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Managing Consultant

Overview

As a Managing Consultant you lead the design, development and execution of strategic change, employee engagement and workforce communications initiatives that impact organizational and functional performance, particularly in the communications, marketing and HR space.

The successful candidate will be entrepreneurial and have a strong client service and new business orientation. Managing Consultants come equipped with relevant experience and backgrounds in areas such as organizational development, strategic workforce communications and engagement, operational and culture change, internal branding, and talent management. As part of a global public relations company, you will have access to a broad range of industries, clients and business issues that will enhance your business acumen and deepen your existing skills.

Responsibilities

As Managing Consultant you will be responsible for leading the day-to-day project work of multiple work-streams and multiple clients. You will have responsibility for the management and development of junior staff and will play a key leadership role in shaping DW’s future growth and direction through internal organizational initiatives such as business development, consultant training, methodology development and recruiting.

New business, including proposal and budget preparation, participation in sales pitches, building work plans, managing project teams within DW and across the OMC/DAS network, and client relationships are all responsibilities of this position. This position will be responsible for new business goals within assigned geographies and accounts.

You will manage as well as play a role in the design and delivery of solutions that may include:

  • Designing/conducting organizational and functional assessments, analyzing data, producing and presenting final reports
  • Designing workforce communication and engagement strategies and developing content including tactics and key messages
  • Developing change strategies and providing implementation recommendations and support
  • Advising senior leaders on how to effectively lead during transformations
  • Developing communication, engagement and change impact measurement strategies and implementation support
  • Developing internal branding and employer value proposition strategies, messages and programs
  • Creating and facilitating learning experiences including workshops and strategy sessions at all levels in an organization
  • Staff development including competency models, performance management, training and development, succession planning

Qualifications and Experience

  • We seek candidates with an advanced degree in Business Administration, Communications, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, HR Management or comparable experience.
  • Individual with approximately 7-10+ years of practical experience in organizational and change management consulting
  • Significant business, practice and people development experience required
  • Significant project management skills for multiple work streams
  • Strong writing and editorial skills
  • Recent experience working in a client-oriented, professional services environment with Fortune 500 organizations a MUST
  • Candidate must have deep understanding of business fundamentals, corporate strategy and organizational issues.
  • Must have excellent diagnostic skills and the ability to identify and implement appropriate interventions.
  • Strong communication (including writing, editorial and presentation), personal interaction and persuasion skills required
  • Solid analytical and problem solving skills combined with a creative mindset
  • Must be able to efficiently deal with ambiguity and multi-tasking demands.
  • Strong work ethic with a commitment to high quality and service excellence
  • Position requires travel as needed for new business and project work (generally 30-50%).

What makes someone thrive at Daggerwing Group?

  • Keen orientation to teamwork, collaboration and refined relationship management skills, working across large global organizations and both in-office and virtual teams
  • Passion for client service, especially in a creative marketing/communications environment
  • Willingness to roll-up sleeves and do the work – regardless of level
  • Entrepreneurial ability to get things done
  • Ability to multi-task and work flexibly with shifting priorities and deadlines
  • High tolerance for ambiguity and change

About Daggerwing Group

Daggerwing Group is a global management consultancy helping executives accelerate growth by optimizing the intersection of business goals, customer needs and employee experience. Created through a merger effective as of January 1st, 2017, the firm integrates Ketchum’s leadership and change management consultancy, Ketchum Change, and Daggerwing Group, Omnicom’s management consulting resource for executives. The fundamental core of Daggerwing Group’s value is the ability to help Executives make and implement enterprise-wide decisions by viewing the business through the lens of the stakeholders whose behavior matters most – customers and employees. Daggerwing Group’s end-to-end capabilities are focused on operationalizing behavior change of customers and employees through three areas of service:

1. Facilitating Executive alignment on a business vision centered on customer needs

2. Organizational, operational and cultural change

3. Creatively-inspired employee engagement and communications

Operating in North America, EMEA and Asia Pacific, Daggerwing Group has the ability to create a customized, global team of strategic expertise in Executive facilitation, enterprise-wide customer experience design, organizational change, research and analytics and creative employee communications campaigns.

For more information, visit: www.daggerwinggroup.com

To see the announcement about the merger between Ketchum Change and Daggerwing Group, visit: www.ketchum.com/news/ketchum-unit-merge-daggerwing-group

 Questions? AskDaggerwingGroup@daggerwinggroup.com

 

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