Actionist is a premier business consultancy that serves leading companies in financial services, consumer/retail, institutional investing, business services, and technology across the functions of strategic planning, growth management, organizational enablement, investment support, and business transformation.

Actionist's client mission is to create more impact, on a pound-for-pound basis, than any other consulting firm. We pride ourselves on our culture of collaboration and deep partnerships with executives and investment professionals to find the right answer, create pragmatic recommendations, and execute a winning strategy. Actionist operates with nimbleness and efficiency that makes consulting accessible at every stage of the growth journey and maximizes clients' return on consulting investments.

Actionist's talent mission is to accelerate and enrich the careers of our team members. We do so through distinctive training and coaching, intellectually stimulating engagements, cultivating an entrepreneurial environment, and enabling a travel-light model.

Job description:

Engagement Managers are responsible for managing client engagements and providing client service leadership. Work includes problem solving, leading a team of Associates and Analysts, developing content expertise, establishing trust-based executive relationships, and acting as a client advisor helping our clients to address their most critical business challenges. Engagement Managers are expected to mentor Associates and Analysts and to contribute to client development efforts.


  • Manage major client engagements
  • Lead day-to-day execution of projects
  • Advise and present to senior client executives 
  • Oversee the collection and preparation of research and analysis
  • Collaborate with and develop Associates and Analysts


  • 4 - 8 years of work experience, with at least 2 - 4 years at McKinsey, Bain, or BCG
  • Sector experience in financial services, private equity, and/or tech/media/telecom a plus
  • Experience in business development in consulting (e.g., creating proposals, problem solving on client needs)
  • Experience in developing and delivering client presentations/ communications
  • Superior problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to contribute across multiple functions of the team (e.g., high-level communication, deck design, analysis)
  • Outstanding track record of success in past professional and academic endeavors
  • Advanced degree (e.g., MBA, JD, PhD) from a top-tier institution is preferred

All information received will be kept in strict confidence and used only for employment-related purposes. Given the number of received applications, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.