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Management Consultant

Management Consultants assist organisations to achieve greater efficiency and solve organisational problems.

Overview

Management Consultants assist organisations to achieve greater efficiency and solve organisational problems.

Day-to-day

  • assists and encourages the development of objectives, strategies and plans aimed at achieving customer satisfaction and the efficient use of organisations' resources
  • discusses business and organisational shortcomings with clients
  • analyses and evaluates current systems and structures
  • discusses current systems with staff and observes systems at all levels of organisation
  • directs clients towards more efficient organisation and develops solutions to organisational problems
  • undertakes and reviews work studies by analysing existing and proposed methods and procedures such as administrative and clerical procedures
  • records and analyses organisations' work flow charts, records, reports, manuals and job descriptions
  • prepares and recommends proposals to revise methods and procedures, alter work flows, redefine job functions and resolve organisational problems
  • assists in implementing approved recommendations, issues revised instructions and procedure manuals, and drafting other documentation
  • reviews operating procedures and advising of departures from procedures and standards.

Considerations

  • stressful.

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