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Manager, Public Sector

Hartford, CT, USA | North Highland

  • Industry:
    Management Consulting
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Consulting - Strategy
  • Experience:
    5-7 years
Job Description:
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As a member of our People and Change team, you’ll demystify change and activate talent for some of the best brands in the world. We help organizations leverage their people to adapt and succeed in challenging times. By uncovering the perfect blend of organizational structure, people, capabilities, and culture, we drive success for clients facing constant change.


Why North Highland? Our employee ownership model enables you to grow through your choices and build the firm. We’ll provide challenging opportunities to learn, and we’ll coach you as you grow personally and professionally. We offer an array of resources and training (both on- and off-the job) to help our people expand their knowledge, sharpen their skills and aim for the next level.  


At North Highland, you’re not a number. Our firm is large enough to scale up and tackle the most complex challenges, but small enough where we can each quickly make our mark for our clients.


We started as three leaders gathered around a kitchen table. Entrepreneurial spirits are welcome here.


Exciting work you will do:


Guide teams in the development of impactful deliverables for multiple work streams that create long-term change for some of the world’s most exciting brands.

Build strong relationships with senior client stakeholders that support ongoing projects and open the door to growth opportunities.

Identify the complex problems facing our clients and build plans that creatively address their challenges through People and Change.

Put your team’s best ideas into action through planning and management; uncover gaps and omissions that may exist in a plan or deliverables.

Shape the firm’s future by identifying opportunities to grow existing accounts.

Play a central role in your team’s growth through coaching and constructive review of ongoing engagements.

What you will need:


6+ years of management consulting, advisory, professional services, and/or Big 4 consulting experience.

Experience leading the development of a communication plan for internal and external stakeholders

Ability to communicate clearly with client executives and stakeholders.

Experience assessing stakeholder needs and understanding and determining how to develop communications to close any gaps

Experience in the public sector, healthcare, Medicaid or HHS

Experience leading project staffing, invoicing, budgeting, profitability analysis, and opportunity/funnel management.

Demonstrate deep knowledge in People and Change and the ability to establish credibility with clients, create value, and deliver desired business outcomes at scale through its practice.

The ability to galvanize client stakeholders and teammates into action for a common goal through collaboration, building consensus, and authentically establishing credibility.

Experience developing proposals that successfully drive clients to choose a business solution.

A demonstrated track record of leading large, complex consulting engagements, with roles that involve building and fostering relationships with senior-level client executives.

Demonstrated success managing teams while fostering high performance.

Creative ingenuity and a proven ability to find or design simple solutions to complex challenges.

A bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university. A master’s degree and/or professional certifications are bonuses.

** Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship by North Highland.Work visa sponsorship will not be provided, now or in the future, for this position.


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