Engagement Manager

  • Job Ref: 2678
  • Location: Dublin, Ireland
  • Type: Permanent

Overview

My client is looking for a Engagement Manager from a consultancy or industry background, where they have managed teams to deliver projects.

Engagement Managers should be competent at


•    Design of engagements including approach, value to be provided, resources required and financials.


•    Standard Project Management practices (planning, team resourcing, team management, issue and risk management, measurement, reporting etc.)


•    Managing key stakeholders


•    Managing big picture, by observing how delivery is going, identifying breakdowns and intervening as required


•    Assessing and grounding the value being produced


•    Leading and facilitating meetings, presentations and workshops


•    Listening for underlying and unspoken concerns, responding to them and creating listening in others


•    Interpreting and managing the mood of client and making appropriate interventions at senior and executive level


•    Love former experiences of transformation


•    Have taken someone (even a friend) through a transformation


•    Have platform capability


•    Remain current in business publications and read widely


•    Have good listening skills (able to hear others as different)


•    Have a proper consulting demeanour; consultants should appear as a senior peer to the equivalent person in the client organization


•    Write well (thoughtful, clear, grammatically correct prose)


•    Virtues: courage, intelligence, diligence, persistence, openness, sensitivity to conflicting meanings, care for others, resilient, and exceptional vigour (to handle the consulting lifestyle)


•    Are willing to travel