Senior Consultant - Complex Program Management

National /
Consulting – Professional Services /
Full-time
Our client is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services that hires and develops the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional experience lasts a lifetime. 

This client is looking for people who can develop and implement creative solutions to challenging problems and work well with teams to do it. The successful candidate will have an entrepreneurial spirit and be innovative by nature, always creating new approaches, products, services, and technologies. Helping clients solve tough problems and implement solutions requires strong intellectual abilities and rigor as well as a practical sense of what works and what does not.

The Advisory Complex Program Management team is currently seeking Seniors with 2+ years of related work experience.

Responsibilities:

    • A successful Program Management Senior will work with clients to establish a PMO or ePMO infrastructure to mobilize and manage programs by applying a proven PMO framework and methodology based on industry recognized global standards. You will team with engagement leadership to design, establish and operate day to day program and governance structures tracking performance, status and benefit realization across workstreams. You will support a knowledgeable team with experience in planning, controlling and executing complex programs and PMO's.

Skills and Attributes:

    • Demonstrate in-depth technical capabilities and professional knowledge. Demonstrate ability to quickly assimilate to new knowledge. Possess good business acumen. Remain current on new developments in advisory services capabilities and industry knowledge
    • Possess strong communication skills, especially around breaking down complex structures into digestible and relevant points for a diverse set of clients and colleagues, at all levels
    • Foster an innovative and inclusive team-oriented work environment.
    • Counsel and mentor junior consultants within the organization
    • Consistently drive projects to completion and determine that work is of a high quality. Your role in leading teams or parts of teams on engagements will depend on the size of engagement and will be under responsibility of higher levels. They will look to you to anticipate and identify risks and escalate issues as appropriate
    • Cultivate and manage business development opportunities. Understand the broader firm and its service lines and actively assess/present ways to serve clients. Develop and maintain long-term client relationships and networks. Develop relationships with team members across all multiple practices to serve client needs 

Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's and/or master’s degree required. Desire a degree emphasis in Computer Systems, Engineering, Economics and/or Business.
    • One or more of the following credentials: CPA, PMP, Six Sigma and/or Certified SAP Solution Manager
    • Approximately 2+ years of related work experience; or a graduate degree and 1-2 years of related work experience
    • Approximately 1+ years experience as a team lead on large scale complex programs providing advisory services in at least one of the following areas:  PMO/EPMO design/set up and delivery, Program road-mapping design, PMO maturity assessment, End-to End ERP implementation, End-to End PPM implementation. 
    • PPM Tool expertise such as Clarity, Primavera, MS Project, MS Server, Planview, Niku HP
    • PM Methodology expertise such as: Agile, Scrum, Waterfall
    • Experience supporting and participating in pursuit efforts. Experience with the end-to-end RFP process (RFP, Response, Proposal, Client Presentation, SOW and Execution) and understanding of client procurement processes
    • Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Prefer sector experience in areas such as Media and Entertainment, Life Sciences, Oil and Gas and Consumer Products.

In addition:

    • A high level of business acumen to identify potential growth opportunities and leverage the internal network appropriately to realize opportunities
    • Successful applicants much hold a valid driver's license in the US and a valid passport, and
    • Be willing to travel to meet client needs and ability to travel internationally; travel is estimated at 80% 

Benefits:

    • A competitive, performance based compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring.
    • The opportunity to work in many roles to solve clients' toughest issues—integrating world-class problem solving, industry and functional expertise, and proprietary tools and capabilities to create change and lasting impact.
    • An excellent team of senior colleagues, dedicated to managing and varying your workload