Associate Consultant - New Business & Innovation SSA & Company
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We are looking for outstanding candidates to help support the growth of our firm. We seek professionals who have demonstrated high academic/professional achievement, leadership, communication skills, and have a strong interest in consulting.
From a cultural perspective, we look for individuals who possess the following qualities that will contribute to our success and the success of our clients:
? Entrepreneurial spirit: We seek individuals who enjoy contributing to the growth of an organization and who show commitment to the success of their team.
? Problem solving skills: Individuals at SSA have well honed analytical skills coupled with business acumen to structure problems, deliver solutions and communicate insights.
? Drive: SSA?s team sets ambitious goals and seeks professionals who are energetic, enjoy a fast pace environment and thrive in taking on responsibility.
If this sounds like you, SSA might be a great fit for your career.
SSA & Company is seeking an Associate Consultant, New Business and Innovation, in San Francisco. This role will provide support for the Managing Director, New Products and Innovation in business development and new product development initiatives. Main responsibilities include:
? Conduct required research, market or data analysis, competitive benchmarking, and data gathering in support of business development initiatives and new product initiatives
? Work with the Managing Director to identity processes and IP around data driven decision making and big data that could be developed into new tools and stand-alone products
? Research and recommend build versus buy strategy to develop tools and products
? Help manage the process of product development and roll-out, playing a role of product manager
? Partner with the SSA Marketing team to develop an industry specific marketing plan around consumer-facing businesses including retail, media, advertising and education.
? Develop key target lists and engage in lead generation and outreach activities across these categories with the aim of driving new business
? Participate in business development, product partnership and product development meetings.
? Take a lead role in driving both internal and client-ready deliverables and/or presentations
? Moderate travel
? 3-6 years of prior business experience required, prior experience at a tier 1 consulting firm or professional services firm a plus
? Experience supporting business development strategies essential
? Experience in product development in a product-driven organization a plus
? Comfort with and an interest in big data and analytics
? Understanding of the technology landscape
? Comfort presenting and interacting with senior level executives both internally and at client organizations
? Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment
? Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
? Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills required
? Commitment to gaining exposure to multiple industries
? Comfortable with travel, as needed
? BA required; Masters degree preferred
About SSA & Company:
SSA & Company is a leading innovator in operations consulting ? helping organizations transform their performance quickly. Our work allows business leaders to achieve measurable, enduring results through more efficient, effective execution. We bring the front line closer to the C-suite by combining deep process operations expertise with financial and management insights. As a result, everyone in the company comes away with a better understanding of how process impacts the bottom line and how their own actions lead to results. Since 1994, we have delivered fast-cycle improvements that have led to increased profits for hundreds of companies. For many of our clients, gains from initial quick wins have provided the capital to fund larger improvement efforts, leading to a self-funding transformation model. We typically do this by focusing on critical business objectives, such as driving organic revenue growth, reducing working capital and risk, enhancing margins and efficiency, and building a stronger talent pool. In addition, through our sister companies ? the G100 Network, High Lantern Group and The Miles Group ? we enjoy exclusive access to insights on what matters most to CEOs and those senior-most executives who work for them.
We work with the world?s leading organizations, including small and medium F500 companies and venture/PE-backed, high-growth companies. Through this experience, we bring the innovation of high-growth startups to small and medium F500 companies; and the best practices of F500 to startups. We service clients that Our expertise spans across a wide variety of industries including Automotive and Industrial Products, Energy and Utilities, Financial Services, Life Sciences and Healthcare, Private Equity and Venture Capital, Professional Services, and Retail and Consumer Products.
We?ve built a different kind of consulting firm, and that?s reflected in our people. Our owners, former F500 CEOs and top executives, understand what CEOs need. And our management team, seasoned professionals each with 20+ years of experience, understands what it takes to get things done. We hire talented individuals who are eager to learn and stretch themselves in their careers. We are a team of hard working, fun people who are laser focused on making an impact with their clients and the SSA team overall.
- See more at: http://www.ssaandco.com/careers/job-postings/associate-consultant-new-business-innovation/#sthash.2JzZ9t0Q.dpuf
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