Project Manager Zurich Office

a-connect offers a disruptive approach to supporting global corporations with an innovative networked consulting model: Founded 16 years ago, we have successfully specialized in supporting leading corporations with implementing strategy, growth projects, and change management. We operate by putting together teams on a bespoke basis from a global pool of 1,900 top tier independent professionals across 60 countries and 9 offices.
We are looking for like-minded people to help us realize the full growth potential of our networked model in today’s networked world. Project Managers need to be commercially-minded self-starters with strong consulting and project management skills who can deliver high quality client work, lead project engagements, manage stakeholders and nurture relationships with clients and independent professionals while building and developing their own networks and reputations.
Our Project Managers are highly motivated self-starters who can independently prioritize and drive their own work in an entrepreneurial setting, possess enthusiasm and energy to take on new initiatives, are able to exploit new business opportunities, have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, are culturally sensitive and curious, and can work effectively with global teams.
At a-connect, we believe in the power of human resourcefulness. We commit to providing our employees with an engaging, intellectually stimulating and entrepreneurial work environment. Our flat hierarchy rewards performance and offers great opportunities for career advancement independent of tenure, while our values, flexibility and people orientation allow our team members to realize both professional and personal goals.
Your role:
CLIENT WORK / CONSULTING ENGAGEMENTS
  • Contribute to and successfully project-manage international consulting assignments at leading global organizations in diverse teams consisting of clients, experienced independent professionals and senior colleagues

  • Proactively contribute to client development activities in client service teams and regional hubs; support the development of key accounts and contribute to proposals 


TALENT MANAGEMENT AND KNOWLEDGE
  • Develop your skills in staffing and recruiting, e.g. working jointly with our Talent Service Partners to provide superior staffing solutions for Fortune 500 clients 

  • Contribute to knowledge codification and sharing by working on a project basis 


ENTREPRENEURIAL INITIATIVES
  • Take ownership and drive internal projects along the company’s expansion path (e.g., international expansion, developing internal functions/capabilities) 



Professional qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) from a top - tier institution preferred 

  • At least 5 years relevant work experience including prior project management experience (e.g. associate or project management roles in Consulting or at a top Financial Services, Life Sciences, Private Equity, Agribusiness or Chemical Company) 

  • International experience is a plus 


Candidates must be eligible to work in Switzerland.


Application:
  • Permanent position, start date by agreement

  • Personal interests and achievements included in your CV



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