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Managing Consultant, Program Management - Advisors Bachelor's Degree Job

3 weeks ago Consultancy Jobs Lagos   177 views
Job Details

Reference ID: R-128621

Location: Lagos

Employment Type: Full-time


All About The Role


Make an Impact as an Associate Managing Consultant, Advisors Strategic Program Management.

Advisors Strategic Program Management is an execution-oriented client facing competency that applies proven, accredited change skills and domain experience to partner with clients and help them drive measurable value by:

Delivering new products and strategies to market smoothly and efficiently

Successfully implementing complex technology assets and delivering the most challenging transformation programs to create the new business as usual

Strengthening client’s internal skills, knowledge and experience in critical areas

Transforming client processes and optimizing their management practices

As a Managing Consultant you will manage a portfolio of projects that support a strategy, a strategic change or initiative with significant impact on the organization.

You will manage complexity and inherent risks across a wide range of business areas, where there are strong interdependencies and shared resources, and you will manage benefits from their initial identification and definition through to the eventual realization and achievement of measurable improvements.

All About You


Experience in delivery of large enterprise level programs across the financial services sector from initiation to benefit realization

Successful leadership of PMOs across different clients / businesses, identifying and mitigating risks, solving issues, developing plans and ensuring they are implemented in line with agreed timescales, budgets and quality criteria, including examples of re-aligning scope and objectives during a program to ensure maximum value extraction

Formal accreditation in one or more recognized PM/PMO/ Change/Service management methodologies is expected at this level

Develop strong bonds with clients that endure beyond a particular assignment, serves as a go-to resource for client staff, is sought out for knowledge of industry and firm

Identify new business opportunities and communicates to executives to pursue, begin to lead sales calls and new client development including proposal contribution

Analyze multiple aspects of client’s organizational systems and culture that serve as input into the stakeholder / relationship map sales process

Effectively leverage subject matter experts to develop best customized solutions for client

Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills, able to direct workstreams across large multi-faceted project teams

Strong writer, presenter and speaker, comfortable and ability to influence at all levels in an organization

Able to use own initiative, develop solutions or adapt approaches to support the delivery of defined objectives and benefits

Demonstrate authentic leadership and integrity, gravitas and experience of leading multi-disciplinary teams in a matrixed environment, mentoring staff, evaluating performance and providing feedback

All About Your Education & Skills


Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification. Advanced degree or MBA preferred

Professional accreditation such as Project Management Professional (PMP) desirable

Fluent local office language and English required, other languages desirable

Exposure specifically in payments and / or retail banking or merchants preferred

Comfortable with significant client interaction and interest in building relationships

Advanced Word, Excel, and PowerPoint skills required, knowledge of Project Management tools preferred

Willingness to travel

Application Closing Date

Not Specified.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click here to apply onlinehttps://mastercard.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/CorporateCareers/job/Lagos-Nigeria/Managing-Consultant--Program-Management---Advisors_R-128621

Company Description
Mastercard Foundation is a global foundation based across four hubs in Kigali, Rwanda, Nairobi, Kenya, Accra, Ghana and Toronto, Canada. Our programs promote financial inclusion and advance education and learning in Africa, primarily for young people, and in Canada for Indigenous youth. The Foundation was established in 2006 through the generosity of Mastercard when it became a public company. From inception, the Foundation was designed to be a separate entity and independent from Mastercard. Our policies, operations, and funding decisions are made by our President and Board of Directors.