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Managing Principal Consultant - Testing

Company: Black & Veatch
Location: Chicago
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Managing Principal Consultant - Testing
Date: May 18, 2023
Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies
Together, we own our company, our future, and our shared success.
As an employee-owned company, our people are Black & Veatch. We put them at the center of everything we do and empower them to grow, explore new possibilities and use their diverse talents and perspectives to solve humanity's biggest challenges in an ever-evolving world. With over 100 years of innovation in sustainable infrastructure and our expertise in engineering, procurement, consulting and construction, together we are building a world of difference.
Company : Black & Veatch Mgmt Consulting
Req Id : 96556
Opportunity Type : Staff
Relocation eligible : No
Full time/Part time : Full-Time
Project Only Hire : No
Visa Sponsorship Available: No
Why Black and Veatch
At Black & Veatch, you own your career with purpose and meaning . You are empowered to grow and explore new possibilities at every step of your career journey. Bring your big ideas knowing you are safe to be who you are and speak up with concerns or questions and put your diverse talents and perspectives to use.
The Opportunity
As a Managing Principal Consultant - PMO, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Development and implementation of the strategic direction and objectives of a Testing delivery "Center of Excellence" (COE) for Digital Advisory

  • Provide industry best practices and blend existing internal testing delivery capabilities to increase project delivery efficiency and overall success for Digital Advisor

  • Manage the rollout of COE practices, documentation and report out to Digital Advisory leadership

  • Providetechnical or industry knowledge to contribute to or lead the completion of multiple or all engagement phases

  • Demonstratecapabilities with minimal level of oversight from more senior-level professionals

  • Scope and size of projects they contribute to are generally medium to large in size or they may own a moderate to a significant portion of a larger project

  • May lead a medium to large size effort or project team

  • May delegate team work assignments through various phases of an engagement

  • May manage projects from prospect to client deliverable

    The Team
    Black & Veatch is seeking an exceptional professional to join our Digital Advisory organization. The world is changing at an unprecedented rate and that change increases the demand for innovation and efficiency to deliver solutions and services across the world's infrastructure. Join Black & Veatch Digital Advisory and use your talent and expertise to impact the world. In many of our roles, you will work with a team of consultants, providing industry-leading management consulting services to support technology, operational, financial, and regulatory challenges that require integrated, end-to-end global capabilities.
    Key Responsibilities

    • May contribute to the development and implementation of the strategic direction and objectives of a service offering

    • May manage employees in engagements and provides input for performance management and compensation

    • Contributes to development of products and/or services

      Matrix Management:

      • Transfers knowledge, capabilities, and skills to improve others' knowledge and skill levels

      • Provide ongoing feedback to professionals on the projects and their supervisors

      • Complete project evaluation forms

      • Contributes to the career development of others through engagement assignments and general evaluation

      • Delegates work duties according to the development opportunities and needs of individuals

        Consulting Capability:

        • Secures commitment and participation from the client's senior management by leveraging relationships

        • Develops or contributes to the engagement business case

        • Outlines specific performance measures, targets, and goals

        • Delivers client solutions aligned with defined value proposition across multiple areas of a client's businesses

        • Searches for new consulting opportunities with existing or new clients

        • Secures receivables from clients during and after completion of engagements

          Industry Knowledge Capability:

          • Utilizes specialized knowledge to produce complex work products and solutions across all phases of an engagement

          • Defines and applies appropriate methods or recognized equivalent to identified client needs

          • Anticipates and resolves technical problems with minimal technical assistance from others

          • Leverages knowledge and experience to assess alternative approaches to solving problems

          • Develops, presents, and defends conclusions, recommendations, and implementation plans

          • Leads quality reviews of smaller assigned engagements or supports reviews of larger engagements

          • Identifies technical issues impacting an engagement and implements solutions

            Project Management Capability (where applicable):

            • Manages moderate to highly complex engagements through all stages and phases

            • Manages moderate to highly complex engagements with factors that may include:

            • multiple business units; manages other contractor/vendors on the project; high level of technology integration within the engagement; or cross-functional and/or multi-dimensional teams


              • Billable hours and business development targets established in annual goal setting process

                Management Responsibility:

                • May supervise the work of others

                • Responsible for hiring, discipline, and pay administration of their subordinates

                • May act in the capacity of a "lead person"

                • May have management responsibility for the people to whom they provide work direction

                • Positions receiving work direction: Analyst, Consulting, SrAnalyst, ConsultantandManager

                • May also act as a project manager of a project team

                • Individuals comprising this team may vary by project

                  Preferred Qualifications

                  • Master's degree preferred

                  • 10+ years in consulting project delivery/management

                  • 2+ years Business Development experience preferred

                    Preferred Skills:

                    • Depth and breadth of knowledge in area of specialization

                    • Advanced project management skills

                    • Intermediate business development capability

                    • Business and consulting management skills

                    • People management skills including recruiting, evaluation, and mentoring

                    • Advanced knowledge in all aspects of consulting processes

                    • Client management and negotiation skills

                    • Broad knowledge of the marketplace

                    • Proficient human relations skills

                      Preferred Consultant Skills:

                      • Business Acumen

                      • Comfort Around Higher Management

                      • Dealing with Ambiguity

                      • Learning on the Fly

                        Minimum Qualifications

                        • Bachelor's Degree or relevant work experience

                        • Has managed significant engagements

                        • 10+ years in a business/consulting environment

                        • All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

                          Certifications related to area of expertise, where applicable preferred.
                          Work Environment/Physical Demands
                          BandV Office Environment or Client Site - Travel up to 50%
                          Salary Plan
                          CST: Consulting
                          Job Grade
                          Black & Veatch endeavors to makeaccessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process because of a disability, please contact the Employee Relations Department at +1-913-359-1622 or via our. This contact information is for disability accommodation requests only; you may not use this contact information to inquire about the status of applications. General inquiries about the status of applications will not be returned.
                          Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy.
                          Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this commitment and offers an array of health care benefits including but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurances along with disability and a robust wellness program.
                          To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work schedules, paid vacation and holiday time, sick time, and dependent sick time.
                          A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company-matched 401k plan, adoption reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, vendor discounts, an employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.
                          We are proud to be a 100 percent ESOP-owned company. As employee-owners, our professionals are empowered to drive not only their personal growth, but the company's long-term achievements - and they share in the financial rewards of the success through stock ownership.
                          By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.
                          Black & Veatch Holding Company, its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. Black & Veatch does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender Identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law.
                          For our EEO Policy Statement, please click. If you'd like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please clickand.
                          Notice to External Search Firms : Black & Veatch does not accept unsolicited resumes and will not be obligated to pay a placement fee for unsolicited resumes. Black & Veatch Talent Acquisition engages with search firms directly for hiring needs.
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