Client Engagement Lead, Principia Advisory

Location: Remote, USA preferred

Employment type: Contract

Compensation: $700-$1000 per day, depending on experience

About us: Principia Advisory is the leading advisor on organizational ethics. Bringing together academics, consultants, and practitioners around a common mission of building ethical organizations, we are dedicated to helping our clients navigate complex ethical challenges, foster a culture of integrity, and drive sustainable business practices. We provide comprehensive solutions to help our clients in aligning their operations with the highest ethical standards.

Position Overview: We are seeking a Client Engagement Lead to join our growing team. As a Client Engagement Lead, you will serve as the first point of contact with a number of our clients, managing and maintaining C-suite relationships while leading individual client engagements and managing engagement teams. The ideal candidate will have an interest in ethical and responsible business, experience delivering complex strategy consulting engagements, and the ability to develop trusted relationships and provide counsel to senior leaders.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Holding overall responsibility for a number of client accounts, building effective C-suite relationships
  • Proactively scoping, selling, and delivering high-quality, impactful client engagements
  • Leading client engagement teams, including coaching and mentoring our people
  • Developing our approaches and methodologies to deliver high-impact engagements

Essential experience:

  • A minimum of six years’ experience with a top-tier strategy or specialist consultancy
  • A track record of leading high-visibility strategy engagements for C-suite clients
  • Experience in day-to-day interaction with senior client executives and project leads
  • Exceptional communication skills, with experience in providing trusted counsel to senior leaders
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience managing cross-border and remote/hybrid teams
  • Experience in managing engagement resourcing and project financials

Desirable experience:

  • Skills in quantitative analysis and data analytics
  • Skills in facilitating workshops with executives and/or interviewing senior clients and stakeholders
  • Interest and experience in applying academic research to develop consulting methodologies


  • This is a contract position with potential long-term contract-to-hire opportunity
  • A positive and collaborative work culture focused on ethical values
  • Fully remote, with flexibility to work core hours that suit you Monday–Friday (anticipated minimum of
    2-3 days per week)
  • Compensation range is $700-$1000 per day, depending on experience.

Principia is proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We celebrate diversity, and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all our people.

If you are passionate about ethical and responsible business, possess strong core consulting and client engagement skills, and are eager to contribute to the growth of a leading firm, we invite you to apply for the position of Client Engagement Lead. Join us in making a positive impact on business and society.

To apply please send your CV and cover letter to [email protected] by 15th March 2024.