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Strategy & Operations Consultant
JO-2007-8069
Philadelphia
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Does shaping the future excite you? Are you inspired by blending your passions and career? At Slalom, we are driven by diversity of thought, curiosity, and authenticity. We recognize that no two journeys are the same. Whether you embody all of these qualities or you are energized by loving your work and life, we want to hear from you!

Slalom is a modern consulting firm focused on strategy, technology, and business transformation. We redefine what's possible and create what's next.

In over 35 cities across the US and around the world, Slalom's teams have autonomy to move fast and do what's right. They're backed by regional innovation hubs, a global culture of collaboration, and partnerships with the world's top technology providers, including Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud, Microsoft, Salesforce, and Tableau. Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Seattle, Slalom has organically grown to over 8,000 employees. Slalom was named one of Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2020 and is regularly recognized by employees as a best place to work. Learn more at slalom.com.​

Role: Strategy & Operations Consultant

Practice Overview

Slalom is seeking a Strategy & Operations Consultant to join our Strategy and Operations practice. Our Strategy and Operations practice helps our clients solve complex programs using rapid, collaborative approaches that combine industry knowledge with actionable insights.

Responsibilities: 

  • Conduct current state assessments, evaluate results, and present findings in a logical and easy-to-understand manner
  • Gain deeper understanding of clients and their business through interviews and focus groups
  • Define future state visions and prioritization of opportunity areas that deliver value across people, process, technology & information
  • Perform gap analyses to determine areas that need to be addressed based on current versus future state
  • Identify a realistic and executable strategy focused on planning and developing roadmaps, communication plans, governance structures and investment prioritization for execution
  • Execute and deliver high quality engagement tasks both independently and in a team environment with a focus on client satisfaction
  • Play a role in supporting key client deliverables and ensure that projects are completed on time and on budget
  • Develop deep client relationships at all levels of organizations and act as a trusted advisor
  • Participate in the development of the S&O practice (e.g., recruiting, internal communications, training, people and culture etc.)
  • Contribute to the pursuit of new business through drafting/writing proposals, presenting to client executives and supporting RFI/RFP responses
  • Develop thought leadership in the S&O space through participation in industry events, panel discussions, publishing papers etc.

Requirements: 

  • 7+ years in management or strategy consulting with prior experience working
  • Experience with business strategy development and execution; experience in a project leadership role a plus
  • Experience providing strategic technology advisory services to clients; experience in business transformation, agile transformation, customer/marketing strategy, IT strategy, or cloud transformation a plus
  • Knowledge of a broad range of areas including:
    • Business cases and ROI calculations
    • Business operations design & analysis
    • IT strategy development, ideation workshops, governance and effectiveness
    • Strategic roadmap & execution plans
    • Business Architecture and operating models, including gap analysis
    • Business process outsourcing, sourcing and vendor strategy
  • Achievement-oriented with strong leadership skills and a desire for continued growth and learning in career
  • A relationship builder able to team effectively with others and build relationships at all levels internally and with client teams and stakeholders
  • Driven to delivering excellent work product and a consistently high level of service
  • First rate communicator with audiences of all levels and seniority
  • Desire to be successful while appreciating the need to balance all that life requires

Slalom is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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