Leadership Design Consultant

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About the Role:

You will join our global, virtual Product Team as a Leadership Design Consultant.

You will be a pro-active contributor to small, client-facing teams to design and deliver scalable leadership development programs in large, global organizations. You will facilitate transformational journeys that enable leaders at all levels to harness the full potential of their mind and top teams to lead with both humanity and performance.  

You will contribute to and build knowledge that enables us to be at the forefront of truly enabling more human leadership at scale.

You are able to commit to 30-40 hours per week, Monday through Friday, and can work in US time zones, ideally US Eastern Time (ET). Interest in and practice of mindfulness is an important requirement to fit our organizational culture. We walk our own talk.

Please note we can only accept self-employed applicants as this is a contract position.

Areas of Priority:

  • Support client engagements from end-to-end (discovery, design, delivery)
  • Be a pro-active contributor to small, client facing teams to discover leadership needs and develop leadership development solutions
  • Facilitate and/or co-facilitate leadership development workshops with executives at all levels
  • Identify opportunities for enhancements or new offerings in our leadership solution suite
  • Mentor and develop colleagues to grow as leadership development professionals
  • Work closely with commercial team to develop and sell leadership development solutions

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Extensive personal meditation practice, usually in excess of 2 years, including a daily meditation practice and participation in at least 1 week-long retreat
  • Bachelor’s degree; Advanced degree preferred
  • Accredited leadership development facilitator and/or coach
  • 5+ years in professional services or professional training and coaching, with proven expertise in at least 2 of the following domains: Leadership Development, Design Thinking / Learning Design / Program Design, or Strategy Consulting
  • Self-starter with an exceptional sense of ownership, ability to work in scale-up organization and to thrive in high-pressure client situations
  • Excellent executive presence and comfort functioning at senior levels of client organizations
  • Proven track record of client management, including developing and delivering scalable leadership development programs from end-to-end
  • Demonstrated ability to manage, coach, and inspire teams and to help scope, design, and deliver leadership solutions for challenging business situations
  • Excellent level of English in oral, written and presentation skills (PowerPoint, Word)
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a virtual team environment and to work effectively with people at all levels in an organization
  • Exceptional time and project management skills with ability to manage multiple work-streams with operational discipline
  • Ability to work in CET or EST time zone
  • A commitment of 30-40 hours a week, Monday through Friday
  • Flexibility to travel 20-30% of the time

We Offer:

  • Being an important and influential part of a highly purpose driven, rapidly growing, international organization passionate about creating a more human world of work by harnessing people’s full potential of their mind
  • Opportunity to work in a highly collaborative, mindful, collegial work context with amazing colleagues from all over the world
  • Opportunity to go on mindfulness retreats and balance work with practice
  • Ability to work from home

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About Potential Project

At Potential Project, we are on a mission to make work feel more human. In this new world of work, people are focused, calm and resilient, even happy at work.  There is time for connection and compassion for one another, even on the busiest days. This new world begins inside, in the mind.  

Potential Project is a global consulting and professional services company that partners with organizations to uncover the power of the mind – how it is wired and how to rewire it for new behaviors and different outcomes. Our specialty is to leverage mindfulness and other practices grounded in neuroscience and research to enable more human leadership and greater performance, innovation and resilience.

We are present in 28 countries with a network of 200 consultants and facilitators, and we serve hundreds of forward-thinking companies like McKinsey, IKEA, Unilever, Cisco, LEGO and Microsoft.

How to Apply

If you are interested, please send your CV and a motivation letter to opportunities@potentialproject.com. Please refer to the job title in your e-mail subject.

Your contact person for this recruitment is Michaela Kress.

Potential Project is a people-centered company. It is what we teach and what we live. We insist on our team having a truly human experience of their work. Potential Project has committed itself to inclusion, respect for difference, and fairness, and guarantees the same rights to all its team members to ensure the fullest degree of success for each individual and for the organization.

Please include also the following statement in your application:

“By sending my application (e-mail & CV, other document) I acknowledge and I accept that my data will be collected & processed by Potential Project International for the purpose of the recruitment process”.