• Consultant-Business Technology

    Job Locations US-MA-Cambridge | US-VA-McLean | US-NY-New York
    Category
    Consulting
  • Overview

    Fuel your intellectual curiosity and professional growth. Forrester is an idea company, where smart, motivated, curious people bring a diversity of opinions and the courage of their convictions to collaborate on ideas that change the course of business. Most of all, bring a point of view; here, every voice has value. At Forrester, you’ll work with innovative clients at emerging and established brands; these are the business and technology leaders we inspire and who inspire us. The Forrester experience is built on a singular, powerful purpose: to challenge thinking and lead change.

    About This Role:

    The Consultant supports delivery of strategic consulting projects, leveraging our published research on technology. This role entails experience in supporting technology strategy, architecture, IT modernization, and delivery methodologies and experience in working across the project lifecycle from inception to strategy development. A focus on leveraging technology to meet digital transformation is necessary.

     

    The ideal candidate must have strong core management consulting skills, domain experience, and expertise across various industries in the above-referenced fields and must have worked in small highly collaborative, client-focused teams. We are looking for someone who is detail oriented and a strong team player with superior written and verbal communication skills, innate intellectual curiosity, deep analytical capabilities, and proven project management skills.

    Responsibilities

    • Support the delivery of research-based consulting projects, including conducting intake interviews, analyzing client data, using a published methodology to evaluate client inputs, synthesizing conclusions, and developing recommendations.
    • Develop high-quality, well-structured, and user-friendly PowerPoint, MS Word, and MS Excel client deliverables.
    • Co-present findings and recommendations to clients.
    • Establish and manage client expectations on timelines and deliverables, ensuring adherence to project commitments.
    • Support business development and marketing efforts to build the strategy consulting practice.
    • Develop sample deliverables and associated marketing materials for repeatable consulting offerings based on our published research.
    • Achieve personal revenue targets per quarter.

    Qualifications

    • A strong academic record.
    • Three to five years of management consulting experience with software and application delivery efforts supporting marketing, sales, and customer experience business objectives.
    • Formal project management experience or training.
    • Experience in preparing deliverables for clients, owning and delivering the finished product, and creating client-facing deliverables.
    • Work history with subject matter experts having deep content knowledge.
    • Background in consulting sales/business development support.
    • Demonstrated ability to achieve key performance metrics such as utilization rates or revenue targets.
    • Knowledge of digital customer experience technologies, cloud, enterprise architecture, data and analytics, modern delivery methodologies, cybersecurity, risk management, privacy, digital operations (ERP, supply chain, etc.) is preferable.
    • Expertise in engaging with senior-level business executives.
    • Strong analytical capabilities.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication, presentation, and client-facing skills.
    • Effective collaboration with others.
    • The ability to travel (approximately 10 days per month).
    • US citizenship.

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    FLSA Status:

    Exempt

     

    Forrester Research, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to equal employment opportunity for all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, genetic information, military service, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. Minorities, Women, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans are especially encouraged to apply.

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