Our Business Advisory Services (BAS) team helps clients of all kinds redefine what's possible, give shape to the future-and get there. We focus on high-impact projects, meeting our clients where they are to uncover business needs and deliver results. Our teams go beyond the expected to help clients move confidently through ambiguity and risk and drive more transformative outcomes.
Within BAS, our Connected Customer practice is focused on transformative thinking to place the customer at the center of the organization. We think strategically to help our clients realize value across
• Customer Experiences We build a competency for listening to customers, addressing customer concerns, and being proactive about their expectations.
• Process We design integrated flows to create frictionless touchpoints for customers, sales, and enterprise teams.
• Technology We leverage customer insights and develop platforms that enable enjoyable customer experiences.
• Organization We implement a customer-centric culture and align the organization to best serve the customer.
• Innovation We test hypotheses that anticipate customers' changing expectations.
What You'll Do
You are a business consultant who advises clients on how to prepare for and execute customer-focused transformation. This may include working to translate strategies into plans, guide them on how to leverage new technology and analytics to propel growth, react to new market trends and consumer behaviors, redefine their ways of working, and develop the capabilities needed for their next phase of growth - all while being an advocate for customer-centric change.
You have a natural curiosity for understanding the "why" and the "how" of customer-facing processes. You will play a key role in bringing together cross-functional teams to create seamless end-to-end flows that promote efficiencies and enhance customer experiences. You are vital in connecting the dots across different functional and technical groups to achieve business goals as a unified organization.
Establish customer experience strategies, define execution roadmaps, and develop operating structures and processes to help our clients reach their customer growth, customer experience, and/or product goals
Understand and assess the client's business to identify pain points, process improvement opportunities, and recommended and/or design effective solutions to drive business value
Craft and deliver quality solutions in business transformation areas, including operating and governance models, organizational design, capability development, product transformation, agile transformation, change strategy, and cultural transformation
Assess current state documentation to prepare recommendations for improvements
Design and develop future state processes and procedures to support business goals
Position yourself with the client as a partner expert to build and maintain senior-level relationships
Build trust by leading with empathy and active listening, finding commonality among diverse stakeholders
What You'll Bring
5+ years of proven experience conducting organizational current-state assessments, developing organizational/transformational strategies, and planning around organizational operating and governance models
Experience designing business processes, decision-making, and interactions that drive business strategy and outcomes in marketing, sales, e-commerce, and quote to cash
Strong investigative, analytical, and interpersonal communication skills, with the ability to work independently or as part of a team
Ability to lead the design and facilitation of strategic planning sessions - helping align leaders around a shared mission, vision, and strategy of a business unit
Proven experience in large-scale, complex business transformation and/or technology adoption efforts across front-end (CRM, CPQ, CLM) or back-end (AR, Billing & Invoicing, Order Management ERP)
Able to purposefully identify risks, and drive action to mitigate and resolve issues
Familiarity with different types of technical documentation (process maps, business requirements, system and architecture, user experience, application maps, test plans, user stories, etc.)
Strong organizational skills and the ability to handle a vast array of information
Familiarity with cloud-based and on-premise enterprise applications such as: NetSuite, SAP, Oracle ERP, Salesforce, Dynamics AX/CRM, Workday, etc.
Expert skills in PowerPoint, Excel, Visio, and collaboration/facilitation tools such as Miro or similar
5+ years in a management consulting environment
Solid knowledge in software delivery: Agile, Scrum, Kanban, SAFe, XP, and Lean
Experience in B2B or B2C E-Commerce
Slalom is a modern consulting firm focused on strategy, technology, and business transformation. In 40 markets around the world, Slalom'steams have autonomy to move fast and do what's right. They are backed byregional innovation hubs, a global culture of collaboration, and partnerships with the world's top technology providers. Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Seattle, Slalom has organically grown to over 9,000 employees. Slalom has been named one of Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For five years running and is regularly recognized byemployees as a best place to work. Learn more at slalom.com.
Slalom prides itself on helping team members thrive in their work and life. As a result, Slalom is proud to invest in benefits that include: meaningful time off and paid holidays, parental leave, 401(k) with a match, a range of choices for highly subsidized health, dental, & vision coverage, adoption and fertility assistance, and short/long-term disability. We also offer additional benefits such as a yearly $350 reimbursement account for any well-being related expenses as well as discounted home, auto, and pet insurance.
Slalom is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veterans status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.#LI-BS2