• Ian Barker

Management Consultant - Closes 26th August 2022

Management Consultant


Grade: Consultant to Senior Consultant

Client Base: Energy Retail and Utilities

Job Closing: 26th August 2022

Total Package: £50k to £80k (Salary + Bonus + Private Medical + Pension, 33 days Holidays including bank holidays + holiday purchase scheme)


About the job


We are a fast growing boutique consultancy, with a passion for doing great work for our clients – becoming their trusted advisors to help them solve their most complex challenges.


You will form part of a team driving significant and exciting transformation across our energy and utility clients. Some recent project examples have seen us partner with our clients to transform their capabilities within their debt collection, complaints, back office, and front office teams to deliver lasting change.


What our people say

Rachel Littlewood, Principal – “I love the huge variety in my work, the autonomy I have to shape our projects and influence senior clients, and even the occasional unpredictable nature that comes with working in the energy industry – no two days are ever the same! I get real job satisfaction from doing great work for clients, who trust us to deliver the messages and the changes that are needed – and I’m really proud to be able to do this with small teams of great people.

Joe Cooper, Manager – “I love that I can share my knowledge and experience with our clients help them improve how they work. I love that we have high standards and that delivering great work for our clients is at the heart of what we do.


What are we looking for?

We have vacancies at the Consultant / Senior Consultant grades. These are client facing roles with expected travel / mobility. We recognised that everyone has a unique set of circumstances, and we’re committed to supporting your work life blending – please let us know if you have any flexible working requirements.


We want you to support us in delivering transformational change in a project environment. Our mission is to deliver exceptional work for clients – we need people who passionately care about high quality output, have a great work ethic and pride in the quality of your work.


You will have at least 5 years experience in management consulting, or working in an internal consulting team.


We want people who can contribute to building a high performing team, supporting team members and clients to deliver exceptional outputs.


We’re looking for people who have a growth mindset, and are committed to their continuous personal development. In exchange you will be rewarded and recognised as your skills and capabilities grow.

We have tried to limit the specific skill requirements and focus on the outcomes we're looking for you to deliver. If the role sounds interesting, and you think you would be a good fit, and you'd like to know a bit more before applying, please reach out to one of the team in the comments. If the role isn't right for now, there may be other more suitable roles available in the future.

The package

  • Competitive salary, in line with your capability and experience. Our Consultant / Senior Consultant total compensation band is £50k - £80k (Salary + Bonus etc)

  • 33 days holidays (25 days plus 8 bank holidays) plus a holiday purchase scheme

  • Private medical care with AXA

  • Investment in your learning and development

  • Two promotional reviews per year, with promotion driven based on your own performance

  • Bonuses are paid twice a year, in line with the performance review process

The culture

  • We’re focussed on delivering exceptional work for clients, as part of a high performing team

  • Our results focus allows us to be really flexible on working location, and hours. We’ve successfully been able to accommodate fully remote working, flexible working, compressed hours, variable hours etc – long before lockdown

  • We are an adhocracy – the opposite of a bureaucracy. You will not find layers of bureaucracy and form filling. The Netflix book ‘No Rules Rules’ nicely synthesises many of our approaches

  • We only want to hire grown ups. You will be given huge amounts of trust, freedom, and support where you need it to deliver in your role.

  • We have great fun. We do a company wide check in 3x a week, a team quiz on a Friday, regular social events, and we have an awesome selection of memes for all occasions.

Our hiring process


We are typically over-subscribed on job applications, and we’re looking for stand out candidates.

Candidates should follow the instructions in the section “How to apply – Important”. If you don’t follow these instructions, we will not be able to provide feedback on your application.

Candidates who pass the CV review will go into a 3 phase recruitment process.


Phase 1: Getting to know you

An initial 45 minute virtual interview on Microsoft Teams, and a 45minute Verbal and Numerical on-line test. This is to understand the person behind the CV and confirm suitability for the type of work we are delivering for clients. You're also welcome to have a 15 minute coffee with any member of our team to understand what working at BFY is like.


Phase 2: Competency Assessment

A 45minute online test to understand your decision making preferences, and a case study - which will be discussed at a 45-60minute structured competency based interview.


Phase 3: Consulting Fit

An interview with a Partner and a member of the Senior Management team, with some structured questions and a walkthrough of how we expect your career in consulting to look like.


How to apply – Important

  • You should apply by emailing recruitment@bfygroup.co.uk

  • Please provide your standard CV, and a short covering letter, letting us know a bit more about you, what interests you about a role at BFY, which role and grade you are applying for, and what is your salary / package expectation

  • Your cover letter should also confirm that you have the right to work in the UK

  • Your covering letter should also let us know your favourite 'La Bouche' song

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