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Director, Strategy & Performance

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Ankura

18d ago

  • Job
    Full-time
    Senior Level
  • Business, Operations & Strategy
  • Nashville
  • Quick Apply

Requirements

  • Clear and concise verbal and written communications
  • Excellent active listening skills
  • High level of organization and ability to prioritize tasks
  • Detail orientation, but with the ability to visualize and communicate the “big picture”
  • Adaptive to different working environments
  • Flexibility to wear multiple “hats” on a project
  • Ability to develop strong relationships with people at all levels and across organizations (client teams, peers, competitors)
  • Willing to admit mistakes, learn from them, and ask for help
  • Analytical; enjoys problem-solving
  • Good facilitation and negotiation skills
  • Ability to informally influence others in a positive way
  • Strong desire to improve and continuously learn
  • Professional demeanor and behavior; can-do attitude
  • Joy in serving clients; servant leader; humble
  • Travel (by air and car) as required depending on engagement mix.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Graduate degree in business, technical or analytical concentration a plus
  • 7 or more years of relevant business and consulting experience
  • Varied in leadership of complex business projects
  • Project management and consulting experience
  • Experience or education in information systems a plus
  • Advanced proficiency with MS Office tools, especially Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio, with demonstrated ability to efficiently produce crisp, professional documents

Responsibilities

  • Leads large or complex projects
  • Reviews and ensures quality deliverables
  • Manages project scope, vision, objectives, schedule, budget, resources, vendors, dependencies, issues, risks, and change using best practice and/or “right-sized” methods, tools, and approaches
  • Develops a comprehensive project plan for meeting the objectives within scope, including people, process, and technology components of the initiative
  • Proactively manages, monitors, and adjusts plan throughout the project
  • Maintains key documentation throughout the project, including status reports, issue/risk logs, decision history, business process diagrams, etc
  • Gathers, elicits, documents, and analyzes business requirements
  • Maps and analyzes current and future business processes
  • Researches and analyzes potential solution approaches
  • Continually analyzes business issues and facilitates resolution to keep the project on target
  • Manages conflicts and escalates critical issues to the project sponsor
  • Creates and implements a communications plan to keep team members, stakeholders, and sponsors up to date on project status and issues
  • Flexibly contributes in other project roles, as necessary, with project sponsor approval

We help clients Protect, Create, and Recover Value.

Consulting
Industry
1001-5000
Employees
2014
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

Ankura Consulting Group, LLC is an independent global expert services and advisory firm that delivers services and end-to-end solutions to help clients at critical inflection points related to change, risk, disputes, finance, performance, distress, and transformation. The Ankura team consists of more than 1,800 professionals in more than 35 locations globally who are leaders in their respective fields and areas of expertise. Collaborative lateral thinking, hard-earned experience, expertise, and multidisciplinary capabilities drive results and Ankura is unrivaled in its ability to assist clients to Protect, Create, and Recover Value.