Project Leader for a Boutique Management Consultancy

Area : Chicago, IL

Description : Our client is a boutique management consultancy that works with forward-thinking leaders to transform the culture, leadership behaviors, and day-to-day work practices of their organizations. They are seeking a Project Leader to lead the process of creating, planning, and tracking detailed work plans for a range of short and long-term projects across clients.

Responsibilities:

- Lead the process to create, plan and track detailed workplans for a range of short and long-term projects across clients

- Schedule and lead team meetings as needed

- Prompt team members to deliver on near-term commitments and to anticipate and manage workload spikes

- Track project time expenditures against expectations, and advise partners on adjustments to scope and deliverables

- Utilize technologies and proven project management tools that enable effective communications among team members

- Ensure a flawless client experience at client offsite workshops by managing all logistical aspects including technology, catering, transportation and materials

- Manage collateral production and other deliverables, and ensure that all client commitments are being met

- Assess project risks, and raise potential scope or resource issues

- Identify opportunities for process improvements and share that feedback with the team

Requirements:

- 3-8 years of work experience in a professional services environment
 
- Bachelors degree, required

- Demonstrated and sophisticated project management skills including the development and management of comprehensive project plans, the ability to make dynamic adjustments to the plan as new information appears, and the ability to keep the team on track without formal authority

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills

- Expertise in the full Microsoft Office suite and Smartsheet and/or other project management Software


 

Published : Mar 22, 2021

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