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Strategy & Operations Principal Consultant Job in Nairobi Kenya

Principal Consultant - Strategy & Operations
Location: Nairobi, Nairobi

Firm Service: Consulting

Reference Code: EAK-71490-VM

Type of Position: Full-time

Deloitte East Africa provides seamless cross-border services to multinationals, large national enterprises, small and medium sized enterprises and the public sector, across the region: Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Ethiopia.
Our Strategy & Operations teams bring deep industry experience, rigorous analytical capabilities and a pragmatic mind-set to our clients’ most complex business problems.

Our strategy capabilities span corporate and business unit strategy, M&A strategy and sales and marketing.

Our operational capabilities reflect the unique issues facing manufacturing organizations, service businesses and infrastructure operations.

These are joined with capabilities in finance, performance management and business restructuring.

Leverage your talent by applying for these exciting career opportunities.

The positions will be based in our Nairobi office, with regular travel throughout the East African region.

As a Principal Consultant, you will be a valuable resource in our Consulting Department in Kenya, where your main responsibility will be to:
  • Work with engagement leadership to synthesize client business strategies through a wide variety of solutions that meet the requirements of the client.
  • Ensure that all assignments are well planned, the team is well briefed and equipped to handle the assignment and that all team and client issues are addressed expeditiously.
  • Develop client service objectives, which will enable the Firm to fulfill its professional responsibilities, and satisfy its clients’ needs and exceed their expectations.
  • Use judgment to identify risk and apply global and local quality processes and risk procedures to each client.
  • Develop and manage sound business relationships, and market the Firm with the aim of maintaining and winning new business,
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the economics of the Firm and profitably manage engagements by using the appropriate resources of the Firm to achieve results in the most efficient and effective manner.
  • Promote interdepartmental collaboration in order to enhance service delivery to clients.
  • Contribute to the preparation of divisional budgets.
  • Promote practice economics by ensuring billing and collections are done expeditiously.
  • Keep abreast with technical developments in the profession and the country, in order to anticipate client needs, and offer value added and practical business solutions.
  • Train and develop the skills of our staff, in accordance with the Firm’s methodologies and ensure that their performance is professionally managed per the Firm’s guidelines.
  • Leverage knowledge and contribute to proper knowledge management within the department.

  • At least 5+ years of relevant work experience or an MBA with 2+ years’ work experience
  • An advanced degree (e.g. MBA).
  • A Bachelor's Degree is required.
  • Project or consulting experience with strategy (corporate visioning, linking vision to goals, operational performance, performance management, and organizational design)
  • Project or consulting experience with operations excellence (business model configuration, process design, organizational design, capital and facility configuration, service delivery models, and deployment and operations governance and management).
  • Effective presentation skills and strong communication skills (oral and written)
  • Good people management skills
  • Ability to work independently and lead project teams.
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise mature judgment.
  • Proficiency with the MS Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project and Visio.
  • Previous consulting experience is preferred.

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