Sample Resume for Contract Consultants

Whether you are a management consultant, strategy advisor or executive, when you are applying for a contract job or an interim executive assignment, there are several standard elements which you need to include in your CV.

A contract consultant's resume typically consists of five sections: the job applicant's name and contact information, a brief paragraph summarizing his or her career in consulting, a list of professional skills and qualifications, career milestones, and a list of previous contract assignments and clients.

For some basic guidelines to help you write your CV, see the sample contractor resume below. To browse the latest opportunities in independent consulting, please visit our contract consultant job board.


53 Featherstone Street,

London C1Y 8SY

Telephone: 44 701-114-1234



Experienced management consultant and business strategy advisor with more than 10 years of experience in leading successful interim management assignments and implementing restructuring strategies and operational plans in the private sector. Extensive experience in information technology, information security, IT strategy and marketing sector.


• Successive assignments as Senior Management Consultant at two of the Big Four consulting firms

• IT Strategy Executive at top UK accountancy firm

• MBA from Cass Business School in London (1997)

• ITIL V3 Service Strategy Certification

• Performance measurement team leader at UK arm of a Forbes 500 firm

• Independent Management Consultant at three leading marketing strategy firms

• Interim Manager and Strategy Executive at a leading UK IT security firm

• Management Consulting roles at three UK consulting firms

• Strategy Manager at a UK marketing firm operating in Dubai

• Independent Senior Management Consultant and Interim Executive Officer at a prominent UK management consulting company


• Led strategy team at Big Four firm to 25% profit increase in six months

• Led corporate marketing team at leading UK firm to 33% cost reduction within nine months

• Formed and implemented successful two-year business strategy for UK market leader in IT Security

• Restructured operational strategy to cut costs by more than 20% at three prominent public sector companies

• Supervised performance and developed successful business strategy at Forbes 500 firm


Johnson Management Consultants – Interim Manager and Senior Management Consultant

ABC Technologies – Management and Strategy Executive

IT Contractors Ltd.- Business Strategy Advisor

XYZ Security – Acting Manager and Strategy Executive

Miller Accounting – IT Strategy Executive