Innovation Practice Consultant

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Posted Date
1 month ago(17/05/2024 09:37)
Consulting - Consultant
Post End Date
30/12/2024 19:00


Arthur D. Little is currently looking for an experienced consultant with a strong track record in delivering and assignments focussing on: innovation, growth, science and technology and/or R&D.  Your prior projects could include work related to business, innovation or growth strategy and performance improvement.

As Innovation Consultant at Arthur D. Little you will take ownership for the delivery of important parts of the assignment under coordination and supervision of your case manager.

Arthur D. Little (ADL) is a global strategy and operations management consultancy with operations in over 40 countries globally.  

Experience in the manufacturing, engineering, FMCG, chemicals, materials or life sciences  industries or energy sector is preferred, but other sectors such as, telecoms and transport also considered. 


Working on the delivery of consulting assignments in the range of £30k to £300k, including active participation in supporting sales and lead generation. 


Please apply attaching your CV and a cover letter.


  • Leading workstreams of consultants and analysis in the delivery of client assignments, usually reporting to either a Principal or Partner in charge 
  • Active participation in business development activities including sales, lead generation and networking 
  • Preparing proposals and pitches 
  • Developing and coaching more junior colleagues 
  • Contributing to the Practice's intellectual capital (solution offering, articles, thought leadership)
  • As a Consultant you support across practices  


A minimum of 3-4 years’ experience in some or all of the following:


  • Innovation strategy management 
  • Product strategy and development 
  • Business Strategy development, growth strategy, including supporting analysis 
  • R&D strategy, portfolio optimisation 
  • R&D organisations development 
  • Technology strategy and management 
  • Innovation management and improvement 


Previous experience in a business or management role is highly desirableSector experience in manufacturing, engineering, FMCG, chemicals or materials preferred, but other sector such as energy, telecoms and transport also considered. 


At least 2 years of your work experience should be based in a consulting environment but we also welcome candidates who have industry experience in a relevant role (Innovation, NPD, Strategy etc) following your work in consulting.   



Personal Attributes:


  • Maturity, experience and confidence to manage consulting teams and deliver strategy assignments at senior levels 
  • Highly motivated, energetic, entrepreneurial, hard-working, creative 
  • Aptitude for client relationship building, and motivation for selling and business development 
  • Committed to the highest professional standards of quality and integrity  
  • Excellent communication, facilitation, analytical skills  
  • Strong personal skills, team player, easy to work with 




At least 2.1 Honours Degree, MSc or PhDTechnical or science discipline is a strong preference 


Some travel should be expected. 


Unfortunately we are not sponsoring visas at the moment.


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