Askela Capital - Strategy Consultant

Job description

  • Providing in-depth market analysis on the soft commodities and agricultural sector,

  • Benchmarking competitors for both in-house and external needs,

  • Working with the company management to create the overarching company strategy,

  • Assessing and re-thinking strategy for the company’s clients in light of research findings,

  • Developing logistical and distribution strategies, assessing product launch opportunities in new markets,

  • Providing a wide range of consulting services such as developing cost optimization plans, designing capability models,

  • Providing recommendations on how to grow the company’s presence in the soft commodities and agricultural sector,

  • Conducting strategy workshops for internal and external stakeholders,

  • Formulating recommendations and solutions for clients and management,

  • Determining the appropriate method of data collection and research methodology, analyzing and interpreting information gained and formulates and implements recommendations and solutions,

  • Qualified candidate will be required to liaise with companies often in the UK, Moldova, Ukraine and Poland,

  • Knowledge of Russian or Ukrainian at native level (the majority of clients requiring consulting services from Askela are Russian or Ukrainian-speaking),

  • Applications close on the 1st of August 2019,

  • 40 working hours per week.

Requirements

  • Bachelors degree from a top UK university, Masters degree highly advantageous,

  • 3 or more years of experience in top tier strategy consulting firm,

  • Experience at a soft commodity/agricultural company is highly advantageous,

  • Ability to prepare high quality written communication,

  • Advanced business modelling skills and experience required,

  • Knowledge of Russian or Ukrainian at native level (the majority of clients requiring consulting services from Askela are Russian-speaking or Ukrainian-speaking),

  • Detail-oriented, possessing good interpersonal skills and high level of accuracy,

  • Excellence in MS Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc),

  • Confidence to assume responsibility and initiative,

  • Must be available to start ASAP,

  • Permanent contract,

  • Salary: £33k-38k per annum + performance-based bonus (up to 30% of base salary, at employer’s discretion).

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £33,000.00 to £38,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • professional: 3 years (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)

Language:

  • Russian or Ukrainian (Preferred)

Flexible Working Options Available:

  • Not offered