Director, Performance Consulting 

Summary:

The Director, Performance Consulting, is a client-service delivery role. You have the opportunity to make a significant impact in a variety of client organizations through helping with their talent selection, leadership development, succession planning, family business issues, etc. 

We are looking for you to have experience in a number of these areas.  We will train you in our approach, collaborate to help you deliver top quality service, and equip you with a variety of integrated tools we have developed.

Required:

  • Masters or Ph.D. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Counseling Psychology, or Clinical Psychology from an APA-accredited institution.
  • 3+ years’ work experience, preferably in a business environment.

Reports to: President

Client Delivery Activities:

  • Integrate and interpret personality, cognitive, and leadership style assessments, discuss your insights with hiring managers, write summary reports. 
  • Coach leaders to higher performance levels.
  • Provide feedback to leaders on their 360 surveys.
  • Facilitate team building sessions, helping them attain greater synergy.
  • Facilitate our leadership workshop.
  • Guide family businesses through challenging issues.
  • Plan and implement succession, change management, and culture change projects.

Consulting Skills Desired:

  • Serve as a trusted advisor to our clients.  Develop strong client relationships.  Manage and develop business within client accounts.
  • Possess strong business acumen.  Learn and understand clients’ businesses and issues.
  • Suggest solutions and innovative ideas to meet client needs.
  • Exhibit good interpersonal, communication, and public speaking skills.
  • Identify and approach new potential strategic customers.
  • Handle any problems or complaints in a timely and effective manner.  Strong negotiation skills with a problem-solving attitude.

Expectations:

  • 20%-40% travel.
  • Top-notch customer service, including timeliness, quality products, and delivery on promises.
  • Cooperating within the organizational structure; taking direction from supervisor and other leaders.
  • Offering a “how can I help?” attitude internally and externally.  Productive communication and problem-solving.

Why Psychological Associates?

  • Enjoy a variety of work and developmental opportunities ranging from assessments, 360 surveys, team interventions, succession planning, family business consulting, conducting leadership development workshops, coaching, …
  • We strive to live the Q4 culture that we teach:  concern for the task and a regard for people.
  • Travel opportunities.
  • Charitable.  Employees help select what causes we support financially and through services donation.
  • Opportunity to have a major impact in our client organizations with your expertise and our support.
  • Large enough to have professional tools and resources; Small enough to be a family environment.

About Us

  • Founded in 1958.  Headquartered in St. Louis, MO.  Family owned. 40 team members.
  • We serve clients throughout the U.S., and in several foreign countries.
  • We have published 5 books and developed an integrated suite of tools around our Q4 Model of Behavior. 
  • We have an extensive base of intellectual property that has been developed over the last 62 years.  
  • We offer a comprehensive benefit package including: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Life, STD, LTD, Paid Vacations, Sick, and Personal Time

To Apply 

 For Consideration please submit resume to Hope Litzsinger  [email protected]   Questions?  314-725-7771.


Senior Consultant

Who Are We?

TalentQuest – We offer our clients the absolute best integrated approach to Talent Management. Our proprietary SaaS-based system includes personality assessments, competency management, employee profiles, goal management, performance reviews, 360 surveys, organizational surveys, compensation management, succession management, and learning management. We develop engaging, interactive learning experiences with AR, VR, and 3D technologies. Our consulting expertise includes the design of HR processes, competency modeling, targeted assessment methodologies for selection and development, performance management, customized management training and leadership development, executive coaching, succession planning, and Board Reviews.

Who Are You?

The next Sr. Consultant

Want to Know More?

Of course, you do! We are looking for a Senior Consultant to join the team at TalentQuest. As a Senior Consultant, you will be operating as a generalist in partnership with leaders and organizations in support of their goals to increase overall impact and effectiveness. Leveraging deep insights and understanding around human behavior and group dynamics alongside strong business acumen, we are able to make a significant difference in the functioning and effectiveness of individuals, teams, and organizations. We are a small, but cohesive team each with different backgrounds but all with similar purpose. If you think you would be a good fit for the role and for our team, we’d welcome the chance to learn more about you.

A sample of some of the typical roles of the Senior Consultant:

  • Psychological assessments for employment selection and placement decisions
  • Psychological assessments for leadership development
  • Multi-rater survey facilitation and feedback
  • Executive coaching
  • Executive advisory and consultation
  • Team development and consultation
  • Developing and delivering various leadership development trainings and team facilitations
  • Supporting and nurturing client relationships
  • Participating in needs assessment and discovery conversations with clients
  • Representing TalentQuest as a subject matter expert to the community

What competencies are we looking for?

  • Systems Thinking – the ability to identify specific solutions to client needs in a way that addresses immediate need while also providing a foundation for more comprehensive and complete solutions later.
  • Collaboration – the ability to partner effectively across a multi-disciplinary team of internal resources while also collaborating effectively with external stakeholders as needed to deliver high impact, high return solutions
  • Consultation skills - the ability to analyze client needs, understand the client’s business, build strong client relationships, and propose robust solutions to best meet client needs
  • Organizational skills – the ability to manage multiple client deliverables effectively in a manner that ensures a high degree of follow through, attention to detail and quality
  • Executive credibility – the ability to project to senior leaders a credible, professional presence and to communicate in a manner that instills confidence, trust, and influence
  • Communication – the ability to convey complex ideas in a flexible, agile manner as needed to have desired impact and understanding with audience.
  • Strong business acumen – the ability to understand various business functions, levers impacting business profitability and the relationship between internal people factors relative to external, market oriented objectives for the client
  • Authenticity – the ability to have fun on the job, be willing to support others on the team while asking for support when needed

What we need from you:

  • Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical or Counseling Psychology preferred (I/O with strong assessment experience will also be considered)
  • 3 – 7 years of external consulting experience
  • Experience and sophistication working with senior leaders
  • Strong individual assessment skills
  • Strong facilitation skills
  • Strong critical thinking skills
  • Business development experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Collaborative, team-oriented but able to work independently
  • Assertive and self-directed
  • Ability to navigate ambiguity
  • Energy and drive necessary to operate in a fast-paced environment
  • Willingness to travel up to 25% time

What We’re Offering!

  • Walkable Midtown Atlanta office location
  • We’ll handle the parking expenses
  • A challenging, yet fun and engaging work environment
  • Colleagues who are good at what they do and can still be humble about it
  • Opportunities for variety and autonomy in your work
  • Opportunities for growth and development
  • Continuing education assistance

Contact Jody Bradham from TalentQuest for more information.


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