Senior Strategy Consultant

Discipline: Advertising, Creative Agencies, Strategy
Job type: Contract
Salary: Up to £400/day
Contact name: Steve

Job ref: SS623
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: ASAP

Senior Strategy Consultant, Central London / Remote – Up to £400/day (freelance / FTC)

This integrated creative agency drive desire for some of the world’s best-known fashion and lifestyle brands. They’re going through an exciting phase of growth with big plans being put into place. Their team are a multi-disciplinary bunch who are passionate about delivering stylish work that drives brand and business growth.

They need a Senior Strategy Consultant to demystify top-table issues and create actionable strategic frameworks to drive growth & value for the world’s most ambitious fashion & lifestyle brands.

The experience they’re looking for in this Senior Strategy Consultant:

- Proven track record delivering value-driving consultancy and strategy frameworks for fashion & lifestyle (retail / beauty / wellness) brands

- Experience in creating sustainability, digital transformation, brand strategy, retail, operations, and growth agenda frameworks

- Fluent in managing and applying research, data, and insight to understand and solve key C-Suite issues

- +5 years’ experience leading strategy & consultancy projects in a department for a major consultancy focussed on fashion & lifestyle

- A small strategic consultancy focussed on fashion & lifestyle

- A strategy dept for a creative agency - providing consultancy & strategy services beyond comms & content

- An in-house strategy dept for a fashion brand 

The responsibilities of this Senior Strategy Consultant will be:

- Working with your client’s senior stakeholders up to C-Suite level across key issues, including sustainability, digital transformation, brand strategy, retail, operations and growth agenda for multiple fashion and lifestyle brands

- Set and realise a clear strategic vision and delivery plan across of your projects – owning it from brief to delivery

- Outline the tools, talent and investment required to deliver against your projects

- Deliver brilliant, value & growth driving strategic and consultancy output

The personal skills this Senior Strategy Consultant will have:

- A naturally inquisitive mind, who (politely) interrogates, challenges & thinks laterally to get to the heart of the problem

- Strong clout to lead, manage + inspire senior stakeholders & partners

- An expert listener

- High emotional intelligence – you read & steer a room brilliantly

- An expert problem solver - able to pre-empt & navigate

- An astute decision-maker who inspires confidence at a senior level

- Collaborative and confident by nature

- A clear & engaging communicator

- A big-picture thinker

- Culturally aware & inspired – specifically in terms of fashion, technology, music & art

- A self-starter with bags of initiative & energy

- Organised & able to juggle multiple workstreams

- Calm & resilient under pressure

- Positive & optimistic

- Open minded & hearted

- Honest & fair