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Managing Consultant – Industrials and Technology

We are looking for a Managing Consultant to join our team to lead client projects in the Industrials and Tech Sector, working closely with the Sector Director.  

About twentyfifty

twentyfifty is an award-winning management consultancy working with well-known global companies to transform their social & environmental performance by embedding best-practice human rights due diligence throughout their activities. We partner with our clients on the journey from identifying their human rights impacts and implementing management systems, to the sustainability transition and becoming responsible and sustainable businesses. We hold strongly that human rights due diligence done well will be transformative, and that the human detail, bringing the voice of rightsholders from the field to the boardroom, is an essential element. 

Working with twentyfifty will give you exposure to different companies, and geographies and the opportunity to deepen your expertise in particular topic areas or issues. We are growing and putting in place first class training and professional development systems. You will learn from the leaders and most experienced consultants in the field of business and human rights, and further develop highly transferable consulting skills and experience. You will become part of a high performing team, in which we all respect, learn from, and care for each other – and we also find time to have fun.  

At the end of the working day, as you go home you will know that by working with twentyfifty and our clients you are helping to establish the conditions for the lives of millions of disadvantaged and vulnerable people to be positively impacted. 

Key skills and experience required

  • Minimum of eight years experience working for a large business or consultancy in the areas of business and human rights, sustainability, or responsible sourcing 
  • Knowledge and experience of the industrials and tech sector particularly extractives, renewables and or large infrastructure projects  
  • Knowledge and experience working with community rights, understanding of issues around stakeholder engagement, community impacts from large capital projects, vulnerable and Indigenous Peoples  
  • Experience engaging a range of stakeholders including executives, operational leadership, functional and specialist teams and rightsholders 
  • Proven business development experience and skills, including building and maintaining strong relationships, developing and presenting proposals, winning business and managing large programmes of client work  
  • Excellent knowledge of the business and human rights agenda, key international frameworks such as the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights and recent legislative developments 
  • Excellent and proven project leadership skills, including project management, client/stakeholder engagement, team management and quality delivery 
  • Passionate about business as a contributor to sustainable development and helping companies frame and implement ambitious commitments 
  • Resilient and able to work under pressure to deadlines and to manage multiple projects simultaneously 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to engage with a wide range of people 

Key tasks

  • Manage and lead a diverse range of client projects, predominantly within the Industrials and Tech sector 
  • Lead, actively participate in, and contribute to detailed work 
  • Lead client relationships to ensure projects are delivered in line with the client’s expectations 
  • Develop project team members, ensuring they can enhance their skills and experience within the scope of the project 
  • Proactively build relationships with potential clients and key stakeholders to win business and grow existing accounts 
  • Lead the development of proposals and pitches 

What we can offer you

  • A friendly and collaborative international team who is passionate and committed to impact 
  • Being part of an innovative and exciting business, leading in its field, and seeking to operate responsibly itself 
  • The opportunity to be involved in interesting, meaningful, and impactful work 
  • We are a growing consultancy with plenty of opportunities to make an impact internally 
  • Excellent professional development opportunities   
  • Competitive salary and benefits package 
  • Flexible and hybrid working arrangements 
  • The successful candidate can choose to base themselves from either the UK, Germany, or Switzerland. 

twentyfifty is an equal opportunity employer. As a consultancy specialising in human rights, it is particularly important to us to promote inclusion and provide a workplace environment where all staff are treated with dignity and respect. We also recognise that diversity of thought and experience makes us a stronger team. We thus strongly encourage qualified applicants from all walks of life to apply for our positions and work hard to ensure our recruitment decisions are free from bias.