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Independent Consultant OPEX - France  

Dupont Biosciences (company)


Posted on : 17 January 2017

Project Description

Job Description
  • These vacancies are not to work for a full time position of employment and therefore in all cases subject to different terms & conditions than full time employment;
  •  After a full interview process, once you are selected this contract is signed with your company as a commercial and not an employment relationship;
  • We offer unique consulting services leveraging our owner operator base of knowledge and experience.
  • Through more than 200 years of industrial experience, we have become synonymous with excellence in safety, operations, risk management and process technologies.
  •  Our unwavering commitment to safety and prevention of injuries in the workplace and the community underpins our culture. 
  • The company is proud of its record, which benefits employees and saves lives.  
  • Our Sustainable Solutions also helps clients reduce financial costs resulting from lost work time and productivity, lower product quality because of low employee morale, as well as from workers' compensation and insurance costs.
  •  The consulting business dates back more than 30 years and has helped more than 10,000 companies globally to improve their operational and safety performance.  
  • We are always looking for suitably qualified professionals who are interested in working with us on an independent contract basis.
  • At the moment, we need resources that can consult in the areas of Safety, Process Safety Management, Asset Productivity, Operational Excellence, Capital Effectiveness, Energy Efficiency, Environmental Management, Sustainability, Contractor Management, Training & Development.

Role Description
 Your role will be to:
  •  Arrange logistical aspects of leading assigned seminars.
  • Instruct and lead client workshops in the area of safety management and other practice areas using personal experiences to embellish materials.
  •  Lead discussion of case studies for practical application.
  • Contribute to improvement of workshop content using feedback from seminars
  •  Develop relationship with our clients and learn the clients' operations.
  • Contribute to improvement of workshop using feedback from seminars
  • Discuss any additional request(s) from the client with the Project Manager.
  • Keep up to date on safety topics and statistics within the company.
  •  Assist in the training/mentoring of new facilitators.

 Your specific responsibilities as a consultant will depend on client needs and your own experience and knowledge in a particular subject area.  Your role will be to:
  • Analyze client's systems in safety and other practice areas.
  • Establish and maintain client relationships.
  •  Guide client through best practices through coaching and mentoring of managers and key influencers at middle management level and below.
  • Support our Project Manager and Business Development Team in developing new or additional business.
  • eliver some/all of the program content, if required.
  • Assist client in developing goals, objectives and action plans.
  • Provide specific client assistance in areas where client needs support.
  •  In conjunction with Project Manager Provide written report to on client's progress against goals.
  •  Assist in training/mentoring of new Facilitators and Consultants.

 Principal Consultant:
 As a Principal Consultant, you form part of the project leadership team and it is likely you will work at the most senior levels within the client. You role will be to:
  • Analyze client's needs and present analysis and recommendations.
  • Support our  Project Manager and Business Development Team in developing new or additional business.
  • Guide client through best practices through coaching and mentoring of managers and key influencers at all levels, including senior management.
  •  Interact with and influence senior executive team within client.
  • Deliver some/all of the program content, if required.
  • Assist client in developing goals, objectives and action plans
  • Lead a team of Consultants and/or Facilitators to deliver project outcomes.
  • Support Project Manager in developing client liaison plans.
  • In conjunction with Project Manager, audit client project status, progress and issues.
  • In conjunction with Project Manager, provide written report to on client's progress against goals.
  •  Assist in the training/mentoring of new Facilitators, Consultants and Principal Consultants.

Job Qualifications:
  • BS / BA in Engineering or equivalent in relevant technical or business major, MBA / MS is preferred.
  • At least 4 years of professional experience being 2 years of consulting and solutions development expertise, providing fee based services in a customer facing role . ·  
  • Mastery of standard office applications including Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Project; familiarity with Mini Tab, Visio and Lotus Notes; Six Sigma methodology or similar tool is a plus. ·     
  • Willingness to travel up to 80% in support of client engagements. ·        
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and French. Any other will be a plus. ·   
  •  High Level understanding of the essential cultural elements of world-class safety and Sustainability/Operations, fundamentals of safety managing systems and sustaining tools/processes as well as demonstrated experience in the applying safety/ health regulatory requirements in a commercial setting. ·      
  •  Demonstrated complex customer engagement experience, with multiple large, strategic projects, preferably some global, establishing and maintaining relationships with high-level customers being able to prove delivery of high , revenue growth, profit and customer satisfaction consulting and services solutions.

 Additional skills: ·      
  •  Business Acumen: Entrepreneurial spirit with passion for the task and business, seeking continuous personal development and knowledge improvement.       
  • Communicating with impact: Ability to influence others, persuasive, with excellent oral/written communication and negotiation skills. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with high credibility and integrity Driving for Results: Ability to set and manage expectations using the consultative sales approach with good planning and execution skills, delivering on commitments and accepting  accountability for results, multitask oriented   
  • Building Sustainable Customer Relationships: Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines with good management skills giving priority to client´s commitments remaining customer oriented.         
  • Analysis and Judgment: Good analytical skills,  enabling to present graphically delivering the message in a compelling way and being able to  adapt them  quickly to needs using standard features
  • Teamwork/Collaboration: Ability to work independently maintaining accountability to management coupled with team player skills. 
  • Building Winning teams: Ability to structure and lead professional services engagement, to assess skills/ performance of project members, to relate findings to potential solution construction and to address organizational boundary challenges understanding customer policies, priorities and needs. 
  • Championing Change: Highly self -motivated, flexible, with rapid adaptability to different cultures and environments. Ability to drive change management processes throughout the client engagement, interacting with senior leaders and to internally coach and mentor junior Consultant ensuring this type of culture.