Location New York, NY Engagement Full time Department Crisis and Resilience Consulting Manager Practice Leader, Crisis and Resilience Consulting, North America (based in New York, NY) Job purpose We seek a highly motivated, detail oriented, business-minded professional with creativity, initiative, teamwork, and project management skills to help drive our crisis and resilience consulting practice inclusive of crisis management, business continuity, enterprise risk management, supply chain risk management, emergency response, and the range of various impact reduction consultancy engagements. The role of Associate Director or Director, Crisis and Resilience Consulting is that of a fee-earning consultant who will be expected to market, sell and deliver end-to-end crisis management, business continuity, enterprise risk management and supply chain risk management and related resilience consulting engagements.
Tasks and responsibilities Work with team members on crisis and resilience consulting engagements of diverse scope and complexity consistent with industry best practice and drawing on personal experiences. Specifically:
Assess, design, implement and improve end-to-end programs and capabilities across all previously stated focus areas
Develop, design and deliver scenario-based exercises for client training and testing
Independently identify prospects and lead business development activities, including, but not limited to, conducting client meetings, scoping, and writing proposals
End-to-end project management of client engagements, including being the primary contact to the client and managing a delivery team
Author thought leadership / white papers on topics that are relevant to our client’s operating environments and risk profiles
Collaborate across Control Risks to help us better solve complicated client problems
Knowledge and experience Essential
Excellent client relationship skills with a track record of sales and engagement delivery success in a high-performing management consulting environment
Ownership and accountability to drive success both within the team and across Control Risks
Exceptional written and interpersonal communications skills
Creative and analytical problem-solving skills
The ability to multi-task and balance competing requirements, including client-facing, business development related, and internal matters
A minimum of 8-10 years of work experience, including significant experience in crisis management and business continuity and at least some experience in enterprise risk management, supply chain risk management, and/or emergency response
Ability to travel 50-60% of the time and on short notice
Some experience delivering security (physical or IT) consulting engagements
ABCP or higher certification from DRII or equivalent organization
Experience in multiple client industries
Committed, enthusiastic and with a ‘can do’ approach
Confident, solution oriented and with a positive attitude
A high level of integrity, loyalty and discretion
A large degree of flexibility with regards to work schedule and peaks in work intensity
Willingness to learn and develop new skills
How to apply If your qualifications, experience and aspirations match our requirements, email a cover letter and résumé to: Americas.Recruitment@controlrisks.com The file name of your resume must include your name. Please specify the vacancy you are applying for including the location in the subject
About Control Risks
Control Risks is a specialist risk consultancy that helps to create secure, compliant and resilient organizations in an age of ever-changing risk. Working across disciplines, technologies and geographies, everything we do is based on our belief that taking risks is essential to our clients’ success.
We provide our clients with the insight to focus resources and ensure they are prepared to resolve the issues and crises that occur in any ambitious global organization.
We go beyond problem-solving and give our clients the insight and intelligence they need to realize opportunities and grow. From the boardroom to the remotest location, we have developed an unparalleled ability to bring order to chaos and reassurance to anxiety.