Senior Project Manager - IT Operations
Lewis & Fowler - Denver, CO

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Lewis & Fowler, a management consulting firm, celebrating our 10th year as leading consultancy in Denver, Colorado is currently seeking a Senior Project Manager.

This position creates, manages, coordinates, and successfully executes plans to complete projects in support of business and technical initiatives. Adheres to best practices for program governance. Assists with evolution of project-management methodology and tools. Communicates important milestones and achievements as it relates to projects.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Project Focus

Creates and executes complex project plans, and revises them as appropriate for project needs.

Defines and manages programs of small to moderate scope

Facilitates and coordinates project activities and tasks to execute the project plan.

Manages scope, schedule and cost within plan.

Ensures proper assignment and coordination of resources per plan.

Facilitates the definition of quality and risk, and manages the project accordingly.

Frequently manages multiple projects simultaneously.

Tracks status and metrics on the project delivery and value; escalates to functional management upon identification of deviations (or potential deviations) from plan.

Resolves and/or escalates project-related issues in a timely fashion.

Effectively utilizes each team member to accomplish the project objectives.

Keeps track of lessons learned and shares those lessons with team members.

Facilitates project governance and maintains project-management documentation.

Contributes to departmental portfolio management.

Mentors non-senior project managers and project coordinators.

Communication

Partners with various Managers to successfully implement projects.

Effectively manages communications, expectations, and interactions with all departments and internal stakeholders.

Delivers informative, well-organized presentations on project status and selected project topics.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

Education

Knowledge required to perform at this level is generally acquired through completion of a college degree and advanced training.

Experience

Requires a minimum of 8 years of full-time experience in a project-management role, of which a minimum of 3 years was in a senior project management or leadership role..

Knowledge of and experience with project management disciplines, methodology and tools.

Successful completion of global projects involving stakeholders from multiple regions (North America, Latin America, Asia-Pacific, EMEA) strongly preferred.

Skills

Dedicated to quality customer service, with proactive response to stakeholder needs.

Demonstrated ability to develop project business cases including evaluation criteria that include business value, stakeholder satisfaction, overall project success, and lessons learned.

Ability and willingness to work on multiple projects at one time.

Demonstrated ability to effectively lead and manage project teams.

Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain the overall project vision and strategy while managing the tactical details and activities.

Demonstrated facilitation skills to effect project progress per plan.

Ability to manage conflicts; to read situations quickly; to lead by influence; to exploit opportunities; and to find common ground and get cooperation with minimum noise.

Demonstrated ability to effectively create and execute Microsoft Project schedules.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Project Management Professional certification (or equivalent) required.

All interested candidates please send your resume to Mike Dry mdry@lewisandfowler .com

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