Management Consultant - Portfolio Management

Location: Atlanta
Job Code: UMT0039
# of Openings: 1


UMT Consulting Group is seeking talented Management Consultants. Working in a team environment, the individual in this role will plan, design, develop, and analyze plans for complex client problems. The primary responsibilities of this role include gathering and coordinating project assessments from various groups within a client's organization; working with stakeholders to understand their business requirements and define project scope; and helping other team members define requirements and successfully track projects throughout their respective lifecycles. You will be asked to provide value on Enterprise Project and Portfolio Management (EPM) process design and software configuration, assisting our clients to identify business needs and focused solutions, and realize those solutions by implementing effective business processes.

You will join a rapidly growing organization with offices worldwide, and work with Fortune 500 customers to improve their business performance through the following best practice portfolio management, governance and strategic planning models:

  • Create portfolios to identify new opportunities within an organization
  • Select strategic portfolios based on organizational objectives and alignment
  • Plan for optimal execution of the selected portfolios
  • Manage and reevaluate the portfolio to ensure and control alignment

UMT is seeking qualified candidates at ALL levels including Consultant, Senior Consultant, Manager and Vice President. In the higher level, Manager & VP roles, you will have additional responsibilities to:

  • Lead and deliver client engagements that identify, design and implement creative business and technology solutions for large companies
  • Provide service excellence by identifying key client business issues, determining client needs by supplementing standard assessment techniques and tools with innovative approaches, evaluating and validating analysis and developing recommendations for the client in the context of the overall engagement
  • Implement and oversee the quality of deliverables and effectively manage the team and day-to-day relationships to ensure exceptional performance
  • Participate in the development and presentation of proposals for business development activities
  • Can lead small engagements or components of large, complex engagements

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Engineering with 2-5 years of Management Consulting experience with the ability to show significant client impact and results from those engagements. MBA or Master's Degree candidates with less relevant work experience will also be considered
  • More senior roles (Manager/VP) will require 5-10 years of Management Consulting experience, showing significant client impact and engagement results. An MBA or Master's Degree in Computer Science or Engineering is also required.
  • Ability to clearly communicate business solutions and the value of those solutions to the client; both in written executive summary form and through platform presentations
  • Must show proficiency with process re-design, project management methodologies and business requirement gathering techniques
  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Project Server, including implementation, configuration, and administration is a plus
  • EPM domain knowledge and an understanding of broader technology and software design methodologies is a plus. End-to-end project management, portfolio management or enterprise project/application portfolio management solutions experience is also a plus

Company Description

UMT is a thought leader in project and portfolio management consulting, software products and training based on hundreds of successfully completed client engagements over the last 20+ years. Our consultants provide end-to-end premier implementation and adoption services. We drive results using proven methodologies, technical expertise, training delivery and integrated solutions.

UMT is the only management consulting firm recognized by Gartner for our implementation strategy and has a unique relationship with Microsoft after the acquisition of our strategic planning software in 2006. Today, UMT works with Microsoft jointly developing new technologies, partnering on international marketing campaigns, and helping Microsoft's over 40,000 stakeholders adopt to technologies while facilitating best practices around innovation, governance and product development - ultimately helping Microsoft realize the value of their investments and operations.

We offer an intellectually stimulating, mentoring environment, with the potential to develop and progress rapidly. We are looking for ambitious individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit to join our expanding team. This is an excellent opportunity for individuals interested in pursuing a leadership position in a client-facing role.

UMT Consulting Group, LLC is an EEO employer

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