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Lead Business Advisory Consultant

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Date: 09-Nov-2022

Location: Houston, TX, US, 77077

Company: Lloyds Register

Job ID:37826
Location:Houston : 1330 Enclave Parkway  
Position Category:Consulting
Position Type:Employee Regular

We are a leading international provider of classification, compliance, and advisory services to the marine and offshore industry, helping our customers design, construct and operate their assets to the highest levels of safety and performance. We are shaping the industry’s future through the development of novel and innovative technology for the next generation of assets, while continuing to deliver solutions to our customers every day.


Maritime Professional Services are designed to help maritime clients around the world to achieve their business goals improving asset performance, optimising safety and enhancing sustainability. In addition to providing professional technical / engineering advisory services, LR’s clients are increasingly requesting that LR leverage its deep knowledge of the industry to support them in providing business advisory or management consulting services.  These ‘management consulting’ activities include supporting clients in performance improvement, investment advisory and project assurance.


LR Business Advisory is the global management consultancy of one of the world’s oldest maritime professional services companies specializing in engineering and technology, Lloyd’s Register. LR Business Advisory & Consulting navigates companies through their unique Investment journey – from strategy to operations.


The purpose of this position will be to focus on client relationships with regards to maritime decarbonisation, the energy transition and digital transformation. Work to develop client relationships and lead engagements on this topic, as well as take responsibility for promoting the Business Advisory team within North America and foster relationships with key stakeholders such as vessel charterers, the finance and legal community whilst working collaboratively with maritime sales and operations teams. This role will work closely with the Business Consultancy Director to plan engagement campaigns with key clients and targets, devise innovative solutions to challenges that they face, and undertake wider marketing activities – including business travel – within the Americas and potentially more broadly.


Your duties will include:

  • To work with the maritime and sales team in the Americas to promote LR’s Business Advisory capability and develop potential large-scale consultancy projects.
  • To support developing, managing, and delivering large consultancy projects. This includes planning and facilitating workshops, translating conclusions into recommendations, or helping design and implementing large-scale organizational change programs in decarbonization transition pathways and data digital transformation.
  • Assist management team/ leadership in developing the business within a business area to meet future business/commercial demands to improve LR’s competitive position. 
  • To provide on the ground support to large consulting engagements, including working directly with clients.
  • To deliver work scopes for clients, support proposal development and drafting and help drive internal best practice initiatives.
  • To contribute to client management as appropriate by acting as point of contact to effectively manage client and LR relationships.
  • To work with the consulting team to ensure findings are communicated in a manner that is accessible to the end user and which is visually in keeping with a quality consulting deliverable.
  • To mentor/coach team members, as appropriate, to build capacity, capability, and support networks to effectively leverage knowledge transfer and application.


What you will need:


  • Relevant Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university or equivalent with a Master’s in Business Management or equivalent 
  • Experience working in well-known consulting firms are preferred 
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data and translate these insights into clear reports  
  • Demonstratable good awareness of the relevant specialist requirements, knowledge, and application. In depth relevant working experience and consulting experience are preferred
  • Strong knowledge and experience in business analyst 
  • Highly effective written/verbal communication skills and the ability to build strong relationships across all levels 
  • Experience of working across global teams and cultures


About us:

Our purpose at Lloyd’s Register is working together for a safer world and every one of us is committed to maintaining our standards and continuing our success. That means bringing increasingly sophisticated thinking to the challenge of setting global safety standards for today and tomorrow. Help us stay out in front and your contribution will be felt, valued, and rewarded by a global leader.


We care, we share our expertise, we do the right thing




Diversity and Inclusion at Lloyd's Register:


Together we are one Lloyd’s Register, committed to developing an inclusive and safe workplace that embraces and celebrates diversity. We strive to ensure that all applicants to LR experience equality of opportunity and fair treatment, because we believe it is the right thing to do. We hope you do too.


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