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Senior Project Manager - Delivery Leadership
JO-1612-389
Philadelphia
 

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 possible—together.


Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Seattle, WA, Slalom has organically grown to nearly 7,000 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 27 cities across the U.S., U.K., and Canada.


Slalom is seeking an experienced Senior Project Manager with a strong consulting background to join our dynamic Delivery Leadership team. Our Project Managers work across multiple disciplines and industries and must be able to understand our clients’ businesses and build credibility quickly. They are adaptable, self-starters who are skilled at creating structure in ambiguous environments.


Slalom’s Project Managers work across multiple disciplines and industries and must be able to understand their clients’ businesses and build credibility quickly. Typical project areas include leading custom and packaged system development and implementation, process or system improvement, vendor selection; and product definition, development, and launch using a variety of methodologies.


You will demonstrate leadership and flexibility, as well as the ability to create rapport with clients, team members, project managers, and senior executives. The individual in this role must be able to deftly apply skills and methodology to manage others, proactively mitigate risks, and resolve issues when appropriate.


Job Title:

Senior Project Manager


Responsibilities

  • Manage a portfolio of projects, ensuring coordination of shared resources, common activities, and other dependencies across projects
  • Develop and manage program financials including forecasting, profitability, invoicing and expense management
  • Maintain the client relationship and keeping the client and stakeholders engaged in the project (ie: status reporting, issues management and risk management)
  • Partner with the client to understand the organization, to determine potential project impact, and to tailor the project approach, plan and deliverables accordingly



Qualifications:

  • 7-10 years of consulting experience with at least 5 years in a senior project management or program management role
  • Prior experience running cloud, CRM and/or data analytics (i.e. data migrations, data visualization, big data) implementations
  • Demonstrated experience in all phases of waterfall and Agile software development lifecycle methodologies
  • Demonstrated experience running mid to large scale technology implementations from initiation through project closeout
  • Experience managing project budgets, forecasts, schedules, status reporting, working across multiple development teams
  • Experienced in proposal and RFP development
  • 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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