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Managing Consultant

Overview:

You will be a part of a multidiscipline consulting team working on a variety of clients and initiatives. As a Managing Consultant, you will be the key strategist and client lead/co­lead on projects assigned to you. You will have responsibility over managing your project(s) end-to-end and leading Project Teams comprised of Consultants and/or Senior Consultants to deliver against client needs/deliverables. This position can quickly lead to fast progression/heightened leadership opportunities within the company.

Responsibilities:

Strategy and Action Plan Development

  • Designing workforce communication and engagement strategies and developing content including tactics and key messages with oversight from Senior Management
  • Be able to articulate client/project strategy and Daggerwing Group capabilities in written and presentation formats
  • Distill complex information into key themes, ideas and actions, recognizing nuances and incorporating client/industry insights

Project Management and Delivery

  • Lead Project Team(s) on one or more client projects, providing oversight and exhibiting complex project planning skills
  • Outline the project plan, in collaboration with the Project Team, identifying required tasks, interdependencies, resource constraints, red flags, timelines and work back schedules, and share with Senior Management for approval

Business Growth and Development

  • Actively participate in business development opportunities, at times taking a leading role in the proposal and pitching process
  • Seek new opportunities for growing/expanding work with existing clients

Analysis & Content Development

  • Identify and manage internal and client facing research and analysis needs to support client deliverables/projects/proposals
  • Review (and provide guidance to Project Team on reviewing) client research to extract key findings and derive insights based on data, provide analysis and summarize insights into actionable recommendations/decisions

Desired Qualifications and Experience:

  • Advanced degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Organizational Behavior, Business, Social Sciences, Communications, International Management or comparable experience
  • Experience in consulting and/or marketing/brand planning and strategy; customer/category insights; business development; sales at a similar level
  • Career interest in consulting
  • Strong leadership skills and has led a team of 2­3 individuals that directly/indirectly report to them Strong written and verbal communication and story telling skills
  • Creative problem solving and conceptual thinking skills that can be applied tactically to deliverables or conceptual to strategies and frameworks
  • Strong analytical skills and is detailed oriented
  • Project management skills – is able to effectively manage their time and prioritize multiple and sometimes competing tasks
  • Ability to contribute individually and as a team member

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

Position type: Freelancer/contractor/Full time

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 centred 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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