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Reference

OPEX091514

Location

London

Function

Consultancy

Industry

Financial Services

Job Type

Perm

£40,000 - £55,000 (DOE) + Bonus

City of London / Canary Wharf

  • Lean / Process Improvement Consultancy
  • Financial Services client base, mainly City of London / Canary Wharf
  • Permanent career ‘development’ opportunity; junior candidates with limited experience considered
  • Financial services sector / Transactional services sector background essential
  • Previous Consulting experience is not required, but Lean / process improvement / DMAIC understanding is essential

Established eight years ago, this specialist process improvement consultancy has grown rapidly having developed their business within a specific area of financial services.

Following a highly profitable period of growth, investment and continued demand for their services they require an additional Consultant to join them on a permanent basis.

The Lean / Process Improvement Consultant will work on-site at their financial services client's offices (mainly in London / Canary Wharf), mentored by one of the Directors and working alongside other members of their team. There is some flexibility for home working; likely to be one day per week. The Lean / Process Improvement Consultant will utilise company tools and methodologies to assist in identifying improvement opportunities for their clients and will work with the client to develop and implement a plan for realising the opportunities such that the sustainable improvement can be clearly demonstrated. The Lean / Process Improvement Consultant is accountable for performing process reviews, defining in detail the current processes and developing future state processes which will deliver the most effective results. The Consultant will manage the implementation of the future state, engaging with all stakeholders and where required, manage them to deliver the improvements.

Requirements: 

  • Experience of implementing process change within Financial Services or a Transactional Services organisation
  • Proven demonstrable ability to apply Lean and / or Six Sigma methodology to drive efficient processes
  • Graduate calibre, demonstrating a high level of business acumen and possess a progressive career history, coupled with excellent communication and engagement skills
  • This is a development appointment with a long-term career path and therefore candidates with limited experience are invited to apply along with more experienced candidates.
  • Although the vast majority of work will be in London, contracts may be assigned over the UK & Europe and therefore willingness to travel and stay away from home during the working week is required.

This is an urgent appointment; please apply online or contact Dan Sculthorp, Director to discuss in further detail. Opex Selection Ltd is a specialist in recruiting Improvement Champions; Lean, Six Sigma and Operational Excellence professionals on a permanent and interim basis across the UK and worldwide.