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Business & Management Consultants

Descriptions & Duties

  • Business & Management Consultants conduct organisational evaluations, carry out work simplification studies, and prepare operations and procedures manuals to assist management in achieving greater efficiency and solving business problems.

Generic Competencies

Physical Abilities

Physical abilities

  • Physical strength
  • Eye hand coordination / precision / dexterity


Importance:1 (Max:5) 

Skill is rarely required


Technology Skills

Technology skills

  • Computer literacy
  • Application of technology


Importance:4 (Max:5) 

Skill is frequently required


Cognitive Abilities

Cognitive abilities

  • Creativity
  • Visualisation
  • Logical thinking


Importance:4 (Max:5) 

Skill is frequently required


Comprehension And Expression

Comprehension and expression skills

  • Reading comprehension
  • Oral / written expression


Importance:5 (Max:5) 

Skill is required all the time


Social Skills

Social skills

  • Communication
  • Negotiation
  • Persuasion


Importance:5 (Max:5) 

Skill is required all the time


Organisation And Execution Skills

Organisation and execution skills

  • Planning
  • Organising
  • Judgement
  • Decision making


Importance:5 (Max:5) 

Skill is required all the time


Problem Solving Skills

Problem solving skills

  • Ability to solve simple and complex problems effectively and efficiently


Importance:4 (Max:5) 

Skill is frequently required


Management Skills

Management skills

  • Leadership
  • Management of finance / time / people / other resources


Importance:4 (Max:5) 

Skill is frequently required


Trade Specific Competencies

Analytical and problem-solving skills

Business & Management Consultants must be able to interpret a wide range of information and use their findings to make proposals. They must be able to think creatively to solve clients' problems.

General Requirements

Academic qualification

  • A bachelor's degree in business management, or equivalent


  • 3 to 5 years of work experience in management, human resources, or information technology are required

Other specific requirements

  • A master's degree in business administration (MBA)

Career Path & Salary

Private Sector

Monthly Salary $15,000-$40,000

Monthly Salary $30,000-$50,000

Monthly Salary $40,000-$75,000

Related Education & Training

Work Environment

  • Business & Management Consultants generally work between their offices and the clients' offices.

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