Manager,

San Diego Office

 

Excelerate LLC, a boutique consulting firm headquartered in San Diego, is looking for high caliber and passionate leaders to help grow our business. Excelerate is a unique consulting firm, set apart by its approach. Our approach focuses on offering deeply experienced consultants, that are hands-on with our clients by working in a facilitative manner. Successful candidates will embody Excelerate’s founding pillars -- humility, energy, integrity and flexibility. These pillars are the backbone of our work, our culture and our people.

The Manager position is responsible for managing medium to large-sized projects and programs. As a Manager you will own day-to-day client relationships as well as delivery of critical projects.  In addition to client delivery efforts, the Manager is expected to support internal projects and initiatives.

Key responsibilities for this position include

  • Lead medium/large, complex projects and programs with minimal coaching

  • Utilize Project Management frameworks to develop detailed work structures and project plans

  • Provide exceptional client delivery through critical thinking, problem solving and risk mitigation

  • Work effectively across disciplines and organizational boundaries to prioritize tasks and gain timely closure on decisions

  • Facilitate multi-stakeholder meetings to drive decisions and accountability

  • Comfortable engaging the client in tough decisions that serve the clients’ best interests

  • Lead other consultants on project engagement by providing direction on deliverables and general coaching

  • Ability to multi-task competing priorities while maintaining a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail

  • Ability to self motivate with an entrepreneurial mindset

Qualifications

  • 7-10+ years of management consulting and/or program management experience

  • Strong client presentation, communication and facilitation skills with consideration of cutting edge design elements

  • Successful application of a variety of management tools and methods

  • Bachelor’s degree required; MBA preferred