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Senior Project Manager

Company: North Highland
Location: Portland
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

REACH YOUR POTENTIAL COLLABORATE WITH AMAZING PEOPLE MAKE CHANGE HAPPEN Do you have the skills, passion, and commitment to transform our clients for the better? Are you ready to be a changemaker? If so, join us. North Highland is the world's leading change and transformation consultancy. Simply put, we make change happen like no one else. And we're on the hunt for a new Senior Project Manager. YOU WILL:

  • Directs, manages, plans and administers the operational and administrative activities of Information Technology and Business project teams which are assigned to a related set of medium, large and more complex projects, following the defined processes of the Program Management Office (PMO).
  • The Senior Project Manager will work across multiple business areas to manage both IT and business deliverable.
  • Forms a strong relationship with the business stakeholders, partnering to resolve project related issues, provides project status updates and escalates issues and concerns appropriately.
  • Responsible and accountable for delivering large projects on-time, on budget, and meeting functional and quality specifications.
  • Forecasts, manages, and reports on project financials, planned vs actual project schedule, and resource utilization.
  • Understands basic revenue models and cost to completion projections.
  • Identifies resources needed to complete work and collaborates with resource manager(s) to assemble appropriate skills/teams.
  • Manages issues, risks, and changes using appropriate and agreed upon processes and tools established within the PMO.
  • Provides weekly status reports and can communicate to executive leadership. IDEALLY, WE'D LIKE:
    • Proven ability to effectively manage multiple tasks at various stages of completion.
    • Strong facilitation skills; communicates effectively with the business to identify needs and evaluate alternative solutions as required.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Understanding of various technologies including applications and databases.
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or a related discipline or equivalent
    • Project Management Certification (CAPM or PMP)
    • Preferred: MBA or related advanced degree
    • Expert knowledge in Agile/Scrum methodology.
    • Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office Suites of products, (i.e. Visio, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)
    • Project Management training and/or project lead experience of 3+years
    • Demonstrated proficiency in use of project planning tools (MS Project, Jira, Version One, etc.)
    • Familiarity with Clarity, Ehour, or other Portfolio / Program Management Software
    • 10+ years of experience in a Project Management role with a strong background in team development.
    • Proven leadership experience with the ability to mentor/coach team in senior or lead capacity.
    • Proven success delivering projects in Agile/Scrum environment.
    • Experience with multiple project streams and leading teams of 5+
    • Large enterprise project experience ranging from $1million+ TRANSFORMING CLIENTS. TRANSFORMING CAREERS. Success-for both our clients and our colleagues-is all about putting people first and doing great things together. We believe that when we work as one team, we can take action today to build lasting capability for tomorrow. We strive to have the most enviable culture on the planet, inspiring people to reach their full potential. Here's how we make it happen: Intentional, flexible growth. We never want you to settle. Leading your own growth and transformation is your prerogative-one which we'll help you nurture and develop every step of the way. We'll inspire you to learn, teach, and ultimately carve your own path. That means you grow, we grow, and so do our clients. People-first, and then some. It goes without saying that people come first, but what comes next? Our people are always at the heart; your wellbeing and success is built on a collective understanding that every one of us can be a coach, a friend, and a fantastic listener-regardless of job title. We think of it as a celebration of individuality, difference, and diversity. Make your own change happen. With us, your curiosity and creativity know no bounds. The reins are off. All we ask is that you have the courage to transform yourself and those around you-colleagues and clients alike. If you've got the drive to become a changemaker, we'll do the rest. Enviable Total Rewards. We inspire our employees to do their best work. Our Total Rewards Program encompasses Medical, Dental, Vision, STD/LTD, Life Insurance, FSA/HSA, 401(k) contribution, and a variety of other perks like a dedicated Health Advocate, Family Planning, Parental Leave, and Tuition Reimbursement. Additionally, we employ a Flexible Time Off vacation policy, wellness initiatives, and other programs around diversity and inclusion, Learning and Development, and social engagement. READY TO MAKE CHANGE HAPPEN? North Highland makes change happen, helping businesses transform by placing people at the heart of every decision. It's how lasting progress is made. With our blend of workforce, customer, and operational expertise, we're recognized as the world's leading transformation consultancy. We break new ground today, so tomorrow is easier to navigate. Founded in 1992, North Highland is regularly named one of the best places to work. We are a proud member of Cordence Worldwide, a global network of truly connected consultancy firms with the ability to think and deliver together. This means North Highland has more than 3,500 experts in 50+ offices around the globe on hand to partner with you. Please note that applicants must be authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship by North Highland. Work visa sponsorship will not be provided, either now or in the future, for this position. North Highland is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: North Highland, Portland , Senior Project Manager, Executive , Portland, Oregon

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