Director | Strategic Communications | Mumbai

About the Role

Our Strategic Communications team in India provides our clients with a comprehensive view of strategic communications that leverages our integrated suite of services, including financial communications, corporate reputation, transaction communications and public affairs in all the major markets around the world.

The Strategic Communications segment of FTI Consulting is seeking to hire a Director, to join its India Office (in either Delhi or Mumbai office). The candidate should have a proven ability to advise global clients on strategic communications possess a problem solving and service orientation, drive new business development and collaborate with colleagues across international offices. We are looking for self-motivated, entrepreneurial and high energy team player, with excellent written and communications skills. Director-level positions typically are between 10-15 years, but this is indicative only and exceptions will be made for exceptional candidates.

The candidate should be a strategic thinker, mature, possess high empathy, results-oriented, and have good people skills. This is important as the role requires providing strategic communications counsel to senior clients' teams and managing team members. We are looking for enthusiastic learners who want to utilize new approaches to communications as part of a top global communications consultancy business and build an international career.

We are looking for andidate who has financial services experience specifically around Private Equity, Corporate advisory, Special Situations etc.

COMPETENCIES SOUGHT

A. Strategic Thinking & Planning
  • Strategic thinking, problem solving and advisory skills to engage effectively with senior management teams
  • Identify opportunities to advise and deliver strategic communications programmes, combining public policy, media and third-party advocacy, to solve critical business problems.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and being open to new professional learning and opportunities


B. Business Building
  • Actively prospect and market FTI's suite of strategic communications and advisory services, with a problem-solving orientation, to senior management teams. This will include the ability to make effective presentations to small groups and persuade senior business directors. Past business management and development experience will be an advantage.
  • Ability to plan and execute multi-stakeholder, strategic communications on behalf of global corporations and their senior teams, working closely with international offices and colleagues across different time zones. Past experience in planning, executing and managing national communications programmes will be an advantage.
  • A diagnostic mind and keen commercial orientation to appreciate the business strategy, decisions that shape executive actions and commercial implications. Ability to demonstrate numerate skills will be positively considered.
  • Possess a strong service orientation, ability to anticipate client needs and manage client expectations proactively.


C. Strategic Implementation & Project Management Skills
  • Identify and solve business opportunities; and resolve them effectively with strategic communications techniques and know-how. Past experience, perspectives and know-how in solving complex business problems will be considered positively.
  • Create high quality written materials - plans, documents and presentations - with adequate secondary research input and proactive advisory inputs, in the most time-efficient manner for the team and for clients.
  • Project manage and run multi-stakeholder programmes for clients and internal teams, efficiently and effectively. This will include the ability to monitor and track progress on a weekly basis and create weekly report for internal and external circulation.


D. High-Performance Teamwork
  • Collaborate proactively with on-site and virtual teams seamlessly, to build and grow the strategic communications business. Develop team members and actively participate in team sessions that help build team competencies in new areas, advocacy capabilities and business growth. High passion about business, team and individual growth.
  • Displaying maturity and managing team/ people dynamics in a manner that helps team cohesion and performance, is an important requirement. Motivating leadership traits and team building skills will be preferred.


HOW YOU CAN GROW YOUR CAREER AT FTI
  • FTI Consulting Strategic Communications offers an intellectually stimulating and international work environment that will help you grow as a strategic communications advisor.
  • You will be empowered to chart your career path within the firm, based on your professional interests and behaviors, and in-line with the overall growth of the business and team.
  • Proactively seeking to work on challenging assignments (internal and external), delivering, good client service, and taking proactive steps to build the business will help you grow fast within FTI Consulting's Strategic Communications business.
  • High-performance behaviors such as prospecting for new business, advisory relationship with senior client team members and making efforts to ensure cohesive teamwork and spirit, are tracked and monitored as leadership and 'high-potential' behaviors. Such behaviors will almost certainly put you on a fast-track growth trajectory.

This role requires travel to clients and FTI offices.Our Benefits

Apart from the well-structured career path and collaborative team environment, our employees enjoy a variety of perks and benefits. Our benefits include, but are not limited to:

  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Comprehensive leave policy
  • Health care benefits including dependents
  • Education subsidy with study and examination leaves
  • Annual paid volunteer hours
  • Corporate matching for corporate charitable event donations


About FTI Consulting

What makes us unique? With more than 6,250 employees located in offices in every corner of the globe, we are the firm our clients call when their most important issues are at stake. Regardless of what level you are, you will have the opportunity to work alongside and learn from top experts in your field on high-profile engagements that impact history. Our culture is collaborative, and we value diversity, recognition, development and making a difference in our communities.

FTI Consulting is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange and has been recognized as a Best Firm to Work For by Consulting magazine and one of America's Best Management Consulting Firms by Forbes . For more information, visit www.fticonsulting.com and connect with us on Twitter ( @FTIConsulting ), Facebook and LinkedIn .

FTI Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

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