North Highland Associate Vice President in Austin, Texas




North Highland has a mantra: Unleash Potential Together. For our clients, it means we challenge thinking and build capabilities, so that after each engagement, they are left stronger and inspired to do more. With our colleagues, it means fostering an environment where bringing, shaping, growing and sharing ideas isn’t just encouraged—it’s expected. And within our communities, it means we give of our skills, time and passion to make them more prosperous.

Associate Vice Presidents, Public Sector are responsible for the acquisition and development of target accounts and the overall relationship of assigned account(s), including account growth, quality of delivery, client satisfaction, risk management, profitability, and client team effectiveness. Location: Austin, Texas

  • Successfully managing multiple and/or complex projects at one or more clients through hands on delivery

  • Developing partnership relationships with the client’s executive level personnel

  • Assessing client risk and mitigate on an ongoing basis

  • Driving new account acquisition through developing and implementing target account strategies

  • Managing client investments and portfolio of projects to meet or exceed margin forecasts

  • Developing professional network through association memberships, speaking and writing engagements and community activities

Qualifications :

  • 12+ years of management consulting, advisory, professional services and/or Big 4 consulting experience, current or tracking towards, Partner, Managing Director, Senior Executive level

  • 12+ years of business development experience

  • Experience in expanding business opportunities within existing accounts and cultivating new business opportunities

  • Proposal development experience including the ability to effectively sell business solutions to clients

  • Running projects and managing teams; and delivery experience driving business requirements, identifying gaps and omissions, and designing solutions

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college/university

  • State of Texas Public Sector Experience

  • Proven ability to manage diverse teams

Preferred Skills:

  • Master's degree and/or professional certifications

  • Demonstrated track record of managing large and complex consulting engagements; including a role in managing and interfacing with senior level client executives

  • Ability to establish immediate credibility with clients and within the company; can build consensus and achieve goals through influence

  • Excellent interpersonal/communication skills

  • Creative thinking and ability to seek innovative solutions to complex technical/business problems

North Highland at is a global management consulting firm known for helping clients solve their most complex challenges related to customer experience , performance improvement , technology and digital , and transformation .We add value and support our clients across the full spectrum of consulting, from strategy through delivery. We bring the big ideas, then we make them real.North Highland is an employee-owned firm, headquartered in Atlanta, GA, with more than 3,000 consultants worldwide and 60+ offices around the globe. The firm is a member of Cordence Worldwide ( ), a global management consulting alliance. For more information, visit and connect with us on LinkedIn , Twitter at and Facebook at .

North Highland is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

Location: Austin, TX

Capabilities: Management Consulting

Additional Locations:

Travel Requirements: Under 25%

Job Number: JO-1801-8943