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What is I-O?

Industrial-organizational (I-O) psychology is the scientific study of working and the application of
that science to workplace issues facing individuals, teams, and organizations. The scientific
method is applied to investigate issues of critical relevance to individuals, businesses, and
society.
CONSULTANT: LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT and ASSESSMENT
About the Organization
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Kaisen Consulting - is a boutique consultancy of business psychologists, specialising in the
assessment and development of leaders; we use psychological expertise to help clients improve
the quality of leadership at all levels. We are known for our highly individualised approaches to
assessment and development and for the science and research that underpins our work. This
involves identifying leadership capability and potential, as well as developing core leadership
skills across a range of areas.
For 25 years, operating out of the UK, Kaisen has been working with global clients and has
assessed, developed and coached over 17,000 senior leaders in over 40 countries. Clients
include leading international companies such as HSBC, Rolls-Royce, Virgin Atlantic, American
Express, GE, Shell, Atkins, Barclays, AstraZeneca, BBC, Novartis and T-mobile.
Kaisen has recently entered into an alliance with Deloitte, one of the world's largest professional
services firms with 195,000 practitioners worldwide, to offer a broad range of global clients a full
suite of leadership solutions, including leadership strategy, leadership assessment (including indepth psychological profiling) and a range of leadership development interventions.
About the Job
As a Consultant with Kaisen, you will be responsible for the delivery of Kaisens suite of
leadership assessment and development solutions to clients to high standards. You will be
trained in all of the Kaisen methodologies before working on any client delivery; this will take
around 2 months in total in your first year, and there will be follow up CDP workshops every year
thereafter.
Specifically, you will be involved in the following:

Assessment of leadership capability and potential: conducting in-depth 1:1


psychological assessments of senior leaders using Kaisen proprietary leadership
potential model and methodology. This involves: holistic, biographical interviewing,
delivering Kaisens benchmarked business thinking assessment, interpreting personality
and thinking skills psychometrics, report writing and delivering feedback

Leadership coaching: working 1:1 with senior leaders to develop core leadership skills,
manage potential leadership de-railers and overcome self-limiting beliefs

Leadership development: delivering high impact, schema-based leadership


development programmes to small groups of leaders. Drawing on Kaisens proprietary
suite of schema-based development programmes to develop leaders skills in areas such
as Strategic Thinking, Stakeholder Management, Leading with Vision, Performance
Coaching, Leading Innovation

Leadership strategy: supporting organizational development and succession planning,


including the development and interpretation of aggregate data reports on leadership
capability against Kaisens global leadership capability benchmarks

After an initial induction and training programme at our global headquarters in Bristol, you will
work in Boston with the US Kaisen Director and the newly hired US Kaisen team. After, you will
travel weekly or fortnightly for short-term client assignments in a range of locations across the
US. You will be working in Deloitte offices in the different locations, and working from the local
Deloitte office in Boston. You will also be supported; as needed, from the UK on professional,
client, and quality issues.
Job Requirements
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Psychology

Experience working in a business environment (minimum of 2 years in a


commercial organization) desired, but not required.

Fluency in a second language would be an advantage

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES
Consultants will also need to have:

A passion for psychology and working in assessment and leadership development

Professional credibility with senior leaders

Strong oral and written communication skills

Business language

Exceptional insights: with an ability to use these insights working with business leaders

Well-developed relationship management and project management skills

An open and challenging mind

An interest in pursuing your own professional development: a desire to be your best!

Application Instructions
Please submit your resume detailing your consulting interests and experiences.