Leadership Development Consultant

Key Role:

Serve as a key consultant and facilitator of leadership development programs focused on the effective design, development, and delivery of programs, targeted training workshops, and team development sessions. Provide both 1-on-1 and group or team coaching following International Coach Federation (ICF) standards, ethics, and competencies, as needed. Apply expertise in assessments and delivery of assessment feedback through a variety of tools and facilitating leadership development programs, including facilitating and building connections both in program content and with participant cohorts as participants advance through program sessions and levels, establishing presence with audience members, and facilitating session dynamics to promote engagement consistent with adult-learning best practices. Evaluate delivered solutions versus agreed client success metrics for every program, including the use of feedback forms. Resolve problems and issues within scope of assignments independently and forge relationships with key client contacts to identify existing and emerging organization development client needs. Contribute to business development efforts, including selling and delivering programs or consulting services to achieve revenue and profit margin targets and support additional initiatives in the areas of human capital strategic planning, workforce planning, competency modeling, talent acquisition or recruiting, succession planning, and human capital analytics, as needed. Provide guidance and development for internal junior staff in the area of leadership development, as needed.

Basic Qualifications:

-5+ years of experience in a consultant or internal leadership development role, including engaging, educating, influencing, and inspiring diverse individuals and stakeholder groups

-3+ years of leadership coaching experience

-Experience with project management

-Experience with leadership assessment

-Experience with presentations, training, and facilitation for both management and individual contributor audiences

-Experience with structuring and conducting data gathering and analysis activities, including interviews, focus groups, and surveys

-Ability to support client locations throughout the Washington, DC Metro area, including Northern VA and MD

-Ability to perform one or more of the following: competency modeling, job task analysis, training needs assessments, and human capital study methods

-Active Secret clearance

-BA or BS degree

-Leadership Assessment Certification

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with data analytics or experience in employee engagement survey analysis and reporting

-Experience with performing quantitative and qualitative workforce data analysis using statistical programs and survey software, including Excel, SPSS, and SAS

Instructional systems design experience

-Ability to be self-driven and work both independently and in a collaborative environment, as required

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

-Possession of excellent analytical skills

-BA or BS degree in I/O Psychology, Organization Development, Adult Education, Training, Communications, HR, or Business preferred; MA or MS degree in I/O Psych, Org Dev, Adult Education, Training, Communications, HR, or Business a plus

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.

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