Professional occupations in business management consulting (NOC 1122)

About this job

Professional occupations in business management consulting:

  • provide services to management such as analyzing the structure, operations, managerial methods or functions of an organization in order to propose, plan and implement improvements
  • are employed by management consulting firms and throughout the public and private sectors or are self-employed
Common job titles
  • analyst, price management / supply chain
  • certified management consultant
  • consultant, work reorganization
  • regulatory affairs analyst
  • regulatory affairs associate
  • regulatory affairs officer
  • analyst, price management / supply chain
  • certified management consultant
  • consultant, work reorganization
  • industrial standards quality auditor
  • ISO consultant
  • manager, file / records / point of sale

Earnings

Annual provincial median salary

$75,082

Source: 2016 Job Bank Wage data

Note:Estimated median employment income based on 2016 Job Bank median hourly wage rate (median annual salary = hourly wage rate x 40 (hours per week) x 52.14 (weeks per year))

Provincial hourly rate

  • High
  • Median
  • Low

Source: 2016 Job Bank Wage Report

Duties

Management consultants:

  • analyze and provide advice on the managerial methods and organization of a public or private sector establishment
  • conduct research to determine the efficiency and effectiveness of managerial policies and programs
  • conduct assessments and propose improvements to methods, systems and procedures in areas such as operations, human resources, records management and communications
  • conduct quality audits and develop quality management and quality assurance standards for ISO (International Organization for Standardization) registration
  • plan the reorganization of the operations of an establishment
  • supervise contracted researchers or clerical staff

Work environment

Key aspects of the work in this occupation:

  • Work takes place in a conventional controlled environment such as an office, hospital or school.

Job requirements

Education, training & qualifications

  • A bachelor's degree or college diploma in business administration, commerce or a related discipline is usually required.
  • A graduate degree in business administration may be required.
  • Some establishments may require management consultants to be certified by a provincial management consulting association.
  • Certification as a quality auditor may be required for some occupations in this unit group.
  • Occupations in health information management consulting may require certification by the Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA).

Skills

  • Clerical Ability
  • Numerical Ability
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Finger Dexterity
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Education programs in B.C.

The following program areas are related to this occupation:
  • Business Administration/Management/Commerce
  • International Business
  • Marketing

For more information about programs offered specifically for this career, visit EducationPlannerBC.

Select a region to view regional outlook
Vancouver Island / Coast Mainland / Southwest Thompson-Okanagan Kootenay Cariboo Northeast North Coast & Nechako
Cariboo
Employment in 2016:
10
Average annual employment growth:
N/A
Expected number of job openings:
N/A
Kootenay
Employment in 2016:
90
Average annual employment growth:
N/A
Expected number of job openings:
N/A
Mainland / Southwest
Employment in 2016:
6,210
Average annual employment growth:
2.0%
Expected number of job openings:
3,320
North Coast & Nechako
Employment in 2016:
30
Average annual employment growth:
N/A
Expected number of job openings:
N/A
Northeast
Employment in 2016:
0
Average annual employment growth:
N/A
Expected number of job openings:
N/A
Thompson-Okanagan
Employment in 2016:
380
Average annual employment growth:
1.2%
Expected number of job openings:
190
Vancouver Island / Coast
Employment in 2016:
1,320
Average annual employment growth:
1.2%
Expected number of job openings:
690

N/A - Data not available

Source: B.C. Labour Market Outlook

Career paths and resources

Career paths

Progression to senior and managerial positions is possible with experience.

Additional resources