Graduate Consultant with PlanB Consulting


Location: Linwood, with regular UK and eventually overseas travel
£20-22,000 per annum
Full-Time, Permanent Position
Start date: 25 February 2018
Closing date: 15 January 2018, 12 noon
Interview date: week beginning 22 January 2018 

About the Company 

PlanB Consulting is an award-winning Consultancy specialising in the delivery of Business Continuity and Crisis Management training, exercises and consultancy to clients in the private, public and third sectors. We are passionate about delivering tailored solutions to our clients, thereby increasing our clients’ resilience by improving their ability to prepare for, respond to, and recover from disruptive events. 
Formed in 2007, PlanB Consulting aims to deliver truly tailored solutions to their clients in the UK and worldwide.   
The Company Headquarters are located in Linwood, near Glasgow, with additional office premises in London. For more about PlanB Consulting, see their website

The Role 

Graduate Consultants play an important role in building PlanB Consulting’s reputation for quality service by supporting the delivery of services to clients worldwide. Graduate Consultants are trained to recognised industry standards and exposed to a range of work and clients across all sectors, to ensure that they can pursue a varied, exciting and rewarding career in Business Continuity and Crisis Management. 
In this role you will be: 

•Responsible for reporting to the principal consultant. 
•Assisting Project Managers with the coordination and delivery of Consultancy projects to maintain and build upon PlanB Consulting’s reputation as a leading Business Continuity and Crisis Management consultancy. 
•Regularly assisting with the development and delivery of exercises and training courses in Business Continuity and Crisis Management to a high standard and in line with PlanB Consulting’s values. 
•Taking notes during on-site delivery and client meetings, writing up results, and following up on actions. 
•Analysing complex data relating to Business Continuity, drawing conclusions, and writing reports to a standard required by senior management audiences. 
•Helping the company meet sales targets by contributing to the development of proposal documents and tender responses. 
•Providing assistance to clients utilising Business Continuity Software as a Service, including responding to service requests from clients. 
•Contributing to the continual improvement of internal procedures and processes in accordance with PlanB Consulting’s ISO 9001 and ISO 22301 certifications. 

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The ideal candidate for the post will be a well-motivated and professional postgraduate who can demonstrate the following essential skills and experience: women.png

•Ability to produce high-quality, formal written reports with an excellent standard of English. 
•Experience of delivering presentations. 
•Excellent time management and prioritisation skills. 

Applications are particularly welcomed form those who can also demonstrate the following: 

•Previous knowledge in the fields of Business Continuity, Crisis Management, Emergency Response, Information Security, Risk Management or Disaster Recovery. 
•Experience of delivering work in a consulting environment. 
•Full, clean UK driving license. 

In addition to the above listed skills, you should also demonstrate the following personal qualities: 

•Excellent communication and interpersonal skills which will help facilitate strong working relationships with clients and colleagues. 
•Be flexible and dynamic with a willingness to ‘pitch in’ on a range of tasks to meet the needs of the business. 
•Strong work ethic and willingness to engage in regular travel across the UK and globally. 
•Honest and trustworthy, with an open and transparent approach to delivering all work. 

Finally, applicants should display strong evidence and development of ability in PlanB Consulting’s Core Competencies: 

•Attention to Detail and Organisation 
•Client Relationship Management 
•Problem Solving 
•Team Working and Collaboration 
Closing date for applications is 15 January 2018, 12 noon. 

Interviews are expected to be held week commencing 22 January 2018.

Please submit a CV and covering letter through the AAI - Adopt An Intern online application form on our website. All applications must be submitted by 12 noon on the closing date. State A) your availability and B) relevant information on your skills/experience pertaining to the job specifications. We do NOT accept email applications unless otherwise stated. 
Successful candidates must, by the start of the employment, have permission to work in the UK.