Engagement Manager, Sustainability

Sustainability All US Cities/Nationwide, United States


Description

We're drawn by the frontier. Bridge Partners attracts leaders, and people driven to push the boundaries of what’s possible. Every one of us shares a passion and a practical enthusiasm for fresh opportunities—for relentlessly finding new ways to grow revenue, activate channels, accelerate pipelines, and create value.

We focus on impact – and we help our clients drive lasting positive change with insightful sustainability strategies and proven execution programs. We work with more than half of the world’s largest tech and telco companies, and we partner with the cloud and SaaS providers who are redefining tomorrow’s marketplace.


Your Role as Engagement Manager

The Engagement Manager is a senior-level delivery role responsible for providing consulting expertise, leading project delivery teams, and supporting the account team and objectives through delivery excellence, client relationship development, and project/portfolio health. The Engagement Manager will bring and apply their subject-matter expertise in one or more of our Sustainability Solution areas to address our clients’ key business challenges, functioning in close collaboration across multiple teams and functional areas of Bridge Partners.

 

The Engagement Manager’s primary focus areas include personal and team project delivery, oversight, and management of project quality building and managing long-term client partnerships, and optimizing portfolio health through consultant selection, retention, and a strong understanding of internal project metrics and measures. This key role promotes account growth through strong customer advocacy, demonstrated value, and differentiated consulting services, while also maintaining close alignment with Bridge Partners’ business goals and objectives.

 

This position is remote and can be located in most US states except for Hawaii. Some key meetings as well as occasional team mixers and other fun events will be based on Pacific Time Zone (PST).

 

How you’ll contribute to the team:

  • Play a strategic, personal delivery role on key projects and continually build your position as a trusted advisor and experienced guide
  • Project manage, including meeting deadlines and milestones, adhering to project timelines and deliverables, and ensuring costs are managed to budget
  • Develop and maintain strong positive relationships with key client stakeholders to ensure effective communication channels and client satisfaction
  • Identify and implement new ideas and techniques to improve consultant engagement and productivity, increase team efficiency, and mitigate project risk
  • Conduct regular project checkpoints with project teams, report on KPIs, project status, and other relevant business metrics, and bring issues and risks to the account team
  • Provide regular leadership and coaching to consultants to ensure quality delivery; participate in the annual consultant review process and foster their professional growth
  • Support pre-sales activities, assist in the creation and delivery of proposals, and gather competitive business intelligence
  • Partner closely with our resourcing and recruiting teams to identify & onboard the right consultants based on client business needs and project scope
  • Create and maintain client contact and project records in Salesforce; ensure project resource allocations are accurate and timely each week
  • Develop and continually evolve your knowledge of Bridge Partners’ solution areas through on-the-job learning opportunities and collaboration with others
  • Stay apprised of consulting industry innovations and developments, competitive landscape

Your skills and approach:

  • Awareness and passion for urgently solving environmental challenges. Understanding of natural science, climate change, symptoms, and the resulting social impact. 
  • Prior experience successfully designing and launching major projects, products, or business initiatives. Quick-twitch ability to react to client direction, changing priorities, and new deadlines.
  • Prior experience in a professional services role; solid understanding of consulting as a business
  • Experience with tech companies and/or cloud services providers
  • Team leadership and people management experience
  • Subject matter expertise in Business Planning and Business Operations
  • Demonstrated ability to translate business requirements into solutions
  • Excellent Quality, Project and Program Management skills
  • Strong customer service orientation: demonstrated ability to build effective working relationships with consultants and client stakeholders
  • Demonstrated history of solving complex business problems, supporting transformational initiatives, and advising internal and external senior leadership
  • Excellent communication, facilitation, collaboration, presentation, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong capability to lead people; organize, develop, and motivate a team; achieve results through others
  • Efficiency and productivity in agile and entrepreneurial environments
  • Expert-level experience with Microsoft Office 365
  • Undergraduate education in natural sciences (ecology, biology, hydrology, geology), and/or prior work experience (paid or volunteer) with an organization focused on environmental challenges, sustainable products, renewable energy, or similar initiatives.
  • Prior work experience in management consulting or internal consulting roles within the technology industry. MBA and/or professional certification will be required for certain subject-matter-expert roles.

At Bridge Partners we live by our values, which include authenticity. We actively seek out and hire employees from diverse backgrounds to add their authentic voice to our company; we succeed when we create space for people from every background, gender, race, age, religion, ability, and orientation. If you are looking for a place to grow and share your authentic voice, we strongly encourage you to apply for our open positions. We need you and have a space for you to thrive at Bridge Partners. Bridge Partners is an equal opportunity employer. 

 

Due to the high volume of applications, we are not able to respond to every resume we receive. Thank you for your understanding.