Strategy Manager and Senior Consultants - Education and Edtech Strategy and Commercial Due-Diligence

Posted 21 February 2023
Salary £50k-£100k plus bonus, benefits
LocationGreater London
Job type Permanent
ReferenceEducation and EdTech
Contact NameRichard Stewart

Job description

Our client is a strategy and transformation consulting firm with a difference.

They are award winning Education specialists. They create innovative solutions for our clients that drive competitive advantage and deliver their educational mission. Education is a wide ranging constantly evolving sector. Their clients include educational institutions, suppliers of education products and services, and investors. We work right across the education landscape from early years to higher education and corporate learning, as well as a growing presence in the EdTech market. What their clients have in common is a strategic focus in improving outcomes in education and making a positive impact on the educational success of young people and adults.

They are international. Their projects can cover the UK, Europe, Asia, the Americas, and Africa. This is also reflected in their team who speak 13 languages.

Their work is diverse and include helping clients to create value through a wide range of project types from corporate strategy and commercial and vendor due diligence to growth strategy, operational efficiency, post-merger integration and cost reduction. They help clients enter new markets, develop new revenue streams and build high performing teams. Their work is at the same time highly analytical and highly creative.


We are looking for a Strategy Manager or Senior Strategy Consultant to join their team, you will make an immediate impact on their firm as well as their clients.

You will lead project workstreams and be given opportunities to take on increasing responsibility for end-to-end project management. On projects, you will be at the front line of day-to-day client relationship management. On business development, you will support the partners in designing client proposals and may be asked to contribute to pitches.

As experienced members of their consultant team, you will set the tone in the office, contribute to the constant improvement of the firm, and help their junior staff develop.

They are looking for Strategy Managers and Senior Consultant candidates to work across both their strategy and M&A Commercial Due-Diligence assignments.


Person specification:

They are a diverse company with different academic, professional and national backgrounds. The common traits amongst their staff are outstanding analytical skills, intellectual curiosity, and an ability to get things done.

Their culture is open and everyone’s contribution and opinions are valued. Experienced hires are expected to take an active role in aspects of the business beyond project delivery from sector development and pitching to clients to recruitment and internal processes. They avoid the highly leveraged “pyramidal” model of many of their peers and offer an unparalleled development opportunity to work closely on a day-to-day basis with the firm’s Partners.

Minimum requirements for the role are set out below:

·         Demonstratable Strategy consulting experience from a leading strategy firm, ideally also with commercial due-diligence experience

·         Education industry experience not expected but highly desirable. You must share our passion for Education

·         Proven project and team management track record delivering quantitative and qualitative evidence-based work

·         Language skills are highly desirable but not required

In return they offer a competitive package, performance bonus and profit share as well as the opportunity for accelerated progression based on merit and the chance to be part of their exciting growth story.