Growth Advisory Managing Director - Talent & Culture

Growth Advisory Managing Director - Talent & Culture

01 Feb 2024
Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 19113 Philadelphia USA

Growth Advisory Managing Director - Talent & Culture

Grant Thornton is seeking a Growth Advisory Managing Director - Talent & Culture to join our team in New York, NY. Additional approved locations include Melville, NY; Iselin, NJ; Philadelphia, PA. As the Growth Advisory Managing Director – Talent & Culture, you’ll provide our clients with a structured approach to lead and enable transformation including governance, process optimization, talent management and organizational change management leadership with an emphasis on value realization for your Talent & Culture teams with a focus on the healthcare and financial services industries but with the ability to apply expertise across industry – all with the resources, environment and support to help you excel. You’ll collaborate with other Growth Advisory and industry leaders and grow the business through achievement of business development goals, leadership of internal and external initiatives and involvement in developing junior talent because together is how we succeed. From day one, you’ll be empowered by a culture of innovation, a collaborative community and internal reporting tools to achieve growth in the Talent & Culture practice and help you achieve more, confidently. Your day-to-day may include:

Proactively leading business development efforts including managing pursuit teams, drafting proposals and responses to requests for information, and leading business development interactions with prospects and clients.

Collaborating with other leaders in the organization to serve clients holistically across a variety of different solutions. With a focus on the healthcare and financial services industries, collaboration with those industry leaders and engagement teams will be key to success.

Leading client engagements in the areas of complex change leadership and management, business and digital transformation, talent management strategies, process improvement, and large-scale technology implementations.

Leading multiple client service delivery teams in the active execution of engagements and help ensure compliance with firm and practice unit service delivery standards.

Awareness of and willingness to learn and apply Six Sigma, Lean, change management methodologies, design thinking, and other performance improvement concepts to address client challenges.

Performing engagement management responsibilities, including performance reviews, task delegation, project scheduling, project financials, quality review and client management.

Actively participating in recruiting activities and coaching, mentoring, and developing team members to help foster team members’ professional growth and develop top performers.

Working at a client site, with your team in the office or remotely. We empower teams to listen first to expectations of clients and teammates; then you and your team can determine when and where to work. No matter when or where, you will have the support you need to thrive.

Other duties as assigned

You have the following technical skills and qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree required. Advanced or Master’s degree preferred.

A minimum of 13 plus years of related work experience in a similar consulting practice or function servicing clients at a national level.

Relevant certification such as a Certified Change Management Professional, Human Resource Certification Institute (any certification), Program Management Professional (PgMP), Project Management Professional (PMP), PROSCI Change Management Certification, Six Sigma Black Belt, Six Sigma Green Belt, Society for HR Management (SHRM) SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP required. If you do not hold a relevant certification at time of hire, you must be able to earn one within 18 months of starting with Grant Thornton.

Prior business development and sales experience is required.

Prior experience in practice and team development is required.

Prior consulting experience required.

Extensive experience in the healthcare and financial services industry required.

Strong analytical skills and ability to perform quantitative analysis and develop business cases.

Have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Ability to travel as needed. Expect 50% travel.

The base salary range for this position in New York City and Melville, NY only is between $264,600 and 491,400.#LI-MM1About UsAt Grant Thornton, we believe in making business more personal and building trust into every result – for our clients and you. Here, we go beyond your expectations of a career in professional services by offering a career path with more: more opportunity, more flexibility, and more support. It’s what makes us different, and we think being different makes us better.About the TeamThe team you’re about to join is ready to help you thrive. Here’s how: Whether it’s your work location, weekly schedule or unlimited flex time off, we empower you with the options to work in the way that best serves your clients and your life. Here, you are supported to prioritize your overall well-being through work-life integration options that work best for you and those in your household. We understand that your needs, responsibilities and experiences are different — and we think that’s a good thing. That’s why we support you with personalized and comprehensive benefits that recognize and empower all the identities, roles and aspirations that make you, well, you. See how at When it comes to inclusion, we are committed to doing more than checking boxes. Explore all the ways we’re taking action for diversity, equity & inclusion at Here’s what you can expect next: If you apply and are selected to interview, a Grant Thornton team member will reach out to you to schedule a time to connect. We encourage you to also check out other roles that may be a good fit for you or get to know us a little bit better at Benefits: We understand that your needs, responsibilities and experiences are different, and we think that’s a good thing. That’s why we support you with personalized and comprehensive benefits that recognize and empower all the identities, roles and aspirations that make you, well, you. For an overview of our benefit offerings, please visit:

Benefits for internship positions: Grant Thornton interns are eligible to participate in the firm’s medical, dental and vision insurance programs and the firm’s employee assistance program. Interns also receive a minimum of 72 hours of paid sick leave, and are paid for firm holidays that fall within their internship period.

Benefits for seasonal employee positions: Grant Thornton seasonal employees are eligible to participate in the firm’s medical, dental and vision insurance programs and the firm’s employee assistance program. Seasonal employees may also be eligible to participate in the firm’s 401(k) savings plan and employee retirement plan in accordance with applicable plan terms and eligibility requirements. Seasonal employees receive a minimum of 72 hours of paid sick leave.

Grant Thornton employees may be eligible for a discretionary, annual bonus based on individual and firm performance, subject to the terms, conditions and eligibility criteria of the applicable bonus plan or program. Interns and seasonal employees are not eligible for bonus compensation.

Additional Details: It is the policy of Grant Thornton to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions (including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, working conditions, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, evaluations, and termination) are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital or civil union status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, handicap, genetic predisposition or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. Consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and applicable state and local laws, it is the policy of Grant Thornton LLP to provide reasonable accommodation when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with a disability, unless such accommodation would cause an undue hardship. The policy regarding requests for reasonable accommodation applies to all aspects of employment, including the application process. To make an accommodation request, please contact For Los Angeles Applicants only: We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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