Consultant - Innovation Services

Confidential Company  •  Irvine, CA and Jersey City, NJ

5 - 7 years experience  •  Consulting

$99K - $132K ($90K - $120K base + 10%)
Posted on 08/08/17 by Jennifer Byrne
Irvine, CA
5 - 7 years experience
Consulting
$99K - $132K
($90K - $120K base + 10%)
Posted on 08/08/17 by Jennifer Byrne

Quesnay Inc. helps Fortune 100 companies in the Mobile, Media, Financial Services, and Retail sectors drive innovation with results.   We help these major industry players develop winning digital strategies as well as plan and launch new products and services in the most innovative and highest growth market segments such as digital commerce, "Fintech", "Insurtech", digital media, and the Internet of Things (“IoT”). We leverage our innovation experience and network offering “innovation as a service”: includes digital partnership strategy and business development, sourcing, evaluating and partnering with startups, managing innovation competitions and customized client-specific accelerator programs, ensuring our clients make the best partnership, investment, and acquisition decisions. 

Quesnay is looking to incorporate a Consultant, as part of our growing Innovation team responsible for co-leading digital partnership strategy projects and innovation competitions, based in Jersey City, NJ or Irvine, CA.  The  Consultant will support innovation proposals to bring significant improvements for customers including generating new revenue. We are looking for a dynamic, motivated and hard-working individual who wants to have an immediate impact on the business. 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Co-leading digital partnership & marketingstrategy projects
  • Co-lead innovation competitions – designing and optimizing challenge strategy, submission requirements, prizing, judging criteria and process as well as marketing and recruitment of applicants/teams/ideas
  • Research and market analysis
  • Developing supportable strategies
  • Making product and partnership recommendations based on the analysis and strategy to drive real results
  • Evaluating companies & solutions from both a product as well as business perspective
  • Client-facing presentations of recommendations and analysis

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Approximately 5 yearsexperience as a Consultant and/or corporate, business development, with experience in marketingstrategy, business planning and client management
  • MBArequired
  • Strong research skills - ability to seek out the information needed to support recommendations
  • Creative thinking to propose solutions for clients and to attract strong applicants to clients’ innovation competitions
  • Strong analytical skills, including both product and business evaluations; reporting experience a plus
  • Strong communication, both written and verbal, and presentation skills
  • Experience managing or playing a significant role managing projects
  • Ability to structure executive level presentations, as well as detailed analysis documents
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to work on projects independently and drive results
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a small team setting and tackle multiple priorities

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