Project Manager | Consulting
Escient was founded in 2016 with the goal of inspiring our people and our clients to think beyond what they see and have the courage to act today. Everything we have done – from the culture we have nurtured, the relationships that we have built and the values we have created – has been in support of that goal.
Why are our values so important?
We believe that our values define who we are, how we interact and engage with each other and underpin the delivery of our services to our clients. Our 3 core values are:
The most satisfying success is one that is shared, understanding that it requires humility and self-awareness. We recognise that the team is built from a wealth of knowledge and experiences far broader than one person’s alone and will proactively harness this energy to deliver shared success for all.
We have the freedom to walk the road less travelled, to draw on our curiosity and create innovative ideas that solve complex client problems. To succeed in today’s changing world, we must have the experience and wisdom to unlock solutions not yet seen before.
Courage isn’t necessarily the grand gestures or the major acts, it can be the small choices we make every day, taking action because you know it is the right thing to do despite being unsure of the outcome. We consciously choose to be courageous in all we do, unrestrained in our thinking and bold in our actions and work with our clients to inspire the same mindset.
Who are our people?
Our people are not simply employees, they are the company. We believe that the work that we do is all about the human experience and our focus as an organisation is on enabling our people to provide the most memorable and engaging experiences. We encourage and support our people to dream more, believe in themselves and work together, knowing that when they do they will achieve amazing outcomes in all of their interactions with our clients and the community.
We are seeking the expertise of an experienced Project Manager with a background in consulting and a proven track record of delivery excellence to work with our clients across a diverse range of industries.
Your ability to work in complex environments and manage projects end to end including defining and controlling project scope, developing and maintaining the project schedule, managing budgets and forecasts, risks and issues, change requests and the provision of regular reporting.
To be successful, you will have extensive skills and experience:
- project managing a range of transformational projects
- managing all stages of the project lifecycle including planning, development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation
- experience managing agile based projects
- excellent written and verbal communication skills are also an essential requirement as extensive engagement and management of stakeholders at all levels will be part of your role
- tertiary qualifications and certifications in Project Management
- you will be a natural problem solver and have the versatility of being able to lead a team or work under your own initiative
- any previous pre-sales or consulting experience would be looked upon favourably
A dynamic and energetic person, you look beyond what is there in front of you to find the right solution for the client and thrive on being able to step up and face challenges head on.
Being part of Escient
By joining our high calibre team, you will gain experience working in dynamic, challenging environments, with intelligent, like minded professionals and you will grow with the business as we define new service offerings and better ways to serve our client’s needs.
A competitive market salary, bonus and benefits are on offer as well as lots of team collaboration, knowledge sharing and opportunities for you to connect with your colleagues (because as Consultants we’re not always together in the same location!) and celebrating successes.
If you would like to be part of our incredible team and help our clients achieve their strategic business goals please send through your CV and application in the following format:
- A maximum 2-page cover letter explaining why you want to work for Escient and how you demonstrate our core values
- Provide a link to your LinkedIn profile
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