There is no better place to commence and build a business career than as a consultant with RAND Strategy Advisors. As a challenger firm, we are able to offer our team members a dynamic and unique learning environment.
From the outset, you will assist leading organisations and their executives to frame, develop and implement strategic initiatives. You will work alongside experienced colleagues in team structures designed to ensure the maximum skill development and client impact. We believe that RAND Strategy offers one of the best learning environments for candidates wishing to gain broad business experience and progress to advisory and management roles within RAND Strategy, as well as almost any other industry sector.
Our clients sustained trust is testament to the quality of our people, technical skill and professional success.
Accelerated career growth ensures that you will be constantly challenged. RAND Strategy has a formal set of growth stages designed to recognise your advancing skills and ensure that you remain constructively and constantly challenged.
Role progression is as follows:
Analysts play a crucial role in assignments, being responsible for the collection and interpretation of primary and secondary data
Consultants are responsible for designing and ensuring the output of a limited team
As owners of the strategy toolkit, Managers must devise and agree the deliverables, design the work plan and manage the team to ensure the outcome
Principals manage large and complex cases holding responsibility for the proper use of resources and budgets. They are further required to contribute to and lead new client and project acquisition initiatives
Attracting and developing colleagues is deemed a core competence of all team members regardless of role, rank and tenure. Professional growth is achieved through:
Formal 'classroom' instruction - We ensure that team members are taught the skills required to perform each role.
Team members participate in a formal set of role and skill bespoke training modules designed to ensure appropriate role competence and mastery of the strategy consulting tool set
Regular enrolment on external skill development courses is used to supplement our 'in house' offering
Externships - Where it is deemed appropriate for a team members skill development, RAND Strategy will use it’s extensive network of industry relationships to provide a term based work experience. This must be seen as a unique and accelerated skill growth opportunity.
Mentoring - Our formal mentoring system gives all staff an allocated mentor and access to a structured mentoring programme. This gives each team member the opportunity to build internal networks, access informal career advice and learn from senior colleagues outside of case engagements.
Assessment - Skill growth at RAND Strategy is based on the philosophy of BUILD – continuous individual professional skill development founded on performance review, feedback and bespoke development target setting. A company wide, tenure and role specific programme of bi-annual assessment ensures constant formal opportunities to guide our staff competency. This programme is supported by frank and constructive formal and informal feedback supported by actionable goals.