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“Re_Set has an energy, a ‘magic spark’ to it that is not easy to describe but differentiates us from ‘just another consultancy’ … “

 

Tim Baker, Director

_Who We Are

 

Our team combines a wealth of experience across consulting, industry and disruptive start-ups. We’re an eclectic bunch with a common goal, to build a great consulting business with maximum positive impact.

Our founding partners are active in the day-to-day running of the business and add impressive expertise and experience.

James is an accomplished CEO and NED, former-Marketing Director of Selfridges and author of Amazon chart-topping book ‘Disrupt! 100 Lessons in Business Innovation’. Sophie is an ex Goldman Sachs banker and private equity/finance guru.

_What We Look For

 

We want to recruit a team of super smart entrepreneurs who are passionate about creating positive change together, and share a genuine desire to help the business and the team thrive, personally and professionally.

We’re looking for candidates with a top tier education along with blue chip company and/or consulting experience.

An entrepreneurial spark is a must, whether that’s founding your own business or, participating in early stage start ups.

Lastly, we want people who have the same values as us – that means a passion for sustainability, innovation and who truly believe in business as a force for good.

_Why Join Us

 

A great start-up office culture with vibrant offices in Somerset House.

The best work-life balance you will see in consulting with flexible working and minimal travel.

A sociable team with weekly lunches and regular office drinks.

The opportunity to work with some of the most established companies and business leaders on impactful, exciting and meaningful projects.

We’re growing rapidly, so along with huge scope for progression, you have the possibility to get involved in every aspect of the business, from recruitment to marketing.

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We’ve got the basics covered, but here are some extra perks you can expect working at Re_Set

Awesome offices

Volunteering

Great bonus structure

Company options

Sound good? Think you’ve got what it takes to become a Resetter?

Open Roles

Engagement Manager (Sustainability)

£90,000 – £140,000 total on target compensation

 

We are expanding our senior capabilities in sustainability.

Working alongside Sue Garrard, one of the world’s foremost experts in the topic, and the rest of the world class team of Re_Set consultants, this is a unique opportunity for an individual who is eager to build a consultancy practice in sustainability.

The role combines the best of strategy consulting, sustainability practice, start-up environment, with business as a force for good as the underlying mission.

 

What You’ll Be Doing

 

  • Leading multiple projects simultaneously with autonomy
  • Planning, structuring and managing projects end to end, including at all stages from pitch, delivery, recommendation and follow-up
  • Structuring, managing and coaching small project teams of 2-4 consultants
  • Acting as Reset’s in-house sustainability expert, providing guidance on projects and training to junior members of staff
  • Ensuring written deliverables, client meetings and workshops are best-in-class
  • Owning client relationships and ensuring excellent stakeholder management
  • Playing an active role in business development, from delivering pitches to pro-actively seeking new opportunities
  • Participating in the company’s PR activities, including speaking at events, contributing to thought leadership pieces and general social and online presence
  • Leveraging your expertise to develop the company’s set of tools and methodologies
  • Pro-actively playing a role in internal RE_SET initiatives, such as leading marketing or recruiting initiatives

 

What We Look For

 

  • Strategy consulting experience
  • Ability to get stuck in – a keenness to contribute to the delivery of projects is a must: demonstrable analytical and quantitative skills, including financial modelling
  • Evidence of contribution to business development activities
  • Experience of managing people and coaching consultants along the way
  • Ability to manage time and workload of a team, and oneself, including being able to adapt to changing priorities and deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • A smart, energetic and creative thinker who can generate big-picture inspirational ideas and solutions, all whilst maintaining structure and a focus on the details
  • A passion for innovation as a topic, either through previous professional experience, volunteering activity, entrepreneurial venture or past student project
  • A true entrepreneurial spirit and hunger to contribute to the building of RE_SET

 

Requirements

 

Must Have:

 

  • Minimum 7 – 10 years of professional work experience with at least three years in strategy consulting.
  • At least 2 years of managing people / teams
  • Experience in an entrepreneurial or innovation role
  • Excellent academic record from a top tier university
  • Perfect command of English, both written and oral
  • Expert in MS Excel and PowerPoint. Demonstrable ability to structure and develop quantitative excel models, analysis and deliver top quality presentations.
  • Digitally savvy and able to fluently converse in key business concepts
  • Comfortable interacting with senior clients and building new professional relationships

 

Desired:

 

  • Existing relationships with senior clients
  • Expertise across Strategy, Innovation, B2C sustainability, Digital Transformation or Cultural Change
  • Entrepreneurial experience, having either setup, or participated, in early stage start-ups or run their own business or society
  • Knowledge of the start-up scene and is up to date with the latest trends, technology and software development
  • Remuneration: Total on target compensation £90k – £140k (depending on experience) + Equity in the business
Engagement Manager (France)

£90,000 – £140,000 total on target compensation

 

Opportunité rare de participer au lancement de l’activité de Re_Set (www.thisisreset.com) en France par l’intermédiaire d’un poste qui commencera en semi-virtuel.  Re_Set est l’un des rares cabinets de conseil en stratégie accrédités B Corp.

 

La croissance de notre activité de conseil en stratégie dans les domaines de l’innovation et du développement durable et la pertinence de nos sujets d’expertise dans le contexte actuel nous encouragent à développer notre activité en France. Un poste qui peut commencer en virtuel, et se transformer par l’établissement d’une antenne Re_Set en France dans une ville à définir.

 

Nous passons en anglais, dont la maîtrise totale est l’une des exigences non-négociables de cette offre.

 

Re_Set is a fast growing strategy consultancy for disruption, innovation and sustainability setup by an ESSEC alumni, currently based in London, but with a desire to expand in France. We have a developing pipeline in France that needs to be delivered, then grown with a potential to develop a French practice.

 

This is a unique opportunity for a French-speaking Re_Setter, based either in France or the UK but wishing to spend significant time in France. We define Re_Setters as people who have a combination of blue chip strategy consulting experience, an entrepreneurial mindset and desire, and a passion for business as a force for good.

 

Specifically, they will have a minimum of 10 years experience including at least 3 in top tier strategy consulting, a strong interest for and understanding of innovation and/or sustainability, the experience to lead project delivery supported by a team of consultants, and the potential and network to assist us in creating and nurturing a pipeline on the French market. Success in this role will lead to the opening of a French office for Re_Set.

 

What You’ll Be Doing

 

  • Leading multiple projects simultaneously with autonomy
  • Planning, structuring and managing projects end to end, including at all stages from pitch, delivery, recommendation and follow-up
  • Structuring, managing and coaching small project teams of 2-4 consultants
  • Acting as Reset’s in-house sustainability expert, providing guidance on projects and training to junior members of staff
  • Ensuring written deliverables, client meetings and workshops are best-in-class
  • Owning client relationships and ensuring excellent stakeholder management
  • Playing an active role in business development, from delivering pitches to pro-actively seeking new opportunities
  • Participating in the company’s PR activities, including speaking at events, contributing to thought leadership pieces and general social and online presence
  • Leveraging your expertise to develop the company’s set of tools and methodologies
  • Pro-actively playing a role in internal RE_SET initiatives, such as leading marketing or recruiting initiatives

 

What We Look For

 

  • Strategy consulting experience
  • Ability to get stuck in – a keenness to contribute to the delivery of projects is a must: demonstrable analytical and quantitative skills, including financial modelling
  • Evidence of contribution to business development activities
  • Experience of managing people and coaching consultants along the way
  • Ability to manage time and workload of a team, and oneself, including being able to adapt to changing priorities and deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • A smart, energetic and creative thinker who can generate big-picture inspirational ideas and solutions, all whilst maintaining structure and a focus on the details
  • A passion for innovation as a topic, either through previous professional experience, volunteering activity, entrepreneurial venture or past student project
  • A true entrepreneurial spirit and hunger to contribute to the building of RE_SET

 

Requirements

 

Must Have:

 

  • Minimum 7 – 10 years of professional work experience with at least three years in strategy consulting.
  • At least 2 years of managing people / teams
  • Experience in an entrepreneurial or innovation role
  • Excellent academic record from a top tier university
  • Perfect command of English, both written and oral
  • Expert in MS Excel and PowerPoint. Demonstrable ability to structure and develop quantitative excel models, analysis and deliver top quality presentations.
  • Digitally savvy and able to fluently converse in key business concepts
  • Comfortable interacting with senior clients and building new professional relationships

 

Desired:

 

  • Existing relationships with senior clients
  • Expertise across Strategy, Innovation, B2C sustainability, Digital Transformation or Cultural Change
  • Entrepreneurial experience, having either setup, or participated, in early stage start-ups or run their own business or society
  • Knowledge of the start-up scene and is up to date with the latest trends, technology and software development
  • Remuneration: Total on target compensation £90k – £140k (depending on experience) + Equity in the business
Senior Consultant

£53,000 – £74,000 total on target compensation

 

What You’ll Be Doing

 

Owning work streams and supporting small projects, with a balance of guidance and autonomy

Planning, structuring and delivering project research, analysis and recommendations in the form of written deliverables, client meetings and workshops

Assisting in the running of client meetings and facilitating project workshops between small stakeholder groups

Continuously learning and keeping up to date on relevant market trends, industry news, and technical tools that are relevant to RE_SET sectors and our work more generally

Participating in the company’s PR activities, including writing articles and designing and uploading content to the company’s website and selected social networks

Contributing to developing the company’s set of tools and methodologies

Contributing to, and producing, RE_SET proposals and pitch materials

Pro-actively playing a role in internal RE_SET initiatives, such as marketing and recruiting

 

What We Look For

 

Previous excellent delivery in a consulting role, with a strong track record of achieving great results

A smart, energetic and creative thinker who can generate big-picture inspirational ideas and solutions, all whilst maintaining structure and a focus on the details

Demonstrable analytical and quantitative skills, including financial modelling

Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

Ability to manage own time and workload, including being able to adapt to changing priorities and deadlines in a fast-paced environment

A passion for innovation as a topic, either through previous professional experience, volunteering activity, entrepreneurial venture or past student project

A true entrepreneurial spirit and hunger to contribute to the building of RE_SET

 

Requirements

 

Must Have:

  • At least 5 years experience in top tier strategy consulting 
  • Top academic record from a top tier university
  • Expert at Microsoft Excel and Powerpoint
  • Demonstrable entrepreneurial experience, having either setup, or participated, in early stage startups or run their own business or society

Desired

Experience in advanced analytics and visualisation tools (Tableau, Alteryx, PowerBI, etc.)

Consultant

£40,000 – £60,000 total on target compensation

 

What You’ll Be Doing

 

Owning work streams and supporting small projects, with a balance of guidance and autonomy

Planning, structuring and delivering project research, analysis and recommendations in the form of written deliverables, client meetings and workshops

Assisting in the running of client meetings and facilitating project workshops between small stakeholder groups

Continuously learning and keeping up to date on relevant market trends, industry news, and technical tools that are relevant to RE_SET sectors and our work more generally

Participating in the company’s PR activities, including writing articles and designing and uploading content to the company’s website and selected social networks

Contributing to developing the company’s set of tools and methodologies

Contributing to, and producing, RE_SET proposals and pitch materials

Pro-actively playing a role in internal RE_SET initiatives, such as marketing and recruiting

 

What We Look For

 

Previous excellent delivery in a consulting role, with a strong track record of achieving great results

A smart, energetic and creative thinker who can generate big-picture inspirational ideas and solutions, all whilst maintaining structure and a focus on the details

Demonstrable analytical and quantitative skills, including financial modelling

Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

Ability to manage own time and workload, including being able to adapt to changing priorities and deadlines in a fast-paced environment

A passion for innovation as a topic, either through previous professional experience, volunteering activity, entrepreneurial venture or past student project

A true entrepreneurial spirit and hunger to contribute to the building of RE_SET

 

Requirements

 

Must Have:

  • At least 1 -3 years experience in top tier strategy consulting 
  • 2:1 from a top tier university
  • Expert at Microsoft Excel and Powerpoint
  • Perfect command of English, both written and oral
  • Expert in MS Excel and PowerPoint. Ability to structure and develop quantitative excel models and analysis, to generate data-driven results and recommendations. Ability to structure, create and present top quality presentations.
  • Digitally savvy and able to fluently converse in key business concepts
  • Comfortable interacting one-on-one with clients and building new professional relationships quickly

Desired

Demonstrable entrepreneurial experience, having either setup, or participated, in early stage startups or run their own business or society

Knowledge of the startup scene and is up to date with the latest trends, technology and software development

Experience in advanced analytics and visualisation tools (Tableau, Alteryx, PowerBI, etc.)

Team Assistant (Contract)

*Must be available to start on 1st November*

 

We’re a fast paced boutique strategy consultancy looking for a team assistant to support us on a contract basis for 9 months with the potential for a permanent role.

The role itself will likely evolve as we grow but to begin with you’ll be supporting the three partners, assisting sales, marketing and recruitment efforts, office management and various other admin tasks.

 

The role will be mostly remote for now with one or two days based in the office each week, however this may change as the situation evolves.

 

Role & Responsibilities

 

  1. Providing support to Re_Set’s three partners including;

– Diary management

– Travel arrangements

– Contacts management

– Project support (e.g. minute taking, research and slide development)

  1. Ensuring the smooth running of the office
  2. Supporting sales, marketing & recruitment efforts
  3. Additional requests that come in from a busy team in a start-up environment.

 

What you’ll be doing

 

Managing the Partners’ diaries, including complex travel arrangements

Calendar management and ad hoc tasks for a small team of consultants

Sourcing & booking meeting rooms, arranging lunches and taking minutes

Managing planning & logistics of team meetings, away days and parties

Greeting & managing visitors to the office and providing refreshments

Collecting and distributing post, managing security passes, keys and conducting building orientations with new starters

Assisting in the preparation for meetings, researching and collating data and supporting the creation of sales and pitch slides

Creating and maintaining the central contacts database on Hubspot, ensuring contacts are tagged and up to date 

Supporting marketing efforts, assisting with events, creating materials and sending invites via Mailchimp

Acting as the key contact for office facilities and health & safety requirements, resolving any office related issues and proposing improvements and changes

Ordering stationery and refreshments and pre-empting requests so supplies are available

 

What we look for

 

Discretion and sensitivity – Dealing with very senior clients/organisations requires a mature and often discreet approach

Proactive – Someone who is smart and savvy and able to plan ahead, spotting problems/opportunities, fast on their feet and able to have a good sense of options and alternatives. We operate in a fast moving and often fast changing environment.

Meticulous – Attention to detail is of paramount importance. All communications need to be mistake-free and presented perfectly.

Positive attitude – Team player. Happy and cheerful. Flexible and able to help with almost anything with a positive attitude.

 

Requirements

 

Experience in a similar role supporting a busy team in a fast paced boutique or start up environment would be great, however we’re mostly looking for someone that’s switched on and hungry to get involved!

 

Good knowledge of tools such as Microsoft Office, Google Drive, Hubspot & Mailchimp is also 

 

Compensation

 

£25,00 – £30,000 pro rata

The Process

The recruiting process takes  3 – 4 weeks on average, from submitting your application to receiving an offer.

 

We are currently conducting all first and second stage interview virtually. Third round interviews we are conducting from our offices in Somerset House.

 

We will respond to all applications but please allow up to a week to hear back from us.

Stage 1 - Phone Interview

This is a short 20 – 30 minute phone call. The purpose of the call is for us to understand your experience and motivations in more detail, as well as to discuss your current situation (e.g. notice period and availability for interviews over the coming weeks.).

We will also explain more about our hiring process and provide you with the opportunity to ask any questions that you might have at this stage.

Stage 2 - First Round Interview

This round consists of one 50 minute interview with a Re_Set consultant.

The interview will consist of a case study and some competency questions.

Stage 3 - Second Round Interview

This stage is one and a half hours in total, it consists of two separate 45 minute interviews with our Managing Partner Kevin Barrett and Co-founder Sophie Bidwell.

These interviews will be competency based as well as a chat to get to know you in more depth.

Stage 4 - Third Round Interview

The third round in the interview process is a full one and a half hour case study exercise.

You will be given 45 minutes to review and prep. You will then be asked to present to 3 or 4 members of the team for 15 minutes, after which there will be 30 minutes of discussion and feedback on your approach.

Stage 5 - Review and Offer

FAQ

How are you working and hiring during Covid?

Our offices are open, however the health and safety of the team is our top priority. As such we are continuing to work remotely for the most part, using the office as a meeting and collaboration space when necessary.

We’ve also successfully brought in new members of the team in recent months. A combination of a structured on-boarding plan and plenty of opportunities to interact with colleagues mean you’ll soon feel part of the Re_Set team.

Do you offer internships or work placements?

Yes, we do occasionally offer internships. Please keep an eye out on our open roles or sign up to receive updates on future opportunities.

What do you want to see in a cover letter?

We can see your experience in your CV. What we really want to know is who you are and why you want to join Re_Set. How are you a good fit? Do your values align with ours, do you have an entrepreneurial spark?..

Where are you based?

We are proud to be based in Somerset House in Central London, home to Europe’s largest creative community.

Do roles involve a lot of travel?

No, we are passionate about the environment and about our team having a good work / life balance which means we only travel when absolutely necessary.

Can I apply via email?

We don’t accept applications via email. If there’s a role that interests you, please submit an application through the link in the job description above.

If there aren’t any roles that interest you at the moment, please sign up for email updates to hear about new roles as soon as they are posted.

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