Engagement Manager

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


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

Trish Lynch, Contracts Manager - Your e-Frontiers consultant for this job

Trish is a Contracts Manager with e-Frontiers. She has over 15 years recruitment experience in the areas of Software Development, Testing, Project Management and Business Analysis. She is has a BA Degree in Sociology and a Diploma in Business Studies from Michael Smurfits UCD. Trish has recruited across all industry sectors, Teleco, Consultancy, Pharma, e-Learning, Financial Services and Software.

Specialises in: Java, Project Managers, QA, Business Analysts, Architects