Principal Consultant - Organisational Strategy - London
Company: Korn/Ferry International
Posted on: April 9, 2021
Principal Consultant - Organisational Strategy - London Req
Number: KFINT18132 Location: London, Posted: 3/23/2021 Category:
Consulting Job Type: Employee About UsKorn Ferry is a global
organizational consulting firm. We help clients synchronize
strategy and talent to drive superior performance. We work with
organizations to design their structures, roles, and
responsibilities. We help them hire the right people to bring their
strategy to life. And we advise them on how to reward, develop, and
motivate their people.Our 8,600 colleagues serve clients in more
than 50 countries. We offer five core solutions:
- Organizational Strategy
- Assessment and Succession
- Talent Acquisition
- Leadership Development
- Rewards and BenefitsThe RolePrincipal consultants work closely
with colleagues to deliver complex, customized and multi
work-stream solutions that meet and exceed client expectations. At
this level, business development and client relationship management
feature as an important focus of the role in addition to delivery.
Individuals may major on either delivery or business development,
or indeed have more of a mixed portfolio. Regardless of major,
individuals will contribute to bids, and manage/lead relationships
and/or projects of considerable complexity.Key Accountabilities
- Develop and manage effective client relationships either as a
member of an account team or by directly managing accounts
including potential key accounts. Contribute to key accounts by
project managing work streams and/or leading delivery teams.
- Lead research, analysis and interpretation on client / sector
business issues, performance, client competitor performance etc.
with a view to identifying possible opportunities. Look for ways to
build new client relationships e.g. active networking, asking for
referrals, partnering across KF lines of business. Leverage
insights to define, recommend and /or co-create strategic solutions
for the clients.
- Contribute to winning profitable business by proposal writing,
pricing, shaping opportunities, pitch preparation and opportunity
spotting in clients. Assess the needs of large/complex clients,
designing and delivering solutions to meet their needs.
- Deliver high quality work that meets or exceeds client
- Facilitate project teams by defining scope, objectives and
project management structure ensuring a constant focus on outcomes.
Plans for resource needs and implements plans to ensure consultants
are developed to meet business needs. Leverage the expertise of
internal industry or practice experts across the KF business.
Projects may span multiple service lines and would typically
involve managing multiple consultants from other offices/countries.
Typical timescales could be 6-12 months.
- Contribute to thought leadership and/or research. Speak at
local or national events in own area of expertise to enhance the KF
brand. Develop relationships with industry and thought leaders
externally to increase awareness and prestige of KF.
- Support less experienced consultants through mentoring and
project based development and coaching.
- Develop deeper expertise in at least one expertise area, and
become conversant in of all Korn Ferry Advisory offerings in order
to draw on appropriate practice expertise to provide business
solutions, including those that may require inter-service line
approaches. Continue to deepen and broaden own consulting skills,
business or sector understanding and expertise. Extend a strong
internal brand and network of KF Advisory consultants.
- Work with KF industry leaders to develop and customize
offerings within a service line and targeted at a particular
industry.Skills & Experience
- Typically a relevant higher (Master's or Doctorate) degree plus
significant relevant work experience in a consultancy and/or a
client HR function. Alternatively, significant work experience in a
top tier professional services firm.
- Is recognised as a go-to person in a defined 'major' discipline
and is able to scope, design and deliver non-standard solutions to
meet client needs.
- Has an in-depth understanding of clients/industries supported
and apply business offerings at the senior level.OtherKorn Ferry is
an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer -
Minority/Female/Disability/ Veteran. All qualified applicants will
receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, disability, age, or veteran status or any other
characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.If you
currently work for Korn Ferry or one of our affiliates, you must be
eligible to apply for a different position within Korn Ferry to use
the Careers Site. If you accept such a position, your benefits
programs and Human Resources policies may change. Please consult
with your HR contact for the new position concerning application
eligibility, benefit programs, and HR policies applicable to that
position. APPLY NOW JOIN TALENT NETWORK
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