Lead Client Adviser - Human Capital

Full time

About EDGE Strategy

EDGE Strategy is a dynamic, global and mission-driven organization, committed to closing the gender gap in the workplace. EDGE Strategy is the commercial arm of the EDGE Certified Foundation and its aim is to prepare organizations for the EDGE Certification, the global leading standard for workplace gender equality.

EDGE stands for Economic Dividends for Gender Equality and is distinguished by its rigor and focus on business impact. EDGE Certification has been designed to help companies not only create an optimal workplace for women and men, but also benefit from it. Its methodology uses a business, workforce analytics approach that incorporates benchmarking, metrics and accountability into the process.

EDGE Certification’s diverse customer base consists of 200 large organizations in 37 countries across five continents, representing 24 different industries and encompassing more than one million employees. Organizations that are certified include SAP, IKEA, L’Oréal, UNICEF, the World Bank, the European Central Bank, Firmenich, Zurich Financial Services and Pictet, among many others.

About the role

A newly created position, the objective of the role is to lead and advise a portfolio of international clients throughout the EDGE Certification process and to ensure a high-quality project management implementation, delivery, and notably a focus on working effectively and competently with clients in the post-certification phase, and accompanying the implementation of their actions plans.

Working closely with the senior executive team, the Lead Client Adviser will be a member of the international client advisory team.


  • Acting as a trusted, and broad-based business and human capital adviser to senior level client management.
  • Working with a broad international client portfolio across different sectors and geographies.
  • Playing a leadership role in the development of creative, analytical, and strategic client approaches in the post-Certification phase of EDGE clients.
  • Integrating as part of a core team of Lead Client Advisers and Junior Client Advisers.
  • Building and developing long-term relationships with new and existing clients.
  • Being an effective agent of change and leveraging intellectual capital of others to bring solutions for clients.
  • Continuously seeking to improve the overall value proposition of EDGE Certification to the client.
  • Managing time efficiently and effectively.

Key Measurements of Success

  • Efficient, accurate and high-quality project delivery.
  • Client satisfaction / Net Promoter Score.
  • Client retention rate.

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