Solution Design Architect

As a division of Korn Ferry International, Futurestep provides its employees with a truly global opportunity to work with the leading clients, tools, technologies and experts in the talent industry.

Our Culture

Futurestep is a creative and highly energetic environment – one in which we look to each other to innovate new solutions not only for our clients but for ourselves too. Open and collaborative with a borderless mentality, this is a workplace where expertise is shared with colleagues around the globe. We are committed to delivering client service excellence and a high performance culture for our employees and teams.

We are an ambitious and inclusive company where everyone is empowered to contribute. Integrity is a fundamental part of our culture; we believe that how you deliver business outcomes is as important as driving results. We work in a fast-moving, dynamic industry where change is the only constant and flexibility is the key to success.

The Role

Reporting into the Director Sales Operations, this newly formed division will see the successful incumbent responsible for the design of client solutions for RPO and Projects clients. Specifically you will work closely with the Business Development and Operations team to design solutions that both meet the client needs and delivered operationally. 

Key Accountabilities

This role is responsible for the development of costing and commercial models that are competitive yet enable both top line revenue and bottom line margin growth. This role also supports sales through the client pitch process with attendance as required to gather requirements or present operational capability.

In addition you will also liaise with support functions in the construct of costing or solution design elements e.g. Technology team, Brand Communications, with senior executives and finance to gain pricing approvals and with internal functions like iRPO and Implementation to support the transition from Design to Delivery. 

This role is pivotal to the design and delivery of best in class solutions leveraging knowledge of existing solutions and will be aware of competitive offerings and commercials to ensure Futurestep remains competitive in the external marketplace.

Skills & Experience

  • Proven experience in designing solutions or recruitment financial models within the RPO sector
  • Bachelor’s degree or five years of equivalent experience in lieu of degree attainment 
  • Experience working with clients and engagement Project Managers in RPO setting preferred
  • Advanced Excel knowledge required
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to manage own workload, including multiple priorities, in order to meet deadlines
  • Ability to effectively cope with change in a fast paced environment

So why not learn more about everything we have to offer? Top industry clients in the industry, innovative solutions, talented colleagues, continued growth… you will experience all of this and more at Korn Ferry Futurestep.

Korn Ferry Futurestep is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 

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