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Assistant Director


If you want to be part of a growing team which thrives in finding answers to complex questions, which works every day to improve public services, that has commercial drive and leadership ambition, and that is emotionally intelligent and intellectually smart, then Assistant Director at IMPOWER Consulting is the role for you.

We are looking for individuals with a solid background in public sector consulting, to help IMPOWER be the biggest and most respected management consultancy working exclusively to improve local public services. You will have experience in owning senior client relationships, and leading on the planning and management of key commercial opportunities.

You will develop yourself and junior staff within project and internal teams, acting as mentor and coach across the organisation. Assistant Directors will lead on ensuring the accuracy and transparency of project commercials, and will support the management team in achievement of our business plan.

IMPOWER offers a competitive package including remuneration and benefits, an interest in your continuous learning and development, training in our EDGEWORK philosophy and methodologies, and being part of a creative, bright, friendly and ambitious team. Apply today!

Required skills and experience

  • A minimum of 5 years consulting experience.
  • Extensive experience and knowledge of the public sector.
  • Proven track record of developing new consulting business and winning market credibility based on specialist expertise.
  • Demonstrable people management skills and experience, including the leading of successful teams and effective performance management.
  • The ability to quickly gain an understanding of the firm and our ambitions.
  • The capabilities to sell and deliver projects across the spectrum of IMPOWER’s solutions and propositions.
  • A demonstrable track record in the development and nurturing of account relationships to deliver future opportunities.
  • Experience in developing and inspiring consulting staff.
  • The ability to respond innovatively to market developments.
  • A collaborative mindset; with both clients and colleagues.
  • Strong analytical capability.
  • Outstanding oral and written presentation skills.
  • Advanced Word, Excel and PowerPoint capability.


  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • 28 days annual leave per year
  • Pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Income Protection
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Gym Subsidy
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Discounts at a variety of high street retailers
  • Regular training and development opportunities, including a personal development budget
  • CSR days
  • Regular team socials and celebrations

Location: Working on sites across the UK, with a Head Office based in London

Hours: Full time, 9:00am – 6:00pm

Apply now

To apply, please email with your CV and cover letter outlining your relevant skills and experience.

We endeavour to consider and respond to all applications in good time, although due to the sheer volume of responses this may not always be possible. Please note that if we have not contacted you in 14 days after the closing date, then it is fair to assume your application will not be pursed further in this instance.

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