Manager, Strategic Projects, Technology Sector

New York, NY, United States

Job Summary

The Projects Manager helps business leaders solve some of their most complex business challenges by combining the problem-solving and management skills of top-tier independent consultants and the real-life experience of leading industry experts. This unique partnership approach provides streamlined, customized, and cost-effective project support.

GLG Projects offers a unique alternative to traditional management consulting, which harnesses the breadth and depth of the GLG network of subject matter experts and professionals to help clients make smarter business decisions. For the past few years this fast-growing business, led by former top tier consultants, has been serving corporations and investment firms across the globe.

  • Our internal team of former consultants plays a dual role:
    • Manage projects from start to finish and work hand-in-hand with each engagement team and client to ensure top quality level of service and deliverables (i.e., similar to a principal role in a consulting firm)
    • Be an active partner to Strategic Projects leadership and Business Development team, developing go-to-market strategy and lasting client relationships
  • The Manager role offers direct exposure to corporate clients who are at the forefront of technological innovation and disruption in areas such as: Big Data/Analytics, Blockchain, Cloud (SaaS/PaaS/IaaS), Digital Transformation, Internet of Things, Digital Content, Virtualization (SDN/NFV) and VR/AR
  • The role also provides regular exposure to business leaders across GLG and unlimited opportunities to build strong relationships with our tech clients and the broader GLG community
  • The Manager will be responsible for coaching and mentoring more junior colleagues

Required Skills and Experience

  • At least 3 years of related work experience years in strategy/management consulting, corporate strategy, or market research
  • Strong interest in B2B/B2C technology
  • Strong project management skills
  • Superior written and oral communication skills
  • Solid computer skills, i.e., Microsoft Office
  • Strong interest in leading commercial negotiations and driving financial performance
  • Team player

We seek bright, positive and flexible people who also:

  • Act with the highest integrity and professionalism in all their endeavors
  • Think creatively and focus on opportunities for growth
  • Exhibit constant attention to detail
  • Express a strong desire to work in a team
  • Demonstrate the ability and initiative to handle increasing responsibility over time

 About GLG / Gerson Lehrman Group

GLG’s platform connects business to expertise for smarter, faster decisions. Our clients rely on GLG’s 650,000+ member-experts and 1,800 employees around the globe to provide 24/7 insight and exceptional service within a rigorous compliance framework. Visit www.glg.it.

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