Project Strategy Manager - Educational Services - Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02117

Overview

Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) provides management consulting and technology services to help public sector education, health, human services, and other government clients achieve their performance goals and better serve populations in need. Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, PCG has more than 2,200 professionals in 55 offices around the U.S. and in Montreal, UK and Poland. The firm draws on more than three decades of consulting to public sector clients to deliver best-practice solutions and measurable results to state and local public agencies, state-operated facilities, and private providers that do business with government agencies. PCG is committed to a diverse workforce which is a reflection of our clients and the people they serve. Our organizational culture attracts and rewards people who are results-oriented and interested in making an immediate impact on their community as well as their own career.

This position will provide direct project management and support. Including the overall coordination, implementation, and execution of specific projects. Specific content knowledge relative to the scope of projects will be beneficial. Additionally, the applicant will serve in developing efforts for new business. From leveraging current relationships to assisting with the creation and execution of strategies for new clients.

Responsibilities

• Lead the planning and implementation of projects
• Facilitate the definition of project scope, goals and deliverables
• Supports and/or delivers contract deliverables within scope
• Work with Clients Directly
• Define project tasks and resource requirements
• Develop full scale project plans
• Assemble and coordinate project staff
• Manage project resource allocation
• Plan, schedule and track project timelines
• Provide direction and support to project team
• Quality assurance; consistent with company strategy, commitments and goals
• Constantly monitor and report on progress of the project to all stakeholders
• Present reports defining project progress, problems and solutions
• Implement and manage project changes and interventions to achieve project outputs
• Project evaluations and assessment of results
• Assists in the development of a strong pipeline of new customers and projects in accounts through direct or indirect customer contact and prospecting.
• Works with marketing, product development teams and consultants to implement business development initiatives.
• Provide superior service to current clients ensuring deliverables are met and maintain solid relationships at all level.

Qualifications

Required Skills:

• Strong client relationships and experience in creative problem-solving ability.
• Ability to interact with various levels of management and with clients.
• Able to follow company policies and procedures to resolve routine issues.
• Ability to collaborate well with team.

• Computer proficiency in Microsoft applications.
• Excellent time and organizational management skills
• Critical thinking and problem solving
• Strong writing skills
• Planning and organizing
• Decision-making
• Communication skills

Qualifications:

Education:

• Bachelor's degree required

Experience:

• 6 + years' work experience
• Direct work experience in project management capacity
• Proven experience with people management
• Proven experience in strategic planning
• Proven experience with risk management
• Proven experience in change management

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