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Are you interested in working for a management consulting firm in Washington, D.C. that believes in, inspires, and outfits people to have meaningful lives and to make extraordinary contributions to causes that matter? Do you crave a work environment that is collaborative, energetic, and challenges the status quo? Then come join us! The Clearing has been recognized as one of DC's “Best Places To Work” and one of the “Most Engaged Workplaces.”
This position is based in Washington, D.C. However, the nature of The Clearing's work and project-based environment requires travel to client locations in and around the D.C. metro area, including the greater Baltimore area. Occasional travel outside the D.C. metro area or out of state may be required at times.
The Senior Consultant manages a large project or multiple small projects to deadlines with limited supervision. The Senior Consultant designs and manages production of high-quality client deliverables, develops long-term project plans, and creates and manages critical path and resource allocation decisions. The Senior Consultant uses problem-solving and subject matter expertise to guide team members and to troubleshoot client/project issues. S/he manages, develops, and mentors project staff, setting measurable standards of excellence and providing purpose and direction for the group. The Senior Consultant creates meaningful and trusted relationships with clients, understands the client environment, and advises on evolving opportunities. S/he develops customized approaches to problem solving with clients and creates safe and honest “clearings” for client conversations.
As a result of exceptional work products and relationships, the Senior Consultant captures new leads and business opportunities. S/he validates requirements from prospective clients and acts as lead writer on numerous proposals.
WHAT YOU’LL GET TO DO
Manage a full-time project or multiple part-time projects, successfully, by scoping tasks and managing resources to complete such tasks on time, within budget, and to specifications
Designs long-term and short-term project plans
Designs and manages the production of high-quality client deliverables
Designs, facilitates, and manages client meetings to successfully achieve identified, desired outcomes
Effectively leads medium sized teams
Engages with clients and successfully advises in one-on-one conversations
Manages financial aspects of project lanes/projects to include: time tracking/reporting, expense reporting, invoicing, task planning, status reporting
Research and analysis in support of client projects and meetings
Presentation of research findings (e.g., Excel charts, Power Point presentations) and support for production of major client deliverables
Basic quantitative and qualitative data analysis
Staff development for junior consultants
Proposal development contributions; sometimes serving as a proposal coordinator
Support of internal TC activities and knowledge management effort
WHAT YOU’LL BRING
6 + years of relevant work experience, including consulting experience
Bachelors Degree required, Masters degree a plus
Strong business writing abilities are a must as well as strong editing skills
Proficiency in word processing, excel, presentation creation tools, and internet research tools required
Willingness to travel
Willingness and ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance
Current government suitability clearance highly preferred
WHAT YOU’RE GOOD AT
Strong organization skills and attention-to-detail
Firm customer service orientation at all times
Strong analytical and critical thinker with an innate ability to solve complex problems creatively
Ability to remain positive, flexible, and action-oriented in a fast-paced, emerging field where complexity and ambiguity are the norms
Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to easily communicate ideas and findings. Ability to synthesize and succinctly articulate research findings
Ability to collaborate well with a team and work independently with minimal guidance
Strong work ethic and positive, proactive approach to problem-solving
A desire to learn, grow, and undertake new challenges to build out new knowledge sets and advise clients directly
Strong professional etiquette while interacting with TC peers and external clients
PMP certification desired
Familiarity and an interest in business development/sales a plus
Ability to collaborate well with a team, work independently with minimal guidance, and remain flexible in a fast-paced, ambiguous, and changing environment.
Strong work ethic and positive, proactive approach to problem-solving.
High levels of emotional maturity and intelligence.
A desire to learn, grow, and undertake new challenges.
HOW YOU’LL DO IT
The following are some key experiences that our management consultants, at all levels, can expect to encounter that help us grow, build skills, and show/teach others. These experiences offer the foundation for our teams to develop tacit knowledge that is “discovered” rather than “taught.”
Project Management/Delivery: Deepening active listening expertise to capture essential points and understand nuances so that you contribute to client value creation and moving our clients to ‘act and engage’ to achieve outcomes.
Client Relationships: Embedding well into an existing team environment in order to learn how to communicate and navigate effectively with different personality styles and how to translate this to individual clients.
Leadership/Communication: Leading the development of impactful client deliverables in order to contribute to client ability to achieve their outcomes and to navigate a process for product development and delegation, as needed.
Business Development: Participating in key TC business development opportunities, such as chalk talks, alignment sessions, and/or proposal development so that there is a deep understanding of the unique value proposition that TC offers.
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