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Engagement Manager

  • Job Ref: 7804
  • Greater London
  • Consulting

Our client is a Technology Consultancy focused on real time technology solutions within the Financial, Commodities and Capital Markets. They are recruiting for an Engagement Manager (Director) as part of their growth plans. 
Role has an extremely competitive salary and package. 

Ideally would suit someone coming from a Product Consultancy background. 

Role and Responsibilities

Introduction

The Delivery Practice is our clients Centre of Excellence for project and programme management.
The practice oversees the successful delivery of projects to achieve our clients’ and clients own goals.

Reporting to the Global Head of Practice, the Engagement Manager provides:

  • Engagement management for agreed engagements.
  • Local leadership and management to the project managers and delivery leads in the region.
  • Delivery management input to sales and marketing.
  • Implementation of agreed strategic changes for the Delivery Practice.

Responsibilities

Each Engagement Manager will be accountable for a portfolio of engagements. Depending on size and complexity. 

Duties will include:

  • Overseeing delivery of the projects, ensuring appropriate management of people, delivery, schedule, budget and risks;
  • Acting as an escalation point for project-related issues escalated by project managers and delivery leads.
  • For engagements with an allocated Delivery Lead, this will include:
  • Delivery and Governance
  • Plan: Define, track, maintain
  • Managing RAIDs
  • Ensuring Audit Trail is maintained
  • Ensuring Governance during all aspects of the role
  • Managing resource and financial details in Kimble.
Client Relationship Management:
  • Participating in regular client reviews
  • Providing leadership to the clients resources allocated to the engagement:
  • Ensuring engagement vision & goals are understood
  • Communication
  • Governance - internal and external status reporting Local leadership and management
Practice Management
  • Work with Delivery Leads and Head of Practice to manage local resourcing of Project Managers and Delivery Leads for engagements.
  • Identify gaps and engage with the Head of Practice, Local Director and HR team to recruit new hires to fill them, contributing to the recruitment process as needed.
  • Leadership of the local practice team
  • Delivery Management input to sales & marketing
  • Sales will form an important part of the role across the full sales lifecycle.