Senior Consultant, Strategy at West Monroe

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At West Monroe, our people are our business.
We pride ourselves on bringing a different mindset to consulting—and that takes a different approach: highly collaborative, flexible, and tenacious.

Our people-first culture is core to our identity. It’s something we care about, and something we strive to enrich and preserve. No hierarchies. No silos. No egos. Just smart ideas, unique perspectives, and the drive to make an impact for our clients.

We also know that the best outcomes for both our people and our clients result from including diverse perspectives at the table. That’s why inclusion & diversity is one of our core values.

Every day our clients rely on us to help them tackle their greatest challenges, by strategically deploying technology through a business-focused and industry-specific lens. We bring together both the right knowledge and the right approach so that they can capitalize on opportunities and deliver real results. That takes the right team. And that’s where you come in.

Ready to thrive in the next step on your career journey?

 As a Strategist in our Product & Experience Lab, you’ll work with cross-discipline teams to develop and shape strategies with our clients that create value both for their customers and their business, positioning them for transformative change based on a clear vision and sound business case.

As part of our strategy team, you’ll work with colleagues to deliver solutions to clients and contribute to the ongoing value our clients expect. This position requires strong businesses acumen, perspective on how digital is changing human behavior, knowledge of the application of digital technologies to business transformation, a passion for practical innovation, and a high degree of collaboration and leadership skills.

In this role, you’ll not only think about how we can help clients modernize and transform, but also how they can create differentiated value in crowded markets. You’ll help them determine how to best execute these strategies and maximize their speed to value. You have experience in working with digitally-centered businesses, strategic planning, financial modeling, creative problem-solving, and human-centered design practices. You’re a constant learner, an innovator, a leader, a teammate, and a storyteller.

What You’re Good At:

  • Working within cross-discipline teams in order to simplify complex problems and set a clear vision and plan for solving them
  • Supporting senior leadership in crafting and building a vision and business case for change
  • Collaborating with clients to understand their business challenges and opportunities and to help define their long-term plan and near-term goals
  • Actively participating in client-facing and internal worksessions, and working towards consensus while taking ownership of workstreams within the project
  • Partnering with a diverse group of internal experts spanning research, design, technology, industry, and operations to build the best strategies, differentiated solutions and plans for success
  • Participating in human-centered design sessions to help our clients drive relevance with their audiences
  • Using data-driven insights, research, and financial modeling to build evidence behind business and product concepts and opportunities
  • Supporting client discussions, productively documenting ideas and providing the rationale for business concepts, prioritization decisions, and resource requirements
  • Committing to inclusion and diversity, and openness to new ideas and perspectives
  • Remaining current on technology, trends, and industry best practices. Constantly learning and trying new approaches and tools.

    What You Bring:
  • 3-5 years of experience in management consulting (or related client services) with a strong focus on client facing issue identification and solutioning
  • Demonstrated expertise in digital strategy and innovation, including successful initiatives that helped clients modernize or transform
  • Proven experience in human-centered design, project and engagement management, and cross-functional team leadership
  • Acumen in all facets of business (technology, marketing, sales, operations, product management, finance)
  • Familiarity and comfort with proposal writing, presentation and project management software, and virtual collaboration tools
  • Outstanding written and verbal communications skills
  • An MBA, Bachelor’s in Business or comparable real-world education, including start-ups
  • Intense curiosity and a desire to always be learning about new applications of digital technologies, new models for value creation, and new approaches to human-centered design
  • A love for innovation, collaboration, and helping clients succeed
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • Backbone.jsFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • AccessDatabases
    • CassandraDatabases
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • OracleDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases

Location

311 W. Monroe Street, Chicago, IL 60606

An Insider's view of West Monroe

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

West Monroe's collaborative culture allows you to grow professionally by working across practices, industries and offices - all while creating value for the client.

Kirsten

Manager, Mergers & Acquisitions

What makes someone successful on your team?

If you refuse to shy away from a challenge and enjoy working with an intelligent group of people that genuinely care about those around them, your success will be imminent at West Monroe.

Adam

Manager, Technology

What are West Monroe Perks + Benefits

West Monroe Benefits Overview

Choosing where to build your career is an important decision. Should you choose to build it with West Monroe, we take that commitment seriously.

We believe that when people get the support they need to thrive, they care more, do more, and achieve more. In fact, that’s our whole business strategy. So we strive to provide a total rewards model that illustrates our commitment to our people and their growth, creating value today, tomorrow, and well into the future. We invest in you through an attractive package of rewards that promotes your health and well-being, your financial future, your development, and your satisfaction and enjoyment at work.

Diversity
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
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