Senior Consultant for Program/Project Management Seattle, WA – Full Time, On Site (flexibility to work remotely most days)
Why clients choose Pivotal Consulting: We are a technology management consulting firm helping Fortune 500 companies improve their performance – we specialize in making People, Process, and Technology work together! Our clients count on us to deliver excellence and seek our guidance on business and technology strategy, technology modernization, and cloud transformation initiatives. Simply put, by listening to our clients closely and focusing on delivering quality, we bring them peace of mind.
After guiding and helping numerous clients from global enterprises to mid-market firms to non-profit organizations, we are now experiencing breakthrough growth!
The impact you will have: As a technical, relationship driven and customer focused professional, you will help us continue providing our clients with the quality of work that they have come to know us by.
About the role: The Senior Consultant for Program/Project Management focuses on delivering commitments to our customers through focused leadership efforts while utilizing core Project Management Principles. This person is responsible for planning and aligning customer expectations with current capabilities while still maximizing potential opportunity. This role will drive world class service, best practices and consistency throughout the entire area as well as drive progress of multi-project portfolios and will require leadership through the Initiating, Planning, Executing, Monitoring and Controlling & Closing phases.
What you will do:
Support and manage multiple complex projects simultaneously, working closely with key stakeholders, including the C-suite, ensuring alignment across global teams on goals, plans, and deliverables
Help guide on project scope, definition, and performance criteria to ensure alignment with business strategy
Develop and own accurate project timelines, master project calendar, work-back schedules, meetings notes, tracking documents, and other documentation as needed; foresee and triage blockers and issues before they arise
Exercise strategic thinking in prioritizing workload, as well as proper escalation to leadership.
Build and maintain relationships with teams across the company
Serve as primary point of contact for select external stakeholders
What makes you a good fit:
7+ years of experience in a fast-paced organization; experience in large, complex global organizations preferred
Extensive direct project management or related work experience
Excellent organizational and time management skills; impeccable attention to detail
Deep customer focus and demonstrated success building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions
Skilled at planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals
Exceptional written and verbal communication with experience developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences
A history of and methods for ensuring accountability for self and others
Strategic mindset with a track record of seeing ahead to future possibilities and translating them into breakthrough strategies
Exudes honesty, integrity and authenticity in a way that instills trust and gains the confidence of others
Works collaboratively and builds partnerships with others to meet shared objectives
Strong interpersonal skills with proven ability to collaborate, foster relationships and work cross-functionally, especially with global, diverse teams in multiple time-zones
Highly skilled at guiding and aligning multiple stakeholders towards an outcome
Ability to thrive in ambiguous environments and identify trade-offs
Ability to work independently as a self-starter with minimal managerial supervision
Proven ability to manage a high-volume workload efficiently
Why our employees love working at Pivotal: We believe our strength comes from our differences, and as a Certified Minority-Owned Business (MBE) and a majority women-led firm, we are committed to fostering and promoting a culture of diversity and inclusion. We believe our team and our community are our greatest assets and we strive to promote both daily.
From providing our employees the time to pursue company-sponsored certifications, to supporting and partnering with multiple non-profit organizations brought forth by our employees (such as Food Lifeline, United Way, and the Seattle Humane Society), we are proud to support both our fellow Pivotalites and the causes close to their hearts.
As we grow, we are anchored and driven byour Four Core Values:
Be Engaged – We are present, committed, and accountable to our clients and to each other
Consistently Deliver – We are dedicated and reliable by consistently delivering excellence
Always Better – We continuously evolve, inspired to drive beyond the everyday norm
Do Happy – Be passionate and bring fun and creativity into everything you do
Inclusion & Equal opportunity employment: We are an equal opportunity employer committed to Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging. Individuals seeking employment at Pivotal Consulting are considered without regard to any protected category including but not limited to, race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.