Senior Consultant wanted – ATKINS – Dubai

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Senior Consultant – Change Management / People Advisory (UAE/KSA)
Management Consultancy, Support Services
Acuity are currently looking for experienced candidates to further develop their ‘Change Management / People Advisory’ discipline within the Management Consultancy Service Line to both support future growth and lead the delivery of projects across the MEA region.
Technical Responsibilities

As a Senior Consultant your responsibilities include:
Onsite delivery of engagements
Support the Project Manager in delivering quality deliverables for our clients
Support in stakeholder engagement and presentations to clients
ssist in the development of tools and template to support successful delivery
Support in any business development activities including the preparation of bids, pricing and content development
Manage Junior Consultants and assign tasks accordingly
Leading workstreams / deliverables with oversight from Senior Management
SNC Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the largest multidisciplinary, multi sector engineering design consultancies in the world and is part of the SNC Lavalin Group.

As one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies with a leading track record in the defence sector, Atkins are ideally placed to respond to this market. We have a broad establishment and proud, 50 year history throughout the Middle East region.

Acuity is the advisory business from the Atkins Group. We help clients with big infrastructure and energy ambitions to deliver them successfully. Combining deep business acumen with the engineering expertise of Atkins, we offer seamless, end-to-end advisory services that build greater value, and ever rewarding partnerships.

Acuity advisory services help clients achieve genuine benefits from their investment and change programmes. We advise at senior levels on complex business problems, but we also take a hands-on role, to ensure the solutions aren’t just conceived, they are delivered. Our ethos is to stand side-by-side with our clients until the real-world benefits of their investment and change programmes are realised.

Key Requirements

The ideal candidate should be someone who has worked in a Change Management / Management Consultancy capacity preferably with a Big Four Consultancy or Global strategy houses or international management consultancies in the Middle East region.
Candidates should have between three to six years’ experience in a relevant field but most of all be flexible to work on multiple engagement and in multiple countries.
Acuity is enjoying steady growth in region and is looking to increase headcount by 50% in the next six months with Change Management / People Advisory being a key focus area.
The role is based in region and will require travel throughout the GCC.
The candidate will be exposed to several industry sectors i.e. Transport & Aviation, Governmental, Energy, Oil & Gas and Cities & Urban Infrastructure and will work alongside experienced Senior Management Consultants and Technical Specialists from our Group.
Basic & Technical Competencies

The basic & technical competencies include:

Shall be degree qualified
+ Three (3) to six (6) years of relevant experience in Change Management / People Advisory or a relevant position with transferable skills
Strong analytical, organizational, multi-tasking, presentation, communication, and problem-solving skills
Strong Experience in Change Management / People Advisory competencies
Change Management Strategy & Planning
Stakeholder Engagement & Communications
Business Adoption & Integration Support
Organizational Design
Organizational Integration
Benefits Realization & Sustainable Performance
People Transition and Workforce Effectiveness
Manpower Planning
Job Descriptions / Levelling
Competency Assessments & Role Mapping
Leadership Coaching & Career Pathing
HR Processes/ Policies/ Procedures
HR Technology
Planning and Organizational agility: Accurately scopes length and difficulty of projects, setting realistically aggressive objectives and goals. Compensates for roadblocks and looks ahead to see impact on dependent activities.
Excellent communication skills – written and spoken English is essential (Arabic preferred)
Core Behaviours

Demonstrate drive, enthusiasm and commitment to projects while projecting a professional image
Excellent planning and organisation skills
Able to make decisions, act on own initiative and operate in a proactive manner with a positive attitude
Self-motivated and determined to pursue continuous improvement, which is essential to processes & procedures development
Function confidently and competently within client environment and has a positive impact on clients’ perception of Acuity
Consistently achieves high quality standards and requires limited direction and supervision
Shows flexibility in tasks and location, and deals well with ambiguity
Understands when to ask for support and using the correct channels