Associate Vice President, Organizational Strategy

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/15/17
Nashville, TN
15+ years experience
Engineering Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/15/17

North Highland has a mantra: Unleash Potential Together. For our clients, it means we challenge thinking and build capabilities, so that after each engagement, they are left stronger and inspired to do more. With our colleagues, it means fostering an environment where bringing, shaping, growing and sharing ideas isn’t just encouraged—it’s expected. And within our communities, it means we give of our skills, time and passion to make them more prosperous.

North Highland’s Strategy Division provides a sharp focus on strategic and operational advisory services.  Our Strategy experts engage with the C-suite to help our clients set and execute a value creation agenda.  We focus on business, operational, and functional strategy and strategy execution with clear ties to integration.  REAL IDEAS MADE RELEVANT.  That’s what we are all about.

The People & Change Associate Vice President role is highly visible and focuses on expanding and selling work.

Successfully managing multiple and/or complex consulting projects at one or more clients
Ensuring meaningful client value is delivered through a strong mix of best-practices solutions, skills, and capabilities
Developing trusted, long-term profitable relationships with the executive client buyers
Managing growth by identifying sales opportunities on existing accounts and developing newly sourced work
Managing teams of North Highland consultants and client staff at client site
Leading the execution of internal business initiatives
Teaching others how to develop valuable business development skills, tools, templates, and frameworks
Inspiring and motivating our consultants by embodying the firm’s vision, mission, values and strategy
Leveraging experience and credibility in field to develop new solutions for our clients


20+ years of management consulting, advisory, professional services and/or Big 4 consulting experience
Proposal development experience including the ability to effectively sell business solutions to clients and ability to generate $2M+ with of business
Ability to build new C-level relationships with sales and delivery responsibilities
Running projects and managing teams; and delivery experience driving business requirements
Identifying gaps and omissions, and designing solutions
Experience in the following: Organization Strategy and Design, Operational Strategy, Workforce Transformation, Employee Experience and Engagement, Talent Management, Leadership Development, Change Management
Ability to travel up to 100%
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college/university in the workplace

Preferred Skills

MBA preferred 
Demonstrated track record of successful ability to manage large and complex consulting engagements; including a role in managing and interfacing with senior level client executives
Ability to establish immediate credibility with clients and within the company; can build consensus and achieve goals through influence
Excellent interpersonal/communication skills with professional staff, senior level executives and the community at large
Creative thinking and seeking innovative solutions to complex technical/business problems 


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