Project Manager

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North Highland Company
Full Time

Job Description

REACH YOUR POTENTIAL | COLLABORATE WITH AMAZING PEOPLE | MAKE CHANGE HAPPEN

Do you have the skills, passion, and commitment to transform the Program and Project Management Capabilityfor 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 Senior Project Manager to help head up our growing Program and Project Management Capability and spearhead growth for us in this sector.

HOW WILL YOU MAKE CHANGE HAPPEN?

Our Senior Project Management position will lead large scale, enterprise-wide project management activities. At every turn, you'll seek to further enhance our quality of delivery, client satisfaction, risk management, profitability, and client team effectiveness.

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 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 experience in Retail, Manufacturing or CPG, preferred.
  • 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.

Here's how we make that happen:
  • Grow through your choices. We want people who strive for the next level, and then the next. That's why we're passionate about giving you the tools you need to reach your full potential. It's rooted in our employee ownership model-with plenty of coaching and personal development opportunities to help you forge your own path to the top.
  • You're never a number. Our firm is large enough to scale up and tackle big client challenges, but small enough that you won't get lost in the crowd. And that's something that will never change. We celebrate individuality, collaborate as a team, and put our people first. Always.
  • Make your mark. Not content to stand still? We wouldn't have it any other way. There's room to experiment and stretch yourself here, and we encourage you to bring whatever you've got to the table.


READY TO MAKE CHANGE HAPPEN?

Click the 'Apply Now' button at the top of the page to submit your resume.

Founded in 1992, North Highland is an employee-owned firm-regularly named one of the best places to work. With our blend of workforce, customer, and operational expertise, we're also a leading voice in the change and transformation consultancy space. We have more than 5,000 consultants and 60 offices around the globe, all focused on helping businesses transform by placing people at the heart of every decision. It's how lasting progress is made. Meanwhile, we're a proud member of Cordence Worldwide (www.cordence.com), an international consulting alliance.

For more information, visit northhighland.com and connect with us on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

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.


Company Information

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 the world’s leading transformation consultancy. We break new ground today, so tomorrow is easier to navigate. Founded in 1992, North Highland is an employee-owned firm - regularly named one of the best places to work. We have more than 5,000 consultants worldwide and 65+ offices around the globe. Meanwhile, we’re a proud member of Cordence Worldwide, an international consulting alliance.

Dice Id : 10172556
Position Id : NOHIUS42179
Originally Posted : 6 months ago

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