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Strategy Consultant - Blockchain

Job Title: Strategy Consultant - Blockchain
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Industry:
Salary: SGD Attractive
Contact Name: Mark Ellwood
Contact Email: mark.ellwood@ellwoodconsulting.com.sg
Job Published: May 24, 2021 13:32

Job Description

About our client

Our Client is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. They combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across a multitude of industries, providing solutions to clients in more than 100 countries. This organization brings continuous innovation to help their clients improve their performance and create lasting value.

 

About the role

Business Strategy sets the stage for growth, innovation and competitiveness through a practical, integrated approach. Our understanding of the industry landscape and business options in the context of global, economic, technology and social trends means our client is at the heart of the big discussions for clients today. Our client’s business strategists go beyond just describing the business models of the future and help their clients to realize the models and the associated rewards.

You will be responsible for delivering client value within the agreed timeframe and budget. You understand the client’s unique situation and develop deliverables that exceed expectations. You will ideate and provide innovative business solution to our clients. You are able to perform complex analyses to support business case realization while keeping the broader perspective in mind. You will work in a technology inspired and innovative environment in which you are able to identify what is required to solve client challenges and build and maintain strong client relationships.

 

Your responsibilities

  • Application of consulting skills: Conceptualizing business solutions to create new business models, address challenges, supervising and supports the structuring and on-time delivery of the overall project issues, analyses and deliverables; synthesizing and preparing storylines and cogent documents with minimal supervision; leading project teams across the full range of topics within, our functional practices.

  • Leadership of projects: Structuring the project plan; ensuring full consistency with methodologies, communication standards and best practices; tracking progress of the team against the work plan; Ensuring the quality of project deliverables; balancing the competing demands on the team.

  • Business development: participating in client development efforts, and around engaging clients on business issues and collaborating on the writing of proposals; developing points of view on issues facing the industry.

  • People Development: Eliciting maximum team performance potential from the team through feedback, coaching and creating opportunities for team members to grow; providing regular feedback to team members highlighting strengths and development needs; motivating team performance.

 

You will have

  • A university degree in Business or Engineering is required and candidates typically also have an MA, MSc, MBA or PhD degree.

  • 4 to 8 years of business consulting in an international firm, or equivalent experience in the industry is preferred (but not required).

  • Experience in shaping and leading consulting engagements.

  • Experience in application of new technologies and ecosystems to create new business models and/or business challenges.

  • Experience in business application of blockchain in the areas of Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC), tokenization of financial assets (Digital Assets), digital market infrastructure and digital identity will be an advantage.

  • Strong desire to work in technology-driven business transformation and curiosity around opportunities and threats posed by innovation and industry convergence.

  • Knowledge of, and passion for, technology trends e.g., Blockchain, Big Data, Internet of Things.

  • Intellectual capacity to develop creative and innovative business solutions to enable new business models.

  • A strong understanding of industry operations, dynamics and trends through experience in one or more of the following industries: Financial Services, Capital Markets, Life Sciences, Retail and Consumer Packaged Goods.

  • Personal and professional attributes required to work with senior client stakeholders to encourage them to take bold actions and coach them through major change.

  • Maturity and empathy, and ability to work effectively within a consulting team.

  • Business judgement, including understanding of client organizations and dynamics.

  • Strong analytical skills, understanding of complex issues, the ability to quickly absorb information, conceptual and creative problem solving excellence.

  • First class written and verbal communication skills; the ability to articulate complex problems and solutions in a simple, logical and impactful manner.

  • Proven experience in leading teams to deliver new strategies or capabilities while developing, mentoring and inspiring team members.

  • Leadership; the ability to easily establish trust-based relationships and gain valuable insights through collaboration and communication.

  • Drive; enjoys a challenge, proven ability to adapt and remove obstacles to achieve results, determination and optimism.

  • Flexibility to accommodate client travel requirements.