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OC&C Strategy Consultants has the UK’s leading B2B Services practice, working with clients in areas including Construction and Infrastructure, Support Services, Outsourcing and Automotive Services.

These industries are characterised by challenging strategy problems which require original thought, and we require people of the highest intellectual calibre who thrive on novel thinking. It is less important that you have deep expertise in the sectors – we can rapidly help you build that.

This role primarily involves managing the OC&C project team of 3-6 consultants. Although you will be involved in business development, your primary contribution here will be in assisting the Partners or in generating demand for repeat business through delivery excellence.

About The Candidate


  • Direct, manage the analysis, design, proposal, implementation and ongoing delivery of consulting projects, ensuring customer satisfaction and customer results

  • Assist in client pitches and help with developing client relationships

  • Rapidly gain acceptance within the company and clients as a very strong, professional manager who can provide clear thought leadership

  • Translate strategy and business needs into deliverable designs

  • Help to position OC&C as leaders in strategy consultancy


  • Strong academics: Excellent first degree, preferably with an MBA from a leading school

  • Substantial experience gained partly or entirely in an external strategy consultancy environment

  • Experience gained within the Services industries where we specialise

  • Outstanding track record of achieving and exceeding objectives

  • Experience of managing work streams and small teams is necessary

  • Excellent leadership qualities

  • A proven track record of developing successful relationships at senior executive to Board level

Personal Specification:

  • Analytical clear thinker who can recognise critical issues and dedicate attention accordingly, a highly numerate individual, who is hypothesis and issue driven

  • A true appreciation for rigour

  • Very strong communication skills required for internal and external communication

  • Straightforward, focused attitude

  • A pragmatic, enthusiastic and structured do-er, with an ability to create and maintain pace whiles ensuring that energies are well focused and channelled

  • High business ethics: honesty, respect for the individual and culturally unbiased

  • Credible at Board level with the ability to relate well to clients and colleagues

 At OC&C we are committed to fostering an inclusive culture in which people of all backgrounds can thrive. We encourage applications from all, regardless of age, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, transgender status, disability, marital status, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief, race or ethnic origin, and socioeconomic background. We also have a number of staff network groups which actively support the inclusion of all of our colleagues in the firm.

About The Company

OC&C is a global strategy consulting firm with 14 offices around the world. We work for senior executives, providing solutions to some of the most exciting strategic problems in consulting today. We work in all industries, specialising in Retail, Consumer Goods, Media, B2B and B2C Services, Technology and Private Equity.

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