Impactt Limited was founded in 1997 with the mission of improving the lives of workers in international supply chains in a way which makes business sense. Since then the company has grown to be a leader in the field with a high reputation for quality, excellence, integrity and delivery and for delivering innovative and scalable solutions which work for workers whilst having a strong understanding of business. The Company’s head office is in London, with subsidiaries in China, India, Bangladesh and teams in Vietnam and Myanmar.
Impactt is growing and Acre is recruiting a Principal Consultant to join their expanding team. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced consultant to lead a team to help improve workers' livelihoods in a way that benefits businesses and workers by proactively leading, managing and growing a number of complex and large clients/accounts and sourcing new business opportunities.
Proactively and independently lead, manage, and grow a number of medium to large clients/accounts
Support clients to understand and articulate their needs/strategies and develop and sell work accordingly
Support team to develop, win and deliver client work e.g. proposals, research reports, develop motivating training materials, information collation and analysis
Act as a trusted advisor for clients and build partnerships between different stakeholders with the aim of developing building and maintaining relationships with existing clients for Impactt’s services in the UK in line with our vision and values
Manage, develop and improve the capability of staff within Project teams, motivating and mentoring them to better meet the current and future requirements of the team, including monitoring performance, managing sickness and planning development
Carry out advanced field work e.g. non-standard assessments, co-ordinate and communicate different perspectives, develop solutions in the UK and internationally independently and deliver non –standard products independently (audit, training etc.) as and when required and in line with portfolio
You will have:
Experience in a similar role in consulting (international business/development/ ethical trade/sustainable sourcing operations, customer relationship management, continuous improvement or related field required)
Some knowledge or experience of ethical trade, supporting worker rights and/or social compliance auditing
Project Management Experience incorporating the planning and progressing project management activities using general project management principles, using initiative and judgement
Significant experience of working/responding independently and dealing with unforeseen problems and circumstances
International and Cross-cultural work experience with a sensitivity to a multi-cultural global environment / working in developing countries
Experience in business development including replying to RFPs and proposal writing
Experience managing a team including line management/supervisory experience – coaching, motivation, managing performance
If you feel you can add value to an impactful organisation making significant improvements to the workers in supply chain, then please apply below.