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  • Advert Title Senior Consultant
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    The position of Senior Consultant includes, but is not limited to the following activities:

    • To provide a consultancy capability in the areas of compliance and other identified specialised areas
    • To generate new leads and business opportunities and proactively work on business development initiatives to achieve budget targets
    • To develop projects initiating from other areas of the FTA business
    • To develop the capabilities of FTA Consultancy by identifying, engaging and developing new associates with relevant skill sets and experience
    • To promote FTA Consultancy capabilities and experience through the preparation and delivery of conference papers, journal features and media interviews
    • To support the Head of Operational Consultancy in the management of large consultancy projects
    • To manage consultants
    • To liaise closely with the administration team to ensure that all projects are managed


    Activities required include:

    • Working with key clients, on operational projects across the UK, Europe and beyond
    • Maintaining and developing a network of key sector contacts within the transport industry
    • Being an ambassador for FTA at industry events
      Identification and attendance at events, identifying speaking opportunities
    • Generation of new business – targets to be agreed, both top line and profitability
    • Working with colleagues and associates on a diverse range of projects
    • Development of innovative solutions that offer cost and time saving but ensure compliance and conformance to customer requirements
    • Working with other FTA staff on raising the profile of FTA Operational Consultancy
    • To prepare and dispatch proposals in a timely manner
    • To quality check reports written by Associate Consultants
    • Delivery of products and reviews
    • To perform such other duties and to accept other responsibilities as may be reasonably required

    Essential Qualifications & Skills:

    • Experienced and qualified transport professional
    • Member of an appropriate professional body
    • Experience in working with companies of all sizes and disciplines
    • Communication skills – Must be confident calling customers, consultants and internal FTA staff
    • Experienced in presentational activity to groups of all sizes
    • Competence with Microsoft packages (Word, Excel, Outlook)
    • Experienced in working as part of a multi-disciplined team
    • Experienced in managing people and projects within timescales
    • Able to analyse a situation for a client and propose a suitable solution
    • Able to support other FTA business areas to the benefit of the members and business
    • Able to make decisions under short timescales
    • Able to work outside of the UK as required
    • Able to travel to FTA offices as required
    • Able to work away from home on an overnight basis as required

    Additional Skills & Attributes:

    • A technical qualification would be advantageous
    • A health and safety qualification would be advantageous
    • Flexibility
    • Approachability
    • Dynamism
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