Our Daggerwing Group Toronto office is seeking a Managing Consultant!
Who are we?
Daggerwing Group is Omnicom’s Global Change Consultancy – today operating in seven offices across North America, EMEA and APAC. Our team of consultants are passionate practitioners of change. We are people with a variety of backgrounds in business strategy, organizational behavior, human psychology, corporate communications and HR. We believe that the pace of change will never be slower than it is today. And we believe that a company’s growth is tied to the speed of customer and employee behaviour change. That’s why Daggerwing Group focuses on helping companies accelerate growth by changing customer and employee behaviour, fast. Daggerwing Group helps clients change in four ways:
We have a small, dynamic and youthful team in our Toronto office specifically focused on helping senior-level executives accelerate growth through C-suite alignment, customer journey mapping, organizational design and marketing transformation. Within our holistic framework, we guide our clients to help them make strategic decisions primarily in the area of marketing and sales, while also extending to other core areas of their business (e.g. organizational structure, culture and processes). We identify root causes, facilitate decision-making, create tactical plans, improve processes and recommend how results can be measured. Our experience spans a variety of industries and has included clients such as Samsung, Mercedes-Benz, 3M, HP, Johnson & Johnson, and P&G.
Opportunity & Responsibilities
You will be a part of a multi-disciplined consulting team working on a variety of clients and initiatives. As a Managing Consultant, you will be the key strategist and client lead/co-lead on projects assigned to you. You will have responsibility over managing your project(s) end-to-end and leading Project Teams comprised of Consultants and/or Senior Consultants to deliver against client needs/deliverables. Daggerwing Group is a horizontal organization – everyone plays an active role in meeting client needs regardless of the task, which means at times you may be driving all elements of a project. Finally, you will be required to act as a supervisor, mentor and coach, guiding and supporting the progression of junior team members and contributing to the company culture. This position can quickly lead to fast progression/heightened leadership opportunities within the company.
We pay mindful attention to our unique culture and the experiences of our people. We ensure all our team members are a great fit and it’s essential that candidate area aligned to the Daggerwing Way and our core values:
The summary of responsibilities outlined below is representative of an individual with the highest level of experience and qualifications. The defined responsibilities for this role are to an extent flexible and may be adjusted to better align with the successful candidate’s level of experience and qualifications.
Strategy and Action Plan Development
Build and own strong client relationships, acting as a key client contact and strategic advisor to clients for assigned project(s)
Manage/facilitate required communications between the client and the Daggerwing Project Team including communication of project updates, deliverables and key strategies/communications to client(s)
Plan, lead and participate in client meetings and facilitated workshops relating to assigned project(s)
Project Management and Delivery
Lead Project Team(s) on one or more client projects, providing oversight and exhibiting complex project planning skills
Outline the project plan, in collaboration with the Project Team, identifying required tasks, interdependencies, resource constraints, red flags, timelines and work back schedules, and share with Senior Management for approval
Delegate day-to-day project management tasks/activities to Project Team and provide guidance and support on a continuous basis while managing and tracking project budgets and staffing resources
Business Growth and Development
Actively participate in business development opportunities, at times taking a leading role in the proposal and pitching process
Seek new opportunities for growing/expanding work with existing clients
Effectively network internally and externally and attend key industry events in local markets to identify and establish relationships that can lead to new business
Analysis & Content Development
Identify and manage internal and client facing research and analysis needs to support client deliverables/projects/proposals
Review (and provide guidance to Project Team on reviewing) client research to extract key findings and derive insights based on data, provide analysis and summarize insights into actionable recommendations/decisions
Leverage storytelling techniques in order to convey complicated messages and facts to clients in a simple, easy-to-digest manner
Team Management, Leadership and Support
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