• Korn/Ferry International
  • New York, NY
  • Miscellaneous
  • Full-Time
  • 21 Warren St

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About Us

At Korn Ferry, we grasp every opportunity to surprise others and ourselves by going beyond expectations to deliver a bit extra. We call it exceeding potential. To inspire and excite people, teams, even entire organizations. To bring companies' strategies to life. To unite boardrooms and workforces. To unlock potential, realize ambitions, and change lives. Together, we are smarter. Together we are stronger. Together, we are more than.

Korn 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 7,500 colleagues serve clients in more than 50 countries. We offer five core solutions.

* Organizational Strategy
* Assessment and Succession
* Talent Acquisition
* Leadership Development
* Rewards and Benefits

The Role

Korn Ferry is seeking an Associate Principal Consultant to join the Leadership Development Solution Area. The ideal incumbent will have proven experience in leadership development solution design and program facilitation. Associate Principals will work closely with colleagues to deliver complex and/or customized and/or multi work-stream solutions that meet and exceed client expectations.

At this level, there is an expectation that individuals will contribute to winning business, generally through extension of existing work but also as a 'go-to' person in smaller clients. Individuals will lead relationships and/or projects of considerable complexity and will have the experience and expertise to engage and mobilize a client behind a particular idea or solution

Key Accountabilities

* Deliver high quality work that meets or exceeds client expectations through work quality and timeliness.
* Lead and manage medium sized projects or complex work streams, this includes developing the project plan, engaging the resources and delivering the solution. Typical projects may last up to 6 months and would involve no more than 5 consultants.
* Manage small client relationships and/or support relationship development as part of the account in order to win work.
* Involve subject matter experts and more senior resources as needed and manage their involvement in the project.
* Contribute to winning profitable business by conducting background research, proposal writing, pricing, shaping opportunities, pitch preparation and opportunity spotting in clients.
* Deliver local marketing presentations. Takes the lead in sales calls/presentations and develops proposals in own area of expertise under general guidance from more senior colleagues. Provides sales/proposal support in major bids.
* Develop deeper expertise in at least one expertise area, as well as being able to discuss all Korn Ferry (KF) offerings in order to draw on appropriate practice expertise to provide business solutions, including those that may require inter-service line approaches. Continue to develop own consulting skills, business understanding and expertise.
* Extend a strong internal brand and network of KF consultants and work to extend that brand into the broader KF network.
* Work with KF industry leaders to develop and customize offerings within a service line and targeted at a particular industry.
* Develop deeper expertise in at least one expertise area, as well as an understanding of KF's broader offerings.
* Capable of articulating and discussing KF, representing how our unique capabilities will align with the client needs.

Skills & Experience

* Typically, a relevant higher (Master's or Doctorate) degree plus (c. 5 years) relevant work experience in a consultancy and/or a client HR function. Alternatively, significant work experience (c. 5 years) in a top-tier professional services firm.
* Knowledgeable about leadership development trends and best practices for designing a high impact program. Experience conducting a needs analysis and then designing LD solutions to achieve the desired program objectives/needs.
* Proven track record of success facilitating leadership development programs, ideally working in the capacity of an external consultant who needs to quickly establish credibility and rapoor. Engaging and able to react in the moment to flex when needed to achieve the desired learning outcomes. Delivery experience in virtual settings as well as face-to-face is a plus.
* Is recognized 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. Able to lead core service line work activities with large, complex and/or important clients.
* Has an in-depth understanding of clients/industries supported and apply business offerings at the senior level.

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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