Business Consultant | Australian-based education and careers tech company

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Full Time


Competitive salary offered plus 4 weeks paid annual leave.




Sep 04, 2019


About Prosple
Prosple is a careers and education technology company. Our tech is used by leading universities and organisations to connect students with education and employment opportunities.

Prosple’s enviable track record includes incubating a series of startup businesses, 100% in-house, from concept to full-scale operations. We shipped our first product in 2015, and have since launched four businesses and 11 products that reach over 1m users annually. And we’re just getting started.

Prosple combines the best of innovative startup culture with exciting SaaS growth opportunities. We believe the business with the best team on the field will win, and we’re always on the lookout for unconventional thinkers who are itching to punch above.

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About the role
Our businesses are growing rapidly and we’re looking for a qualified Business Consultant to work alongside our senior leadership team and business founders as we optimise for further aggressive growth.

This is truly a once in a lifetime opportunity to merge the excitement and variety of a traditional external consultant role with the satisfaction of being hands-on in a growing business. You’ll oversee your projects from theory right through to implementation and real-world impact.

You’ll be joining a high-performance culture and team with a track record of building businesses that disrupt markets. Our team brings together extensive experience in top tier consulting, startups, and technology, and you’ll be learning directly from the best in the game. However, the ideal candidate will not see this as a ‘sit there and we’ll tell you what to do’ kind of role. There is unlimited scope for the right person to bring new ideas to life and drive change across the business. We hire the best people so we can have complete trust in them to excel and put their ideas into action.

This is a varied role, with responsibilities including:
Consulting on multiple programs/projects simultaneously, working alongside senior leaders and business founders to organise and execute projects according to business priority
Collecting information through a variety of methods (shadowing, interviews, surveys, reading reports etc.) to perform an initial assessment and diagnostic of a problematic situation or business bottleneck
Analysing and interpreting information to unearth weaknesses and problems, and comprehend the causes
Formulating recommendations and solutions with attention to practical business capabilities and limitations
Presenting findings and recommendations in concise form with ample justification and practical advice
Developing detailed plans to execute on recommended changes
Assisting the business in implementing the plan and resolving any unforeseen issues as they arise
Ongoing business optimisations, including guidance on technology solutions, architecture, and automation.

The ideal candidate
The ideal candidate will be ruthlessly results driven, adaptable, and thrive on new challenges in a fast-paced environment. If you’re unsettled by rapid change or prefer a static scope of work, this is not the role for you. We mean this - we don’t have the luxury of ‘subject matter experts’ or layers of hierarchy to defer responsibility. You’ll possess the raw building blocks to grow with us and play a key role in shaping the business; great natural problem-solving skills, an intense curiosity and compulsive need to make sense of things, independent thinking that verges on rebelliousness, and a practicality and determination to push through obstacles and achieve goals.

Aptitude in creative problem-solving
Advanced analytical and research skills
Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
Strong organisational ability – ability to prioritise and manage competing tasks/projects
Ability to learn new systems and processes quickly
High attention to detail and accuracy

Highly regarded:
Experience in a top tier professional services firm
Entrepreneurship or startup experience
Familiarity with a wide selection of business management software (CRM, ERP etc.) and databases
Knowledge of diverse business matters such as IT, digital marketing, HR etc.
Advanced Excel or Google Sheets skills

We take raw talent and a great attitude over experience every time. If you lack the previous experience but are still itching to punch above, get in touch!

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