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  • Office Location: New England House 10 Ridley Place Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8JW
  • Office Name: Newcastle Technology
  • Sector: Talent Solutions
  • Salary: £26000 - £30000
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Role Type: Full-time
  • Job Ref: 421790

Principal Consultant

Our Consultancy Services team deliver consultancy projects in areas from Marketing and IT Transformation, to HR, Change Management and Social Work. We deliver projects across IT, Transformation & Change, Finance, Remediation, Care and HR across both the public and private sector. We currently have a broad range of clients and are delivering between 20 and 30 projects of varying size at any one time. This role is to work with our Consultancy services specifically to develop business within the IT and Technology marketplace. The business is growing rapidly and there are some really exciting opportunities for someone who is keen to learn, ambitious and wants to diversify their career in to the world of consultancy.

Role: Principal Consultant 

Location: Newcastle – (you will be covering the Northern region)

Salary: £26,000 – £30,000 per annum + commission 

Hours: Full Time (37.5 per week), Permanent

As Reed’s Specialist Consultancy business, Consultancy+ specialise in delivering outcome based projects that support critical business strategy. Our solutions are focused on achieving fixed objectives, on time and on budget, to support or manage client projects. Consultancy+ work with a number clients, delivering projects in both the Public and Private sector, through the following delivery models: 
  • Resource Augmentation 
  • SoW Contractor
  • Project Teams
  • Work Packages

We are looking for a motivated Principal Consultant who will be responsible for generating and managing a pipeline of new business leads from initial introduction through to contract completion for our services procurement solution. This is a strategic consultancy offering that looks to support clients in procuring and managing their professional services spend. 

The role will involve developing a list of target clients within the IT and Technology markets, understanding and developing the services procurement product and upskilling the wider sales team in this product to encourage leads, working with our framework partners to develop the product offering, working with our Programme Management Office (PMO) to manage the transfer of services from the sales process through to the delivery process and on-going management of customer relationships to maximise the contract opportunity.

Who makes a good Principal Consultant for REED?

We are looking for someone with previous sales experience, ideally in a business to business environment, that is hungry to progress and to take ownership of a rapidly emerging market within the consultancy services space. You will either have experience of selling services, strong business development skills, experience of sales within recruitment or have done sales in a consultancy/project based business. You also might have a recruitment background that recruits for into a professional market (e.g. IT, Technology, change, financial services or accountancy for example).

In essence you will need to be able to demonstrate your ability to drive sales, generate leads, work towards targets and have the drive, hunger and passion to success.

What we offer in return:

Not only will this role offer a good salary package with great on target earning potential, but we also offer a variety of other company benefits. You will receive 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, the chance to buy, sell and carry over holiday, paid sabbaticals after every 5 years of service, long standing service awards, a discount scheme, pension, season ticket loans, access to health insurance, free eye tests, personal development schemes, paid rewards for innovative ideas and many many more! 

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