Principal Consultant - Diversity & Inclusion
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Initiate and lead major projects to drive internal improvement.
Contribute to maintaining and building the internal culture, as a natural
leader who encompasses the values and positively influences the team.
Contribute to the recruitment process through referrals, interviewing candidates and making hiring recommendations.
Build internal awareness of the product and service capability through
networking activity. Act as an internal brand ambassador .
Deep expertise and knowledge in D&I, with an established reputation for this in the
Significant experience of working within a D&I consultancy, designing and leading major
client projects, liaising with clients up to leadership/board level.
Demonstrable track record of successfully designing and developing new solutions in D&I.
An understanding of the commercial impact of D&I.
Exceptional coaching and facilitation skills.
Able to develop and nurture great relationships with clients
Able to influence, engage, get buy-in and change opinions up to a senior level.
Strong organisational skills with a methodical and disciplined approach to planning and
running projects and all related administration.
Exceptional verbal, listening and written communication skills.
Good understanding of people and cultural change management challenges.
Leadership skills to lead and manage teams of consultants.
Alignment with the Purpose, Code and Values.
Collaborative and team-orientated, with respect, kindness and empathy.
Natural curiosity and interest in seeking new and innovative approaches.
Integrity and professionalism.
Passionate champion of the commercial benefits of Diversity and Inclusion.
Excited and motivated by the opportunity to play a key role in the growth and development of the business.
The Principal Consultant role is focused on managing key client relationships and designing and leading major change programmes working alongside and with our permanent and Associate Consultants.
Operate as a strategic advisor to clients, working effectively up to board level.
Lead the delivery of key client engagements
solutions, with an emphasis on more strategic engagements and complex change management. Develop and apply bespoke solutions.
Lead and collaborate Associates on projects
Ensure the effective delivery of client engagements, to high a quality in good time and on
budget, whilst achieving great client outcomes and satisfaction.
Manage project teams (potentially comprising both permanent employees and Associates) on
client engagements. Provide inclusive leadership, direction and model best practice.
Work closely with the Head of Solution Design to refine the proposition and
Work closely with teams to collaborate on joint client projects and
expand client profile for new and existing clients of BG and PMBusiness Development
Contribute to the development of key accounts and the acquisition of new clients by
generating sales opportunities, scoping requirements, and working closely with the Account
Director through the BD and commercial negotiation process.
Actively manage and develop a strong and highly effective network of personal contacts.
Lead brand building and pro-active business development activity – hosting events, speaking at
Lead a D&I capability area and become known, both internally and externally, for this expertise. Develop the proposition and create thought leadership and collateral.
Line manage a small team of Consultants and Senior Consultants. Lead the development of the team - training and mentoring, sharing expertise and experience, and providing constructive