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Associate Consultant Role

Overview of The Role:

Associate Consultants play an important role in building WNC’s reputation for quality service by supporting the delivery of Operations & Inventory Management consultancy, coaching and training to clients. Associate Consultants are trained to recognise industry standards and exposed to a range of work and clients across different Micro, Small & Medium Enterprise (MSME) sectors, to ensure that they can build expertise and pursue a varied, exciting and rewarding consulting career.

Role Start Date: Monday 12 September 2022

Reporting To​​: Lead Consultant(s)

Hours of Work: Full Time

Location: Abuja, Nigeria (NB. This is a hybrid role - remote working with occasional physical meetings & client site visits).

Salary: ₦75,000/month (Gross, subject to obligatory tax deductions) + ₦5,000/month data allowance

Duties:​​

  • Assisting Lead Consultant(s) with the coordination and delivery of client projects

  • Regularly assisting with the development and delivery of implementation exercises and trainings

  • Taking notes during on-site delivery and client meetings, writing up results and following up on actions.

  • Helping the company meet sales targets by contributing to the development of proposal documents and tender responses.

  • Maintain high level of professionalism and competence in client communications.

  • Monitor and report project status to senior consultant(s) on regular basis.

  • Schedule client meetings to discuss about project updates and issues.

  • Communicating with clients about project status and fielding questions about ongoing projects

  • Build positive working relationship with clients and ensure client satisfaction.

  • Maintain complete project documentations for reference purposes.

  • Monitoring industry trends to identify new opportunities for the organization

  • Performing research tasks such as analyzing data sets or collecting information from industry experts

  • Preparing reports using charts, graphs, and other visual aids such as PowerPoint presentations

  • Helping the company meet sales targets by contributing to the development of proposal documents and tender responses.

Skills & Experience:

Essential:

  • Ability to produce high-quality, formal written reports with an excellent standard of English.

  • Experience of delivering presentations.

  • Excellent time management and prioritisation skills.

  • Proficient in Google Docs, Google Sheet and other similar software

  • Ability to deliver results with minimal supervision

  • Access to a conducive environment for remote work

  • In possession of a working smartphone and laptop

  • Higher education qualification in relevant subject e.g. BA, BSc. MA, MSc.

 

Desirable:

  • Previous knowledge in the fields of Inventory Management, Operations Management, Customer Experience

  • Experience of providing services to Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSMEs)

  • Experience of delivering work in a consulting AND startup environment.

Competencies:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills which will help facilitate strong working relationships with clients and colleagues.

  • Flexible and dynamic with a willingness to ‘pitch in’ on a range of tasks to meet the needs of the business. 

  • Strong work ethic and willingness to engage in local & national travel, when necessary. 

  • Honest and trustworthy, with an open and transparent approach to delivering all work.

 

In addition, applicants should display strong evidence and development of ability in: 

  • Attention to Detail and Organisation.

  • Client Relationship Management.

  • Problem Solving. 

  • Team Working and Collaboration.

Closing date for applications: 21 August 2022, 11.59pm.

Interviews: Week commencing 29 August 2022.