Engagement Manager / Principal

About the Position

Knowledge Capital Group (KCG) is looking for a Senior- level Engagement Manager / Principal to help lead the expansion of our healthcare consulting practice. The ideal candidate is deeply familiar with the major challenges faced by the healthcare industry and has served as a partner with C-level clients to create strategies, impart change, and drive results. A successful candidate must be willing and capable to immediately step into a leadership role and oversee ongoing strategy and performance optimization engagements and the associated delivery team.

We value creativity, hard work, and a passion for learning. Dedication to teamwork, empowerment, and decisive decision-making is essential.

Qualified candidates MUST possess:

  • 6 – 8+ years of business management or consulting experience in a reputed company/firm, with a distinctive record of professional achievement and impact
  • Experience leading cross-functional teams, including in-depth knowledge/defined involvement in helping frame, design, and execute solutions for challenging business situations
  • A team-orientation and collaborative approach; outstanding listening skills, ability to manage through influence, and ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to work effectively with people at all levels in an organization, including a sophisticated executive demeanor and comfort working with highest levels of client organizations
  • Appetite for hard-charging, fast-pasted environment and desire to help build a successful firm
  • An entrepreneurial spirit with a desire to help build a successful firm
  • Clear and articulate communication skills, both oral and written
  • The utmost professional poise and presence, particularly in challenging situations
  • Willingness to take risks, including a willingness to accept at-risk compensation based on individual and firm performance
  • Candidates must be fully authorized to work in the US and must not require a visa sponsorship from KCG

All others need not apply.

Additional qualifications:

Our roles are suited to people who can apply problem-solving and experience-based judgement to complex challenges through focusing on the critical issues and constraints that affect business performance. We seek individuals who demonstrate leadership, integrity, a sharp analytical mind, creativity, and the ability to work with stakeholders across all organizational levels.

In addition to the requirements above, competitive candidates will have:

  • Experience within the healthcare industry as it relates to delivering strategy and performance optimization engagements
  • A track record of increasing responsibility and success in building lasting client relationships with executives – specific focus in the healthcare field strongly preferred
  • An extreme interest and aptitude for management consulting and entrepreneurship
  • A demonstrated commitment to mentoring and developing teams of high-performing consultants, including apprenticeship and coaching to help develop consulting skills, giving frequent feedback, and creating opportunities for team members to learn and grow
  • Ability to manage and develop strategic client relationships while ensuring the highest quality client deliverables
  • Reputation as a thought leader through marketing activities such as networking with potential clients, participating in professional societies, and publishing and presenting thought leadership (white papers, presentations, and articles)
  • Knowledge of trends and experiences to highlight relevant implications for healthcare clients


  • End-to-end engagement management of healthcare projects, ensuring that all projects provide substantive value
  • Serve as a public face of KCG, speaking at industry conferences and creating new publicity
  • Expand the KCG product strategy within the healthcare space
  • Management, development, and mentorship to our consultants
  • Executive-level business development
  • Supports senior leadership to build client pipeline


  • Bachelor’s degree in business or a health-related field required
  • Master’s degree in business administration and/or a health-related field (e.g., MBA, MHA, MPH) strongly preferred

Compensation Package:

The company offers a competitive compensation package including an incentive compensation plan, comprehensive medical insurance, responsible PTO, profit sharing and a 401(k).

This job is based in Charleston, SC and cannot be conducted remotely.

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