Principal in Los Angeles, CA


Los Angeles, CA 90001

Industry: Business Services


8 - 10 years

Posted 56 days ago

What we do

For over 50 years, Charles River Associates has been a premier consulting firm that offers employees a place to collaborate with and learn from a diverse group of consultants, industry experts, and academics. At CRA you will join leading minds who use economic, financial, technical, and business analysis to solve complex problems for an impressive roster of clients, including 99% of the top 100 law firms, 89% of the Fortune 100 companies, and government agencies around the globe. CRA offers a collaborative environment, with teams who strive for client excellence by bringing curiosity, resourcefulness, and initiative to their work. Through a collegial atmosphere, formal and informal training opportunities, and a broad array of professional development resources, your experience at CRA will open doors for you as you accelerate your career.

Job Overview

As a Principal, you contribute to business development efforts, take ownership of final deliverables, and manage the client relationship along with Vice Presidents. Your responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

Client development and service. Building relationships with current and potential clients, drafting and presenting proposals, participating in pitches, demonstrating firm capabilities to potential clients, acting as a point of contact for clients, and assisting in the presentation of our conclusions and recommendations.

Project management and delivery. Effectively planning and managing assigned projects, including supervising and being accountable for the work of other team members, independently conceptualizing and identifying issues, designing complex solutions, and overseeing client deliverables including directing all quality assurance efforts.

Team development. Creating, leading, and maintaining a leveraged team environment that is positioned for continued success and expansion by actively recruiting and retaining employees, and managing team morale.

Corporate citizenship. Leading and participating in practice, office, and corporate initiatives.


We are seeking candidates to support our growing investigations, analytics, cyber, and forensics offerings. Ideal candidates should possess:

8+ years of relevant work experience with proven management skills.

Undergraduate or Graduate degrees in related disciplines, with prior consulting experience preferred. Professional certifications are beneficial but not required.

A willingness to work in a collegial and entrepreneurial environment.

Demonstrated analytical, problem-solving and effective oral and written communication skills.

Ability to prioritize multiple tasks, manage multiple workstreams, be attentive to detail, and meet timely deadlines.

Demonstrated technical knowledge in relevant fields.

A high level of initiative and curiosity, a strong work ethic and dedication to quality.

Valid Through: 2019-11-11