Are you a Consultant?

Are you a Consultant?

How do I become a consultant at Consultiger?

You have to apply to become a consultant. Your application will be reviewed by our panel of experts and if it is found to conform to our requirement then the panel would invite you for a discussion – in person or over Skype. The arrangement will be legally formalised by way of an Agreement.

What is the benefit of becoming a Consultiger Consultant?

The Consultiger platform aggregates demand for consulting services. Starting with the Indian market, it intends to leverage technology to provide expertise to medium and large companies. Therefore, as a consultant, you will have access to multiple consulting opportunities in India to start with and world-wide eventually.

Is it an 'open-to-all' platform?

While anyone can apply, the decision to empanel someone as a consultant will be made by the in-house Technical Advisory Group (TAG). Therefore, from this aspect the platform is not open to all. Only those experts that are found to meet the requirement will finally come on-board.

How will I be compensated?

Companies are charged on the basis of the following engagement types:
  • Monthly Retainership
  • Project- Specific
  • Ad-hoc Arrangement
The fee so charged is shared between the consultant and Consultiger. While the actual sharing formula depends on the engagement type, Consultiger retains between 30%-40% of the fees and shares the rest with the consultant.

The actual fee structure and revenue share percentage will be made available to you on your registration.

When is the payment made to me?

We will transfer your share of the fee immediately on receiving the payment from the company, after mandatory tax deductions.

How is the payment made?

The payment will be made via Electronic Fund Transfer only.

Can I continue to be a consultant to companies that are not registered with Consultiger?

Yes, you can do so. We will not insist on an exclusive arrangement. Our efforts, however, would be to ensure that you have enough prospects emanating from Consultiger portal to keep you away from any external consulting opportunities.

Will you have consultants with similar expertise on-board?

As a global platform, eventually we will have consultants with similar qualification, experience and expertise on-board. However, a rating structure that differentiates competencies will be developed.

What is the rating structure?

Points are allocated to each consultant relative to his/her technical qualification, projects handled, work experience and customer feedback. Consultants can improve their score by submitting proofs of additional qualifications, workshops conducted, paper presentations, and other credentials.

What is the purpose of the rating structure?

Rating structure enables companies engage a consultant that best matches their requirement. By converting qualitative factors into ratings, companies will be able to assess technical expertise more efficiently, especially if they lack technical background themselves.

How will companies engage me as a consultant?

Your detailed profile is uploaded online. Companies can short-list profiles and seek an online discussion. Once the engagement type, scope and terms of work are mutually agreeable, the company offers the opportunity for the consultant to accept. Consultiger is notified immediately and a formal Terms of Engagement is issued by Consultiger.

How will I know when a company has short-listed my profile?

You will get an email and SMS notification when a company short-lists your profile. The email notification will have all the details of the consulting opportunity. You can read through the requirement and express your acceptance (or rejection) through the mail. The company will be notified of your acceptance/rejection immediately.

Can I keep track of opportunities?

You will be able to monitor the consulting opportunities received on a dashboard using the username and password that we provide.

Are you an SME?

Are you an SME?

How do I register my company with Consultiger?

You need to fill up a form that seeks information on your business, location, turnover, in-house technical expertise, customers, location, employee numbers, management profile, etc. Our team will vet the information provided and approve the same for hosting on our platform.

How can I start my search for a consultant?

You will receive an email communication from us once your company information is uploaded. Along with this email, you will also be notified of your password. You may click the link provided in the mail and login with your email ID and password. Your search can begin after you login. We have designed a very user-friendly, easy to navigate and intuitive interface so that you can identify your consultant conveniently.

Is it an 'open-to-all' platform?

While anyone can apply, the approval to upload the company information will be given by the Technical Advisory Group (TAG). While we do not discourage companies from registering and availing our services, this intervention by TAG is to ensure that we host companies with genuine consultant requirement only.

How will I be charged?

You will be charged on the basis of the following engagement types:
  • Monthly Retainership
  • Project-Specific
  • Ad-hoc Arrangement.
The detailed fee structure will be discussed with you after your register.

When do I make the fee payment?

Your fee payment will depend on the engagement type. The fee payment schedule will be emailed included in the detailed fee structure mail mentioned above.

How do I make payment?

You may make payment by way of Electronic Fund Transfer only.

Can I continue to hire consultants from outside even after registering with Consultiger?

Yes, you may do so. However, our effort will be to ensure that you find the consultant of your choice on our platform.

Will I have choice of consultants on your platform?

Our endeavour will be to give you the choice. You will find consultants with similar qualification, experience and expertise on our platform. However, a rating structure that differentiates competencies amongst consultants will help you identify your choice even if you do not have any in-house technical expertise.

Tell me more about the rating structure?

Points are allocated to each consultant relative to his/her technical qualification, projects handled, work experience and customer feedback. Consultants can improve their score by submitting proofs of additional qualifications, workshops conducted, paper presentations, and other credentials.

What is the purpose of the rating structure?

Rating structure enables companies like yours to engage a consultant that best match their requirement. By converting qualitative factors into ratings, companies will be able to assess technical expertise more efficiently.

How will companies engage a consultant?

Detailed profiles of consultants are uploaded online. You can short-list profiles and seek an online discussion. Once the engagement type, scope and terms of work are mutually agreeable, you can make an offer to the consultant for the consultant to accept. Consultiger is notified immediately and a formal Terms of Engagement is issued by Consultiger.

Are incidental expenses of the consultant covered in the charges?

No. All incidental expenses needs be reimbursed by the company. Our Terms of Engagement will include this aspect.

Can the company discontinue the assignment?

The company can give a request for discontinuance of the assignment or of engagement of a consultant for various reasons. The validity of such requests will be ascertained by our Technical Advisory Group and appropriate decision will be taken on a case to case basis.

Can a consultant disengage from an assignment midway?

It is likely that for various reasons the consultant may want to opt out of an assignment. Therefore, our terms will allow for disengagements under specific conditions. Our responsibility is to ensure that neither you nor the consultant is inconvenienced. Therefore, our Technical Advisory Group will intervene and decide the course of action on a case to case basis.

Is there any fee that I have to pay upfront to register?

No. You can register for free.
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