Company: CTI Education Group
Posted on: February 23, 2021
Grant Thornton is an equal opportunity employer Job Description
Portfolio Manager ( Job Number: 049324 ) Description Grant Thornton
is seeking a Senior Manager to join its ETS service line and take
an active role in engagement execution, project management and key
business development activities.
Grant Thornton Public Sector helps executives and managers at all
levels of government maximize their performance and efficiency in
the face of ever tightening budgets and increased demand for
services. We give clients creative, cost-effective solutions that
enhance their acquisition, financial, human capital, information
technology, data analytics, and performance management. For more
information, visit grantthornton.com/publicsector.
At Grant Thornton, our professional staff applies traditional,
cutting-edge approaches and methods to a variety of analyses. As
part of our team, the Senior Manager will utilize various
methodologies and models to execute client projects.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES: The Portfolio Manager shall manage portfolio of
the clients task orders; ensure client engagement compliance with
Grant Thornton policies and contract requirements; and maintain
high quality of client service and proactively comply with Grant
Thornton's risk management procedures and policies.
General responsibilities will include managing multiple task orders
including personnel resources and assignments, overseeing work
schedules, P&L responsibilities for each task order within
their portfolio, providing assistance to other portfolio managers,
and assisting the Program Manager in the following actions:
managing BPA cost, staffing, schedule, deliverables and quality
assurance. Portfolio managers will establish themselves as a
trusted expert by satisfying individual needs for a diversity of
stakeholders whilst providing insightful challenges to business
processes. This position requires experience and familiarity with
the clients operations, security equipment deployments, and all
aspects of internal and subcontracted logistics operations.
---Develop client relationship and liaising with clients at the
---Work as part of the clients BPA leadership team
---Proactively engage in the planning of individual task orders,
project activities, and client deliverables
---Produce monthly and ad hoc reports for BPA Program Manager and
---Ensure compliance with the firm's risk management procedures
---Analyze problems, identify core issues, investigate, evaluate
and integrate information
---Provide leadership and direction to designated task order
managers and teams. Providing feedback on performance of task order
---Supervising and coaching junior members of staff to help them
realize their full potential Mentoring and guiding junior
---Keeping managers and partners up to date with the progress of
---Acting as a first choice point of contact throughout the year
for your clients and managing project costs, raising fees and
agreeing dates for collection
---Drafting key documents and presenting to clients
---Keeping up to date with Grant Thornton solutions, methodologies
and service offerings and identifying the sales opportunities that
will help us grow our audit / tax / advisory work
---Build the reputation of Grant Thornton through quality of work,
knowledge and experience
---Working closely with project and bid teams to develop, prepare
and present proposals
---Be responsible for task order administration, training, overall
evaluation and counselling of subordinates
---Working with the internal PMO team to develop proposals for
delivery to the client on new work efforts.
Perform engagement management responsibilities, including
performance reviews, task delegation, project scheduling, project
financials, quality review and client management. Meet or exceed
sales targets for new and follow-on work.
Manage business development activities, such as proposals, capture,
account teams, whitepapers, conferences, and/or other thought
Meet or exceed targeted billing hours (utilization).
Act as performance manager (coach) for up to four coachees outside
of engagement responsibilities.
Interview campus and/or experienced candidates.
Qualifications Required Qualifications:
9+ years project management experience of teams 20-30 FTE or
---Hands on experience leading your own portfolio from a varied
---Strong leadership skills to successfully lead and develop teams
and junior staff
---An ability to nurture and grow relationships at a senior
---Excellent organizational skills
---Excellent oral/written communication
---Experience working for executive level federal clients GS15 or
---Proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook
---Preferred candidates will have 10+ years of program management
experience, preferably in Federal government Program/Project
Management of similar projects.
---Strong knowledge of Security Operations
---Ability to read and interpret federal acquisition policy,
regulations, and directives and to apply those interpretations
fully and legally to required deliverables
---Current Public Trust security clearance and DHS Suitability
---Experience managing fast-paced technology projects
Bachelor's Degree required from an accredited college or university
in a related field. Ability to obtain and maintain certain
job-related certifications if no job-related advanced degrees.
U.S. citizenship may be required. Ability to work in the United
States indefinitely required.
Travel may be required.
Coach and mentor junior staff members.
Ability to work overtime required on occasion.
Ability to sit in an office environment for long periods of
Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
Ability to communicate clearly in writing and verbally.
Ability to obtain and maintain firm independence and abide by firm
Meet or exceed continuing professional education (CPE)
Grant Thornton Public Sector LLC ("Grant Thornton Public Sector"),
based in Arlington, VA, is a global management consulting business
with the mission of providing responsive and innovative financial,
performance management and systems solutions to governments and
international organizations. Visit Grant Thornton's Global Public
Sector at www.grantthornton.com/publicsector .-- It is Grant
Thornton's policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All
personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting,
hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and
termination, are made without regard to race, creed, color,
religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual
orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status,
disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable
federal, state, or local law.
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