Senior Vice President, Project Management Consulting Services

Executive Management Houston, Texas


Description

As a member of the EPMA Management Team, the VP of Project Management Consulting Services plays an integral role in building out the Project Management Consulting Practice. The VP of Project Management Services has responsibility to ensure their team is meeting financial/utilization metrics, delivery goals and organizational targets while building the strong team necessary to scale and grow the EPMA business.

Salary: $175,000 -$225,000 + OTE bonus + benefits

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and meet regularly on the projects of your Project Managers (PMs), to ensure PMs have the resources and tools they need to complete their projects.
  • Help PMs resolve issues so that their projects can be successful, and clients are satisfied and evangelists of EPMA.
  • Ownership of divisional P&L.
  • Ownership of a dashboard/report to report utilization, burn-rate and profitability of current projects.
  • Provide vision and direction to the other Executives to develop and build additional project management services to grow our portfolio of client offerings.
  • Mentor direct reports by providing career development goals, meeting regularly, writing and delivering quarterly reviews, and advocating for their career advancement.
  • Ensure team members are continually advancing in their certifications within their specializations, and to meet partnerships specific goals.
  • Ensure that the channels of communication are open and successful between different business units so that all parties are aware of experiences we can cross-sell to our clients.
  • Support sales managers in sales efforts, including client meetings, developing proposals, defining scope, and developing Statements of Work.
  • Lead sales efforts in expansion of existing clients and foster a team mentality of business growth and expansion.
  • Showcase expertise by being a brand ambassador through speaking engagements, authorship, and support of marketing efforts.
  • Participate in recruiting and interviewing new candidates to join EPMA.

Skill Sets & Background Experience Required of this Management Position:
  • Minimum 12+ years of experience with client facing consulting engagements
  • Minimum 12+ years of experience with managing multiple projects, assigning and managing work activities, meeting deadlines, and development project management reporting.
  • Minimum 12+ years of experience with client facing consulting engagements
  • Minimum 12+ years of experience setting up and leading professional services teams including the development of consulting delivery strategies & processes.
  • Deep understanding of what it takes to:
    • Initiate and manage implementation projects using a structured methodology
    • Plan and successfully manage complex client engagements involving multiple teams on a national and international dimension.
    • Complete projects on time, within scope with positive financial metrics
  • Demonstrated project management experience – project planning, execution, issue/risk management, quality assurance and deliverable production
  • Strong ability to manage resource allocations across multiple employees to meet company utilization and financial goals
  • Passionate and successful in mentoring others, completing performance reviews and helping grow leaders in the group
  • Ability to add to, and refine the methodology that is used to deliver engagements
  • Lead the build out of processes supporting the consulting services, and ensure the tech tools are in place for the consultants to use to manage their time and their projects
  • Experience managing both nearshore and offshore teams
  • Must be willing to travel as required

Key Skills for this Position:
  • Ability to energetically lead and grow a team of Project Managers, Management Consultants, and Technology Consultants
  • Understand how to balance the resource demands, project profitability and client success of consulting engagements, and coach others on how to also do this
  • Deep subject matter expertise in business transformation as it relates to project and program management
  • Ability to communicate technical information to non-technical staff in a way that is easy to understand
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong executive presence and ability to interact with top executives
  • Successful teamwork experience & demonstrated leadership abilities
  • Bachelors Degree minimum, MBA/Masters Degree preferred
  • MBB, Tier 2 or Big 4 experience a big plus!

 

HOW YOU'LL GROW AT EPMA

We believe in the investment of our people. Strong client results and company growth is a direct result of our focus on personal growth for every single employee. With regular reviews and measurable development plans, we help you focus on the skills and knowledge you need to succeed. From on-the-job learning to professional development programs, we help you to grow throughout your career and ready you for the opportunities that lie ahead.

 

EPMA'S CULTURE

BE INSPIRED our 10 core values are at the forefront of everything we do. We take pride in investing in the development of our people, because they are part of the EPMA family and DNA. Call us old fashioned, but we believe in building talent, and we take pride in preparing our future leaders and innovators. You will find a fun, exciting and rewarding career at EPMA.

 

ABOUT EPMA

Since 2010, EPMA has quickly earned credibility as a trusted leader in Project and Portfolio Management Services helping local businesses to Global 50 companies deliver projects with greater efficiency and success. Our ability to attract the most talented people and empower them to make a difference for our clients is part of what makes EPMA one of the Top Companies to work for in Texas, and one of the Best and Brightest companies to work for in the nation. We are also on the Inc. 5000 list as one of the fastest growing, privately held companies in America today.

EPMA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassments of Any Kind: EPMA is made up of a very diverse group of individuals representing a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. At EPMA, we don't just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our services and our community. EPMA is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

 

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