Project Manager

Slalom New York , NY 10007

Posted 4 weeks ago

Slalom is a purpose-driven consulting firm that helps companies solve business problems and build for the future, with solutions spanning business advisory, customer experience, technology, and analytics. We partner with companies to push the boundaries of what's possibletogether.

Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Seattle, WA, Slalom has organically grown to nearly 4,000 employees. We were named one of Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2016 and are regularly recognized by our employees as a best place to work. You can find us in 25 cities across the U.S., U.K., and Canada.

Job Title: Project Manager

Slalom Consulting is seeking an experienced Project Manager with a strong consulting background to join its diverse team. Successful candidates should demonstrate leadership and flexibility, as well as the ability to build rapport with clients, team members, managers, and senior executives. In this role, you will deftly apply skills and methodology to lead others, proactively mitigate risks, resolve issues, and advance projects when appropriate.

Slalom's Project Managers work across multiple disciplines and industries, and are able to understand their clients' businesses and build credibility quickly. Typical project areas include: leading process or system improvements; custom and packaged system development and implementation; vendor selection; product definition, development, and launch; custom development; and web enablement.

Responsibilities:

  • Understand the client's business to design effective processes, organizations, and change and learning programs to drive real business benefits

  • Create and execute improvement plans adapted to the client environment

  • Mentor clients, work on projects independently, participate as a team member, or lead teams of less experienced consultants and/or clients to successful project delivery

  • Work in multiple disciplines across industries and build client knowledge and credibility quickly (projects vary in length, lasting anywhere from a few weeks to several months)

  • Design and conduct readiness assessments, evaluate results, and present findings in a logical and easy-to-understand manner

  • Support the execution of plans by employee-facing managers and business leaders

  • Strong leadership skills, including a history of increasing leadership responsibility and career growth in process improvement

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with audiences of all levels

  • Ability to proactively handle risk and influence others

  • Ability to develop a change leadership strategy based on situational awareness of changes and the groups impacted

  • Ability to identify potential people-side risks and anticipated points of resistance, and develop specific plans to mitigate or address concerns

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience leading projects in a consulting environment; experience leading projects consisting of 5 or more people, or projects over 10,000 man-hours or $500,00 in budget

  • Training in a formal process, organization, change and/or learning improvement methodology at an enterprise-level client or employer

  • Highly competent with Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Project

  • A history of mentoring and or teaching others to use process, organization, change, and/or learning improvement methodologies

  • Create and run measurement systems to track adoption, utilization, and proficiency of individual changes

  • Identify resistance and performance gaps, and work to develop and implement corrective actions

  • Work with project teams to integrate change management activities into overall project plans

  • Work with communication, training, HR, and OD specialists in the formulation of particular plans and activities to support project implementation

  • Adaptable self-starter who is skilled at creating structure in ambiguous environments

  • Strong logical and analytical problem-solving skills; rigorous approach to project management to deliver enterprise-level projects

Slalom is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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