Leadership Consultant

Company Overview

YSC Consulting is the world’s premier independent provider of leadership strategy services. Leadership strategy is the intentional design of the individual leadership styles, the team dynamics and interactions, and the workplace culture that are most likely to enable successful achievement of an organization’s desired future state. We help organizations understand if they have the leadership they need for success, and we work with them to get there.

  • YSC is an eclectic group of professionals grounded in the rigor of the behavioral sciences and practical realities of commercial and organizational demands. Our consultants help organizations connect the dots between business strategy and leadership. We create a consistent experience for individuals and organizations globally, but with careful attention to the needs of the local markets and cultures where they operate.
  • We are more than 225 employees in 20 offices across 15 countries around the world. Our consultants have varied professional backgrounds and hold advanced degrees and industry credentials in psychology, organizational behavior, management, adult learning and leadership, and related fields.

Profile Summary

As a YSC Leadership Consultant, you operate at senior levels with clients across the public and private sectors internationally, including large corporates and Private Equity-backed businesses.

You work with clients across their entire people agenda: helping them to make key people decisions based on rigorous assessment, coaching and developing their leaders, benchmarking their levels of talent, identifying potential, and helping them ensure they have effective succession plans. You help our clients develop high performing teams, implement leadership development programes and embed the values and culture necessary to achieve their business goals. Core to your work is developing deep insight into individuals, teams and organizational cultures.

This is an opportunity to add real value and have a genuine impact to the business world, working with brilliant, compassionate, insightful and inventive colleagues. You will have considerable opportunity in this challenging role, led by exposure to the world’s best companies and leaders. We help you to develop your skills, providing ongoing training as well as the opportunity to learn from experienced practitioners.

We are looking for self-motivated, personable, savvy individuals with significant and diverse experience in our field. Individuals with an entrepreneurial or pioneering spirit who are skilled at developing business, bringing great insights to clients, collaborating, relationship building and thinking flexibly thrive at YSC as do people who are comfortable with ambiguity, have an inquiring, innovative mind, and a strong learning orientation.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Work with clients, delivering consulting services to develop and grow leaders within complex organizations of all sizes, designing solutions to meet the client’s needs.
  • Engage and build relationships with senior executives, acting as a trusted business advisor.
  • Engage in building new business opportunities for YSC, developing networks within existing clients as well as reaching beyond to new organizations with whom YSC can partner.
  • Manage client projects alongside a wider consulting and operations team to deliver effective solutions to clients’ more intricate problems. Consultants work globally to scope projects, manage budgets and ensure value is added to clients at every stage.
  • Integrate into the YSC community: share knowledge, learnings, feedback and experience to develop yourself and colleagues around you.
  • Bring psychological thinking to the fore, ensuring communications are insightful, engaging and offer tangible solutions and impact that are ethically sound.
  • Contribute to the internal efficiencies and success of YSC.
  • Work to tight deadlines whilst maintaining excellent standards.
  • Successfully manage workflow to meet monthly targets.

Desired Skills & Experience

You should have a Master’s degree or above in psychology, a behavioral science or a related field and a minimum of 7 years’ experience in several if not all of the following areas:

  • Organizational consulting
  • Developing leaders and high performing teams
  • Deep psychological assessment of senior leaders and executives
  • Executive coaching
  • Workshop design and facilitation
  • 360 feedback

Other Requirements

In addition, you should have a proven track record of developing new business, building networks and forming strategic, lasting partnerships with clients in large commercial, government or non-profit organizations. You should have successfully managed clients and stakeholders at the most senior levels of organizations.

Salary & Benefits

We offer our employees a competitive salary and a wide range of benefits which include Health, Dental, FSA, STD, LTD, Life and AD&D, 25 vacation days, 401k, Transitcheck and sabbatical opportunities.

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    The YSC Team

    Our best in class consultants are highly characterful, representing a range of backgrounds in the behavioral sciences and business, coming from different markets around the world and representing a wide range of social identities.

    About Us

    YSC Consulting partners with organizations around the world to identify and develop the leadership styles, interpersonal and team dynamics, and total cultures that are most likely to enable successful, sustained delivery of commercial and organizational performance.