Job Description

Lead Consultant for Cirrus

Location: Wilmslow / London / Remote

Career Level: CL7 Manager

Salary: Competitive plus benefits

Travel commitments: As required for Business Management activities including client meetings, conferences and networking

About us:

We're Cirrus - now part of Accenture. We transform organisations by changing the way leaders lead. We do this by blending our leadership, talent & engagement expertise to assess, engage and develop leaders – creating powerful behavioural change that boosts performance. We work in true partnership with our clients, aligned to their strategic goals and real-world challenges. We have worked with over 200 organisations to assess, develop and engage more than 100,000 leaders across 60 countries. Our global team of 200+ experienced consultants are fluent in 25 languages and ensure our clients have a brilliant experience.

What we're looking for:

Someone to lead major projects as both an architect and a manager, who will ensure that we design and deliver great value and tangible results to our clients. This person will manage client projects that are focused on designing and delivering leadership solutions in a way that best reflects the business priorities of our current and potential clients.

As a team:

This is an individual contributor position, with accountability for project leadership. They will be part of a multi-functional group with the following values:

  • Connected - collaborate with colleagues to achieve shared goals and build relationships with clients and potential clients

  • Courageous – act with integrity and really care in order to achieve ambitious goals

  • Creative – take an innovative approach to developing quality relationships

What's in it for you:

This is a pivotal role in Cirrus, reporting directly to the Head of Consulting and responsible for representing our brand to all clients and managing external supplier relationships. This person will have the opportunity to take ownership of internal relationships with client partners, consultants and design team, as well as the delivery hub co-ordinators and administrators, digital and creative teams as required by their projects. The role represents an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, ambitious and creative individual.

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As a Lead Consultant, you will:

  • Maintain partnership based, sustainable relationships with major clients

  • Use analysis, insight and expertise to create innovative and robust learning solutions that provide tangible results for clients

  • Lead and deliver high quality projects that deliver commercial and project outcomes for the client

  • Deliver high value activity where important to the overall programme (e.g. strategic/executive facilitation, coaching, and team development and large scale events and programmes)

  • Facilitate events professionally, credibly and with real enthusiasm that engenders a positive response from participants

  • Work effectively as part of the Cirrus team; manage project team and faculty to ensure client outcomes

  • Support Cirrus client partners to identify and build business development opportunities; support pitch/proposal development

  • Keep Cirrus leadership, talent or engagement services at the leading edge in the market; creating case studies, writing articles/speaking/blogging etc.

We are looking for experience in the following skills:

  • Demonstrable expertise/technical ability in high quality leadership development programmes which drive sustainable behavioural change; blended learning solutions

  • Specific expertise in blended learning solutions, digital and virtual learning delivery is a prerequisite

  • Consultancy skills – diagnose, design, deliver

How to set yourself apart:

  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent

  • We ideally would like someone to have an MSc or similar in organisational change, leadership behaviour and a well recognised coaching qualification

  • A high degree of proficiency in written and spoken English

  • Excellent Microsoft Office and technology skills

  • Additional languages desirable

What’s in it for you

At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days of vacation per year, access to app based fitness classes and discounts on range of gyms, private medical insurance and three days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!

Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role to deliver the first-class services we are known for.

About Accenture

Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services—all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 537,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

Closing Date for Applications 31/03/2022

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.



All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, colour, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected applicable law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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