Project Lead – Chemicals & Materials, Prague

[Location : Prague]

[Experience : 8+ Years]

Job Description:

Kline & Company is seeking a highly motivated individual for consideration as Project Lead in the Chemicals and Materials Practice within our management consulting division. Our Chemicals & Materials Practice focuses on proprietary projects in market assessment & opportunity identification, market entry, analysis of distribution channels, due diligence and acquisition screening, identification of unmet needs, competitor analysis, as well as customer perception, retention, and satisfaction. This position will report to the Vice President of Chemicals & Materials, Kline Management Consulting.

Job Requirements:  

Guide research process and deliverables of proprietary projects

  • Manage efforts of the individuals conducting research and developing final deliverables (PowerPoint reports, Excel workbooks)
  • Collaborate with practice leadership to develop/refine scope of studies, scheduling, budget, and client deliverables
  • Guide the project team to conduct analysis, develop appraisal and recommendations, as well as prepare presentations and all supporting documentation
  • Serve as key client liaison throughout the duration of the assignment
  • Drive staff performance to successful completion of studies
  • Assure content and quality of the studies
  • Develop (write/review) reports for proprietary studies
  • Present project findings to client
  • Occasionally conduct selected primary interviews to obtain critical insights and information

Assist with practice development and business development efforts

  • Work with the Chemicals & Materials leadership team to develop/refine proposals in response to client requests, including scope, scheduling, budget, and client deliverables
  • Maintain and develop client relationships
  • Assist with business development meetings and presentations
  • Identify enhancements to project deliverables and work processes
  • Develop and mentor the junior staff in the practice

Essential Job Requirements:

  • At least eight years’ experience in the industry and a consulting or market research environment
  • Specific experience in consulting, project management, and the chemical industry strongly preferred
  • Experience developing, managing, and presenting project results to senior management—either internal or external
  • Ability to work independently, as well as part of a multinational team
  • Analytical, strong communication, presentation, and facilitation skills
  • Ability to manage, mentor, and motivate in a team environment to achieve results that meet or exceed client expectations
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Good oral and written English language skills required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, engineering (preferably Chemical), or related field; MBA a plus
  • Willingness to travel
  • Foreign language skills a plus

Kline & Company offers a competitive compensation and benefits package in a supportive work environment. Interested and qualified candidates should apply by submitting their resume via our website.

No phone calls please. Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

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