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The Management Consulting Program Manager will oversee pro-bono management consulting services. This Program Manager will drive a successful relationship with Bain & Company, Inc., and scale it for maximum impact by: (1) sourcing strategic consulting projects throughout the Conservancy, (2) developing precise and appropriate scopes of work for each project, and (3) measuring the impact of these consulting services for TNC and Bain & Company, Inc. The following responsibilities of the Program Manager will include:
Manages key strategic relationships with management consulting partners.
Prioritizes initiatives for consulting support within TNC’s global organization, quantitatively evaluating projects with greatest impact potential.
Collaborates with consulting partners to design scopes of work for consulting engagements that maximize impact within the bounds of TNC and partner capacity.
Develops recommendations, reports, presentations and assessments on topics related to global strategies and opportunities for pro-bono management consulting services.
Advises teams across the organization; will require gaining cooperation of team members across multiple geographies over whom there is no direct supervisory authority.
Conducts research and analysis.
May supervise externs and interns.
Works within a budget to complete projects, negotiates and contracts with vendors and assists with budget development.
May involve domestic and international travel, up to 25%.
Desired Skills & Experience
Bachelor’s degree in related field and 3-5 years of related experience, or equivalent combination.
Experience in research, critical analysis, and evaluating information from divergent sources and compiling it into cohesive reports.
Experience writing and editing in a business setting material.
Experience presenting to and/or communicating with business leaders, program leadership and/or similar audiences.
Experience with time management.
Multi-lingual skills and multi-cultural or cross-cultural experience appreciated.
Master of Business Administration
Critical analytical thinking and excellent English writing skills are essential.
Deep knowledge of, and fluency in management consulting.
Ability to sensitively advise other staff on how to effectively engage with internal and external parties.
Ability to develop and drive new ideas and approaches.
Ability to work well in a highly matrixed, decentralized and collaborative organization. Possesses strong interpersonal skills and political savvy. Must be a team player.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet time sensitive deadlines.
NGO and/or corporate relations experience a strong plus.
Ability to write and speak in a language other than English, such as Spanish, Portuguese, French or Chinese, highly desirable.
How to Apply
For more information and to apply, please visit www.nature.org/careers and search for job ID# 48109 in the keyword search. Deadline to apply is 11:59 PM EST November 4, 2019.
The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.
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Internal Number: 48109
About The Nature Conservancy
The Nature Conservancy is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Guided by science, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that nature and people can thrive together. One of our core values is our commitment to diversity. Therefore, we are committed to a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce. Working in 72 countries, we use a collaborative approach that engages local communities, governments, the private sector, and other partners. To learn more, visit www.nature.org or follow @nature_press on Twitter.To learn more about career opportunities at The Nature Conservancy, visit www.nature.org/careers.The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity EmployerOur commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of men and women of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and culture. Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our global character is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes, national or regional... origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.