Senior Learning and Development Consultant, Strategy and Advisory (W-2, Remote)

Full Time

HIRING RANGE:  $110,000-$160,000

The Senior Learning and Development, Consultant, Strategy & Advisory provides strategic guidance, insight, development and direction on a variety of complex client engagements and talent management projects.  These projects are primarily learning and development projects which involve conducting needs assessments, designing curriculum and program plans, delivering training session(s), and measuring effectiveness.  The Senior Consultant provides strategic thought partnership to clients and internal team members and represents Nonprofit HR by presenting and writing in areas of subject matter expertise.  This is a remote position with local and/or national travel on occasion.


Client Leadership 

  • Partner with clients to lead complex, time-bound learning and development projects from “kick-off” through completion of high-quality project deliverables, including training materials and learning aids. 
  • Lead learning and development projects by conducting needs assessment, designing curriculum, deliver training session(s), and measuring effectiveness.  May lead others to execute aspects of these projects, particularly large, complex engagements.
  • Provide subject matter expertise and thought leadership externally to clients and to internal team members.
  • Partner with other firm subject matter experts to coordinate multi-disciplinary projects in other areas of talent management to align objective and strategy.
  • Establish and build trusting relationships with key stakeholders for new and existing clients; provide subject matter expertise to client executives, helping to identify the nature of specific issues they are facing and enabling client-driven solutions.

People Leadership 

  • May lead client engagement teams comprised of Consultants, Associates, and/or Assistants. 
  • Actively participate in hiring panels and new hire orientation programs to ensure incoming talent aligns with Nonprofit HR’s culture, values, and expectations.
  • Coach and provide frequent, ongoing feedback to consultants assigned to project teams.

Subject Matter Expertise and Thought Leadership

  • Actively listen to gain understanding of clients’ changing business and operational needs in order identify opportunities to deepen the client engagement.
  • Collaborate with Managing Director, Strategy & Advisory practice to upsell and cross-sell client service solutions to ensure achievement of existing client objectives and firm revenue goals.
  • Contribute to Strategy & Advisory practice area content development and attend and/or develop content and facilitate public speaking opportunities in specific subject matter expertise which aligns with Nonprofit HR’s marketing and business development strategies ( including but not limited to, client roundtables, firm-sponsored events and webinars)
  • Keep abreast of HR best practices and trends and participate in creating collateral to share and market expertise (e.g., blogs, case studies, white papers)


  • Experienced talent management practitioner with ten plus years of experience with demonstrated functional/strategic expertise, particularly with full lifecycle learning and development
  • SPHR/SHRM-SCP, coaching, or equivalent/related certification required
  • Demonstrated expertise in curriculum design, instructional methods, and training techniques, including the ability to provide innovative learning solutions
  • Prior experience leading, managing and performing work in a consulting environment, particularly leading large, complex training programs
  • Experience leading teams to accomplish strategic objectives and deliver effective training programs
  • Proven expertise partnering with executive leaders to position HR as a business partner and thought leader
  • Experience providing strategic HR guidance and advisory support to executive leaders at mid and/or large sized nonprofit organizations preferred but not required
  • Strong project management skills, with demonstrated ability to plan for and manage large, complex programs
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple and changing priorities
  • Demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills including ability to communicate orally, write effectively, and present effectively and concisely to a wide variety of audiences including management, staff, boards of directors and potential client organizations
  • Experience effectively distilling findings and recommendations into written reports and compelling presentations for senior leadership
  • Proven experience developing and facilitating training
  • Outcomes-driven experience in developing, implementing and executing HR departmental change management in alignment with organizational objectives, external environmental changes and changing business models
  • Adept at collaborating with and leading diverse internal teams and client engagements
  • Outstanding client service orientation to include a demonstrated understanding of the social impact sector
  • Demonstrated proficiency with all MS office applications and experience with HCMS


This position is largely sedentary in nature however one must possess the ability to speak, hear, and write as well as the ability to use a computer and related software programs. Ongoing local and/or national travel periodically required.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the individual(s) assigned to this position.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required.  Management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as necessary.


Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging

Nonprofit HR is committed to fostering and maintaining a work environment where diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) are fully integrated into everything we do for the benefit of our employees and the clients that we serve. To fully realize our goal, we prioritize our understanding of the complexities of DEI within our workforce to inform our approach to talent management. We believe that this guides how we do our work, advise our clients to operationalize DEI and position our content and educational opportunities help strengthen the talent management capacity of the social impact sector.

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