Director, Technology Practice

 

About Beacon:

 The Beacon Group based in Portland Maine is focused on providing guidance to Global Fortune 500 companies with strategies and tactics to win in their markets. With clear direction on achieving top-line growth through both organic and inorganic means, Beacon's output is designed to have a direct impact on client profitability.

 

Career Path:

Our Technology Practice provides innovative growth strategy support to our global client base of Fortune 500 clients. Beacon engagements span the software, hardware, services, internet, and communications technologies markets.

This is not an IT consulting role; this position is focused on growth strategy development and management consulting activities.

The position works directly with Practice Area leadership to oversee multiple projects, managing several consultants and clients simultaneously.  Approximately half of each working day is devoted to business development activities with Tech sector clients, and the other half of the working day is focused on project delivery.  The role offers an opportunity to have an immediate impact on those you support and work with ensuring project teams are making daily progress through regular interaction with officers and junior staff across project teams. 

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Identifying new engagement and business development opportunities with technology industry clients

  • Building and strengthening relationships with clients through project work

  • Developing, writing, and presenting engagement proposals

  • Maintaining a full schedule of meetings with clients and potential clients

  • Lead one (1) to three (3) project teams on six (6) to eight (8) week engagements

  • Supervise primary research with market participants

  • Facilitate daily team meetings/interactions

  • Support project teams with thought leadership and constructive feedback

  • Maintain Beacon's daily deliverables and deliver weekly update documents to the client

  • Lead presentations of Beacon materials with clients

  • Manage client expectations and ensure strong communication between Beacon and client

  • Mentor and assist junior staff with training and professional development

  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • An MBA combined with experience across one or more of the following is required: consulting, technology, industrial technology, engineering background, or sales.

  • Demonstrated experience in managing a team and to positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the firm. Mentoring experience a plus.

  • Ability to research thoroughly under tight deadlines, translating their knowledge to writing clearly and concisely.

  • Ability to learn a set of domain knowledge in a finite period of time, and then communicate that knowledge in an articulate fashion.

  • Project management and presentations skills are fundamental for success in the position.

 Beacon will only consider candidates who currently possess US work authorization.

 

The Beacon Group offers its employees competitive compensation, benefits and vacation package.

Located on the Maine coast two hours north of Boston, Portland is Maine’s largest city. It is filled with galleries, boutiques, and award winning restaurants. It has accumulated several national awards for “best of” categories including Most Livable City (Forbes.com), Greenest City (Organic Gardening Magazine), and is rated #6 on Forbes Best Cities for Young Professionals.

The Beacon Group is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, military status, genetic information, or any other characteristics protected under law.

 

How to apply:

Send cover letter and resume to resumes@beacongroupconsulting.com with Director of Technology Practice in the subject line.