Careers

Want to join our team?

We have some great opportunities to join a team that promotes collaboration as well as personal and professional development. We’re looking to fill these positions in our Atlanta, GA office:

Business Process Consultant

Position Summary:
Come grow your career with Ascent Consulting.  We have a unique opportunity for an individual who is looking to making a difference for our customers. With Ascent Consulting, you will have the opportunity to develop professionally and make yourself more valuable to our clients. We are looking for a Business Process Consultant who will assist the Ascent Consulting team with researching and analyzing the processes and systems that our customers currently have or wish to implement. Once the as-is assessment is complete, you will help in making recommendations and implementing solutions to improve the client’s processes, practices and overall efficiency in the to-be future state.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Ascent team to administer as-is interviews with clients and author assessment of recommendations
  • Once to-be is agreed upon with client, work with client to define and author business requirements and scope functionality/practices for delivery based on business priorities with an understanding and consideration of processes, systems and data interdependencies  
  • Deliver on to-be recommendations for process improvements and system enhancements/implementations
  • Play a lead role with project management by managing client engagement plan and staffing; providing regular status reports and issue tracking for the client, while supervising project team as applicable  

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in an external consulting role at equivalent level with a big four consulting firm or comparable local consulting company
  • Minimum of 2 years of requirements gathering and design, including process mapping and gap analysis
  • Ability to support both client sales efforts and project delivery 
  • Excellent leadership, management, and relationship building skills  
  • Ability to work well independently or as part of a team with a collaborative mindset
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to remain flexible to handle unexpected challenges  
  • Ability to travel up to 50%
  • Bachelor’s Degree Preferred  

Bonus points if:

  • You’ve already worked in or have had exposure to the construction industry
  • You can show us examples of how you creatively and analytically approach problems and how you solve them —from brainstorming through planning and getting it done 
  • You’re super clear when you write and speak, and you’ve got great interpersonal skills 
  • You’ve administered and implemented on As-Is/To-Be strategy assessments  
  • You have relevant work experience in organizational design, talent management or change management consulting
  • Understand small business basics (payroll, taxes, budgeting, cash flow, etc.
  • You’re not afraid of having fun & cursing like a sailor

We’re looking for a top performer to add to our growing organization. This position allows for a semi-flexible work schedule and provides a base salary + project bonuses. This is a fun and creative work environment. 

Be sure to include a cover letter and tell us why you think you’ve got what it takes to be a part of our team.

Project Coordinator

Candidate will work as part of a team, reporting to the Senior Consultant for each project, working with a variety of Contractors and Construction companies to help them solve business and operational challenges.

What we need you to do:

  • Attend consultation meetings with clients, take notes, provide support for our consultants
  • Maintain and update project schedules, stay on top of all deadlines
  • Update project calendars on a regular basis and notify involved parties of changes.
  • Design and build documentation (reports, manuals, spreadsheets, presentations, etc.)
  • Manage client deliverables, attend meetings, webinars, and training sessions
  • Follow up and following through on all action items
  • Organize, organize, organize!

About you:

  • Fresh, energetic and enthusiastic personality, positive attitude
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • A sense of urgency and the ability to be flexible
  • Self-starter and self-motivated
  • Ability to handle a direct style of communication without oversensitivity
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred (Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Communications, Construction Management)
  • Proficient computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite, Windows, Mac OSX)
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Extremely organized, know how to prioritize and have an eye for detail
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment, ability to work independently and able to manage several projects/tasks with ease and poise.
  • Possess superb integrity and professionalism
  • Act proactively to meet clients’ needs
  • Possess excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to pass a drug screen and a criminal background check
  • Have reliable transportation
  • Ability to travel overnight for client meetings

Nice to have:

  • Consulting business experience
  • Commercial & industrial construction experience
  • Construction management and estimating software experience
  • Business development and sales experience

Perks:

  • Progressive organization
  • Company phone & laptop
  • Growth opportunities
  • Continuing Education and tuition assistance available

Job Type: Full-time, contract-to-hire

Required Experience: Administrative: 5+ years, MS Office Suite: 3+ years

Required Education: Associates degree

TO APPLY: Please submit your cover letter and resume below.

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