Executive Advisor - Movement Consulting

Executive Advisor - Movement Consulting

GHD | Not Specified, GB

Posted 12 days ago

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Executive Advisor - Movement Consulting
Are you keen to develop your career in people movement planning? Does the opportunity to work with a portfolio of clients in stadia, healthcare, transport, culture and security sectors, in a fast paced, innovative environment sound like the step you are looking for? As part of our rapid growth in the UK and Middle East, we are looking for a highly skilled and motivated Executive Advisor to work within our Movement Consulting team.
Working with the UK Advisory team, this position offers the opportunity to play a leading role in the development of the Movement Strategies presence and market share as part of GHD's global growth.
The position
We are looking for a skilled and experienced candidate to play a leading role in the Movement Consulting team based in the UK. The team is recognized as industry leaders in the provision of advice to clients on their people movement challenges, delivering solutions that can make their venue, facility or community a more enjoyable and safer place to visit, live or work. We are also considered as thought leaders, contributing to guidance, training and undertaking pioneering research.
Your role will be to plan, direct and deliver client work as well as playing a key role in building the pipeline of incoming project work through business development activities. As part of our senior team you will have responsibility for planning and implementing strategies for the growth of the Movement Consulting business, including the expansion of our international work. There will be opportunities to develop the role in different directions as your knowledge of the business and our consultancy offer increases.
Some of the activities you will undertake, include:
To be responsible for large projects and proposals, often in a Project Director role overseeing the full project lifecycle and leading on stakeholder and client liaison.
To own business pipeline and to raise the market presence to increase awareness of our offer and generate leads.
To contribute to the business planning process and to regularly monitor delivery against targets within the plan.
To drive innovation within the business, including the identification of opportunities to develop new techniques, improve processes, delivery timescales and enhance outputs.
To provide training and knowledge sharing in technical areas as well as business related skills.
To provide line management and guidance, as well as coaching for the wider team.
The position is offered as part of the UK Advisory team and can reside within any of our offices in the UK . We also offer flexible working arrangements and will consider candidates looking for both a full-time and part-time positions.
What you will bring to the team:
Successful senior track record of delivering people movement consultancy services to clients.
Demonstrable experience in relevant industry or consultancy and specialist in technical area or sector.
Solid understanding and ability to articulate principles of people movement with proven understanding of industry standards and guidelines.
A strong reputation as a true all-rounder, with equal strengths ranging from technical to advanced soft skills.
Establishing and building strong client relationships across multiple industries and geographies.
Ability to manage relationships with key executives and a network of professional organisations or affiliations.
Track record of sustained success in new business development and maintaining and developing key client relationships to ensure profitable business workstreams.
Demonstrable experience in project management and delivery.
A standards and quality driven management style with the ability to mentor, motivate and guide a team.
Excellent numerical and analytical skills with a strong standard of written and spoken English.
Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and with people across all levels in an organisation.
What's in it for you:
We are committed to the success of our people which is why we want to create the best employee experience that supports each member through all the stages of their career. Here is what we offer:
A competitive salary
A comprehensive benefits package; pension, medical insurance, income protection, 25 days holiday with the option to buy an additional 4 weeks
Enhanced parental leave
Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle - cycle to work, discounted gym membership, season ticket loan, discounts on retail & wellbeing classes
Access to our Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platform
W ellbeing resources and tools, and demonstration of our commitment to wellbeing by signing up to the Mental Health at Work Commitment
Team led flexible working
Opportunities to grow your skills and shape your career towards technical expertise, developing the market or leading a business or team.
International, multi-cultural team of highly motivated individuals
An exciting referral program (bring people with you)
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At GHD, we encourage individual achievement and recognise the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD aims to provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to gender reassignment, age, disability, religion, or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity, or race. We welcome applications from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role and from candidates that are seeking flexible working. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the role.
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Who we are
We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanisation . GHD is a global professional services company that is a leader in engineering, construction and architectural expertise. Established in 1928, we remain wholly owned by our people. We are 10,000+ diverse and skilled individuals, yet we are proudly 'One GHD' across more than 200 offices, spanning five continents - Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America, and the Pacific region. Delivering extraordinary social and economic outcomes, we are passionate about building lasting relationships with our partners and clients.