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Consultant (Senior Project Manager)
JO-2002-7334
London
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Are you looking to solve problems for some of the world’s leading businesses? Are you at home working across multiple disciplines and industries and helping clients achieve tangible results and outcomes? 

We are seeking an experienced Senior Project Manager with a strong consulting background and experience in leading and delivering cloud-based solutions to join its dynamic team. Successful candidates should demonstrate leadership and flexibility, as well as the ability to build rapport with clients, team members, managers and senior executives. The individual in this role must be able to deftly apply their project management skills and experience along with Agile methodology to manage teams, proactively mitigate risk, resolve issues and escalate them when appropriate. 

Slalom's Project Managers work across multiple disciplines and industries and must be able to understand their clients’ businesses and build trust 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:

  • Lead technical projects/programmes through an Agile delivery process
  • Understand the client’s business challenges and be able to work with the solution architect to design effective solutions that address the people, process, technology, and data needs of our clients to achieve their desired outcomes 
  • Manages all aspects of large and complex projects, including project scope, schedule, resources, quality, costs and change
  • Translates project requirements into project objectives and tasks, managing task assignment to project resources, and reporting on and managing project scope throughout the lifecycle
  • Conducts project meetings, sets and manages client expectations whilst providing innovative solutions to meet challenging delivery goals
  • Managing risk and change effectively within the context of an Agile delivery model
  • Interfaces with all areas affected by the project, including end user, services organizations, vendors, and implementations partners
  • Ensures satisfactory transfer of product upon completion (handoff) and close all project documentation and archive appropriate records

Qualifications:

  • Experience in Agile Software development as a senior project, product or program manager in a consulting environment; leading projects consisting of 5 or more people, or projects over 10,000 hours or £500k in budget 
  • Prior experience managing technology implementation projects for cloud-based solutions (Amazon Web Services)
  • Experience in all phases of product development: inception and building a business case through workshopping and design, to implementation, validation, cut over and early life support.
  • Strong leadership skills, including a history of increasing leadership responsibility and purposeful skill development
  • Able to serve as a liaison between both business and technical teams to drive effective, timely solutions that fulfill both strategic and operational needs
  • Strong investigative, analytical and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Solid knowledge in software delivery: Agile, Scrum, Kanban
  • Familiarity with Jira and other similar Agile delivery toolsets 

About Us:

Slalom is a modern consulting firm focused on strategy, technology, and business transformation. In over 35 markets across the US and around the world, Slalom's teams have autonomy to move fast and do what's right. They're backed by regional innovation hubs, a global culture of collaboration, and partnerships with the world's top technology providers. Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Seattle, Slalom has organically grown to over 8,000 employees. Slalom was named one of Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2019 and is regularly recognized by employees as a best place to work.

Slalom Is An Equal Opportunity Employer And All Qualified Applicants Will Receive Consideration For Employment Without Regard To Race, Colour, Religion, Sex, National Origin, Disability Status, Protected Veteran Status, Or Any Other Characteristic Protected By Law.

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