Global Consulting Director

Overview

Love management consulting but looking for something a little different? Ogilvy's marketing and innovation strategy consultancy, OgilvyRED, is seeking experienced strategy consultants for a Global Consulting Director position. The ideal candidate would have at least two years experience with a leading strategy consulting firm. An MBA and experience with marketing and brand strategy is preferred but qualified candidates without an advanced degree may be considered. We are seeking a creative problem solver, who can use the left and right sides of their brains to help create breakthrough client impact.

OgilvyRED is a small, entrepreneurial and extremely fast growing group within Ogilvy. We are positioned as the strategic advisors to the C-Suite on all aspects of brand, marketing and business growth. Although we are part of Ogilvy & Mather and sit at the global corporate level, our work is left brain as well as right brain. We are pioneering new ways of linking brand and marketing to money. The ideal candidate will bring a unique blend of project management, analytical, quantitative and financial skills, together with the ability to think strategically and creatively, to the job. This position provides the right candidate with the unique opportunity to grow into an industry expert in a cutting-edge area of consulting.

Ogilvy & Mather is one of the top ten marketing communications firms worldwide and the leading global network in one to one marketing. Today, Ogilvy employs over 15,000 people in 450 offices around the world. We are a member of the WPP family of companies. Our tradition of providing training and career development to our talent began with founder - David Ogilvy - and continues today over 60 years later. The strength of our reputation however, continues to lie in the collective skills and talents of the individuals we hire.

Responsibilities

  • Managing the day-to-day project engagement, including project management, and client relationship
  • Participating in all aspects of our methodology and work, including analyzing quantitative research and creating financial models, as well as creative thinking and developing strategic recommendations
  • Communicating with clients to collect relevant information and understand business
  • Managing the financial and budgetary aspects of client projects
  • Taking ownership of developing client deliverables
  • Participating in developing new business through proposals and pitches to new clients
  • Developing new business with existing clients
  • Taking ownership of developing client deliverables
  • Managing junior consultants as necessary for the successful running of project engagements
  • Participation in client and external interviews and client presentations
  • Active participation in practice management, including training and recruiting

Qualifications

  • At least 2-4 years strategy consulting experience, with a major firm
  • Marketing experience is a plus
  • Ideally MBA from top-tier business school, with a proven strong academic record
  • Strong Analytical Skills
  • Travel is expected as a part of all project engagements, though less time is spent on client premises than at a traditional firm (we are more market facing)
  • Strategy consulting
  • Brand and marketing strategy a plus
  • Financial modeling

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