BRIEF COMPANY PROFILE
Our client is a AAA-rated, leadership development and organisational consulting firm. They design customised leadership development programmes that help leaders find the right balance in their leadership approach to support moving the organisation forward.
In the role as Partner you will take on the strategic responsibility for the company. Being an entrepreneurial role your focus will be on building and developing the organisation and customer base while leading project teams to deliver customised solutions that meet and exceed client expectations within the Life Sciences industry vertical. You will exercise judgment in understanding client issues while customising solutions, and due to your seniority and maturity you will naturally take the lead on key projects or business development activities.
30-40 days per year
Responsibilities & Tasks:
Building a new Life Science business platform
Leading and developing the organisation
Designing and implementing leadership development programs for clients by working as lead on a client or opportunity team and leveraging the insights gained through research and analytics.
Identifying and expanding customer base while managing client accounts as a true value adding business partner.
Preparing and writing of proposals as well as presentations for both existing accounts and prospects
Delivering high quality process consulting and coaching.
Managing large projects or a significant work-stream of a more complex programme.
Estimating complete resource planning for projects, recognising when additional resources and/or expertise is needed and managing their involvement in the project.
Capable of identifying opportunities for other industry practices.
Key success criteria:
Successful establishment of a Life Sciences business platform
Successful development and execution of client tailored leadership development program.
Achieving client acquisition KPI’s.
Achieving solid employee ratings
Achieving progressive yet realistic resource planning for own projects.
Delivering seamless program execution and client rapport.
Contributing to the high performance and collaborative culture.
Graduate/undergraduate degree - preferably in Business Administration or like.
Danish & English - fluent (verbally and written).
Ideal experience and competencies:
Prior leadership experience
Passion for people and leadership development
Many years’ relevant work experience within leadership development in a professional services or consulting firm.
Has established credentials – preferably delivering premium leadership consulting solutions to organisations in the Life Sciences industry vertical.
Strong track record in hunting and farming clients.
Takes control and sets clear direction
Makes sure employees/managers have a clear understanding of the direction of the tasks and acts accordingly. Organizes resources and directs others toward successful execution of the tasks.
Robust and decisive
Possesses high energy level and Is able to drive decisions and withstand or overcome adverse conditions. Encourages the achievement of set goals by promoting a sense of purpose, and by demonstrating strong drive, stamina, natural authority, and responsibility. Prompts a strong wish to succeed in the team and as an individual – in spite of adversity.
Possess a proactive mindset and navigates smoothly across multiple organizational layers of stakeholders. Is able to establish and maintain relations with people at all levels – internally and externally – and makes people feel at ease.
Defines a clear vision. Looks beyond the immediate difficulties and focuses on the far-reaching consequences; sees things in a broad perspective; takes tendencies in the environment into account when planning and developing strategies.
Is a quick thinker, possesses strong analytical aptitude and excels in dividing problems into relevant parts. Sensitively integrates the analytical output into the given context and differentiates between key areas and irrelevant and less important areas. Has a logical mind-set and makes sensible decisions based on available information. Is able to get an overview of a specific situation and at the same time work in detail.
Results and goal orientation
Is result-oriented, flexible, driven, persistent and motivated by strengthening team input to ensure strong organizational output. Establishes visible and achievable, yet ambitious, goals. Focuses on action, activities and results.
Excellent communication and presentation skills. Is to the point and communicates the central issues in a discussion in a clear, fluent and precise manner. Is able to keep the recipients' attention, is attentive to the needs of others when he/she speaks, and produces written material that is clear, fluent, precise and easy to understand.
Systematic problem solver
Works systematically, organizes work and effort, is methodical in one's performance, and holds on to commenced tasks and projects.
Assesses the importance of considerations, decisions and actions, and analyses most important issues first.