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Strategy Director - Not-For-Profit amp Higher Education

Company name
Grant Thornton LLP.

New York City, NY, United States

Employment Type

Planning, Manager

Posted on
Feb 12, 2020

Valid Through
May 27, 2020

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Strategy Director - Not-For-Profit & Higher Education','046264','!*!Our Strategy practice provides

consulting services spanning domains that include finance, marketing, sales,

operations, and information technology.  Our Not-for-Profit & Higher

Education Strategy professionals bring a tailored approach to help develop and

operationalize strategies to scale and create specific tactics that trigger

transformation.  With deep industry experience and extensive knowledge of

organizational functions and priorities, our teams align organization’s people,

processes and technology across functions, to optimize performance from

strategy to execution.  Within the Strategy practice you might be involved

in:Corporate StrategyCustomer & Growth StrategyOrganizational StrategyThis position can be located in New

York City/Iselin, NJ, Boston, Philadelphia, and/or Washington, DC. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: As a Director or Senior Manager, you

will develop a broad base of industry and functional knowledge while managing

significantly larger and more complex aspects of our engagements. You will work

closely with clients to dive deep into their issues, create strategic

recommendations, develop persuasive presentations, and implement change. You

will collaborate with others to make contributions to our firm as a leader,

performance coach, and thought leader.   Additional responsibilities may

include:·       Perform

engagement management responsibilities, including performance reviews, task

delegation, project scheduling, project financials, quality review and client

management·       Utilize previous

consulting and industry experience to help companies set and achieve their long

term goals.·       Perform

accurate analysis and design effective solutions to a variety of client issues·       Manage

business development activities, such as proposals, capture, account teams,

whitepapers, conferences, and/or other thought leadership material·       Meet or

exceed sales targets for new and follow-on work·       Maintain a

good working relationship with clients and work effectively with client

management and staff at all levels to gather information and perform services·       Work

closely with Grant Thornton managers and partners to promptly identify and

resolve client problems or issues·       Access

Grant Thornton’s global network to bring the best experience to bear·       Communicate

(verbally and in writing) externally with clients and internally with all

levels of the organization to successfully accomplish objectives portraying

knowledge and confidence·       Manage,

develop, train, coach and mentor staff on projects and assess performance for

engagement and year-end reviews·       Motivate

others to perform at maximum efficiency without sacrificing quality of the

services delivered·       Interview

campus and/or experienced candidates·       Meet or

exceed targeted billing hours (utilization)

·       Other

duties as assigned


degree required.  A Master’s degree is a plus.  MBA preferred.10

years of related work experience in a similar consulting practice or function

servicing cross-industry clients at a national level.  Will also

consider other consulting experiences (including in-house)

Relevant experience working with nonprofits, higher education institutions,

and/or other mission-oriented organizations required

Must demonstrate strength in or a desire to build skills related to Grant

Thornton’s core values of: Collaboration, Leadership, Excellence, Agility,

Respect and Responsibility.Deep

knowledge of not-for-profit sector strategy, operational, and cultural

attributes requiredAbility

to travel 75% of the time is required Must

be able to perform quantitative and qualitative research and analysis; must

possess deep familiarity with primary and secondary research techniques.Must

be able to produce persuasive, simple, and clear story lines, slides, and other

output relevant to audiences of all levels; must have a point of view and be

able to express and defend it; must be able to effectively organize

and lead client meetings.Must

be able to quickly establish credibility and trust with clients and colleagues.Must

be able to design, manage, and execute an independent work plan with the input

of your Engagement Manager and team members.Must

be intellectually curious and motivated to develop professionally, including

being an active participant in developing firm methodologies and/or

professional certifications.BENEFITS:Grant Thornton LLP promotes a nationally recognized culture of health and offers an extensive array of benefits to meet individual lifestyles. For a complete list of benefits please visit

Founded in Chicago in 1924, Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, one of the world’s leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms. Grant Thornton has revenue in excess of $1.7 billion and operates 59 offices across the United States with more than 590 partners and 8,500 employees in the United States and at our Shared Services Center in Bangalore, India.Grant Thornton works with a broad range of publicly and privately held companies, government agencies, financial institutions, and civic and religious organizations. Core industries served include consumer and industrial products, financial services, not-for-profit, private equity, and technology. Grant Thornton focuses on serving dynamic organizations that pursue growth holistically — whether through revenue improvement, leadership, mission fulfillment or innovation.It is Grant Thornton’s policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.','US-New York-New York','757 3rd Avenue #9','','New York','10017','Strategy Director - Not-For-Profit & Higher Education

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