Director, Consulting

  • Singapore
  • Full-time
  • Verisk Business: Maplecroft
  • Department: Consulting

Company Description

Verisk Maplecroft’s data-driven solutions enable multinational companies to identify and manage the key political, human rights, regulatory and environmental risks impacting their operations, supply chains and investments.

As part of the Verisk Analytics family, we are aligned with the world’s leading data analytics organisation. Together, we aim to give our clients the insight they need to make better, data-driven decisions through unrivalled analysis and advice.

Job Description

Team Profile

Verisk Maplecroft has been providing clients with analysis and advice on a bespoke basis since being founded in 2001. Our experienced consulting team is structured to provide clients across a range of sectors with advice that is based on real substance and which leverages our unrivalled risk exposure datasets covering over 150 issues and 198 countries globally.

 

Role Purpose 

Verisk Maplecroft is a trusted advisor to clients from a range of sectors, including natural resources, financial services and consumer goods. As a key member of our Asia-Pacific Consulting Team, you will soon find yourself responsible for managing research-based and advisory-led consultancy projects across a broad range of offering areas including political and country risk, sustainability / ESG analysis, responsible procurement, and advanced analytics. The individual will also work with the other commercial members of the Asia-Pacific team to grow the company’s footprint within the region through proactive client engagement.

 

While the main focus of the role is the APAC region, the job holder may be involved in a range of consulting projects spanning other regions of the world, for example on projects in the Americas and EMEA. The successful candidate can expect a reasonable degree of international travel.

Main Responsibilities

Managing project delivery through all stages of project life cycle

  • Ongoing engagement with key project stakeholders
  • Lead scoping conversations and proposal writing and pitching
  • Planning and budget management
  • Management, coaching and mentoring of project team and junior consultants
  • Strive to delivery tangible value to clients
  • On time development, delivery and presentation of agreed assignments
  • Close off assignments with client
  • Review and close off project internally (project review, individual review, etc)
  • Identify follow-up and resale opportunities

Business development

  • Work closely with consulting and sales teams to develop client accounts and proactively attract new business opportunities (consulting but also subscription)
  • Create and contribute to high impact thought leadership using a variety of mediums and distribution channels
  • Represent Verisk Maplecroft at external events, including direct client engagements, conferences, and roundtables, and for media
  • Help to assess and prioritize key market opportunities across APAC and contribute to the regional strategy   

 

Leadership:

  • Contribute to the development of new services areas or subscription products
  • Demonstrate ability to influence internal and external stakeholders and maintain good working relationships with clients and colleagues across the global divisions of Maplecroft and wider Verisk
  • Line management of a growing regional team

Qualifications

Knowledge & Experience

Requires previous consulting or industry experience, especially financial services, extractives or consumer and retail. Knowledge of one or more of the broad fields of above ground risk, sustainability / ESG, political research and analysis, business strategy and risk management within a business context are highly desirable. 

 

Verisk Maplecroft Core Values

Verisk Maplecroft is a place where we are committed to supporting our people to grow and thrive.  We value different perspectives and aspire to create an inclusive environment which encourages diversity and fosters a sense of belonging.

Verisk Maplecroft values each individual's contribution and helps them reach their full potential while sustaining an organisational culture of health and well-being.

Our core values are:

  • Respect for the Individual
  • Integrity
  • Passion
  • Persistence
  • Confidence with humility
  • Excellence
  • Teamwork

We understand the importance of achieving balance between work, family and other life commitments.  We are open to considering flexible working arrangements to enable the greatest spectrum of talent to contribute to Verisk Maplecroft's success.

 

 

 

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Additional Information

Verisk Maplecroft Core Values

Verisk Maplecroft is a place where we are committed to supporting our people to grow and thrive.  We value different perspectives and aspire to create an inclusive environment which encourages diversity and fosters a sense of belonging.

Verisk Maplecroft values each individual's contribution and helps them reach their full potential while sustaining an organisational culture of health and well-being.

Our core values are:

  • Respect for the Individual
  • Integrity
  • Passion
  • Persistence
  • Confidence with humility
  • Excellence
  • Teamwork

We understand the importance of achieving balance between work, family and other life commitments.  We are open to considering flexible working arrangements to enable the greatest spectrum of talent to contribute to Verisk Maplecroft's success.

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