Business Consultant - Typical Duties
(these vary with the assignment)       
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•Specifying the organization's objectives, developing policies, standards and plans to achieve objectives;
•Advising Senior Management on a range of issues affecting the organization's ability to achieve the business objectives;
•Identifying opportunities for, assisting in the prioritization of, and assignment of organizational improvement;
•Developing and/or managing the implementation of an organizational improvement plan to identify, analyze, plan, track and control organizational improvements on a continuous basis;
•Making recommendations and providing advice for improvements and assisting in developing solutions and implementing recommendations;
•Collecting and analyzing information and presenting findings on complex issues, carrying out or coordinating research as required and preparing reports;
•Defining and producing business requirement document;
•Assisting stakeholders with understanding their strategic goals;
•Analyzing stakeholder’s business objectives and recommending and developing solutions to address their business problem;
•Implementing and evaluating cross-functional decisions that will enable an organization to achieve its objectives;
•Assessing the organization's capacity/capability to undertake and successfully deliver an initiative or a change;
•Defining, developing and implementing business strategies and plans;
•Examining the link between the goals of the organization and how the work is performed to achieve those objectives at strategic and operational levels;
•Processing problems into solutions or new opportunities/initiatives, identifying and researching best practices;
•Performing Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats (SWOT) analysis; and
•Developing Mission and Vision statements.