Note: Position location is flexible, California strongly preferred (San Francisco Bay Area or Southern California)
The Senior Consultant will work to achieve the firm's goals by providing professional consultation to nonprofit and foundation clients. S/he will work on projects in the areas of strategy, business planning, strategic restructuring (mergers and consolidation), organizational development, governance, and/or leadership.
Consulting and General Responsibilities
Desired Skills and Experience
The ideal candidate possesses master's level academic training in business, nonprofit, or public administration and a minimum of fifteen years' social sector work experience in a combination of roles including senior management and consulting with a focus on strategy, business planning, and/or nonprofit mergers.
The successful candidate must demonstrate:
Extensive travel and a demanding schedule are required. To balance this, our consultants — who are full-time employees — work from their own home offices around the country, staying connected through a virtual network and operating infrastructure based out of our San Francisco-area headquarters. We value a culture of personal connection and host regular staff webinars, bi-monthly in-person staff meetings, and an annual staff retreat.
This is a full-time exempt position. Our compensation package includes a competitive salary plus opportunities for incentive pay, generous health and retirement benefits, and liberal paid time off (PTO).
Founded in 1998, La Piana Consulting is an independent management consulting firm serving the nonprofit sector nationally. We work to improve the way nonprofits are led and managed so they can have the greatest impact on society.
La Piana Consulting believes in the power of the social sector to transform lives and change the world — yet the sector is under increasing pressure to be innovative, scale solutions, and demonstrate impact. In this environment, we blend a keen understanding of the social sector with rigorous analysis to help nonprofits create successful business models and turn strategy into effective action.
We also help organizations collaborate to accelerate their impact, with proven methodologies that help nonprofits build relationships that deliver results. We bring thought leadership to all our work, helping our clients stay ahead of trends and see things in new ways in response to the rapid pace of change.
We seek a seasoned professional consultant to join our growing team.