Careers at Building For Mission

Talent Consultant

A successful candidate is an individual who can lead and support multiple client engagements at one time, offering  specific talent expertise in collaboration with a Senior Consultant. The individual would manage a variety of project-related tasks, including conducting interviews, organization assessment surveys, benchmarking, developing  presentations, and designing and facilitating training sessions—all with a race equity/DEI lens. This position will report to the Chief Executive Officer.  

Specific Responsibilities: 

Consulting/Training/Facilitation 

  • Provide human resources (HR) and organization development (OD) consulting with the ability to analyze a company’s current HR and DEI practices and recommend solutions
  • Carry out research and data collection via surveys, interviews, or focus groups with the ability to analyze and report on results
  • Manage and deliver consulting services for multiple clients  
  • Facilitate interactive trainings leveraging Adult Learning Theory 
  • Design workshops and training materials 
  • Build trusting relationships with clients, keep them informed of progress, meet agreed upon milestones, and provide thought partnership
  • Contribute to continuous learning efforts through evaluation, reflection and analysis leading refinement and  codification of our methods and materials  
  • Identify creative opportunities—new models or approaches to advance our services 

Business Development 

  • Contribute and design business proposals 
  • Identify, build and cultivate new partnerships  

BFM Team Member 

  • Contribute to the organization’s strategy and business model developments 
  • Support and take on mini projects related to BFM’s business operations  
  • Work effectively and creatively in a largely virtual environment

Skills & Qualifications: 

We are seeking candidates with many of the following capabilities: 

  • HR, Talent and Organization Development: You have knowledge and experience in talent  management, leadership development, and organizational development and/or related areas. 
  • Project Management: You can integrate innovative talent practices in organizations and have managed  projects and budgets effectively. You can manage projects, team members and stakeholders effectively. 
  • Written Communication and Presentation: You are a strong writer, skilled in organizing thoughts and  ideas in ways that are clear and client centered. You are also excellent in designing visually appealing  presentations and reports.  
  • Strategic Thinking and Communication: You see context and hold strategic perspective that you can  communicate clearly and in multiple outlets. 
  • An Intersectional and DEI Analysis: You are skilled in understanding and surfacing for others how race and  identity inform practices, policies, and organizational outcomes. 
  • Partnership/Business Development: You are able to identify and assess partner needs and interests, propose  mutually beneficial solutions.  
  • Relationship Cultivation: You listen for what matters, quickly develop rapport, earn the respect and trust of  others and can guide clients to collaborate and act on decisions and recommendations.  
  • Engaging Conflict: You step into conflicts, viewing tensions across differences as opportunities to get to  enduring and authentic solutions, and you can facilitate in conflictual situations. 
  • Growth Mindset: You believe in the human capacity for learning and growth in a way that drives personal  learning and client engagement. 

Professional Experience: 

You have 5+ years of HR and project management experience (people management a plus). You have experience doing organizational development internally and/or as a consultant (consulting experience a plus). You have excellent public speaking skills. 

Education: 

You hold a BA, MA and/or comparable skills/certifications/experience.  

To apply, fill out this Google form. Any Questions? Contact us.

This position can be located anywhere in the United States but candidates must be willing to travel for in-person team engagement (in-person engagements have been temporarily suspended due to COVID-19). This position will report to the Chief Talent Strategist.

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