Deloitte Project Management/Functional - Senior Manager in Chicago, Illinois
Deloitte is one of the leading professional services organizations in the United States, specializing in audit, tax, consulting and financial advisory services with clients in more than 20 industries. We provide powerful business solutions to some of the world s most well-known and respected companies, including more than 75 percent of the Fortune 100.At Deloitte, you can have a rewarding career on every level. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you ll have the chance to give back to your community, make a positive impact on the environment, participate in a range of diversity and inclusion initiatives, and find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career. Our commitment to individual choice lets you customize aspects of your career path, your educational opportunities and your benefits. And our culture of innovation means your ideas on how to improve our business and your clients will be heard.Work you ll doAs a leader in our Project Management and Functional team, you manage work threads across one or more engagement teams to create software solutions that help our clients solve problems, expand market share, improve operations, and grow their business.Lead engagement planning and budgeting; mobilize and manage engagement teams; define deliverable structure and content; facilitate buy-in of proposed solutions from top management levels at the client; direct on-time, quality delivery of work; manage engagement economics; manage engagement riskManage day to day interactions with executive clients and sponsorsDevelop and maintain contact with top decision makers at key clients; organize and lead pursuit teams; participate and lead aspects of the proposal development process; contribute to the development of proposal pricing strategiesDevelop practical solutions and methodologies; develop "thoughtware" and "point-of-view" documents; participate in public speaking events; get published in industry periodicalsPerform role of counselor and coach; provide input and guidance into the staffing process; actively participate in staff recruitment and retention activities; provide leadership and support for delivery teams.Senior Managers are required to have:10 years of relevant consulting or industry experience managing and delivering large-scale system implementations8 years planning and managing project initiatives in a Project Management Office or similar team environment8 years leading teams responsible for requirements definition, requirements management, and requirements validation8 years leading teams responsible for the design and definition of technology solutionsDemonstrated knowledge and experience with project management, requirements management, and system design toolsExperience writing and defining user stories in Agile and/or Hybrid Agile methodology5 years of experience in a focus industryDemonstrated experience in being a thought-leader to the CIO or other senior IT/Business LeadersA willingness to travel 80-100% of the time In addition, successful Senior Managers will have the following preferred background:Experience leading global teams in a collaborative environmentExperience with industry standard System Development Life Cycle methodologiesAbility to work independently and plan and manage multiple assignments across multiple projects or work streamsStrong oral and written communication skillsA Bachelor s Degree in a relevant field
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Category: Management Consulting