Consulting Manager, Research Suite (Animal Operations) - Flexible Location

Huron Consulting Group Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 3 months ago

A specialized role, focused on assisting Huron clients involved in animal research. This manager will be expected to lead projects, implement Animal Operations software and/ or help assess offices of Comparative Medicine and Laboratory Animal Services. Familiarity with current best practice and regulatory requirements allow them to design and implement complex, comprehensive solutions. The individual will help to make implementation decisions and design software-supported business processes for daily operations such as animal procurement, transfer, special technical services, and space management. Skilled relationship builders, the manager collaborates with client staff and leadership while managing and mentoring junior Huron staff. While activities vary based on project size/scope and individual skill-sets and strengths, the Manager can expect to spend time as follows: 80% on client-facing engagement through all project phases (pursuit to delivery), project management, and intensive data-analysis to implement impactful recommendations. Approximately 20% of the Manager's time will be dedicated to overall practice development, the mentorship of coachees (when assigned), and general project/organizational administrative tasks.

Begin your career with forward motion... Huron prides itself on being a firm big enough to boast a global footprintyet not too big to preserve our entrepreneurial spirit. This allows everyone to make an impact and gives you access to a multitude of career paths. We're dedicated to helping you reach your true potentialso prepare for an exciting career!

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Qualifications:

Required:

  • Current permanent U.S. work authorization

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university

  • Minimum of 7 years relevant experience managing complex team-based engagements in a consulting organization or institution focused on driving change for results

  • A minimum of 3 years of relevant experience (1) working in research vivaria OR (2) working in a business office supporting research husbandry services or in consulting for these operations

  • Knowledge of current federal regulations, including but not limited to (1) Animal Welfare Act and (2) Public Health Service (PHS) Policy on the Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals

  • Willingness and ability to travel every week (Monday-Thursday) on a 60-80% basis annually; work extended hours as necessary

Preferred:

  • Advanced degree in Healthcare Administration/Business Administration (MHA, MPH, and MBA similar) or related field is preferred

  • Experience with Institutional Animal Care and Use Committees

  • Direct experience working with laboratory animals such as a veterinary technician or animal care technician

  • CMAR or LAT/LATg Certification

  • Certified Professional IACUC Administrator (CPIA) designation

  • Experience working in an administrative/ business office of a university, hospital, or research institute

  • Experience implementing software to support business processes

  • Direct supervisory experience and proven ability to capitalize on a diverse group of professional skills and personalities in a team environment, including coaching, mentorship and performance management

  • Strong attention to detail and proven data/analytical and process redesign skills (including problem solving, quantitative reasoning and workflow mapping) to develop analysis and process improvement recommendations to create a solution that drives measurable desired results and maintains client and team satisfaction

  • Strong written and documentation skills and attention to detail to create and edit internal and client deliverables that are succinct, articulate and meet Huron's standards of quality

About Huron:

At Huron, we're redefining what a consulting organization can be. We go beyond advice to deliver results that last. We inherit our client's challenges as if they were our own. We help them transform for the future. We advocate. We make a difference. And we intelligently, passionately, relentlessly do great worktogether.

Are you the kind of person who stands ready to jump in, roll up your sleeves and transform ideas into action? Then come discover Huron.

Whether you have years of experience or come right out of college, we invite you to explore our many opportunities. Find out how you can use your talents and develop your skills to make an impact immediately. Learn about how our culture and values provide you with the kind of environment that invites new ideas and innovation. Come see how we collaborate with each other in a culture of learning, coaching, diversity and inclusion. And hear about our unwavering commitment to make a difference in partnership with our clients, shareholders, communities and colleagues.

Huron Consulting Group offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverage to employees and dependents; a 401(k) plan with a generous employer match; an employee stock purchase plan; a generous Paid Time Off policy; and paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Our Wellness Program supports employee total well-being by providing free annual health screenings and coaching, bank at work, and on-site workshops, as well as ongoing programs recognizing major events in the lives of our employees throughout the year. All benefits and programs are subject to applicable eligibility requirements.

Huron is fully committed to providing equal employment opportunity to job applicants and employees in recruitment, hiring, employment, compensation, benefits, promotions, transfers, training, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Huron will not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, religion, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, creed, citizenship or any other status protected by laws or regulations in the locations where we do business. We endeavor to maintain a drug-free workplace. Huron will consider qualified applications with criminal history in accordance with applicable laws.

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