: Not mentioned
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