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Project Manager, Delivery Leadership
JO-2001-6808
Boston
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What we do

Slalom is a modern consulting firm focused on strategy, technology, and business transformation. We believe in what's possible and shape what's next.

At Slalom, personal connection meets global scale. We build deep relationships with our clients in cities across the U.S., U.K., and Canada, while sharing insights across markets to bring the full breadth of Slalom's expertise to every engagement. Our seven regional Build Centers are hubs for innovation, attracting top talent to rapidly co-create the technology products of tomorrow. We also nurture strong partnerships with over 200 leading technology providers, including Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud, Microsoft, Salesforce, and Tableau.

Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Seattle, Slalom has organically grown to over 6,000 employees. We were named one of Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2018 and are regularly recognized by our employees as a best place to work. Learn more at slalom.com.

What you'll do

Slalom Boston is seeking an experienced Project Manager with a strong consulting background to join its dynamic team. The individual in this role will deftly apply skills and methodology to lead others, deliberately mitigate risks, resolve issues, and advance projects when appropriate.

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.

  • You will run technical projects through the SDLC process and/or an agile, iterative process
  • You'll understand the client’s business to design effective processes, organizations, and change and learning programs to drive real business benefits
  • You'll build and execute improvement plans adapted to the client environment
  • You will mentor clients, work on projects independently, participate as a team member, or lead teams of consultants and/or clients to successful project delivery
  • You'll 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)
  • You will design and conduct readiness assessments, evaluate results, and present findings in a logical and easy-to-understand manner
  • You'll Identify potential people-side risks and anticipated points of resistance, and develop specific plans to mitigate or address concerns

What you've done

  • 5+ years of experience 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
  • Able to serve as a liaison between both business and technical teams to drive effective, timely solutions that fulfill both strategic and operational needs
  • Experience crafting, managing, executing and reporting on project plans
  • Strong logical and analytical problem-solving skills; rigorous approach to project management to deliver enterprise-level projects
  • Adaptable self-starter who is skilled at building structure in ambiguous environments
  • Practice working with formal delivery methodology
  • Consistent track record of leading projects to success, by every measure

We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive our 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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