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Consulting Director

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Consulting & Advisory

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    DOE

  • Contact:

    Matt Crawford

  • Contact email:

    matt@phoenixsearch.com

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0) 7543 552 687

  • Job ref:

    3752

  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2024-05-30

Our client is one of the world's most admired Consulting brands with an unrivaled reputation delivering first-class consulting and advisory services to both publicly traded clients as well as entrepreneurs and Private Capital markets around the world. 

Due to rapid growth and strategic development of its People Consulting division, the firm now seek a Director to be an integral part of their ever-growing platform. 

The People Consulting division plays a critical role in transforming the way people are led, managed, developed and inspired.  They do this by analysing the performance of organizations and often advising on large-scale and often complex initiatives to stakeholders from Boardroom to shopfloor. 

A significant part of the Practice is centred around People and people-focused transformation.  This is a broad church and the division covers a range of strategic initiatives for clients. These would include: Behavioural Change Management, Organisational Design, Learning, Culture and Leadership and Workforce Transformation. 

The Consulting Director role will drive and lead the delivery of large-scale People Centric Transformation workstreams, with a specific focus on technology/digital implementations.  Suitable candidates will need to demonstrate they have a proven track record of working with S4 Hana and other technologies such as MS Dynamics.  Moreover, individuals considered for this role will ideally have experience of working with large global corporates, with a functional alignment to Adoption and Change Management.  

This is a critically important appointment for the UK Practice to make.   The individual appointed will play a leading role in contributing to the overall Practice strategy and development.  Moreover, they will drive the focus on the Organisational Transformation agenda and people implications of digital transformation programmes, automation, and connected operating model changes such as offshoring, outsourcing, and, managed services. 

The appointee - will take a significant role in leading the growth of the UK team and wider Practice, as a role model, coach, and mentor, sharing knowledge and supporting the development of team members, and lead the senior-level conversations on the People Consulting and technology-enabled transformation agenda with Sector clients

The suitable candidate will have the responsibility for the successful execution of a range of complex programmes across a range of client industries and sectors.  The role will therefore require an individual who is skilled in balancing the needs of various interested parties, and also managing developing business, and sales, with exceptional client engagement and programme delivery and (wider) leadership.  

The role will be both challenging and varied:

A candidate appointed to this role will thrive if they demonstrate the following:

Experience of managing and delivering large-scale change management and transformational programmes;

Have a focus towards leading people and clients on technology-enabled change management; Can also showcase winning and successfully delivering people-centric transformation projects; Can showcase very credible people management skills to win hearts and minds for a range of stakeholders both internally within the firm and externally with clients and interested third parties; 

Demonstrate good leadership skills to guide mentor and develop team members; 

Exhibits strong commercial awareness evidenced by an ability to identify business opportunities, drawing on large corporates’ knowledge and leveraging existing networks.

Individuals who have worked across large corporations and Consulting sectors will understand the intricacies of this unique role

At this stage, the client is open on location and is happy to consider candidates who could work out of the following locations:  Manchester, Birmingham, London, Glasgow and Leeds.

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