Senior Manager – Strategy (Mining), Johannesburg – Ref: 1063790-1

  • Degree or Higher
  • Johannesburg,
  • Posted 2 years ago
  • This position has been filled

Ref: 1063790-1

Job Description:

Our client is a global Consulting company that have invested in a Strategy and Consulting firm in SA and they are looking for dynamic candidates with entrepreneurial flair and a passion for Consulting.

Their people make an impact through their dedication to client service, creativity and high performance. Whatever your passion, the opportunities available to you at the company will help you realize your career aspirations. As an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, they’re open to a variety of flexible working styles. They’re committed to collaboration and strong relationships that help their clients and their people realize their ambitions. Well known for their technical excellence, they’re also a firm brimming with energetic and inspirational people who want to build a diverse career in a progressive, global organisation. What’s in it for you? The opportunity to join a diverse and progressive team, with the chance to learn from inspirational people committed to ensuring each and every interaction is an opportunity to learn, challenge and innovate.

Position details:

Type: Permanent
Reports to: Partner
Job description / core competencies:

  • Reporting to the Managing Partner your key responsibilities would be to manage and oversee client assignments and structure work schedules accordingly. Driving each assignment through to its natural conclusion will be your overall goal.
  • You should be comfortable delivering both formal & informal presentations both internally & externally. Strong written report skills are needed to produce clear, persuasive and concisely written presentations.
  • You will be responsible for planning & managing the delivery of quality work by the team.
  • Directing the quantitative analysis, assessing the depth required for each assignment, translating the analysis into useful findings & quality assuring the results will be a primary responsibility.
  • You will be responsible for managing the development of your team (internal and client) during the length of each project and identifying opportunities for them to grow and build their skills.
  • You will direct the source & level of data gathering necessary & judge the necessity of client interviews & the strategic content of those interviews.
  • You will be expected to build productive and lasting client relationships at all levels.
  • You will be expected to build productive and lasting relationships within the company at all levels and be seen as a valued member of the office community – contributing to internal, firm-building activities proactively.
  • You should develop & identify new business opportunities as they present themselves.

Country: South Africa
Location: Johannesburg

Job Qualification & Experience:


  • Undergraduate degree from a top tier university and an MBA from a top tier university.
  • Candidates should have an exemplary scholastic record & have been recognised for special academic awards or participating in elite programs.
  • As a Senior Manager you will have between 6 -8 years of professional experience, gained in a top strategy consulting organisation.
  • You should be able to demonstrate rapid career progression & a strong track record within your current organisation.
  • You must be able to build strong relationships at all levels of the organisation (client and internal), rapidly building rapport, establishing your credibility and gaining trust.
  • You must possess the flexibility and commercialism to manage a diverse range of responsibilities in a dynamic & results oriented environment.
  • Foreign language skills and international work experience are important to demonstrate cultural sensitivity and ability to work in highly challenging environments.
  • You must have demonstrated flexibility in adjusting to highly varied projects and rapidly coming up the learning curve in unfamiliar industries and functions.
  • You must have a track record of successfully completing different types of projects, ranging from strategy to implementation, across a number of unrelated industries.

Additional information / characteristics:

  • You will have the ability to lead teams in an autonomous strategic consulting environment and be seen as a strong team player with excellent communication & client handling skills.
  • You should be viewed by clients as an expert that they turn to for help & advice on their most difficult issues.
  • You should be able to identify & exploit new business opportunities as they come to light & involve Principals & Partners as appropriate.
  • You will be self-motivated and capable of developing innovative approaches to difficult issues.
  • You will have a highly analytical mind & structure your thinking in terms of hypotheses & frameworks.
  • You will need to demonstrate strong quantitative skills and attention to detail, at the same time as having the ability to step back and identify high level issues.

Company Description:

One of the world’s pre-eminent professional services organisations playing a significant role in the operation of the world’s capital markets by helping clients to solve complex business problems and to enhance their ability to improve performance, manage risk and build long-term value. A global Consulting company and have invested in a Strategy and Consulting firm in South Africa looking for dynamic candidates with entrepreneurial flair and a passion for Consulting.


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