Practice Development Lead


Cause Areas


Wed Aug 03, 2016 - Fri Oct 14, 2016


1250 Oakmead Parkway Suite 210Sunnyvale, CA 94085


Join our leadership team and make a difference.

Position: Lead - Practice Development

About Us:

The Class Consulting Group is a boutique management consulting firm headquartered in San Francisco Bay Area that provides consulting services to senior management and Board of Directors of non-profit/ philanthropic organizations and offers community leadership opportunities to professionals. CLASS partners with our non-profit clients -- to help them achieve their missions and create tangible values for their communities. CLASS’s business consulting services includes the following business categories: Marketing, Strategy, Human Resources, Finance, and Information Technology.

We are looking for highly motivated and committed professionals to join our volunteer-driven Business Consulting Service (BCS) Team.

General Responsibilities:

* Developing, managing and providing leadership to the team.

* Presiding over the meetings and agenda of the team.

* Acting as an ambassador for the organization.

* Leading and tracking projects and ongoing activities.

* Keeping the Board informed about the latest developments on regular basis.

* Assisting Board in strategic planning and in identifying annual strategic priorities.

* Encouraging leadership based culture.

* Ensuring appropriate communications and leveraging of resources within the team and with other teams.

* Ensure to build a culture in context with the organizational cultural values.

* Promoting volunteer engagement not only as team members but also representing themselves at all events to foster inter-team relations and connectivity.

Specific Responsibilities:

Lead - Practice Development is responsible for following functions:

1. Promoting & Selling Business Solutions

2. Facilitating Client workshops and proposal designing

3. Providing Thought Leadership by developing White Papers

4. Acting as Chief Advisor to the client project.

5. Training & mentoring consultants and managers

6. Gathering intelligence and managing Knowledge Management



* Good management skills

* Effective communication skills and strong business acumen

* Work collaboratively and efficaciously as a team member.

Preferred Qualifications:

* MBA with more than 6+ years experience in leadership role

* Excellent analytical and communication skills with the ability to communicate with professionals at all levels

* Exceptional interpersonal skills

* Exceptional skills as a change agent and process oriented individual

* Ability to resolve complex issues within functional area and/or area of expertise

* Ability to develop and execute priorities and approaches to meet objectives

Time Commitment:

A minimum of one year


* Should have passion for serving community.

* Should be reliable and committed

* Should have good sense of humor.

* Should have the emotional maturity to be able to work in teams without formal hierarchy.

* Should honor commitments and CLASS's Code of Ethics


* Leadership development opportunities

* Training and learning opportunity

* Professional networking opportunity

* Fulfilling experience to make a tangible impact on communities

Type: Volunteer Job/Unpaid, Part-Time (Flexibility to work with your full time job)

Location: Sunnyvale

If you are interested in the above opportunity, submit an online application form and your resume by clicking the Apply Now Button. Once we receive your request - our recruitment team would contact you to set up an informational session with you.


  • Business Development
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Management

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • 1 year
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