Project Manager

Hay Group

141 days ago

Responsible for overall project management, following our internal Operational Excellence standards
Manage the production of all client deliverables and act as a central coordinator for all requests and activities to deliver successfully to the client
Set up and manage project plans, with detailed timelines
Direct and motivate the project support team, and guide the activities of the consultants and analysts on the project
Produce relevant project documentation and ensure consistency of communication to the team (client and internal)
Manage and communicate risks, putting in place appropriate contingency actions
Take responsibility for overall progress and use of resources and initiate corrective action where required
Be responsible for managing the project scope and client expectations
Liaise with all members of the project team to assure the overall direction and integrity of the project
Agree and implement the quality strategy with the rest of the project team
Communicate any potential for future work to the lead consultant
Prepare and communicate lessons learned documentation, following project debrief
Prepare the project closure documentation
Prepare any follow-on actions required and communicate to others where relevant
Be responsible for overall project profitability,
May provide input into the sales process

Skills & Experience
Bachelor/Master in economics, business administration, social science, psychology, or related
3-5 years working experience in project management is required, preferably market research or survey background
Project Management certification (PRINCE2, PMI or similar) would be a plus
Strong documentation management standards and version control
Advanced Microsoft Office skills; particularly Excel, and PowerPoint
Highly analytical and logical with attention to detail and high quality standards
Ability to hold informed and credible discussions with clients and consultants at all levels articulating how Korn Ferry can help address the client’s issues
Able to proactively and effectively manage own time
Ability to develop a thorough understanding of the client’s business, industry and needs
Highly motivated, proactive individual with a strong customer service ethic
Excellent interpersonal skills and professional, credible and confident style
Strong organisational and research skills
Strong team player with an adaptable and flexible approach, able to work effectively in virtual teams