Director of Consulting

Location: New York, NY

Post Date: 12-16-2016

Lerch Bates Inc. is seeking a Director of Consulting for the New York area.  

We are an employee-owned organization with a long history of being the best in the Vertical Transportation Industry.  We offer a great environment, top notch professionals and a terrific benefits line up. Submit your resume today to learn more about becoming a part of a great team!


The Director will provide leadership and guidance in their assigned market in regards to client service and business development for Elevator Consulting work (new design, modernization, maintenance management, etc.).  The position requires a person who models the behaviors that result in quality outcomes and fiscal responsibility for the Consultants and works to develop the skills and confidence of the Consultants in the area.  This person will also manage the region’s Consulting budget, requiring the ability to interpret reports and to make course shifts when necessary to meet the bottom line.  This position will also work collaboratively with other Managers and Vice Presidents to achieve company success.

Key Qualifications

  • Ability to build a network of current and potential clients.
  • Ability to manage a budget and work across company lines to achieve set goals.
  • Ability to grow talent in others through feedback, coaching and sharing of knowledge.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects to completion.
  • Strong technical writing and report development skills.
  • Ability and desire to stay abreast of latest industry developments.

Other Requirements

  • At least 7 years of elevator industry experience; 10+ years preferred.
  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations frequently used in our industry.
  • Secondary educational degree strongly preferred.
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in using Microsoft Office products and other software systems  preferred.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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