Job Posting

Job Posting

SENIOR PROJECT CONSULTANT, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Location

Remote
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Job Description

Thomas P Miller & Associates (TPMA) is growing our Project Consulting team to better serve the needs of our clients and the ecosystems we support. Successful Senior Project Consultants will exercise considerable independent judgment and be a team-oriented, driven professional who can lead the design, analysis, and completion of projects and proposals for TPMA clients. Simultaneously, the Senior Project Consultant will be providing support and leadership to the Economic Development Team in the planning, assessing, and delivering of projects. TPMA is strongly committed to providing useful, practical, and data-driven consulting practices for stakeholders and clients that are seeking to demonstrate project impact through measurement and evaluation. Duties will include project research, client relationship management, methodology development, data modeling and analysis, report writing and preparation, and business development. Consultants will lead and partner with internal team members for project coordination while demonstrating expertise in Research, Evaluation, Workforce, and Economic Development.

Job Responsibilities

(include by not limited to)
  • Serves as Subject Matter Expert in one or more relevant industry areas, demonstrating practice area knowledge within Economic Development, specifically, by designing solutions and executing team initiatives
  • Develops deliverable structures and content based on the assigned project plan
  • Drafts and/or approves written reports then prepares and delivers customer presentations
  • Coordinates with Project Manager to ensure timely and successful project deliveries
  • Leads on-site project work, including primary data collection, attending meetings, and translating discussion/research into narrative language
  • Conducts advanced research and analysis of information including facilitating focus groups, interviews, town halls, and strategy sessions
  • Ensures that high-quality and high-value services are provided to clients
  • Maintains profitability of each assignment in conjunction with the Project Manager and Operations team; delegating work as needed to meet this objective
  • Ongoing development of customer relationships
  • Travel within U.S. may be required

 

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Success Criteria

  • 5+ years’ experience in Economic Development, including the collecting and analyzing of qualitative and quantitative data in complex organizations and communities
  • 3+ years’ experience with project management in the workforce, education, community, economic development areas, and/or employment with a related organization
  • Ability to gather, clean, track and interpret large volumes of data for the measuring of progress, fidelity, outcomes, and impacts of programs
  • Exceptional interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail and ability to balance multiple priorities while delivering consistent results
  • Highly skilled in Microsoft Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook
  • Displays enthusiasm, willingness to learn quickly, and a fervent sense of initiative
  • Demonstrates a high sense of urgency to communicate challenges, offer solutions, and deliver results
  • Previous consulting experience a plus

Education/Training and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Public Administration, Economics, Liberal Arts, Nonprofit Management or related field required, advanced degree preferred

Salary and Benefits

Salary for this position is based on the candidate’s experience, and employee medical, dental, vision and life coverages are provided at no cost. Interested applicants should submit all the following materials: cover letter, resume, work sample, and salary requirements.
TPMA does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.