Solution Delivery Manager - Periscope

Qualifications

  • 13 - 17 years of experience in the field of consulting, business intelligence and/or software deployment with consumer sector experience
  • Bachelor's degree in business or MIS (MBA is a plus)
  • Proven track record of running large programs with multiple implementations and/or solution deployments (in Marketing & Sales a major plus) in both waterfall/agile environments
  • Experience overseeing the work of multiple project managers and tracking their projects' key performance indicators (e.g. budgets, progress against time-lines, team health)
  • Adept at managing key stakeholders (Client & Internal) and able to drive change in the organization
  • Entrepreneurial and collaborative nature working across different continents/time-zones

Who You'll Work With

You will join M&S Ventures, a McKinsey Solution and part of New Ventures, in our office in New Jersey/Dallas/Atlanta/Chicago.

M&S Ventures leverages decades of McKinsey's marketing and sales experience helping leading companies improve pricing, promotion, assortments, and performance management. M&S Ventures' combination of software, tailored services, and expertise provides our clients with a granular view of their commercial and financial performance by gathering and integrating their landscape of data and information into a central data warehouse. Clients can use our intuitive interface to make decisions based on advanced analytics and can embed new pricing, commercial, and performance management capabilities throughout their organization.

McKinsey New Ventures fosters innovation driven by analytics, design thinking, mobile and social by developing new products/services and integrating them into our client work. It is helping to shift our model toward asset-based consulting and is a foundation for –and expands our investment in –our entrepreneurial culture. Through innovative software as a service solutions, strategic acquisitions, and a vibrant ecosystem of alliances, we are redefining what it means to work with McKinsey.

As one of the fastest-growing parts of our firm, New Ventures has more than 1,500 dedicated professionals (including more than 800 analysts and data scientists) and we're hiring more mathematicians, data scientists, designers, software engineers, product managers, client development managers and general managers.

What You'll Do

You will work closely with M&S Ventures Client Service leadership in the Americas as well as McKinsey consultants to shape and successfully drive the delivery of a portfolio of projects from end to end.

You'll leverage M&S Ventures, McKinsey Solutions Office (MSO) and firm assets to serve clients and create sustainable impact. As a senior leader,you'll do so by shaping and delivering a portfolio of projects across different stages of their life-cycle. This will involve working very closely with and overseeing the work of Project Managers tasked with bridging client business challenges with M&S Ventures' capabilities. You'll participate in and contribute to problem-solving sessions with the project team, client representatives as well as McKinsey consultants on a regular basis. When necessary, you will also serve as the escalation point for all three groups.

As a tenured delivery manager,you'll work very closely with the Head of Client Service in the Americas to drive process improvements in the organization by implementing & rolling-out project management best practices. You will also act as an evangelist for strong project management discipline in the Client Service organization overall, leading by example and coaching Project Managers on such things as budget management, work plan development, risk management/mitigation and ongoing project governance.


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