Business Development

Strategic Solutions Project Manager | Private Equity

Experience Level: Mid

GLG Projects deliver strategic recommendations informed by real-world expertise. For each engagement, we put together tailored teams of top-tier consultants and subject-matter experts with experience across industries and disciplines. Our work includes commercial due diligence, market assessments, voice-of-the-customer studies, and competitive positioning evaluations. Projects leverage the world’s largest and most varied source of first-hand expertise to deliver quantitative and qualitative insights to inform these decisions, so leaders can act with the confidence that comes from true clarity.

The Private Equity Projects team is seeking a Project Specialist to work on client engagements across industries and disciplines. GLG’s Private Equity Strategic Projects team help Private Equity investors by providing them with the insights that they need to handle the critical decisions they face throughout the investment lifecycle from deal origination, to deal diligence, value creation and portfolio support.

To learn more, visit https://glginsights.com/strategic-projects/

Specific responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Manage projects for Private Equity clients, from start to finish and ensure top quality level of service and deliverables
  • Support the development of project proposals and assist in the review of client deliverables
  • Work closely with clients to help scope and structure their most-pressing needs
  • Support all aspects of project development with a focus on structuring engagement teams with consultants and senior executives
  • Work with the GLG legal team on contracting agreements
  • Work with GLG Business Development and Client Solutions teams to ensure full internal collaboration on projects
  • Build lasting relationships with our clients and experts
  • Collaborate to contribute to internal and external business development initiatives, to help continue to growing this business to a $50M+ business

An ideal candidate will have the following:

  • 2 years of management consulting experience
  • Strong project management skills are required
  • Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills to work with clients and internal stakeholders
  • Solid computer skills, i.e., Microsoft Office
  • Must be a strong Team player with an ability to cross functionally collaborate
  • Experience in a corporate or investment institution operating environment a plus
  • Must be entrepreneurial with a deep excitement to grow the business
  • Think creatively and focus on opportunities for growth
  • A strong and constant attention to detail is required

Other Highlights:

  • Salary/Benefits: This position offers a competitive base salary, eligibility for a year-end performance-based discretionary bonus, and a comprehensive benefits program that includes our flexible/open PTO policy. All U.S. GLGers also have access to other benefits such as tuition reimbursement, wellness programs, speaker series events, employee resource groups, and ample social impact programs.
  • Work Environment: GLG Americas is currently on a flexible working policy during the global pandemic. This means that while working in the office is not required at this time, all of our U.S. offices are open for employees who would prefer to work in an office setting. Our U.S. offices offer numerous perks and vary by location. When working in our New York or Austin offices, employees can enjoy incentives such as complimentary meals, full-service barista bars, and access to on-site gyms.

 

About GLG / Gerson Lehrman Group

GLG is the world’s insight network. Our clients rely on GLG’s global team to connect with powerful insight across fields from our network of approximately 1 million experts (and the hundreds of new experts we recruit every day).

We serve thousands of the world’s best businesses, from Fortune 500 corporations to leading technology companies to professional services firms and financial institutions. We connect our clients to the world’s largest and most varied source of first-hand expertise, including executives, scientists, academics, former public-sector leaders, and the foremost subject matter specialists.

GLG’s industry-leading compliance framework allows clients to learn in a structured, auditable, and transparent way, consistent with their own internal compliance obligations and the highest professional ethical standards. Our compliance standards are a major competitive differentiator and key component of the company’s culture.

To learn more, visit www.GLGinsights.com.

Gerson Lehrman Group, Inc. (“GLG”) is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, race, religion, color, marital status, disability, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

EEO Policy Statement

Gerson Lehrman Group, Inc. (“GLG”) is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, race, religion, color, marital status, disability, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law.