Associate, Talent Management and Operations

New York, NY, United States

Associate, Talent Management and Operations

Strategic Projects division of GLG

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Job Summary


GLG is looking for an associate to help a startup division, called Strategic Projects, to build out a strong network of independent consulting talent (Council Members). This individual will work closely with GLG Strategic Projects leadership on creating and executing the vision for critically important business capabilities across: talent and acquisition strategy, recruiting and operations. GLG Strategic Projects is a collaborative environment with interdependencies across business functions. The associate will work cross-functionally, leveraging GLG support functions to achieve timelines and project delivery.


This is a high profile position that is critical for the success of the business unit. The successful candidate will be able to be define a problem, structure resolution and juggle multiple projects. You are execution-oriented, but also entrepreneurial self-starter, who is able to dig into the root cause to crack the problem and thrive in a rapidly evolving business with ambiguity around.


This position will report to AVP, Strategic Projects who will provide a close mentoring environment to rapidly accelerate development, while also allowing autonomy to drive projects forward. As the role progresses, you will own execution of larger projects.


Specific responsibilities include:

  • Talent management: Creation of a high value and mutually beneficial talent network environment that generates Council Member loyalty and positive ROI for GLG
  • Recruiting and strategy: Identifying, pitch, recruit and onboarding Council Members
  • Operation optimization: Implementing internal and external process, with supporting technology, that streamline operations for talent acquisition
  • Talent development: Develop GLG services that support Council Members in their professional development, business success, and client service
  • Insights and analytics: Deep-dive into Council Member data and synthesize insights



  • Preferred qualifications: 3+ years of experience; talent management operations, start up, or management consulting firm
  • Deep intellectual curiosity and integrity combined with practical sense to cut to the core issues and analysis
  • Ability to engage on a broad range of business topics
  • Comfort with ambiguity and ability to work in entrepreneurial environment
  • Structuring and leading multiple projects simultaneously to completion
  • Develop and deliver written and verbal communication to inform decision makers
  • Team player and creative problem-solver
  • Solid computer skills and analytics, e., Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Proven Ability to Self-Start
  • Bachelor’s Degree or Higher; ideally with qualitative and quantitative background g. Psychology and Math, Behavioral Economics and Human Resources/Recruiting


About GLD / Gerson Lehrman Group

GLG is the world's leading platform for professional learning. Business leaders, investors, consultants, social entrepreneurs, and other top professionals rely on GLG to learn in short- and long-term engagements from a membership of more than 500,000 experts. Clients partner with GLG to address their most complex strategic challenges, make better business decisions, and advance their careers through conversations, mentorships, small group convenings, surveys, and other interactions—all within a rigorous compliance framework. Global, technology-driven, and nimble, GLG’s 1,400 employees work in 22 offices in 12 countries.


We believe strongly in our mission- and values-driven culture. Our core values drive our success. They are: learning & curiosity, responsibility, courage, judgment, fresh perspective, service, and integrity.


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