Closing Date: 25th October 2018
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SSA Consulting Group Pte Ltd


SSA CONSULTING GROUP COMPANY PROFILE
Established
since 1984, SSA Consulting Group provides a wide spectrum of consulting and
training services to meet various business and corporate needs. We pride
ourselves as a one-stop business service provider. Since our establishment, we
have helped enterprises achieve sustained shareholder value growth through the
development and implementation of innovative business and management strategies
and delivery of professionally designed and developed various training
programmes inclusive of WSQ – ES (Workforce Skills Qualification -
Employability Skills) under SPUR(Skills Programme for Upgrading and
Resilience).
SSA
Consulting Group is also a WDA’s accredited CET Centre (Continuing Education
and Training Centre) for WSQ ES. Some of our popular WSQ – ES Programmes
including Workplace Literacy Programme, soft skills programmes as well as
computer programmes targeting at working adult to increase their employability
in Singapore job market.
More
than 90,000 participants have benefited from our various training programme and
the number is still growing strong. 
As an
employer, we believe in fairness and merit-based performance. We believe in
making the difference in people’s life through our various services, including
our own valuable staff. Join us today and MAKE the DIFFERENCE!

Consultant, Productivity/Entrepreneurship & SME Development

Salary: 123

General Purpose of Position:

This position is responsible for providing business solutions to clients in key speciality areas of Productivity & Quality Improvement, Business Excellence, and Entrepreneurship & SME Development. The incumbent will be expected to conduct productivity diagnostics and identify organisations’ productivity performance gaps, refine business efficiency and effectiveness, develop core quality foundation and turnkey business processes. Involves working with growing medium-sized enterprises and building SME capacities and capabilities, design and formulate SME eco-systems and initiatives at enterprise, industry and national levels.

Summary of Responsibilities/Duties:

Projects

  • Deliver end to end system life cycle development of major consultancy projects
  • Work on multifaceted projects including, but not limited to Productivity Management, Business Excellence and Entrepreneurship Development that demand strong analytical, creative problem-solving, effective communication and strong interpersonal skills
  • Develop and implement the strategies  of  the  new  Enterprise  Development
  • Responsible for conducting research, developing project methodology, developing consulting instruments (questionnaires, surveys etc.), analysing and interpreting data, drafting recommendations and reporting results
  • Draft business/project/tender proposals based on preliminary data gained from client interaction and/or Request for Proposals (RFPs), Invitation to Quote (ITQ) or other tender documents (GeBiz, etc.)
  • Provide project analysis, project area assessment, user needs analysis and business systems design for major projects
  • Keep abreast with standards and developments within the various consulting solutions areas to stay informed and ahead of the competition

Client Engagement

  • Maintaining close working rapport with clients and fulfilling all requirements to their full satisfaction
  • Liaising with other departments for consultingrelated duties
  • Presenting a professional image in conduct, attitude and attire when engaging with clients

Ancillary Support

  • Provide effective support to the Consulting team (Managers and Senior Consultants), delivering quality research in projects that meets best practice in a timely fashion
  • Prepare documents for all proposal submissions

General Duties

  • Any other duties, as assigned by the Management

 

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in analytics, business, economics, financial, engineering related specialisation
  • Have at least 2 - 3 years in Productivity/Entrepreneurship & SME Development
  • Certification in Lean Six Sigma, ISO9001 Auditor, and/or other productivity and quality related frameworks would be an added advantage
  • Certification in management consultancy (eg. PMC, RMC), though not essential, would be an added plus

Behavioural Competencies – Non-Supervisory

Job Knowledge

  • Good understanding of various business processes and strategic models
  • Able to perform tasks related to the execution of a client engagement without supervision
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft office suite especially Powerpoint and Excel

Planning and Organising

  • Demonstrated good project management skills
  • Critical thinking and an analytical /creative approach to problem solving
  • Leadership capabilities

Communication

  • Proficient in English and ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and abilities

Judgement and Decision-Making

  • Ability to make timely and right decision, shows understanding of current situation, alternative, consequences and properly sets priorities

Attitude

  • Willingness to go beyond normal scope of duties
  • Companyoriented

Dependability

  • Ability to work under general or minimum level supervision in order to meet critical timebound project deadlines

Initiative

  • Extent to which subordinate seeks out and accepts responsibilities

Interpersonal Skills

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with colleagues/superiors and clients

Desired Profile

  • Have passion for learning and researching information with exceptionally high attention to detail and strong time management skills
  • Is self-motivated and an independent team member
  • Able to operate under general or minimal supervision
  • Have sense of urgency and ownership of tasks assigned
  • Able to work on tight deadline projects
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Meticulous and detail-oriented
  • Have positive attitude and mindset

Internal/External Relationship

External

  • Government Agencies, Statutory Boards, Government-linked Companies, Private and Public Sector Enterprises, Non-Profit Organisations, Business Partners and Associates

Internal

  • Management, Peers and Staff Members

 

Physical Work Environment:

  • Desk-job in an office setting
  • On site at clients’ premises for engagement and project execution
  • Requires occasional regional and international travel to client’s locations, as and when deem necessary