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Management Consultant - TokuSaku Consulting

Date Posted: Dec 23, 2020
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  • Location:
    Seattle, Washington, United States of America
  • Company:
  • Type:
    Full Time/Permanent
  • Shift:
  • Career Level:
    Entry Level
  • Positions:
  • Experience:
    1 Year
  • Gender:
    No Preference
  • Degree:
    Bachelors
  • Apply Before:
    Jan 23, 2021

Job Description

Works with healthcare, government, education, retail, technology, or financial services organizations to analyze and address the complex issues they face. Combines data-driven decision making with tried-and-true project management practices to support business strategy, people, and technology. Ensures solutions are tailored to fit the organization's unique business needs. Breaks problems down, understands scope of the impacted area, ensures clear expectations, and lays foundation for future success. Creates a multifaceted approach, establishes goals and measures to gauge success, uses data to design and improve roadmaps and process. Transforms the way work gets done, ensures all parties are involved in the change. Assesses results, validates against initial goals, looks for improvements, and transitions project. Typically reports to the head of a unit/department.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Be proactive in getting to know team members and managers. Identify the cultural and political environment.
  • Identify the true scope of the project and handle changes as the project progresses.
  • Apply understanding of fundamental industry knowledge and strategic issues.
  • Work with leads and staff to initiate and execute projects, monitor progress, suggest corrective actions, and aid in issue resolution and risk mitigation.
  • Identify issues and form hypotheses and solutions, presenting findings and recommendations to clients. Implement solutions, evaluate results, and provide support.
  • Coordinate with project team members and resource managers (as appropriate) on the plan, schedule, resources, task assignments, scope, budget, and risks.
  • Lead formation of quality deliverables including the project plan, schedule, status reports, meeting minutes, issue logs, and other project management documentation.
  • Facilitate project meetings focused on status reporting, problem resolution, and feedback, fostering open communication within the team on project planning and execution.
  • Report schedule, budget, and delivery details to project stakeholders.
  • Deliver on the SOW and address concerns with the client, if needed.
  • Identify new opportunities and leads for TokuSaku.
  • Participate in TokuSaku internal and recruiting events, as well as team volunteering approximately once per quarter.

 

Senior Level Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work with business sponsors, project managers, product development managers and other stakeholders in the development and review of project proposals to determine project goals and launch departmental and enterprise-wide project initiatives.
  • Manage a cross-functional team and confidently engage with c-suite and director level employees.
  • Maintain focus on the clients’ long-term profitability. Perform rigorous analysis to identify potential value creating opportunities.
  • Lead facilitated sessions.

 

 

Minimum Qualifications

Education

  • Required:
    • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.
    • Six Sigma Green Belt or CAPM certification
  • Desired:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field
    • Lean, Six Sigma Black Belt, PMP, and Agile certifications

 

Experience

  • Required:
    • 4 years’ experience in project management.
    • Supported other project managers as part of a team. Ran small, simple projects with oversight.
    • Worked with a project budget. Saved company money through project results.
  • Desired:
    • 5+ years’ experience in project management.
    • Managed a project team. Ran large, complex projects without oversight. Ran 5+ projects simultaneously.
    • Worked with a project budget $250k+. Saved company $150k+ through project results.
    • Process Improvement experience.
    • External consulting experience.
    • Experience managing projects in multiple industries.

 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Required:
    • Strong interpersonal communication skills.
    • Thinks analytically and effectively solves problem.
    • Able to use PMBOK and/or Six Sigma knowledge to successfully manage projects.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft 365 tools (Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint, Visio) and Windows 10.
    • Desire to be mentored by experienced professionals and grow into more complex and strategic engagements within 2-3 years
  • Desired:
    • Coaching and mentoring skills.
  • Process Design
  • Resource Planning
  • Facilitation Skills

 

The job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.  TokuSaku reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.  Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and experience required.  TokuSaku is an equal opportunity employer. 

 

 

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Company Overview

Seattle, Washington, United States of America

TokuSaku Consulting is a Seattle-based, minority owned management and technology consulting firm dedicated to driving best-of-class solutions across multiple verticals. Our Framework for Seamless Execution™ incorporates the founder’s philosophy and e... Read More

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