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Senior Associate

Calgary

Looking to Join a Growing and Dynamic Management Consulting Team?

  • Do you love to solve complex problems business problems?
  • Do you get energy from rethinking how a business should operate, where the business should go or the best way to get there?
  • Do you pride yourself on your ability to think strategically but still enjoy rolling up your sleeves to dig in and produce great work?

If so, we are looking for someone like you to join our team as a Senior Associate.

The Position

A Senior Associate is a critical role in our business who shapes, contributes to, and leads the execution of client projects and workstreams, design and execute facilitated experiences, provide high value to our clients, and help build the team and brand. Day-to-day, you will lead and enable project execution and delivery by:

  • Leading client projects and/or specific workstreams of client projects;
  • Developing project approaches and work plans and aligning consulting teams to execute against them;
  • Developing solutions and recommendations;
  • Designing and facilitating client meetings and workshops;
  • Defining and leading the development of client deliverables;
  • Building and managing client relationships;
  • Ensuring project risk management and profitability by effectively managing projects to scope, schedule, and budget; and,
  • Support and enable associates to learn the craft of project execution and management consulting.

In addition, you will have opportunities to participate in and lead internal projects to improve how we work as we seek efficiencies and growth opportunities as a firm. As a Senior Associate, you will have the opportunities to grown and develop all aspects of the consulting craft including business development, client and account management, project management and team development and mentorship.

A note to potential candidates: This is a hybrid role. The Stack’d Calgary team is expected to work in office / at client site on average three (3) days per week out of the Calgary location.

Core Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree in Business, Commerce, Economics, Engineering, or other comparable fields.
  • Three to five years of management consulting work experience. (Big Four experience desired)
  • Must be legally able to work in Canada and the United States.
  • Must be willing to relocate to Calgary, Alberta.

A master’s degree in business administration (MBA), Commerce, Business Sciences or other comparable fields is also desirable but not required.

Desired Skills:

  • Critical Thinking – You are curious and skeptical of information presented to you and are always asking yourself “So What?” You consider and can articulate the impacts and implications of information presented and learned.
  • Logical Reasoning – You can logically structure arguments, ideas, concepts, and solutions in a step-by-step, easy to follow manner.
  • Advanced Problem Solving – You excel develop unique, novel, and pragmatic solutions to problems. You’re always thinking about a better, simpler way forward.
  • Active Listening – You’d rather be listening and seeking to understand than speaking. You pride yourself on your ability to hear, understand and articulate understanding.
  • Project Management – You understand the basics of project management and know how to manage an entire project or aspects of a project to scope, schedule, and budget.
  • Information Analysis – You enjoy getting into complicated and messy data and information and understand how to translate it into easy-to-understand and pragmatic insights.
  • Verbal & Written Communication – You can clearly and concisely articulate and simplify complex ideas and recommendations across both verbal and written mediums.
  • Attention to Detail – You sweat the small details in your work and have a keen eye for driving consistency and excellence in your work and the work of those you lead.
  • Relationship Management – You understand how to quickly build rapport and relationships with those you work with. You understand the impact of transparency, consistency, and authenticity in how work is accomplished.
  • Business Development – You’ve had exposure to selling professional services and have ideas on how to contribute to the process of growing the practice.
  • Self-Starter – You don’t need or want constant supervision. You can work and lead teams independently to advance work towards team goals and timelines.
  • Learning & Development – You understand your own strengths and weaknesses in your skills and knowledge. You know when to seek knowledge, direction, guidance, and advice to help you advance you day-to-day work, professional development, and personal development.
  • Teamwork – You understand the dynamics of working with others and can operate effectively in a team setting. You thrive working together collaboratively and independently towards a common objective.
  • Microsoft Office Suite – You have an advanced knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite of tools, with a specific emphasis on PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Visio, and Teams.
Why Join Stack’d

We are a boutique management consulting firm founded in 2015 with a track record of doing messy, transformational projects across North America.

In our work, we exist to untap the potential within our clients, communities, and ourselves so that we can all grow and thrive. We work with bold leaders and leadership teams looking to make a real and lasting business transformation. Leaders who aren’t afraid to challenge the status quo to grow, innovate, and fundamentally transform how they operate to improve the experiences of their teams, customers, and communities.

As a firm, we operate as a high-performance team (it is in our name after all). To know what it’s like to work at Stack’d is to know how we play.

At Stack’d We:
  • We play to win every day.
  • We win and lose together.
  • We meet our commitments.
  • We are striving to be exceptional.
  • We despise the status quo.
  • We think things through.
  • We focus on the process not the outcome.
  • We care a lot (likely too much).
  • We act with radical candor.
  • We don’t take ourselves too seriously.

To Apply

If Stack’d sounds like a place where you want to play hard, learn, and grow, apply by sending your CV and cover letter showcasing why you believe you are well-suited for this role to: recruiting@stackdconsulting.com

Please note that a component of the interview process will include a written and verbal response(s) to a case study.

We thank all applicants in advance for your interest in Stack’d.

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