Independent Consultant, Strategic Projects at Gerson Lehrman Group
New York City, NY, US
Job Summary

Strategic Projects delivers personalized strategic insights by partnering with talent from top tier management consulting firms. We curate high performing and lean project teams, while providing oversight, support, and resources to address needs of top global clients. As an independent consultant you will be responsible for executing research and strategy projects for GLG’s global clients.

Additional highlights:

The consultant will receive support from an internal team of experienced consultants that facilitate GLG’s resources including: phone consultations with experts from our 500,000 network, surveys, deck design, and more

The Strategic Projects team handles all aspects of business development including: project scoping, proposal development, staffing, and contracts

This role is a fit for talented consultants that seek flexible lifestyle as you will have full discretion to accept and decline projects based on availability and interest

Our staffing model provides the optimal level of responsibilities on a project: Associate, Manager, Expert Advisor or Partner-level client relationship

An ideal candidate will have the following:

Undergraduate degree from tier 1 university, MBA preferred

Associates: 3+ years management consulting experience from top tier firm

Project Leads: 3-5+ years management consulting experience from top tier firm

Partners: 10+ years management consulting experience and industry experience at a senior level

Experience leading high visibility consulting engagements and communicating insights with senior clients

Currently independent consultant, yet informed about industry trends and challenges of leading corporations

Functional experience in at least one of the following: primary/market research, strategy, due diligence, market assessments and/or sizing, competitive landscaping

Keen creative, analytical and interpersonal senses to get to the root of client questions

Skilled in story-telling, deck development in PowerPoint, and client presentations

Proficient in combining a leading edge consulting toolkit with deep industry knowledge of your own and/or leveraging industry experts

About GLG / Gerson Lehrman Group

GLG is the world's leading platform for professional learning. Business leaders, investors, consultants, social entrepreneurs, and other top professionals rely on GLG to learn in short- and long-term engagements from a membership of more than 500,000 experts. Clients partner with GLG to address their most complex strategic challenges, make better business decisions, and advance their careers through conversations, mentorships, small group convenings, surveys, and other interactions—all within a rigorous compliance framework. Global, technology-driven, and nimble, GLG’s 1,300 employees work in 22 offices in 12 countries.