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Manager, Technology Consulting

Manager, Technology Consulting

Position ID 
2017-2621
Position Type 
Full Time
Position Location(s) 
CA-MB-Winnipeg
  
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DIFFERENT BY DESIGN

At MNP we pride ourselves on being different – it’s our entrepreneurial drive that sets us apart. It’s the same drive that’s helped us become Canada’s fastest growing national firm. We foster collaboration, value your ideas, promote based on talent, live balanced lifestyles and make time for FUN. We are one firm, one team, collaborating to support you wherever you want to take your career.

 

Join the momentum. We are seeking a Manager for our growing Technology Consulting team. Driving business excellence, MNP is a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm in Canada. Our Consulting team works with organizations in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors to provide innovative strategies tailored to maximize efficiencies, enhance performance and increase profitability. Specifically, our recognized Technology Consulting team works with clients to translate technology issues and opportunities into meaningful results that meet organizational needs.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

Performance Expectations

  • Provide strategic IT consulting services to a wide range or MNP's clients in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors including IT Strategy and Planning, Process Redesign, System Selection, Implementation Project Management, Implementation Reviews and IT Systems Optimization
  • Responsible for the delivery of consulting services such as program evaluation, strategic planning, business planning and business process improvement
  • Manage complex projects and undertake the leadership of teams to ensure projects are delivered on time, on budget and within the client specifications to ensure project profitability and client satisfaction
  • Facilitate collaboration with client engagement team prior to commencement of client work to discuss roles and responsibilities, risk areas, materiality and deadlines
  • Develop a thorough understanding of MNP’s services, businesses and industry through experiential learning with clients
  • Perform team management and coordination to align project resources and activities to project work plans
  • Prepare technical components of the file relating to one’s area of expertise
  • Review, investigate and correct discrepancies and irregularities in financial entries, documents and reports
  • Prepare correspondence, technical reports, client summaries and presentations outlining findings, facts and highlights resulting from the client engagement
  • Meet with clients to review results and prepare business plans
  • Collaborate with client engagement team prior to commencement of client work to discuss roles and responsibilities, risk areas, materiality and deadlines
  • Provide leadership, coaching, training and mentoring of junior team members
  • Lead in the collection, development, research and analysis of data including website research, review of reports, interviews, focus groups and surveys
  • Provide comprehensive business advice by effectively identifying and analyzing clients’ needs
  • Monitor project timelines against targets, adjust where necessary; advise clients of project status and seek clarification on discrepancies where applicable
  • Support internal communication, accountability and feedback within and across our project teams
  • Participate in the ongoing business development and marketing of MNP Consulting services to new and existing clients and establish network consisting of key decision makers, nurturing contacts
  • Contact new and existing clients to schedule a needs assessment and outline services and successes of MNP to grow the business
  • Execute written and oral presentations to internal stake holders and clients
  • Design, develop and deliver final report and/or presentation to client
  • Monitor the progress of work being completed on client files and coach team
  • Coach and engage project team ensuring an understanding of project parameters, overall plan, time commitment and expectations
  • Utilize team appropriately to ensure proper documentation is prepared for the client and procedures relating to the file are followed accordingly
  • Facilitate client relationships with MNP and teams to deliver client service excellence
  • Mentor and coach team members towards professional and personal development
  • Conduct formal, written annual performance reviews
  • Promote regular attendance, balanced lifestyle and high standard of team wellness

Credentials

  • Possess a relevant Bachelor’s Degree and/or Graduate Degree; preference given to candidates who possess an MBA or Masters of Public Administration
  • Five (5) to seven (7) years of strategic IT experience in a consulting environment is preferred
  • Completion of additional certifications (e.g. PMP, CPHR, CMA, CA, CFE, CMC) are considered an asset
  • Experience working with project problem diagnosis, solution development, client communications, facilitation of decision making, documentation, managing client expectations, project profitability and team leadership
  • Professional experience in the provision of IT Strategy and Planning, Process Redesign, System Selection, Implementation Reviews and IT Systems Optimization
  • Strong computer literacy including effective working skills of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • A developed network within the business community is considered a strong asset
  • Some travel may be required

Core Competencies and Personal Characteristics

  • Integrity – professional whose honesty, integrity, confidentiality and high ethical standards contributes to effective leadership and optimal business relationships
  • Energy – displays enthusiasm, optimism and passion while maintaining a high level of productivity and a balanced lifestyle
  • Diversity – understands the importance of different backgrounds, perspectives and experiences and is respectful of individual differences
  • Communication – effectively expresses ideas and conveys information in business writing, conversations and interactions with others that make an impact and persuade their intended audience(s)
  • Client Service Excellence – understands the importance of quality client service, proactively identifies client needs and creates strategies to proficiently serve clients
  • Business Development – looks for and seizes profitable business opportunities while focusing on the ability to gain increased presence in the community
  • Forward Thinking - anticipates the implications of situations, takes appropriate action as needed and prepares for possible contingencies
  • Agility with Change – initiates, sponsors and implements change by taking a facilitative catalyst role
  • People Management & Leadership – goal-driven leader who effectively manages self, others and teams to achieve goals
  • Coaching – takes responsibility for one’s own and team members’ performance by setting clear goals and tracking progress against those goals, promptly addresses performance issues, is highly organized and uses personal judgement and decision making

TOTAL REWARDS

MNP encourages a balanced lifestyle and offers benefits that suit the way our team members work and play! In addition to a competitive salary, our total rewards package includes paid personal days, wellness program initiatives, health and dental benefits, a group pension plan with matching contribution, firm sponsored social events, and professional development assistance.

 

MNP proudly serves and responds to the needs of our clients in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. Through partner-led engagements, we provide a collaborative, cost-effective approach to doing business, with innovative strategies to help organizations succeed across the country and around the world.

 

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