Senior Consultant, Public Affairs & Policy Advocacy | Strategic Communications | New Delhi

New Delhi
About the Role

FTI Consulting's Strategic Communications (Stratcom) team in India is a team of specialists in public affairs and policy advocacy, and specialized communications (including crisis support and financial and transaction communications).

The team has built deep understanding and engagement with the domains it works in, including financial services, mobility technology, new energy (including green hydrogen), and other areas.

We are seeking to hire a Senior Consultant, to join its New Delhi office . The candidate should have a proven ability to advise global clients on public affairs policy areas and concerns, drive new business development, and partner with colleagues across international offices.

We are looking for self-motivated, entrepreneurial and high energy team player, with excellent written and communications skills. Senior Consultants typically have 6-9 years' experience, with exceptions for exceptional candidates.

The candidate should be a diligent, mature team player, be results-oriented, and a display a strong service orientation. This is important as the role requires providing public affairs/strategic communications counsel to senior client teams and working with colleagues across the world.

Competencies Sought:

Strategic Implementation & Project Management Skills
  • 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 programs 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 reports for internal and external circulation. Past experience, perspectives and know-how in solving complex business problems will be considered positively.
  • Possess a strong service orientation, ability to anticipate client needs and manage client expectations proactively.

High-Performance Teamwork
  • Partner proactively with on-site and virtual teams seamlessly, to build and grow the strategic communications business.
  • Undertake research autonomously, or with minimal supervision, on business news, sectoral trends and third-party/think-tank reports.
  • Support business development efforts
  • Strong inter-personal skills

Strategic Thinking & Planning
  • Intellectually curious on business issues, market and global trends, political and social developments
  • Strategic thinking and problem-solving skills to work effectively with client teams on business issues
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and being open to new professional learning and challenges
  • Ability to connect the dots on business trends, policy and market developments, and articulate an informed point of view.

Support Business Building
  • Ability to make and deliver effective presentations to small groups.
  • Ability to 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 programs will be an advantage.
  • A diagnostic mind and keen commercial orientation to appreciate business strategies, decisions that shape executive actions and commercial implications. Ability to demonstrate numerate skills will be positively considered.

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 exciting 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 management 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.

#LI-PN1Our 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 7,000 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 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.

    Job information

    Firm: FTI Consulting

    Location: New Delhi


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