Posted 10 May 2019
Many of our projects are related to strategic decisions faced by our clients. We provide value to our clients through accurate data, insightful analysis and timely delivery. Working alongside industry experts, you will play a key role within our consulting division, providing in-depth and insightful knowledge on a wide range of exciting and often confidential global projects.
For the right person, this position will provide the opportunity to become part of a dynamic, supportive and truly international team and provide unrivalled commodity exposure and experience.The successful candidate will work with project managers within CRU in the development and delivery of our varied consulting projects across our business. However, each opportunity is different and so the exact role will vary depending on your experience and the work we have at any one time. The ability to provide intellectual leadership, develop client relationships and manage a team will be the keys to your success in this role.
Your understanding of the metals, mining and energy markets will be significant and your role within the CRU Consulting will be pivotal as the company embarks upon its next phase of growth:
Insight – the candidate will have a strong quantitative background and will be a creative thinker based on a robust approach to data/modelling.
Knowledge management and transfer – the candidate must be cognisant of the importance of sharing knowledge and ideas in a constructive and supportive way. It is expected that the candidate will have a strong mentoring role for some of our more talented and creative juniors.
Thought leadership - the candidate will be faced with many challenging questions from our clients. In some cases, this will be for work that falls adjacent or beyond the existing research in CRU. The candidate must be flexible and open to profitably developing new areas of research as the market requires.
Business development and sales
Develop successful client relationships, and promote CRU consultancy services to a wide range of potential clients.
Using own leads, and leads provided by other CRU business units, identify and develop project assignments. Contribute ideas for business development to the CRU management team, and departmental marketing meetings.
Negotiation of project contracts, with clarity on scope, timescale and value, to ensure that projects are delivered profitably, and to the complete satisfaction of the customer.
Present and follow up projects, and resolve any queries raised by the client.
Project and staff management
Act as “project manager” in some projects, outlining the strategy for conducting the research, securing adequate resource from within CRU, and other CRU business units, and defining and communicating the objectives of the project to all involved.
Contribute to the project directly by managing consultants and undertaking research and writing content.
Apply for this role