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Associate Director - Practice Development (PD)

Sunnyvale, CA
About Us: 
The Class Consulting Group is a boutique management consulting firm headquartered in SFO- Bay Area that provides consulting services to senior management and Board of Directors of nonprofit/ philanthropic organizations and offers community leadership opportunities to professionals. CLASS collaborate with our clients -- the Non Profit Organizations -- to help them realize their mission and create tangible value. CLASS offers business consulting services in marketing, strategy, human resources/ organization, finance & IT. 

All volunteering positions at Class Consulting Group are unpaid


Position Type: Volunteering/Unpaid, Part-Time (Flexibility to work with your full-time job)
Location:  SUNNYVALE, CA

General Responsibilities:
Assist the team lead in developing annual business plan and strategies to achieve the team goals and objectives. Assist team lead in identifying, assessing, and informing the Board of Directors of the internal and external issues that affect the organization. Preside over the meetings and agenda of the team as well as tracking projects and ongoing activities. Implement the BCS annual plans as per the calendar for the team. Implement the KPIs and progress of strategic projects and present management reports to the board in the absence of the team lead. Implement resource allocation and volunteer engagement activities along with team lead and HR. Foster appropriate communications and leverage resources within the team and with other teams. Implement volunteer engagement activities. Collect feedback from each team member and keep team lead informed about it. Guide the team members in training, feedback, succession planning.

Specific Responsibilities:
Develop in-depth understanding of client business needs and position self as a key decision making partner. Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work. Identify, coordinate and implement best practice delivery strategies. Facilitate improvements in client service while supporting, building, and developing trusted relationships within the organization. Responsible to lead, manage, and facilitate programs that align with CLASS objective and design customized strategies that drive significant organizational change. Build familiarity and expertise with consulting techniques and grow knowledge across a broad range of business disciplines. Provide advice and training to different teams on a wide range of business disciplines, including strategic planning, human resources, marketing, operational efficiency, growth strategies, and succession planning. Manage the Practice Development team to gather, share, evaluate and update market intelligence. Lead and monitor CLASS Leadership Certification (CLC) training program; assess the training needs, updating training materials, and assign appropriate training facilitators.

Qualifications and Requirements:
• MBA with 8 years of prior leadership background • 8 + years of professional experience in one of these fields: finance/accounting, strategic planning, marketing, or human resources • A background in management consulting and/or non-profit management is strongly desired • Performance at CLASS • Board Approval



Commitment Required:
• Must be willing to commit 1+ year for the unpaid / pro bono position with The CLASS • Meetings : 2 in person and 2 conference calls • Time : Minimum 5 hours [ excluding meeting time ]

General Requirements: 
• Should have a passion for serving community. • Should be able to work in teams without formal hierarchy • Should honor commitments and CLASS's Code of Ethics

Benefits:
• Leadership development opportunities • Networking opportunities • Group based learning • Satisfactory volunteering experience

To Apply:
 If you are interested in this opportunity or any other opportunities within CLASS, please submit an online application by [http://theclass.catsone.com/careers/] or register with us through [http://theclass.catsone.com/careers/index.php?m=portal&a=register]. Once we receive your request, our recruitment team would contact you to set up an informational session with you.

The CLASS Consulting Group believes in equal employment opportunity and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.
Human Resources Team
The Class Consulting Group
1250 Oakmead Pkwy, Suite 210
Sunnyvale, CA 94085-4037
Email     : hr@theclassconsultinggroup.org
Website: www.theclass.org
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