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30/08 Avani
Consultant at Ab Placement

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Knowledge Expert - People & Organization Practice - Consulting Firm (10-15 yrs)

Delhi NCR/Gurgaon/Gurugram Job Code: 738003

Hiring Knowledge Expert - People & Organization Practice Area for a Global Consulting firm

The Knowledge Expert, Team Manager will:

- Act as an expert resource for consulting and client teams. She/he will contribute to significantly and strategically improve our clients' performance and effectiveness via a set of People & Organization levers - for example, organization design optimization or transformation, HR, talent and leadership best practices

- In addition, the KE will help the People & Organization Leadership Team shape and deliver on the practice's strategy in the region, drive the commercial agenda, and develop new intellectual property. She/he will be working closely with other (Senior) Knowledge Experts from the practice to align on priorities between regions and topics

- Work closely with other groups in the organization to develop and commercialize new People & Organization products, as well as upgrade existing products

- Manage and coach a team of analysts, helping them further develop their skills

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Work with consulting teams

- Insert oneself into business, establishing credibility with client and consulting teams as an expert in the topic area; take positions/draw conclusions on a range of external and internal issues; recognized as a global expert within the topic area. Provide expert perspective on methodology and leads scoping, work-planning and day-to-day activities, provide expert perspective on and support execution of analytics work on People & Organization projects

- Apply expert knowledge to satisfy complex client demands

- Play leading role in supporting organization's Partners and Principals with proposal and lead work

- Support commercial growth of the topic in existing and new markets

- Assist others in navigating the People & Organization knowledge network by connecting them with articles, materials, perspectives, and people

Support development of the People & Organization topics in the region

- Develop and execute strategic topic initiatives together with the People & Organization Topic Managers and Topic Leaders

- Collaborate on planning and management of the People & Organization agenda

- Contribute to proposals or other investment initiatives in the topic, including intellectual capital development projects

- Develop specialized knowledge that can be leveraged across other practices; present own original content in internal and client settings

- Develop key People & Organization products and tools - including analytics-oriented ones; ensure best of knowledge is captured

- Develop and execute analytics-oriented People & Organization initiatives, enhance our offerings and continue to expand the analytical foundation and competitive value proposition

- Contribute to and edit external and internal publications or communications

- Promote innovation by recognizing new concepts in the topic and facilitating their capture.

Manage a knowledge team

- Function as a line manager for a team of People & Organization Knowledge Analysts

- Manage team's capacity and help them structure and prioritize their work, in alignment with other (Senior) Knowledge experts

- Lead proposal and engagement work involving the team

- Drive goal setting, performance evaluation, career tracking, and long-term professional development

Support the local office, e.g. train analysts or consultants, and represent the People & Organization practice area at local events

Support and lead internal initiatives in the Knowledge Team to improve collaboration across topics and regions, to increase efficiency and effectiveness of internal processes etc.

KEY COMPETENCIES:

- At least 10 years of relevant industry experience, relevant consulting experience preferred

- Demonstrated expertise in People & Organization domain

- Demonstrated analytical expertise, including the ability to synthesize complex data, effectively manage complex analyses and good grasp of analytics concepts

- Demonstrated expertise to orchestrate analytical insights and facilitate business change Superior problem solving

- Collaborative team manager with strong leadership and coaching skills, work ethics and service-mentality with experience of working in a matrix organization

- Strong ability to work with multiple clients in a fast-paced environment, prioritize requests and manage expectations of clients

- Advanced university degree and demonstrated high academic achievements

- Effective written & verbal communication (will interact with clients)

- Autonomous self-starter and ability to tolerate ambiguity

- Excellent project management capabilities; ability to multi-task & operate effectively in a matrix organization

- Strong presence, interpersonal, leadership and credibility skills with business sensibility

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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