• Engagement Manager

    Posted Date 3 months ago(7/25/2018 4:29 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Program Management
  • Responsibilities

    • Determine the project approach and methodology that best suits the task requirements and client environment and then applies the methodologies and tools to project delivery
    • Estimate, plan, communicate, and execute resulting project plans and detailed project tracking controls.
    • In cooperation with the resource team identifies and secures resources (internal and contract resources as needed) to provide the right mix of expertise and skills for the project.
    • Manage day-to-day project operations serving as the functional and domain expert on the project team
    • Provide quality oversight on deliverables prepared by the project team before submitting to client
    • Provide quality assurance on project documents and client deliverables including knowledge repository management
    • Build and motivate teams by helping individuals maximize their potential.
    • Conduct team engagement reviews and mentor resources.
    • Serve as the primary day-to-day client and team contact for the project.
    • Facilitate client working sessions and leads recurring project status meetings.
    • Serve as the liaison between internal/external teams and keeps all parties well informed of relevant project updated, decisions, actions, issues and risks.
    • Develop long lasting trusted advisor relationships with clients.
    • Accurately forecast revenue, profitability, margins, billing, and resource utilization
    • Lead proposal efforts including project approach, solution design, resource planning, and cost estimation.
    • Provide project oversight, client management and secures new opportunities within an existing account relationship
    • Will be agile and/or a scrum expert that will lead scrum teams and can act as the scrum master


    • Bachelors degree 
    • 4+ year’s professional experience in consulting with at least 2 years experience in a project / program management role. 
    • Must have account management experience and can build the client relationship for long-term partnership 
    • Demonstrated understanding and experience with a variety of methodologies from Agile to Waterfall 
    • Demonstrated experience managing design and technical teams. 
    • Experience serving as the functional subject matter expert on projects based on previous experience and/or the ability to quickly learn and become the resident expert 
    • Adept at identifying, quantifying, and managing risk to project delivery 
    • Organized and structured in written and oral communications with an ability to level the communications appropriately for the target audience (from internal team communications to C-level client presentations) 
    • Demonstrated ability to set and manage client expectations 
    • Understands leading edge Web application technologies including, but not limited to, Rich Internet Application (RIA) technology, mobile applications, and n-tier architectures 
    • Experience in one of more of the following solution sets: Corporate Sites, Consumer Sites, B2B Sites, RIA/Web 2.0 Applications, Employee Portals, and Marketing Platforms 
    • Understands the elements of User Experience and the application and benefits of a User-Centered Design process in the delivery of solutions 
    • Maintains a leading edge understanding of new and emerging technologies and their potential application at the clien ist 
    • Self-starter able to quickly learn and practically apply new knowledge in a fast-paced client driven environment 

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