Senior Project Manager

Sr. Project Manager

About Us:

Aspirent is an employee-owned, local model, management consulting firm allowing top talent to have a personal stake in their firm’s success. We work to ensure we have the best consultants working with the best clients. We want to transform the way professional services are delivered. We all share a passion in the pursuit of our work and will bring solution innovation, professionalism, and measurable value to our clients. Our founding partners are seasoned management consulting professionals with over a century of combined experience helping global Fortune 100 companies solve strategic business problems. For each of our service offerings, Aspirent consultants utilize the latest best practices to address our client’s needs. Depending on the specific engagement requirements, we will either adopt the processes and methods of our clients or utilize standard techniques from our process tool kits. We have three guiding principles in how we conduct our business:

  1. Quality client delivery and 100% customer satisfaction trump everything else.
  2. We understanding our client’s business, and will work side-by-side to jointly accomplish their vision, mission and goals.
  3. The satisfaction and associated retention of our consultants is key to our long-term success. Every Aspirent employee will have a personal stake in their client’s and Aspirent’s success.

Responsibilities:

  • Create and execute project plans adapted to the client environment and scope.
  • Mentor clients, work on projects independently, participate as a team member, or lead teams of less experienced consultants and/or clients to successful project delivery
  • Work across multiple industries and within various verticals and build client knowledge and credibility quickly (projects vary in length, lasting anywhere from a few weeks to several months)
  • Design and conduct readiness assessments, evaluate results, and present findings in a logical and easy-to-understand manner
  • Execute the plans by employee-facing managers and business leaders
  • Strong leadership skills, including a history of increasing leadership responsibility and career growth in process improvement
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills with audiences of all levels
  • Ability to proactively manage risk and influence others
  • Ability to develop a change leadership strategy based on situational awareness of changes and the groups impacted
  • Ability to identify potential risks and issues and anticipate points of resistance, and develop specific plans to mitigate or address concerns

Qualifications:

  • 5 - 10 years of enterprise IT project management experience
  • Experience leading delivery teams is strongly preferred
  • PMP or other related certifications strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of SDLC, and various development methodologies
  • Experience with Agile and Waterfall methodologies

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Strong written / verbal communication and presentation skills 
  • Excellent relationship and team building skills
  • The ability to work with all levels of staff & leadership
  • Demonstrated skills in collaboration and client services focus
  • Ability to self-motivate, adapt, and multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong organizational skills with an attention to detail and quality
  • Excellent relationship and team building skills
  • Ability to deal effectively with challenging situations
  • Ability to think critically and apply appropriate judgment and creativity to a wide variety of information technology issues

Education Requirements

  • BA or BS required; MS, MBA, PMP, CSM preferred