Technology Strategy & Management, Agile & Program Management, Senior Associate

Grant Thornton - Dallas, Texas
1/30/2018 4:20:46 PM
039241




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Technology Strategy & Management, PMO & Agile Senior Associate

Grant Thornton’s Advisory professionals are progressive thinkers who create, protect, transform value today, so our clients have the opportunity to thrive and grow. Our advisory practice creates holistic solutions delivered by innovative, curious professionals who bring technical depth and industry insight to our clients.

Business consulting & technology transforms value. Our Business Consulting and Technology (BC&T) practice consists of Financial Management, Strategy & Performance Improvement, Technology Strategy and Management and Technology Solutions.

Position Summary:

This is a project manager position within our Technology Strategy and Management service area where we are focused on delivering IT Strategy and Architecture engagements, delivering large scale transformation projects and helping our clients with digital transformation. The practice is a national group covering financial services, consumer products, healthcare, life sciences and manufacturing.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

· Perform engagement management responsibilities, including performance reviews, task delegation, project scheduling, project financials, quality review and client management

· Manage business development activities, such as proposals, capture, account teams, whitepapers, conferences, and/or other thought leadership material

· Meet or exceed sales targets for new and follow-on work

· Meet or exceed targeted billing hours (utilization)

· Maintain a good working relationship with clients and work effectively with client management and staff at all levels to gather information and perform services

· Work closely with Grant Thornton managers and partners to promptly identify and resolve client problems or issues

· Communicate (verbally and in writing) externally with clients and internally with all levels of the organization to successfully accomplish objectives portraying knowledge and confidence

· Interview campus and/or experienced candidates

· Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

· 2-6 years of related work experience in a similar consulting practice or function, servicing cross-industry clients at a national level

· Experience with Merger integration, IT Strategy, Systems Integration, IT Architecture, Enterprise Architecture

· PMP certification, in pursuit or interest in pursuing preferred

· Experience in an Agile environment

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills

· Ability to work in a team environment

· Prior relevant consulting experience preferred

· Ability to work additional hours and/or travel as needed

· Prior experience consulting for life sciences companies preferred

BENEFITS:
Grant Thornton LLP promotes a nationally recognized culture of health and offers an extensive array of benefits to meet individual lifestyles. For a complete list of benefits please visit http://www.gt.com/.

Founded in Chicago in 1924, Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, one of the world’s leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms. Grant Thornton has revenue in excess of $1.56 billion and operates 58 offices across the United States with more than 565 partners and 8,000+ employees.

Grant Thornton works with a broad range of publicly and privately held companies, government agencies, financial institutions, and civic and religious organizations. Core industries served include consumer and industrial products, financial services, not-for-profit, private equity, and technology. Grant Thornton focuses on serving dynamic organizations that pursue growth holistically — whether through revenue improvement, leadership, mission fulfillment or innovation.

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Requisition ID: 039241

Dallas, TX
Dallas, Texas






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