Principal Management Consultant

Houston, Texas, US
Closing date
Aug 16, 2022

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
Project Management
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Job Description - Principal Management Consultant (HOU0299)

Company : Advisian

Primary Location : USA-TX-Houston

Job : Project Management

Schedule : Full-time

Employment Type : Employee

Job Level : Graduate
Job Posting
Unposting Date : Ongoing


Advisian - the consulting arm of Worley. Be part of the solution.

The dual challenge of supplying energy to a growing population, while addressing the risks of climate change , is one of the greatest challenges the world is facing today. The energy transition isn't just about alternative fuels, power generation, or use, or storage . It's all the elements that contribute to the energy ecosystem. We view these challenges as opportunities to deliver a more sustainable world.

We're developing strategies and business cases for emissions intensive clients to move to low carbon energy options, as efficiently and safely as possible. Our consultants are advising customers on circular and hydrogen economies, water stewardship, electrification , and climate change risk and adaptation. We work on projects around the globe. The problems are global and so are we.

Challenging complexity. Shaping a sustainable future.

Economic viability. Resource availability. Digital reliability. Carbon neutrality. These are the components of the world's pressing energy and resource problems. Sound complicated and tough to balance? It is.

Luckily we thrive in complex environments

Join a community of consultants, scientists, strategists, and engineers all dedicated to solving the world's critical infrastructure, environmental, energy, and resource challenges. By seeing things from a different perspective, we enhance the Worley Group's ability to serve our clients. We are together delivering a more sustainable world.

We put sustainability at the heart of everything we do

We work with business to develop the right strategy, log in to a digital future, secure and safeguard social license, enhance local communities, and power the energy transition.

We know we won't solve today's problems by using the same thinking that created them. So, from start to finish, we challenge ourselves to find the best way forward. We question every decision, assumption, and way of working to make sure we get it right. The first time.

Rising to the challenge, together

We are thousands of consultants across the globe. Be part of the future - welcome to our growing team!

Overall Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities

T his role has responsibility to lead and develop a team in our ECR strategy practice, working with corporate leaders to provide value through complex deals. Help them identify and assess targets, understand the potential for value creation, and when and how to divest. Bring your experience and work with organizations on due diligence, restructuring, transformation, integrations, divestiture strategy, or M&A IT.

As Senior Advisory Consultant, this seller-doer role will report to the Director of Asset Advisory. You will take ownership for client relationships, deriving significant direct consulting business and developing opportunities to pull through projects to the organization. Will be accountable to deliver projects within the overall Advisian business performance, mentor Junior Consultants, and lead the generation of proposals as well as development project execution plans and budgets.
  • Detail orientated with significant consulting experience
  • Strong self-starter, entrepreneurial mindset and motivated
  • Practical consulting experience - including scoping, selling, and delivery
  • Experience of Refining / Petrochemicals / Power / Gas Processing/ Hydrocarbon processing and upstream sectors is preferred
  • Critical thinking, analytical and quantitative problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills including ability to communicate complex ideas effectively, produce concise reports and presentations appropriate for all levels (from project management to C-level)
  • Confidence to work at all levels of a client organization (Board to Technician)
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a multicultural environment
  • Desire to expand role and be adaptable to client's needs
  • Assists, and later, leads the preparation of proposals, execution plans and budgets
  • Supports a continuous improvement culture and identifies gaps, develops work processes, tools and methodologies to drive productivity and growth
  • Manages one or more client relationships
  • Generates business opportunities
  • Drives Advisian business and Worley pull-through opportunities through the organization
  • Takes the lead to identify and develop new services to meet changing customer needs
  • Uses an understanding of clients' changing business environments to develop new services
  • Presents solutions in terms of incremental economic value and competitive advantage to clients
  • Displays understanding of manufacturing industries
  • Experience developing market analysis for multiple industries
  • Experience leading projects
  • Experience of leading a workstream on M&A engagements for clients/ stakeholders
  • Experience in framing hypothesis and adopting recognized Strategy frameworks and techniques in the problems you are trying to solve
  • Experience of research, quantitative analysis, structured problem solving and executive communication techniques

  • Takes ownership for project success: delivery of target quality, cost management and customer satisfaction
  • Proactively builds tools and methodologies to drive productivity and growth
  • Models safety excellence; proactive in identification of and closure to gaps

  • Effectively communicates (verbal and written) expertise to peers and customers, and facilitates communications across multi-party activities; helps others develop these skills
  • Leads post-project audits; translating key lessons into improvement actions
  • Organizes and leads company meetings with customers
  • Leverages and helps develop the diverse background and skills of people for the attainment of company goals
  • Plans and executes projects through teamwork with other departments and with outside organizations
  • Identifies gaps in and builds an environment which has readily accessible knowledge and continuous learning
  • Mentors and assists with career development of Senior Consultants

Technical Excellence
  • Has appropriate level of technical knowledge and industry insight to be able to lead discussions with clients
  • Presents technical papers and publishes articles
  • Able to translate customer needs and strategies into project definition with objectives and constraints
  • Drives the improvement of Advisian technical and economics modeling capabilities

  • MBA, BS, in Finance, Accounting with 10+ years of experience as a management consultant preferred
  • CPA or CA highly desired
  • Experience at a top tier or boutique consulting firm, Big 4 or through an ‘in-house' consulting / business development role
  • Experience in areas of the M&A lifecycle (e.g., commercial/ IT/ operational due diligence, merger integration)

Advisian (part of the Worley Group) offers an excellent remuneration & benefits package, a friendly, professional, dynamic, and flexible work environment along with the opportunity to develop your career prospects within Canada and overseas.

We strive to be an industry leader in health, safety, and environmental performance. Our vision is to achieve zero harm to people and assets, and zero environmental incidents. We select people who share our values, beliefs and commitment to this vision and who demonstrate the expected

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