Associate Managing Consultant Full Time

Lagos, Nigeria | MBA / MSc | 3 - 5 years | Full Time | Male or Female | Consulting/Business Strategy & Planning | Consulting

Job Summary

Design and execute specific pieces of project, direct Associate Analyst / Consultant activities, interact with mid- to senior- level payments managers. Support business development either follow-on or new sales.
• Rigorously and logically identify issues covering entire client problem with oversight
• Generate key hypotheses and independently structure work at a stream level
• Perform sophisticated, hypotheses-driven analysis with broad oversight
• Thoroughly check own work
• Draw well-integrated conclusions and insights
• Construct storylines at the work stream level
• Engage audience with verbal communications and presentations
• Deliver presentations
• Direct Analysts
• Identify engagement risks in stream
• Develop effective working relationships with mid-level client management
• Assess client agenda, internal culture and change readiness with guidance
• Builds peer relationships with key team members to identify opportunities to broaden relationship
• Engage in client communications with client peer group within the framework of the overall communications strategy
• Clearly define client and MasterCard Advisors roles and individual responsibilities for deliverables
• Proactively seek opportunities to support proposal preparation
• Identify client challenges and formulate ideas on opportunities to leverage MasterCard Advisors capabilities, surfacing these to senior Advisors staff with broad oversight
• Develop Intellectual Capital from client work with senior oversight
• Contribute to the development of Intellectual Capital in Special Interest Groups
• Actively contributes to Special Interest Groups by participating in creating points of view, articles, methodologies
• Proactively seeks opportunities to lead small projects
• Actively contribute to Knowledge Center databases; actively gather and encourage contribution in areas of interest
• Implement, modify and apply Intellectual Capital, methodologies and tools from other projects
• Structure client work to facilitate capturing as Intellectual Capital with senior oversight

Job Requirements

• Undergraduate degree required
• MBA or relevant post graduate degree recommended

Experience and Skills

• Strong experience in a management consulting firm and/or solid experience in relevant industry if graduate degree held
• If no graduate degree, good experience in a management consulting firm and/or expert knowledge in relevant industry
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Excellent analytical skills
• Ability to work on a team or independently
• Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
• Advanced Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills
• Attention to detail

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