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Senior Manager

Centric Consulting

This is a Full-time position in Detroit, MI posted November 19, 2021.

Senior Manager

Job Location: Detroit, MI

Join our Team

Centric Consulting is not the typical consulting company.

We live our core values and bring them with us in all we do for our clients and community.

Our core purpose is simple: every day we strive to provide unmatched customer and employee experiences and foster a culture of respect, diversity, and transparency.

It’s this culture, our people, and delivery that come together to make Centric a trusted advisor to local businesses.

Centric is expanding within Southeastern Michigan and we are looking for an experienced Senior manager to join our Detroit Team.

In this role, you will:


  • Be responsible for successfully managing and delivering the full life cycle of large, complex projects.
  • Be accountable for driving solution leadership and/or people/project management across multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Measure, monitor, and manage to critical project status to support both client and Centric needs.
  • Demonstrate successful creation, implementation, and execution of defined plans.
  • Design, develop, and deliver engagement solutions that align with leading best practices and client requirements.
  • Plan, organize, and manage multiple, complex activities within and/or across projects by using working knowledge of several subject matters.

Business Development

  • Provide business development leadership on an as needed basis within the existing client and/or in support of areas of expertise in new clients.
  • Be willing and able to lead account management activities for at least one client.
  • Effectively communicate Centric’s offerings and plans for strategic growth.
  • Effectively network and build relationships with client leadership in areas outside of the immediate project responsibilities.

Practice Management

  • Drive Centric growth and continuous operational improvements.
  • Actively maintain a connection to Centric through participation in formal and informal events outside of client activities.
  • Manage and coordinate the activities of subordinates and/or subcontractors while providing timely performance feedback that ensures delivery excellence and supports the ongoing development of all team members.
  • Build strong client and Centric working relationships across team members that foster a collaborative, high energy working environment.

A successful candidate will have the following characteristics:

  • Project leadership in business consulting (e.g.

    process improvement, change management), in technology consulting (e.g.

    data & analytics, customer application development, ERP, CRM, enterprise collaboration, customer experience) or equivalent experience coming from industry are preferred.

  • Demonstrated ability to provide delivery, support business development, and practice management across multiple projects and situations simultaneously.
  • Ability to show flexibility in the type, duration, and nature of client delivery roles.
  • Client and team management skills, in addition to a creative approach to problem solving.
  • Excitement around knowledge sharing, and the desire to mentor others.
  • Solid Agile experience is strongly preferred.

What makes Centric different?

  • Special Culture
    – Our people make us different.

    We have highly talented, intelligent individuals across a broad variety of disciplines
    – who are eager to learn from you and share their own expertise.

    We embrace fresh perspectives and each other.

    Don’t take our word for it
    – check us out on Glassdoor , Facebook , Twitter or Instagram to get a glimpse inside what makes us unique.

  • Impact
    – We think of ourselves as a big company with a small company feel
    – a local player with global reach that combines business, technology and industry expertise.
  • Unmatched Experiences
    – We are allowed to be ourselves here.

    We are encouraged to be human.

    It’s at the root of who we are as a firm and why we’re here .

  • Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging
    – We are dedicated to creating and maintaining a culture where all people feel like they belong and are respected and valued regardless of who they are, where they are from, and what experiences they’ve had.

    We believe a Centric Together work environment is essential to what we do.

  • Innovation
    – We value passion, determination, perseverance and innovation .

    We are inspired because we believe in what we are doing and where we are going.

  • Passion for the greater good
    – We are steadfast in our devotion to the communities we serve and in actively promoting employee involvement in community improvement projects .
  • The Nitty Gritty
    – Along with the standard health and 401k benefits, we offer self-managed PTO (manage your own work-life balance!), a company paid trip, profit sharing, parental leave and remote working options for our employees.

    In fact, we wrote the book on creating a remote culture
    – literally.

Our core purpose at Centric Consulting is to bring unmatched experiences to clients and employees.

These aren’t just words we use
– it’s how we became a company and who we are today.

Providing an unmatched experience means we approach each other as human beings and lead with empathy and humility.

It means we work diligently to ensure our company is a place where everyone can create a sense of belonging and feel respected for who they are.

We know that creating and sustaining an authentically welcoming culture requires that we all play a part in fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion , from our business practice to how we show up for employees and communities.

At Centric, we seek out and embrace candidates of all backgrounds and identities who have a hunger for learning, collaborating, and generating unmatched experiences.

This is how we bring our mission and core values to life, working together to provide the highest value and quality services to our clients while enabling our employees to reach their full potential.