Lead consultant - operation strategy

Job Summary

Project Lead

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

At Thread Strategy our mission is clear; We dig deep to unlock insight and have the courage to ask the tough business questions. We
bring the right people together to challenge established, but flawed, industry methods and drive transformation. We work with young and
established fashion industry clients around the world to build the capabilities and alliances that enable them to achieve a sustainable
advantage. We are shaping the future by threading people, strategy and opportunities together.
Lead Consultants joining the team are self-starters owning and managing projects in their specialism, from start to finish. We want people who
aren't scared to take initiative and are happy to fill the blank sheets with ideas. You instantly become an instrumental part of our growth and
business development, and are duly rewarded for this. We are looking for partners that are in it for the long term and are happy to progress in
their roles organically. We are flexible in how we work and this equips us for survival in a dynamic global industry. Lead Consultants can work
part-time or full-time on client projects in any of our two main locations: Lagos and London. Find out more at Thread-Strategy.com.
As an Operations lead, you will be working with clients to identify opportunities for improvement and transformation in their operations, drafting
strategies that work. Primary area of capabilities include; Sourcing & Procurement, Supply Chain and Process transformation. In an
increasingly digital world, we also want our consultants to work hand-in-hand with our System & Analytics team to draw up solutions fit for the
future.
Likely to be working on:
Highlighting and assessing problem areas in clients current operating model
Benchmarking areas for improvement
Drawing up blueprints for a more effective supply chain and operating model
Sourcing raw materials
Inventory management
Identifying opportunities to take advantage of technology (e.g. Applications, Analytics) to transform processes
Working with consultants in other units to offer synergistic solutions



Responsibilities:
Project Lead
Managing client project from brief through to completion
Organising and managing specialists and sub-contractors to work on projects (internal and external)
Setting objectives and evaluating project success against benchmarks
Ensuring quality standards are continuously met
Liaising with directors on costing and billing
Client Management
Managing the day-to-day client service requirements
Reporting to the client on project progress and managing expectations
Disseminating necessary documents to clients
Presenting strategy and plans to clients
Business Development
Identifying new business opportunities
Attending key industry events to network and build contacts
Preparing proposals
Taking initiative to follow through to generate new client projects


Requirements
Experience working in operations or supply chain, preferably in
retail/consumer goods, fashion, e-commerce or similar companies
Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
Technology curious, with an understanding of wider business
operations
Project management skills
Ability to build strong client relationships
Excellent communication skills
Ability to lead a team but also work well in a team
Ability to generate new work and follow through - from existing
and new clients
Creative thinking, initiative and the confidence to start things
from scratch
Any University degree will do
Our deal
Generous share of project returns - project based pay (Currency - ₦ & £)
+ Compensations for jobs you bring in
On track to equity partnership once you hit benchmarks
Exclusive corporate events and other in-house Thread Strategy benefits
Workstation co-working space (case per case basis)
Imperial College Business School training material 



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