Head of Consulting - #1133723

Gated Talent


Date: 1 week ago
City: Manchester
Contract type: Full time
Work schedule: Full day
Gated Talent

We provide market research to businesses around the world, aiding empowered, confident decision-making. Our expertise spans the diverse technology ecosystem through to the life sciences and is delivered through powerful datasets, specialist intelligence reports, ongoing personal debriefs and bespoke consumer and end-user research. We have over 80 years of combined experience, as a result of the unification between Futuresource Consulting and BCC Research, two leading research firms.


Both have a unique set of capabilities and a rich history of driving tangible progress in businesses, academia and markets. This role is reporting into the CEO, we are open to candidates based in the UK or US. Responsibilities Manage the main pillars of a consulting practice: people management, delivery management and client engagement.


Identifies, leads, or oversees the development of customer-facing business solutions and offerings that have an impact on the market. Act as a ‘player coach’, especially initially, overseeing our consulting function but also driving the execution of key consulting studies. Directs business operations and resources of consulting practice.


Manages and leads through the management team and/or senior level individual contributors. Accountable for managing and growing substantive revenue streams and customer base. Formulate and implement our strategy for delivering consulting and advisory services to our core target industries.


Resolves staffing issues for very complex engagements. Accountable for operational/financial metrics and overall business results of consulting practice. Interacts internally and externally with executive management involving negotiation of difficult matters to influence policy.


Interacts with executive levels both internal and external regarding matters that influence policies and strategies. Has the ability to work in an unstructured and agile environment with minimal supervision; Proven ability to develop and maintain strong client relationships, at all management levels; Background research for persons, sales angles, organisations, et al – needed as part of working on those important deals; Effective at facilitating and implementing change; Outstanding communication skills both verbal and written with the ability to adapt style based on audience; Strong analytical capability with the ability to link financial results to performance drivers and business outcomes, provide recommendations to improve business results; Help the sales team upkeep notes following calls, meetings, scenario analyses; Strong organisational skills with ability to manage multiple projects throughout the entire project/program management cycle; Collaborate with partners to plan the layout and agenda of workshops and clarify outcomes that the client is expecting to achieve; Proactive in identifying process improvements; Coordinate end-to-end what’s needed for those deals – all Content/Collateral Building – PPT’s, Proposals, Nurture Materials etc. Personal Skills 5 years plus experience in a consulting role Experience within Market Research industries is desirable but not essential Leadership and Initiative Commercial Awareness Analytical – being able to critically think and apply logical reasoning Solution-oriented mindset Visionary abilities – being able to project a better-future trajectory Package (UK based) other locations to be discussed upon interview Competitive Salary Company Pension scheme 25 day annual leave +1 day for every year completed Chill days dependent on length of service Company social events Onsite parking Private Medical insurance Life Insurance Remote/Hybrid working BCC Research and Futuresource Consulting is proud to be a “fair (second) chance” company that provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants.


We prohibit discrimination in employment and harassment on the basis of race, colour, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, religion, national origin, genetic status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruitment, hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, discipline, and termination.


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