DuPont Sr. Principal in New Castle, Delaware

Sr. Principal (Job Number: 192407W-01)


Recently recognized as “the stand-out brand in the EHS consulting market” by independent research firm Verdantix, DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) is a global operations management consulting company that has been advising leading industrial companies around the world for over 50 years. We leverage not only 200 years of DuPont experience in operating high-hazard facilities around the world, but also the unique talents of our expert consultants. Our strength is our people – a diverse team of individuals with experience across a broad range of industries, functions and disciplines.

Companies come to us because they want to bring about lasting change that makes them safer, more dynamic and more productive places to work. They trust us because we have real life experience of the situations they face, we help them implement and operationalize their solutions and we are passionate about what we do. We zero in on what matters: protecting and improving lives, operations and assets.

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Principal to join our team. This role is based at our Wilmington, Delaware office in the United States.

As a Senior Principal, you will lead a dynamic team of Principals and Managers with a strong focus on people leadership, capability development and a high performance work culture. You will manage the business with a focus on delivering excellence to new and existing clients at the C-suite level, achieve annual revenue targets and implement strategies for growth. Our solutions integrate digital analytics and are designed to maximize the potential for our clients. Your leadership skills and ability to change the pace, will further enable our market leadership in operations management consulting.

This represents an outstanding opportunity to work in a fast-growing, global business where you have the opportunity to grow and develop your capabilities.

A trusted leader with a collaborative, results driven work style, you will be responsible for the success of a consulting team. In addition, you will:

  • Lead and develop the US/Canada Consulting team

  • Manage large and complex projects and be responsible for the proper use of resources and the budget.

  • Consistently drive the acquisition of new projects, particularly in the expansion of existing client relationships in our key client teams.

  • Identify and frame the issues at the executive level, turn them into opportunities, and conceive integrated solutions.

  • Be recognized by client executives as a trusted advisor.

  • Have an established network in the US/Canada market.

  • Collaborate with Practice Leaders on developing DSS positioning in the market and building services knowledge base.

  • Manage the workload with focus on quality, and maximize returns to DSS by managing leverage and overall profitability effectively.

  • Contribute to the development of the DSS knowledge base and IP.

This position will enable you to demonstrate your ability to effectively lead teams, build, develop and leverage the capability and deliver business growth. This is an outstanding opportunity to apply your background in consulting with people leadership skills for a market leader in operations management consulting! You will have the opportunity to work with industry recognized leaders, broaden your consulting network while developing your professional capabilities.



  • Demonstrated experience providing senior leadership oversight to a high-performing team

  • Demonstrated experience developing people and building a firm with P&L responsibilities for a business

  • Demonstrated ability to balance a high level strategic approach with day-to-day business management.

  • MBA preferred

  • B.S. /M.S. Engineering

  • Our preferred candidate will have 15 years industry experience with a minimum of 10 year’s demonstrated consulting experience

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and team-working attitude to be able to work in fast-paced, multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary teams;

  • Senior executive level relationship development

  • Experience selling and delivering complex knowledge-based solutions and services to large accounts


Primary Location: NA-United States-Delaware-New Castle

Organization: Sustainable Solutions

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Experienced

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