About the position
Lead the water sector work of Castalia’s Global Utilities team by maintaining excellent client relations, winning business, directing project execution, and developing a high-performing team. Success is measured by sustainable profitability combined with the production of high-quality outputs that make a positive difference in the world. The position reports to the Chief Executive and could be based in Washington D.C., United States, or Bogota, Colombia. Specifically:
- Lead Castalia’s advisory work for water sector clients globally, including investment funds, development banks, water utilities, governments and regulators. Maintain strong relationships with existing and future clients. Win new work by identifying client needs and demonstrating how Castalia can fill these needs. Identify new and profitable areas of business and develop them successfully.
- Deliver high-quality, impactful advice on matters such as: water sector reform; business improvement for water utilities; financing investment needs; public-private partnerships, tariffs and regulation. Manage teams to execute projects successfully. Direct and supervise other less-experienced managers to do the same.
- Develop a high-performing team by: identifying recruitment needs; hiring great team-members; developing team members through coaching and training (both formal and on-the-job), retaining high-performers; ensuring that under-performers improve or leave; and creating an esprit de corps through a commitment to intellectual excellence within a supportive culture.
- Contribute to the overall leadership of Castalia through a position on the management committee of the firm. Promote a ‘one-Castalia’ approach by sharing knowledge and creating opportunities to work with other teams. Exemplify and uphold Castalia’s values of integrity, intelligence, quality, and results.