Consultancy CNSL

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Providing advice and recommendations, based on expertise and experience, to address client needs,

Guidance notes

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Consultancy may deal with one specialist subject area, or can be wide ranging and address strategic business issues. May also include support for the implementation of any agreed solutions.

Consultancy: Level 7

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Directs the strategy and operations for a significant consultancy practise. Oversees practice development, proposals, sales, account management and the delivery of consultancy services over a wide range of topics.

Consultancy: Level 6

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Manages provision of consultancy services, and/or management of a team of consultants. In own areas of expertise, provides advice and guidance to consultants and/or the client when delivering consultancy services. Engages with clients and maintains client relationships. Establishes consultancy agreements/contracts and manages completion and disengagement.

Consultancy: Level 5

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Takes responsibility for understanding client requirements, collecting data, delivering analysis and problem resolution. Identifies, evaluates and recommends options. Collaborates with, and facilitates stakeholder groups, as part of formal or informal consultancy agreements. Seeks to fully address client needs and implements solutions if required. Enhances the capabilities and effectiveness of clients, by ensuring that proposed solutions are fully understood and appropriately exploited.

Consultancy: Level 4

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Takes responsibility for elements of a larger consulting engagement. Understands client requirements by collecting data and delivering analysis. Collaborates with clients as part of formal or informal consultancy engagements. Works collaboratively to develop and implement solutions. Seeks to address client needs, within the defined scope of responsibility. Ensures that proposed solutions are properly understood and appropriately exploited.