Self-employed Business Consultant

We are seeking innovative, accomplished, and proactive people to join our consultancy firm. The opportunity will appeal to suitably experienced people seeking independence, with the drive and ambition to become self-employed within a knowledgeable team that provides the support, training and development needed to succeed.

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Associates required for our well established, successful and growing consultancy firm.

Location: Throughout East Anglia, East Midlands, Beds, Herts, London & the S.E.

Job Type: Self-Employed, Full-time.

We are seeking innovative, accomplished, and proactive people to join our consultancy firm. The opportunity will appeal to suitably experienced people seeking independence, with the drive and ambition to become self-employed within a knowledgeable team that provides the support, training and development needed to succeed.

Established for over 30 years, WLP has 3 directors plus a team of associates. Administration is based in Norfolk.

WLP helps businesses grow and improve performance by offering a range of services, from business planning and owner mentoring through business, process and manufacturing performance improvement, to management systems, HR and health safety and environmental improvement.

We have been highly successful working with SMEs across a wide variety of sectors, blue chip and public sector organisations, including local authorities, the NHS and social services.

We are a Premier Practice with the Institute of Consulting as well as a teaching practice, enabling us to qualify consultants to become Certified Management Consultants.

Key Requirements:

  • A successful track record of running a business or leading a team, or operation at a senior level through change and/or recovery.
  • A thorough knowledge of financial management and effective customer relationships.
  • A well-organised and structured approach to tasks and projects, and capable of facilitating good team-working and decision making.
  • Inspiration as a team player together with excellent communication, interpersonal and IT skills;
  • Self-motivation, willing to sell, and with an ambition to succeed.

These are challenging roles with the potential for the right people to earn good rewards.

Why should you become a WLP Consultant?

Market advantage

We offer a name that has an excellent reputation. This has been achieved through our extensive work in the East of England business community for over 30 years, and as a consequence we have an established customer base and network.

We have contacts with a large number of the people who support and introduce business to us. This includes accountancy practices, banks, Local Enterprise Partnerships, funded business support  programmes, manufacturing support organisations, and ceritications bodies. We are able to obtain listings with ease and support others through this process.

We are an official partner organisation of Growth Works, an initiative of the Cambridge & Peterborough Combined Authority delivering support the top 1000 SME business leaders in the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough region, for businesses who want to accelerate their existing business growth or fuel their demonstrable potential to scale 

We are classified as a Premier Practice with the Institute of Consulting (part of the Chartered Management Institute). This gives us a standing above most sole practitioner consultants. We are an awarding practice to enable consultants to become Certified Management Consultants.

Our management system is certified to ISO:9001 2015, by a UKAS accredited certification body.

We are an equal opportunities organisation.

Teamwork, networking, knowledge and assurance

We operate as a team giving preference to skills inside the group. We share skills and experience so that we all have a reliable source of help and extra work as workloads vary. We will support you in your growth as a consultant by adding new skills. We carry out reviews with consultants using the Institute of Consulting model for development. We provide training and CPD and access to group training when the time is right.

We also operate quality assurance of our services providing guidance and peer review for all projects. This helps to ensure a continuing high standard of work to maintain and enhance our reputation in the marketplace. You will always have someone to talk to about any issue affecting work or lack of it.

Collectively we have significant experience of working in many different sectors and business types, which benefits the group as a whole.

Professionalism

We naturally support the Institute of Consulting Code of Conduct and have our own set of guidelines for good long-term practice. We are highly ethical and are fair, open and honest with one another.


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