Consulting Associate - Part Time/Contractor
Monarch Point Consulting Group (MPCG) was founded in 2014 and is a boutique strategy and operations and project management consulting firm. In other words, we help business grow, streamline operations, minimize wasted time & resources, plan/execute projects, and ultimately become more profitable. As our firm continues to expand, we are looking for a Consulting Associates to work alongside the firm's leadership in providing our clients best-in-practice consulting services and deliverables.
Whats in it for you?
Flexibility: Depending on the nature of the client engagement, most of your work will be done remotely, meaning you can work where you want as long as your your manager is aware of those details in advance and can get in touch when necessary. However, on some occasions our engagements require us to be at the client site, so some domestic or international travel may be required.
Growth: Sure, you can go join a major consultancy, put in your 10-15 years and maybe make Partner, but we offer a faster career growth track because we're smaller than the big guys and as we grow, so to do you! We promote from within, so if a more senior position opens up and you're the most qualified, you'll get priority. Furthermore, we want to help you develop, so if your interested in learning about a different area/division of the company, you are welcome to do so and we'll even train you in that area!
Opportunity: Be a part of building something. In other words, you'll get exposure to so many more areas of an organization. Sure you may be hired to be in one department, but you'll also get the opportunity to learn more about entrepreneurship, consulting, negotiation, contracting, technology, and any other area you want to learn, making your work experience even more dynamic.
Training: We want to be the best strategy and operations consultancy. To accomplish that, we need to have the best team. Whether informal or formal training, we'll make sure you're skills are constantly being developed so you're ready to tackle anything you face in your career.
Correspond with client's and MPCG leadership on a daily basis, confirming daily tasks, meetings, and deliverable status.
Identify and qualify prospective clients, working with the Business Development Team to develop future consulting opportunities.
Execute tasks or produce pre-agreed deliverables daily.
Build and maintain professional working relationships with current and prospective clients.
Field client requests and escalate to firm leadership where relevant.
Identify additional opportunities to expand on client work.
Assist in preparation of material for meetings, and provide status updates on relevant deliverables or projects.
Take meeting minutes during phone or in-person meetings.
Participate in informal or formal ongoing consulting training.
Provide recommendations to senior leadership regarding internal and external processes where applicable.
Minimum College Degree: this proves you are capable of achievement.
Experience: must have some direct or indirect consulting experience. This could be in sales, project management, operations, technology, or other.
Professionalism: because we all have to dress for success and look the part.
Outstanding interpersonal communication: you find connections with people easily.
A good listener: you cant help your clients unless you understand what they need.
Humility: if you think you're the smartest person in the room, you're in the wrong room.
Eagerness to learn: we're always looking to learn, and we expect our team to do the same.
Service minded: you live to lend a hand, whether to your team or your clients.
Teamwork: you are willing to succeed and fail as a team, putting the team's needs before your own.
Positivity: consulting can be stressful, we strive to keep spirits high in all circumstances.
At least 1-2 years of experience in Strategy, Operations, Business Development, and Project management.
At least 1-2 years of experience with AGILE/SCRUM or other project management methodology.
At least 1-2 years of experience with Process Mapping, Process Improvement, and Process Re-engineering.
Advanced-Expert experience with Microsoft Powerpoint, Excel, Word, and Visio.
Familiarity with Google G-Suite.
Daily rate TBD, depending on experience.