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Engagement Manager, Global Consulting Services

Stage-Gate International (SGI) is the world’s leading full-service provider of solutions which enable organizations to improve their Product Innovation and Portfolio Management capabilities. A globally recognized and trusted brand, SGI accelerates client success with strategic advisory and transformation services, leading-edge products, best-selling publications, first-rate seminars and Stage-Gate® certifications. Our clients include over 5000 organizations across all industries.

Are you a Management Consulting leader? Are you interested in being part of a one-of-a-kind North American and international business opportunity? Would you like to be a leader of a rapid-growth business in a high-priority area for today’s executives? If so, Stage-Gate International would like to meet you.

Our firm is one of a kind globally. Stage-Gate International’s founders, Dr. Robert Cooper and Dr. Scott Edgett, are the creators of the Stage-Gate New Product Development system which has become the standard process for product, service and solutions developers world-wide. We also have the world’s largest benchmarking database focused on Product Innovation based on our extensive research. And we provide a completely flexible and scalable suite of products and services to support each client’s unique needs to improve their Product Innovation performance. This powerful combination is creating unprecedented demand for our business, and a requirement for additional consulting professionals to join our team.

We are seeking Engagement Managers to join our Global Consulting Services team

SGI’s Global Consulting Services team provides strategic advisory and transformation consulting services to clients. Our area of expertise is managing the transformation of new product development business processes to enable organizations to achieve their growth and performance strategies. Our management consultants succeed by leveraging SGI’s market-leading knowledge and insight within a teamwork-based culture that values client satisfaction, innovation, entrepreneurship, integrity and professional fulfillment.

Responsibilities of an Engagement Manager include supporting development of solutions, proposals and approaches tailored to each client’s unique needs, and management of client engagements and teams. Engagement Managers utilize both SGI’s proprietary product and service offerings and their personal project and change management experience to create transformation solutions for clients in a collaborative manner. They are accountable for coaching and developing Senior Consultants, enhancing internal processes, and building networks for business and personal growth.

Successful applicants possess significant management consulting experience with top professional services firms, knowledge of NPD processes from client engagements or practical product development experience in industry. They have managed or led successful process, organizational structure and/or information technology consulting engagements. They have created a track record of client satisfaction based upon projects delivered on time and on budget. Finally, they are motivated to build experience and develop long-term relationships with senior-level clients and recognized professionals in the Product Innovation market.

Specific requirements for this role are:

  • Minimum 4 years management consulting experience with a professional services firm.
  • Management consulting experience with product, services or solutions-based clients (e.g. Consumer Packaged Goods, Diversified Manufacturers, Financial Services firms, other Services Providers, etc.)
  • Experience with New Product Development processes is a requirement.
  • New Product Development Professional Certification or willingness to achieve certification (NPDP designation; see www.pdma.org for information).
  • Excellent communication skills and fluency in English (both written and verbal).
  • Completed University degree. An MBA or equivalent experience is a strong asset.
  • Willingness and ability to travel within Canada and the United States, and occasionally to both Europe and Asia, approximately 50-70% of the time.
  • Canadian citizenship or landed immigrant status, enabling travel for work outside of Canada.

Cover Letters and Resumes should be submitted to