Team USA is looking for a strategic trailblazer who will collaborate across a diverse set of executive leaders to help identify and create actionable paths forward towards a new future. As a principal consultant, you will lead a cross-functional team in building bridges that bring together leaders, knowledge, and experiences to enable organizational growth and excellence. We expect you to support your partners successes by translating strategy to action and crafting targeted, scalable solutions that add tremendous value.
Executive Leadership Strategic Partnership - 25% •Trusted Partner - Develop and sustain trusted-advisor and peer relationships at the CXO level, establishing a forum for providing feedback and advice to on developing strong results-oriented support (by proving ROI) for intended plans and to strive for and reach ambitious goals •Effective Communication - Plan and execute influential communications that drive department commitment and motivate executives to adopt new perspectives and take action •People Connector - Create an environment where partners feel comfortable sharing challenges and asking for support, and fostering collaboration among individuals and teams with shared interests and goals
Strategic Business Transformation - 25% •Strategy Development - Lead deep industry knowledge to conduct rigorous competitive, market and business analyses that lead to strategic insights and a clear plan of action •Journey Management - Direct and manage large-scale strategic business transformations that meet both short and long-term business and financial objectives •Story Telling – Synthesize complex organizational problems and analyses into clearly articulated, innovative and pragmatic value propositions, business strategies, and operating models targeted to diverse audiences at all levels •Solution Design & Execution - Lead analysis and research to evaluate opportunities, including preparing financial and quantitative models to understand impact across a range of scenarios, develop and recommend the best course of action, and deliver results aligned with action plans
People & Skills Development - 25% •Cross-functional Leadership - Guide and empower cross departmental and multi-functional teams to achieve significant results •Cultural Ambassador - Proactively identify ways to drive positive cultural change across organizational priorities, including modeling and encouraging desired behaviors, hiring for key positions based on organizational values and leading talent development activities •Mentoring - Support team members in identifying future ambitions, operating plan objectives, departmental priorities, individual staff goals, and passion including planning personal development roadmaps to achieve their full potential •Training & Education – Provide guided instruction and applied learning environments for sharing key consulting and business management skills with a bright, hardworking team of rising professionals
Project Scoping and Stakeholder Assessment - 15% •Value Analysis and Insight Development – Lead quantitative analyses to generate insights about client business performance improvement and value creation opportunities •Structured Problem Solving and Business Assessment - Partner with executive leadership in creating strategic plan action items and structuring projects that are likely to result in meaningful positive change •Partner Alignment & Expectation Setting – Identify key constituent interests and create alignment between conflicting points of view while setting realistic expectations on what is required to achieve desired results
Resource Allocation & Workload Balancing - 10% •Project Prioritization - Identify key executive leadership issues and project opportunities to create consensus across stakeholders then aid a narrowing of focus to a vital few that can drive action forward along an identified roadmap •Capabilities Deployment – Ensure teams and individual projects flourish by mating teammates competencies to project resource needs, and tapping into specialty skills and knowledge to deliver strategic and sustainable results •Structuring Teams – Build effective teams by balancing expectations and configuring available resources to meet client needs, personality preferences, and required skills •Balancing Supply and Demand – Proactively anticipate executive leadership needs and workload requirements to develop long range staffing and project plans that accommodate effective and efficient delivery
10+ years of experience in strategy consulting, corporate strategy, investment banking and/or related field
Progressive successes in top tier management consulting company firm
Experience leading strategic planning and/or business plan development
Experience advising senior leadership on strategic decisions
Experience and networks with industry, academia, and sport professionals
Experience with organizational change management
Bachelor’s degree with a preferred emphasis in Business Administration, Engineering, Economics, Finance, or Statistics
Internal Number: P2308
About United States Olympic Committee
The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) is the National Olympic Committee for the United States. It was founded in 1894 and headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado. In addition, the USOC is one of only four NOCs in the world that also serve as the National Paralympic Committee for their country. The USOC is responsible for supporting, entering and overseeing U.S. teams for the Olympic Games, Paralympic Games, Youth Olympic Games, Pan American Games, and Parapan American Games and serves as the steward of the Olympic and Paralympic Movements in the United States.
Mission statement: To support U.S. Olympic and Paralympic athletes in achieving sustained competitive excellence while demonstrating the values of the Olympic Movement, thereby inspiring all Americans.
The culture at the USOC is one of commitment and creativity with a competitive edge. Team members across the country work towards a common mission and are inspired by the stories of our American athletes