Industry Guide: Consulting
Industry Guide: Consulting | Regulars


The consulting industry consists of specialised firms who offer customised, knowledge-based services to clients, as well as professional consultants who advise and make recommendations with regard to business processes or strategies.
Industry Guide: Consulting
Fast Facts
The industry contributed 6.5% of Singapore's GDP in 2016
More than 230,000 people are employed by the professional services industry
$31 Bn
The government aims to grow the industry by 4.6% a year and push the industry's value-add to $31 billion by 2020
Industry Guide: Consulting
Industry Outlook
With the Ministry of Finance's industry transformation map (ITM), the consulting industry is set to see plenty of growth and development opportunities in the coming years.
Key Skills
  • Initiative
  • Commercial awareness
  • Problem-solving
  • Communication
  • Resilient
Relevant Jobs

Business Development Consultant

  • 'A' Levels or Diploma and above
  • No experience needed
  • $3,000 - $6,000
  • As a Business Development Consultant, you will analyse a business' financial needs and aspirations, and provide them with advice and recommendations to meet these needs.

Financial Consultant

  • Diploma and above
  • No experience needed
  • $3,000 - $6,000
  • As a Financial Consultant, you will have the opportunity to offer your clients customised solutions depending on their needs and preferences. You will also be able to assist your clients in areas such as estate planning and tax advice.

Implementation Consultant

  • Diploma and above
  • 3-5 years' experience
  • $4,500 - $6,000
  • Your main responsibilities will be assisting clients with the improvement of their processes and implementation of your organisation's software. You will work side-by-side with your clients to ensure that the software is set up to meet their needs.

Project Manager

  • Degree and above
  • 5-7 years' experience
  • $8,000 - $9,000
  • Project Managers will measure, review, and analyse defined processes for efficiency and oversee the execution for specific projects. You will also have to ensure adherence to policies and compliance to applicable legal requirements.

Security Consultant

  • Degree and above
  • 5-8 years' experience
  • $6,000 - $8,000
  • You will be responsible for recommending security solutions and counter-measures to address identified IT security vulnerabilities. Depending on the organisation, you might also be in charge of implementing awareness programmes to keep staff informed of the company's security policies and processes.

Senior CRM Consultant

  • Diploma and above
  • No experience needed
  • $3,000 - $6,000
  • Your main responsibility as a Senior CRM Consultant is to advise clients on a variety of digital transformation projects, making recommendations on the designing and building of CRM solutions to meet their business challenges.