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Project Manager

Company: North Highland
Location: Burbank
Posted on: October 5, 2019

Job Description:


North Highland believes in unleashing potential together. It means we challenge thinking and build our clients' capabilities so they are stronger for the long-term. It means we create and nurture an environment for our colleagues where sharing ideas isn't just encouraged - it's expected. And it means we give our skills, time, and passion to uplift our communities. We act, create, and build - not just talk.

Does that sound like you? If so, let's connect.

Why North Highland? Our employee ownership model enables you to grow through your choices and build the firm. We'll provide challenging opportunities to learn, and we'll coach you as you grow personally and professionally. We offer an array of resources and training (both on- and off-the job) to help our people expand their knowledge, sharpen their skills and aim for the next level.

At North Highland, you're not a number. Our firm is large enough to scale up and tackle the most complex challenges, but small enough where we can each quickly make our mark for our clients.

We started as three leaders gathered around a kitchen table. Entrepreneurial spirits are welcome here.
Exciting work you will do:

  • You will be accountable for simultaneously managing a variety of (ISO) Information Security Office projects that are important to the success of the business.
  • Taking the reins as the Project Manager, you'll be expected to come up to speed quickly on a wide range of technologies, understand and implement solutions to cross-functional challenges, quickly develop and foster relationships with leaders from across the organization, and serve as the glue that keeps the projects on track
  • Lead project meetings with product managers, vendors, hardware/software engineers, developers and other necessary team members.
  • Interact with senior and executive level leadership on a regular basis and develop reports to keep them informed.
  • Motivate and manage project efforts of team members, resolve conflicts, and provide performance feedback to technology group managers.
  • Create and manage all of the accepted project management deliverables including the project charter, project plan, budget, resource plan, risk plan, implementation plan and other deliverables as required.
  • Track, manage, and adjust the original plan as necessary to ensure success.

    What you will need:

    • Communicate Effectively: Speak, listen and write in a clear, thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques as approved by PMO.
    • Creativity/Innovation: Develop new and unique ways to improve operations of the organization and to create new opportunities.
    • Foster Teamwork, Leadership skills, Rapid Decision making, Organized Planner with extensive knowledge for on the spot problem solving
    • Associates or Bachelor's degree, or related experience in information technology (IT) or project management, with 4 or more years of experience in project-based environment with 2 or more years of experience in an IT or business environment.
    • Candidates experienced in strategic planning, risk management, finance and/or change management are given highest consideration.
    • Proficiency in project management software tools ; such as MS Project, JIRA, PowerPoint, Clarity
    • Project Management Professional (PMP) desired; not required
    • Preferred qualifications or skills include: understanding of application/system development, requirement analysis & management, and quality assurance.
    • Candidate may travel up to 10% domestic and international.

      ** 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, now or in the future, for this position.

      Click HERE to apply

      North Highland is a global management consulting firm known for helping clients solve their most complex challenges related to customer experience, performance improvement, technology and digital, and transformation. We add value and support our clients across the full spectrum of consulting, from strategy through delivery. We bring the big ideas, then we make them real. North Highland is an employee-owned firm, headquartered in Atlanta, GA, with more than 3,000 consultants worldwide and 60+ offices around the globe. The firm is a member of Cordence Worldwide (www.cordenceworldwide.com), a global management consulting alliance. For more information, visit northhighland.com and connect with us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.

      North Highland is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

Keywords: North Highland, Burbank , Project Manager, Executive , Burbank, California

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