Talent & Organization Strategy Senior Manager


YSC Consulting – part of Accenture, is the world’s pre-eminent provider of leadership strategy services. Leadership strategy is the intentional design of the individual leadership styles, the team dynamics and interactions, and the workplace culture that are most likely to enable successful achievement of an organization’s desired future state.

We Are:

An inclusive and interconnected global team made up of appreciative and constructive individuals who start with what works, build from successes, and are future focused. Our people are eclectic and curious by nature, making us uniquely YSC.

Our consultants have varied professional backgrounds, advanced degrees and industry credentials in psychology, organizational behavior, management, adult learning and related fields, including education, social work, counselling, and more.

Our team is grounded in the rigor of the behavioral sciences and practical realities of commercial and organizational demands.

You Are:

Able to deliver at the C-suite and Board levels in our client systems. You provide dynamic support and leadership advisory to leaders and their teams.

Skilled at a pulling from a wide variety of experiences and expertise to support clients, provide content expertise and leadership, and are deeply committed to improving leadership outcomes through the lens of talent optimization and support.

Self-motivated, personable, business savvy individual with significant and diverse experience in our field, looking to join a high-growth, dynamic, and entrepreneurial culture.

As a Senior Manager, you are responsible for managing and driving growth with existing clients; able to demonstrate proof of growing the practice. You have relevant and extensive experience in working with C-suite leaders, Boards, and are well versed in leadership strategy, assessment, and development, and demonstrate deep insights and fluency regarding industry context and needs.

You are accomplished at developing business, bringing great insights to clients, collaborating, building relationships, and thinking flexibly. You are comfortable with ambiguity, and have an inquiring, innovative mind, and a strong learning orientation.

The Work:

Design, deliver and implement impactful, large-scale and strategic consulting programs, at the highest levels, across the suite of YSC’s Leadership Strategy Services: Board Effectiveness, CEO Succession Planning, Culture Change, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Executive Assessment, Advisory Coaching, Identifying and Developing Potential, and Team Development.

Consistently model and deliver senior-most leadership consulting offerings to CEOs, C-Suite leadership teams, boards, chairs and other senior-level leaders, credibly and at differentiated margin.

Develop and maintain a high caliber network of senior-level contacts throughout the region/market to enable the creation of significant business opportunities.

Be a trusted and confidential advisor to leaders; build deep, insightful relationships with C-suite leaders and their teams; support their success and help them create impactful cultures.

Deliver high quality work to support client’s business strategy and improve commercial outcomes, and demonstrate mastery of the commercial, contextual, and behavioural levers of value creation.

Contextualize leadership insights into cultural and commercial drivers for client stakeholders to build their understanding of how leadership impacts outcomes and attainment of business strategy.

Manage and coordinate client team and/or portfolios: upskill teams, set up and cultivate local client relationships, create operational structures to service clients with high level of professionalism.

Pilot new intellectual property within client systems to support our Content Team and ensure we are keeping up with best practices.

Manage a portfolio of clients, leading typically one to two large clients, including but not limited to: growing the client account by drafting strategic client growth plans, driving active and intentional growth within the client, selling across all of YSC’s offerings, focusing on the top-of-house.

Serve as a role model for others to build a positive and inclusive culture.

Basic Qualifications:

A minimum of 10 years’ experience in one or more of the following areas:

Extensive experience working with C-suite leaders and Board; supporting top teams in major industries.

Leadership/Executive Coaching and Advisory; developing leaders and high-performing teams.

Deep psychological assessment of senior leaders and executives.

Organizational consulting, effectiveness, and design expertise.

Workshop design and facilitation – both in-person and virtual.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion strategy, services, and/or training.

Bachelors degree

Preferred Qualifications:

A Master’s degree or above in psychology, behavioral science or a related field, or equivalent levels of skill and knowledge.

Significant client management and/or business development experience. A track record of developing new business, building networks, and forming strategic, lasting relationships with the C-suite executives and Board members.

A consulting mindset: able to develop insights and spot opportunities to add value for clients, generate innovative solutions and drive outcomes in response to client needs.

Confidence using data, analytics, and technology alongside experience-based intuition; comfort using both quantitative and qualitative data to develop insights and drive demonstrable results for clients.

Experienced as a line manager: inspiring others to create seamless, high-touch client experiences and developing your team’s confidence, capabilities and credibility.

Able to build trust and understanding; maintain strict confidential support across all stakeholders.

Comfortable working with ambiguity; must be able to operate in a fast-paced, matrixed environment with tight turnaround times when necessary.

A desire to be a part of, and contribute to, collaborative and inclusive teams; having a global mindset to operate as part of a truly global team.

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