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Project Leader

Company: Rios Partners
Location: Arlington
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Project Leaders will apply a Human Centered Design (HCD) lens to develop solutions for clients in a variety of spaces including strategy, innovation, organizational design, supply chain & operations, and process efficiency & effectiveness. They work in a team environment with Rios Partners employees, clients, and other partner organizations.As a Project Leader, you will: Lead projects: Provide leadership to one strategy consulting engagement with 5-9 direct reports

  • Develop high-level workplans to deliver project results
  • Provide workstreams leads direction/guidance, identify connections/synergies between
  • ensure high quality deliverables
  • Motivate and inspire teams to deliver resultsManage relationships: Develop and effectively manage senior client relationships
    • Manage/own relationships with Senior Clients; serve as a trusted advisor to Senior Clients
    • Nurture relationships with the goal of establishing platforms for future growthMentor and develop the team: Consulting is an apprentice model, grow the next cohort of Consultants and Project Leaders
      • Provide feedback on both work products and professional development (e.g. problem framing,
      • analysis, synthesis, communications, relationship building)
      • Provide bi-weekly formal feedback as well as quarterly evaluations
      • Lead team trainings on core consulting skillsBusiness Development:
        • Support the sale of new work at a high-level
        • Provide detailed write ups of current case work
        • Support proposal writing when not engaged in case work; facilitate detailed responses to requests for proposalsRequired Education, Skills, and Experience
          • Relevant Master's degree e.g., MPA, MPP, MPH, MBA, STEM, MD, JD, Economics
          • 8-10 years of professional experience (diversity of experience is respected, e.g. teaching, research, data analysis, financial analysis, consulting, strategy, healthcare, and marketing)
          • 2+ years of commercial strategy consulting experience
          • 1+ year in a Manager/ Project Leader role at current firm
          • Experience managing teams of 5-10Preferred Education, Skills, and Experience
            • Service to community, nation, and world
            • Experiences supporting Human Centered Design, Supply Chain, Innovation, Org Design, Policy, or Healthcare
            • Power BI, Tableau, Python capabilitiesAdditional Requirements
              • Authorization to work in the U.S. indefinitely
              • Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust clearanceBenefits Information
                • Profit-sharing/Performance Bonus: Rios Partners is committed to ensuring the success of the organization benefits the entire team. As such, a portion of profits is paid out to employees. The total amount of Profit-Sharing/Performance Bonus distributed to the team may vary year to year and will depend on numerous factors, including market conditions, company performance, and individual performance.
                • Retirement plan: Rios Partners offers a 401(k) and contributes an amount equivalent to 3% of the employee's base salary each month to the designated fund. Employees may choose to contribute additional money into the 401(k) from their paycheck each month.
                • Health and Vision insurance: Rios Partners covers 90% of the premium for both the employee and their dependents for a Platinum plan health coverage through United Healthcare; this includes coverage for both medical and vision insurance.
                • Dental insurance: Rios Partners covers 90% of the premium for both the employee and their dependents for a dental insurance plan through Delta Dental.
                • Disability insurance: Rios Partners will pay 100% of the premium for both short-term and long-term disability insurance provided through Guardian.
                • Paid Time Off (PTO) and holidays: You will be eligible for three weeks of PTO (15 days) and 11 paid holidays each year. In additional accrued PTO, Rios Partners provides additional time off for both expected and unexpected events (e.g., Bereavement Leave, Jury Duty, Voting).
                • Maternity, Paternity, and Adoption Leave: Rios Partners celebrates employees' choice to become parents. We are also aware that pregnancy and caring for an infant or a newly adopted child may cause additional life complexities. As such, we provide employees twelve (12) weeks of paid leave in association with the birth of an employee's own child or the placement of a child with the employee in connection with adoption or foster care. To be eligible for Maternity/Paternity/Adoption Leave Program, team members must: 1) Have worked at Rios Partners full-time for a minimum of 12 continuous months. 2) Be in good employment standing with Rios Partners (i.e., not on probation). 3) Request leave a minimum of 30 days in advance if possible. If this is not possible, please place your request as soon as possible once you become aware of it. Regardless of eligibility for the Rios Partners Maternity/Paternity/Adoption Leave Program, all Rios Partners employees are eligible for the Department of Labor's Family and Medical Leave Act entitlements as well as Rios Partners Short Term Disability plan.
                • Employee Assistance Program: Rios Partners cares about the mental health of our employees. Through our employee assistance program, ComPsych, we offer 5 EAP sessions to address personal issues such as relationship struggles, substance abuse, parenting challenges and grief. ComPsych, if you decide to utilize the service, also provides FinancialConnect, LegalConnect and FamilySource to provide support and resources for every eligible employee.
                • Training and Development: Rios Partners is committed to helping you achieve your highest potential. Our personal view is that this is best accomplished through a combination of client engagements, opportunities to take on new roles within the team, and internal (team) / external (expert) training.Equal Opportunity EmployerRios Partners is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.Reasonable Accommodations Candidates may request a reasonable accommodation for any stage of the Rios Partners application and interview process. Please contact to communicate your needs and request an accommodation.Rios Partners is an E-Verify Employer.COVID-19 PolicyIn accordance with Rios Partners' duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards, we adopted a COVID-19 vaccine policy to safeguard the health of our employees and their families; our customers and visitors; and the community at large from COVID-19, which may be reduced by vaccinations. This policy is fully informed by, complies with, and reflects applicable laws and guidance issued by the National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the U.S. Department of Labor, the U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Commission, the Virginia Department of Health, and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Our policy requires all employees to certify they have been vaccinated or have been approved for a reasonable accommodation exemption.Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination StatementRios Partners will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Rios Partners' legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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