Expert Practitioner, Client Lead

North Highland   •  

Atlanta, GA

Industry: Engineering Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 371 days ago

North Highland has a mantra: Unleash Potential Together. For our clients, it means we challenge thinking and build capabilities, so that after each engagement, they are left stronger and inspired to do more. With our colleagues, it means fostering an environment where bringing, shaping, growing and sharing ideas isn’t just encouraged—it’s expected. And within our communities, it means we give of our skills, time and passion to make them more prosperous.

Expert Practitioners fill the role of Project Team Member, Project Manager and Client Lead

  • Planning and guiding large or complex consulting projects
  • Focusing on management of projects and people; business development, and subject matter knowledge in a specialized area
  • Ability to perform project staffing, invoicing, budgeting, profitability analysis processes as well as contact and opportunity/funnel management
  • Developing partnership relationships with senior level client personnel
  • Preparing and coordinating development of quality deliverables
  • Developing professional network through association memberships, speaking and writing engagements and community activities


  • 6+ years of management consulting, advisory, professional services and/or Big 4 consulting experience
  • Experience driving business requirements, identifying gaps and omissions, and designing solutions
  • Proposal development experience including the ability to effectively sell business solutions to clients
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college/university
  • 4 years’ experience on large-scale IT technology projects; 2 years’ of project management experience.
  • Ability to identify and differentiate the importance of issues and risks and escalate or resolve those of a critical nature in a timely manner
  • Ability to implement a defined project management approach, complete deliverables on time and on budget and perform QA for team members
  • Communicate project deliverables to client (including facilitating these sessions), as well as project issues and findings
  • Resolve all operational problems through direct interaction with the appropriate implementation team/s, or through escalation of critical issues
  • Proficient with Microsoft Project, MS Office suite, and MSSharePoint
  • Certification: Project Management Professional certification (PMP®) by the Project Management Institute, or commensurate experience

Preferred Skills

  • Master's degree and/or professional certifications
  • Demonstrated track record of managing large and complex consulting engagements; including a role in managing and interfacing with senior level client executives
  • Ability to establish immediate credibility with clients and within the company; can build consensus and achieve goals through influence
  • Excellent interpersonal/communication skills
  • Creative thinking and ability to seek innovative solutions to complex technical/business problems