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Global Project Services - Project Director
Global Project Services - Project Director

Global Project Services - Project Director

741054New York, NY55,000 - 81,000

Global Project Services - Project Director

Global Project Services Team is the industry's first and most comprehensive infrastructure devoted to the delivery, coordination and seamless implementation of career management services for complex, multi-level assignments. This team of experienced individuals works closely with local client offices and client organizations to manage all aspects of a large, complex consulting engagement. The position interfaces with senior level management as well as with international management. The client is an outplacement firm.


• Leadership: Effectively lead and manage people in a project based matrix reporting structure. GPS project managers should be good people managers, successfully directing the tasks that need to be completed on time, on budget, accurately and with high quality in their design and presentation.

• Relationship Management: Ability to develop and maintain professional dialog with key stakeholders within client organizations, and maintains effective professional relationships with internal stakeholders

• Customer-facing Credibility and Image: Ability to develop credibility quickly with project stakeholders/decision makers; possess a professional/corporate image to represents the client appropriately

• Sales Mining: Consultative sales focused with the ability to recognize and capitalize on hidden opportunities within current client organizations.

• Travel: Being there in person is critical to building credibility and rapport with the client, and the ability to travel, even at last minute notice is vital to participating in sales efforts, planning sessions, etc. GPS project managers should be available to travel 30-40% of their time.

• Sales Support: GPS project managers are critical in closing sales to key multinational clients. This typically means participating on a sales presentation team, and being willing and able to communicate the key differentiators that GPS brings to the organization.

• Solutions Development: GPS project managers need to have a high understanding of the client service line, and be able to craft their practical application to solve a client problem.

• Large Scale, Complex Scope Management: The GPS project manager is the subject matter expert for all operational aspects of managing a large, complex consulting engagement. The GPS project manager must take an active role in the planning and implementation of the logistical requirements of the project, delivery requirements and quality control.

• Deliverables Management: The quality and accuracy of deliverables must be unsurpassed. It is vital that these final documents, reports, communications, staffing choice, etc; are all representative of best practices.

• Flexibility: The day to day activities of the GPS project manager is dictated by the assignment. Once assigned to a project, the GPS project manager is expected to do whatever it takes to get the job done and should be viewed as part of the position rather than an exception.

• Career Resource Centers: GPS project managers are the recognized subject matter experts for everything associated with the setup and operation of career resource centers across all lines of business. Experience in this area is a plus.


• Undergraduate degree required, Post-graduate degree preferred.
• Two to three years of professional consulting experience in related field (Change Management, Organizational Development, Human Resources)
• Three to five years of project management or related experience
• Formal platform presentation experience
• Demonstrated consultative sales experience
• Financial management and budgeting experience
• Excellent oral and written communications skills
• Excellent computer skills and Mastery of PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook. Experience with Visio, Access, MS Project.


Min: $55,000 Mid: $68,000 Max: $81,000.00 plus benefits

This Client Is An Equal Opportunity Employer.

The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


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