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Director - Consumer


Director - Consumer

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To change the destiny of organisations. Together delivering genuine impact.

Newton is a high growth and successful management consultancy, employing the brightest and most curious minds in the industry. We are unique in that our fees are guaranteed against delivered and measurable results, and we have grown to be one of the most effective operational performance improvement consultancies in the UK. This means you will be involved in real, long lasting sustainable change to our national clients. We’ve delivered over 1,350 projects, helped more than 350 clients see financial and operational improvements, and have generate more than £1 billion of cashable benefits.

Our Consumer Cluster has achieved impressive year and year growth. The team has a strong new business pipeline, particularly in Retail and Grocery with a well-earned reputation for tackling some of the toughest operational challenges in the grocery market. The team has achieved ground-breaking results, not only in reducing waste and increasing productivity, but also through boosting top lines sales growth by hundreds of millions of pounds and increasing customer loyalty. From 2020 to 2022, we have increased revenue wise by 174%.

We have a clear vision for the next 5 years which will enable us to grow our presence even further in the market, broaden our impact and deliver even more for our clients – to support this, we are now actively looking for a number of highly experienced senior leaders to join the team on this exciting journey.

In this pivotal role, a proven management consulting background with strong experience of delivering complex transformation programmes across consumer clients is essential. You will be responsible for developing and fostering relationships to grow your sector while contributing to its wider business development strategy. For these specific vacancies, we are looking for passionate leaders with substantial experience of delivering impactful operational improvement focussed work across clients in the Consumer industry; you will possess deep expertise in those sectors, exceptional account leading and market engagement skills together with a passion and enthusiasm for driving change and delivering results.

Finally, and most importantly, you will possess a high level of self-awareness, the gravitas of a senior leader and a desire for further development with the resilience and energy to make a difference.


At Newton, we take rewards seriously and have taken care to put together a comprehensive and appealing set of benefits for you as a Director. These include a highly competitive bonus and equity scheme, company car allowances and you’ll work alongside a dedicated executive assistant. We recognise that everyone’s working circumstances are different. With that in mind, we have several policies designed to help our people work flexibly and fit the demands of their role around other commitments they may have outside of work with extra support for working families.  

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