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Friday, August 21, 2015

F/T - Knowledge Manager - HR, Allegis Partners (NY)

Knowledge Manager, Human Resources Practice (Executive Search), Allegis Partners – NY

Allegis Partners (AP) is a premier executive search firm that provides professional services specializing in three sectors—Human Resources, Financial Services, and Technology—and three functional areas of placement—Human Resources (e.g., CHRO), Technology (e.g., CIO), and Finance (e.g., CFO).

The Knowledge Manager is a key member of the Human Resources Practice team. The Knowledge Manager proactively provides the HR team with the intellectual capital they need to expertly serve their clients. The Knowledge Manager will work to oversee the efficient capture, organization and distribution of knowledge and the creation of high quality deliverables in support of new business development, search execution and intellectual capital development.

The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable about the trends and issues facing the Human Resources Function.  He/she will be skilled at coordinating diverse resources across the organization to produce timely results.  This individual will also have strong executive presence and will be skilled at simultaneously managing multiple time-sensitive demands.

Ideally, this role will be located in our New York offices, but we are open to other locations. 

Principle Responsibilities:
  • Develop a knowledge agenda with the ultimate goal of increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of business development and search execution efforts.  Provide customer service and knowledge management support to the Managing Directors (“MDs’).
  • Support Managing Directors in setting, implementing and tracking success of their practice strategies.
  • Build and develop relationships and communicate with all Managing Directors in the practice group to support their practice initiatives.
  • Be a leader to bring about the use of innovative tools, techniques and targeted “intelligence gathering’ resources to continue to evolve and enhance the capabilities and competencies for the AP HR organization.
  • Work closely with Managing Directors in assisting and supporting business development efforts.
  • Partner with MDs to establish clear goals and processes for AP’s candidate development programs.
  • Identify HR events, conferences and forums appropriate for sponsorship, speaking engagements and networking.
  • Partner with Marketing to ensure content and direction is aligned with HR trends and research.
  • Work closely with and act as a resource to AP’s Knowledge Management/Research team.
Qualifications & Experience
  • Three plus years of experience working as a Business Intelligence Manager, Director of Research, Director of Competitive Intelligence, or Director of Knowledge Management for a retained Executive Search firm, HR consulting, or business market research firm.
  • Knowledge of/ subject matter expertise in Human Resources is highly preferred.
  • Experience working in a consulting environment and/or a role involving significant client service and the management of multiple projects toward tight timelines in an environment where competing demands are the norm.
  • Must possess a natural curiosity and creative, problem solving intellect that allows this person to investigate and uncover industry trends and competitive intelligence that is not easily obtained.
  • Able to work within a budget, with the ability to successfully justify the need for certain low-cost resources.
  • Technical and analytical skills to both locate and source data and present and articulate it in a meaningful manner.
  • Bachelor’s degree required; Masters degree in Library Science, Economics, Finance, Mathematics, or related fields preferred.

Critical Competencies

In a highly competitive market and a business facing tight client deadlines, where speed, deep candidate pool knowledge and the ability to draw on our collective experience are keys to our success, the Knowledge Manager will need to have the following attributes:
  • Analytical Thinking – The Knowledge Manager must be inquisitive about the industries/functions and be able to consolidate data into actionable output.
  • Communication Skills – Ensure a strategic and targeted flow of information is delivered to the MDs.
  • Project Management and Multi-Tasking – Coordinate and drive multiple projects to valuable and successful conclusion.
  • Results-Orientation and Drive – A strong commitment to improving the firm’s performance; strong client service orientation and sense of urgency.
The position includes a highly attractive compensation package consisting of a base salary, commission opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package.

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