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.”
Consultants manage small projects or project tasks to deadlines and manages small teams (1-3 staff members), with limited supervision. The Consultant designs and manages production of client-ready deliverables, demonstrating ability to determine/prioritize activities, and to manage resources to implement tasks.The Consultant supports the Project Manager and team in a variety of tasks, as requested, including knowledge capture and action items tracking, meeting report development, and logistics support. In addition, the Consultant supports the Project Manager with contractual requirements (e.g., client status reports). S/he is able to create client-ready deliverables. The Consultant creates and maintains strong client relationships, advising clients in one-on-one conversations and managing client meetings. The Consultant demonstrates an ability to convey complex information in simple and clear ways. S/he owns accountability for work products and contributes to the overall success of the client engagement. As a result of exceptional work products and relationships, the Consultant identifies new business opportunities within existing client projects. The Consultant supports Project Managers and sales teams in proposal development and pursuing new sales leads.
WHAT YOU’LL GET TO DO
Engage with clients and successfully advise in one-on-one conversations
Facilitate and manage client meetings to successfully achieve identified, desired outcomes
Manage project lanes or small projects to completion by scoping tasks and managing resources to complete such tasks on time, within budget, and to specifications
Effectively lead small teams with limited supervision
Manage financial aspects of project lane/project to include: time tracking/reporting, expense reporting, invoicing, task planning, status reporting
Research and analysis in support of client projects and meetings
Logistical support (e.g., travel, scheduling, on site meeting support)
Knowledge capture activity for external and internal meetings
Presentation of research findings (e.g., Excel charts, Power Point presentations) and support for production of major client deliverables
Basic quantitative data analysis
Proposal development contributions; sometimes serving as a proposal coordinator
Support of internal TC activities and knowledge management efforts
WHAT YOU’LL BRING
WHAT YOU’RE GOOD AT
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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