Quesnay is a woman-owned, New York-based growing innovation consulting firm that works with corporate clients - across financial services, telecom, media and automotive sectors - to help them accelerate their innovation efforts through partnerships with startups. We run innovation competitions, hackathons, accelerators, and innovation strategy consulting projects.

Clients and program sponsors include:

AARP, American Family Insurance, CSAA Insurance Group, E*TRADE, Farmers Insurance Group, Fidelity Investments, Ford, Hearst Corporation, John Hancock, Liberty Mutual Group, MassMutual, National Association of Broadcasters, PayPal, Prudential, QBE Insurance Group, RGAX, Royal Bank of Canada, Shearman & Sterling, LLP, Sterling National Bank, TD Bank, Thomson Reuters, Verizon, & Wells Fargo.

 


 

Strategy & Innovation Manager (Full Time)

New York, NY

 
 

Job Description

Quesnay is looking for self-motivated, team oriented, intellectually curious individuals with exceptional critical thinking and organizational skills who have experience within consulting or corporate innovation.

The Strategy & Innovation Manager will manage and help execute consulting projects and crowdsourced programs from end-to-end, including strategy, design, analysis, program management, and execution. We are looking for a detail-oriented and highly proactive professional who has had professional experience leading projects, building and managing client relationships, and is comfortable on a small team. If you're extremely organized, resourceful, have project management (not IT) experience and can contribute to a growing company, this one’s for you.

 
 

Job Responsibilities

Project Management & Client Management

  • Scope and define type and amount of internal and external resources required

  • Lead the execution of the project

  • Ensure internal and external timelines are met

  • Manage day-to-day client interaction and expectations

  • Communicate effectively with clients to identify needs & evaluate alternative solutions

  • Proactively report project status, sharing issues and opportunities with internal team, proactively anticipating and implementing changes needed to meet goals

  • Build a knowledge base of each client’s business, organization and objectives

Analysis & Strategy

  • Research and analysis on markets, trends, startups, new technology

  • Define strategy and recommended approach with supporting rationale

  • Identify & analyze partners and technical capabilities needed to launch new digital products and services

  • Present analysis & strategy to client management

  • Run basic revenue models, p/l, and cost-to-completion projections

Proposals

  • Proactively identify new areas of opportunity with existing clients

  • Structure and write proposals for new opportunities

 
 

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

Basic Requirements

  • MBA required

  • Professional experience in consulting project management, corporate innovation, or at an innovation-related company a must

  • Minimum of 7 years total professional experience

  • 3-4 years of experience in leading and managing complex strategic projects including the following critical skills:

    • Experience managing individual contributors

    • Ability to anticipate the needs of the client and propose ideas and solutions

    • Excellent organizational skills with demonstrated ability to execute projects on time and within budget with internal and external resources

  • Highly organized and detail-oriented

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a small team setting and multi-task

  • Superb PowerPoint skills

  • Exceptional analytical and quantitative problem-solving skills

  • Ability to work effectively with people at all levels in an organization

  • Strong interpersonal, communication, facilitation, and presentation skills

Preferred Skills

  • PMP certification preferred

  • Prior experience launching products & services with tangible results preferred

 
 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.


Candidates should send their resumes to:  jbyrne@quesnays.com

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Strategy & Innovation Consultant (Full Time)

New York, NY

 
 

Job Description

Quesnay is looking for self-motivated, team oriented, intellectually curious individuals with exceptional critical thinking and PowerPoint skills who have experience within consulting or corporate innovation. Opportunity to demonstrate industry thought leadership and grow into Senior Consultant or Manager role and beyond.

The Strategy & Innovation Consultant will support the execution of innovation consulting projects crowdsourcing innovation programs.

 
 

Job Responsibilities

Analysis & Strategy

  • Research and analysis on markets, trends, startups, new technology

  • Identify & analyze partners needed to launch new digital products and services

  • Define strategy and recommended approach with supporting rationale

  • Own creation of deliverable summarizing research and analysis

    Develop PowerPoint presentations

  • Co-present analysis & strategy to client executive management

  • Run basic revenue models

  • Co-lead innovation competitions – designing and optimizing challenge strategy, submission requirements, prizing, judging criteria, etc.

 
 

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

Basic Requirements

  • MBA required

  • Minimum of 3 - 5 years’ experience in management consulting, corporate innovation, or other innovation role

  • Exceptional PPT and Excel skills a must

  • Ability to structure executive level-presentations, as well as detailed analysis documents

  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to work on projects independently and drive results

  • Strong research and analytics skills - ability to seek out the information needed to support recommendations

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a small team setting and tackling multiple priorities

  • Excellent communication, both written and verbal

  • Ability to multi-task competing priorities while maintaining a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail

 
 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.


Candidates should send their resumes to:  jbyrne@quesnays.com

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Intern - Strategy and Innovation Consulting

New York, NY

 
 

Job Description

Quesnay is looking to incorporate an Intern, as part of our growing Innovation team responsible for supporting corporate innovation based in New York, NY. We are looking for a dynamic, motivated and hard-working individual who has a passion for innovation and wants to have an immediate impact on the business.

 
 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Support the following:

  • Research and market analysis – gathering and analyzing data across sectors

  • Corporate-startup partnership recommendations based on the analysis and strategy

  • Data entry and maintenance for Quesnay-run databases

  • PowerPoint presentation development

  • Development of dashboards, business models and scorecards

  • Innovation competition & accelerators- startup recruitment, marketing outreach and operational support

  • Also support the following:

    • Event coordination

    • Sales support

    • Marketing – social media, content creation, website maintenance

  • Opportunity to network through Quesnay’s community and events

 
 

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Strong research skills- ability to seek out the information needed to support recommendations

  • Strong analytical skills including both product and business evaluations; reporting experience a plus

  • Strong written and verbal communication, and presentation skills

  • Excellent PowerPoint skills

 
 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.


Candidates should send their resumes to:  jbyrne@quesnays.com

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