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The Role

A Consultant at Teneo People Advisory helps to support the growth of the UK business as part of a global people advisory business. A Consultant supports across practices, through both exceptional research and BD support. They are expected to provide leverage to colleagues as much as possible.

They demonstrate a growing understanding of our business and the ability to deliver high quality and insightful research. Increasingly they connect market intelligence and business news to our clients and potential clients, developing awareness and understanding of the commercial context.

A consultant plays an important role in building the UK People Advisory business, both culturally and commercially, whilst becoming part of a global community of likeminded ambitious and authentic professionals using the Teneo platform, and global best practice thinking in People Advisory.


Key responsibilities

  • Supports across the practice teams to deliver targeted, high-quality research which supports the execution of individual assignments, client relationship management, and broader BD initiatives.
  • Demonstrates a developing ability in the research process, contributing to a well-developed and curated list of candidates for each assignment.
  • Supports new business development and client relationship management to enable delivery of strategic goals and financial plans, supporting on ongoing, successful development of new and existing client relationships.
  • Assists with administrative tasks including writing, editing, and formatting of ready to check correspondence, including reports and proposals.
  • With high intellectual curiosity, monitors news, trends, and candidate movements. Identifies and communicates industry news and relevant market activity for possible business development opportunities to colleagues.
  • Completes mapping exercises for clients and BD initiatives.
  • Contributes to the pitch process.
  • Ensures that our commitment to diversity is embedded throughout our processes and is evident in our outcomes.
  • Demonstrates an emerging commercial mindset, with an understanding of clients’ issues and challenges.
  • Suggests ways to improve the quality/breadth/delivery of research and implements agreed changes.
  • Manages and enriches data accurately and comprehensively across assignment, client and candidate records.
  • Anticipates the needs of the end user client (and internal clients) and communicates accordingly.

Additional tasks

  • Ensures all contact/information is logged on the database in a timely and accurate manner through all stages of assignment/business development.
  • Ensures thorough and accurate coding on the database.
  • Works effectively with the support team to maximise efficiency and accuracy.
  • Ensures that the best practice principles of the firm are adhered to and standards are maintained.
  • Builds a network of internal and external peers.


Skills & Experience required

  • Excellent conceptual and analytical skills, and exceptional verbal and written communication capability.
  • Brings a genuine commitment to excellence, with high attention to detail and pride in high performance.
  • A naturally collaborative colleague, demonstrating energy and contribution companywide.
  • Supports creating an inclusive environment.
  • Understands their role in the process and also where they need to seek guidance from others.
  • Demonstrates flexibility, adaptability, and proactivity as part of the Teneo People Advisory team.
  • Demonstrates potential to develop a deep knowledge of clients’ business needs.
  • Strong organisational skills, including a demonstrated ability to plan and manage time and resources, and an ability to juggle multiple projects effectively.
  • Is an internal and external ambassador for the business and all it has to offer. Positively engages in initiatives that enhance our employee and our client value proposition.
  • Is a self-starter, approaching tasks, and their own development, proactively.


What we can offer  

New joiners are supported by induction programmes, and continuous development is a key focus of life at Teneo - learning and knowledge sharing are at the heart of this. We have an environment and culture that is focused on supporting your development and career progression. We support this with a dedicated Learning Team who provide a range of learning opportunities and personal development support. 

Our face-to-face learning is supported by some 100 modules of e-learning available on our internal knowledge management system.

Given our client base you’ll be working on career-defining work that is exciting, rewarding and one where you can make a real impact to high profile projects.


Company Benefits   

We offer a whole host of benefits and rewards including;  

  • Competitive salary (depending on experience) 
  • 28 days holiday 
  • Discretionary bonus 
  • Annual salary review 
  • Pension (with company contribution: 5% of annual salary) 
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave (depending on length of service) and shared parental leave 
  • Private medical insurance 
  • Group Income protection 
  • Life assurance 
  • Cycle to work schemes 
  • Season ticket loans 
  • Regular social, cultural and charitable activities 
  • Flexible working with office laptop and phone provided 


About Teneo

Teneo is the global CEO advisory firm. We partner with our clients globally to do great things for a better future.

Drawing upon our global team and expansive network of senior advisors, we provide advisory services across our five business segments on a stand-alone or fully integrated basis to help our clients solve complex business challenges. Our clients include a significant number of the Fortune 100 and FTSE 100, as well as other corporations, financial institutions and organizations.

Our full range of advisory services includes strategic communications, investor relations, financial transactions and restructuring, management consulting, physical and cyber risk, organisational design, board and executive search, geopolitics and government affairs, corporate governance, ESG and DE&I.

The firm has more than 1,600 employees located in 40+ offices around the world.


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