What does a Business Consultant do?

A Business Consultant is usually part of a more substantial Business Consulting Firm. However, if a particular person has a strong reputation, they can be an independent Business Consultant. The primary role of a Business Consultant is to help other companies optimize and improve their overall business model. They utilize the information available from that company to help with simple and complex optimization issues.

A Business Consultant is usually part of a more substantial Business Consulting Firm. However, if a particular person has a strong reputation, they can be an independent Business Consultant. The primary role of a Business Consultant is to help other companies optimize and improve their overall business model. They utilize the information available from that company to help with simple and complex optimization issues.

  • Examine trade area for new business opportunities
  • Travel to new and ongoing clients businesses
  • Successfully pitch an optimization strategy to new clients
  • Work with marketing and business analytics to design a business plan
  • Present findings to clients with solutions
  • Assist with the implementation of changes
  • Follow up with clients during and after transition
  • Remain their point of contact for ongoing business reviews
  • bachelor's Degree in Business, Marketing, Accounting or related field
  • Double bachelor's or advanced degree (preferred)
  • 3+ years experience in the consulting field
  • A firm grasp of current market trends
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Robust interpersonal capability
  • Excellent analytical abilities
  • A drive to work autonomously while still achieving goals
  • A valid driver's license with transportation

Average Years of Experience

0 - 1
6%
2 - 4
39%
5 - 7
13%
8+
42%

Common Skill Sets

Consulting Experience
Influencing
Leadership
Solution Selling
Analytical Thinking
Oracle Essbase
Cognos TM1
Effective Communication

Business Consultant Seniority Levels

L2
Business Consultant
£40,670/yr
Strategy Consultant
5% made the transition
Consultant
30% made the transition
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Business Consultant Salaries

Average Base Pay

£40,670 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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£23K
Median: £41K
£73K
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