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Arlington, Virginia Grant Thornton - Public Sector
Grant Thornton is seeking a 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 Manager will utilize various methodologies and models to execute client projects.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Eight (8) years or more of relevant hands-on experience in a predominantly Business Analyst (BA) role on one or more projects that utilized traditional requirements (i.e., "shall" statements) at business and stakeholder levels.
Four (4) years or more hands-on experience facilitating requirements elicitation / discovery and review sessions with business stakeholders.
Two (2) years or more hands-on experience documenting business processes based upon elicitation / discovery with business stakeholders.
Experience conducting and documenting Fit-Gap Analyses for IT solutions.
Demonstrated ability to apply analytical / critical thinking skills.
Demonstrated ability to create clarity and work effectively in an ambiguous or changing environment.
Possesses interpersonal skills to maintain communications and positive relationships with diverse stakeholders, including in a virtual setting.
One (1) year or more hands-on experience in a predominantly BA role on one or more IT contracts for a Federal agency.
Two (2) years or more hands-on experience in a predominantly BA role on one or more projects that followed the Agile Scrum framework.

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 leadership materials.
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.

Job Requirements:
Must have Rational Team Concert; ITIL Certification preferred but optional
Interim Secret acceptable

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 time.
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 ethics requirements.
Meet or exceed continuing professional education (CPE) requirements.

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 Public Sector at .

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