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Senior Manager – Culture, Change & Employee Engagement

London, England, United Kingdom

SENIOR MANAGER/CONSULTANT

WHO ARE UNITED MINDS

United Minds is a global change consultancy that specialises in people focused transformation: including culture change, M&A, leadership alignment and development, employer brand and EVP, purpose and strategy advisory, change management, and DEI. 

Our entrepreneurial team are united by our purpose to make business more human. Not just because it makes our time at work more fun and enjoyable, but because this creates more engaged and aligned employees. In turn this benefits customers, the business, and long-term investors.

Through this mission, the team helps organisations deliver positive, lasting change by combining strategy with creative engagements, working with leaders and employees in every part of the process. 

We operate as a stand-alone management consultancy but benefit from the wealth of creative expertise within our parent company, Weber Shandwick, one of the world’s leading communications and marketing solutions firms.

WHAT’S HAPPENING?

The last two years has proven that nothing is permanent except change, and for organisations around the globe, the confluence of the pandemic, economic crisis, sustainability issues and a spotlight on inequality, has exponentially accelerated the need for change and an increased focus on the employee experience.

Our global team has quickly responded to this need; delivering award-winning work for clients such as Microsoft, Novartis, Siemens Energy and Mars fuelling our growth in the US and Europe. It’s been an exciting few years for the business and we’re now looking to expand our fast-growing London team.

We’re on the lookout for a Lead Consultant and/or a Senior Consultant/Manager to oversee and/or support the delivery of impactful consulting projects. You will provide counsel to clients, offering insight and best practices on different aspects of organisational transformation including employee experience, organisational culture, change management, internal communications, diversity and inclusion.

And, as part of our ambitious growth plans, you’ll play a role in new business pitches, marketing and business development activities.

We’re a small, family-like team, with collaboration and team spirit at our core and we’re hoping for someone with similar values to join our offering: a hybrid of a start-up environment within a global organisation, positioned in a beautiful workspace next to Liverpool street station (but with true flexibility and the option to work from home when needed).

THE ROLE

  • You will make a substantial contribution to client projects applying your knowledge of organisational change, employee engagement and internal communication to create impactful solutions for clients.
  • You will lead and/or support the day-to-day delivery of projects; providing a great client experience and take responsibility for helping to manage and build these relationships.
  • You may be asked to take responsibility for managing colleagues on projects.
  • Typically, you will work on several client projects simultaneously so need to be able to manage priorities and deadlines.
  • You will be asked to contribute to new business pitches and proposals and help develop the strategies, tactics, resource and time plans, and budgets.
  • In addition to managing resources assigned to work with you on projects you may also be asked to line manage other members of our team and take responsibility for their pastoral care and career development.
  • You will be an have growing expertise in areas including culture, change, communications, brand and DEI and will be expected to keep developing your knowledge (through a combination of formal training, mentoring, coaching, networking and “on the job” development.) and contributing to the development of others.

THE PERSON

  • Demonstrable experience operating at a similar level in a related consultancy or agency
  • Your experience will include roles participating in organisational transformations with a focus on culture, change, internal communications and DEI in large, complex, multinational organisations.
  • You will have consultative skills including project scoping, insight gathering, problem solving, strategy development, influencing, intervention planning and good written and verbal communications.
  • You will know how to contribute to client assignments and help manage the team, deliverables and budget to the satisfaction of United Minds and the client.
  • You will be good at building relationships with both clients and colleagues.
  • You will be a believer in making business more human and have a down-to-earth, collaborative and open style

THE PERKS

  • 25 days holiday + 2 extra days at Christmas + 2 annual days for volunteering + birthday day off
  • Flexible working – we have no rules around time in the office, it is based on needs of clients, team and individuals
  • Employee wellbeing perks including things like: EAP mental health support and free membership to both Headspace meditation
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Summer and Christmas company parties
  • Pension scheme
  • Access to health insurance
  • Brand new, spacious, modern office space (which includes a roof terrace and bubbles on tap!)

DIVERSITY & INCLUSION
United Minds is an Equal Opportunities Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or disability status

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