QWA is founded on a culture that is passionate about transforming the way the world acquires talent by delivering client-focused solutions that make a difference for businesses worldwide. From refining how you manage your contingent workforce to strengthening your employer brand to recruit top talent, our integrated solutions drive business results.
As an industry leader, we draw upon decades of experience to design innovative tools, products, and processes. We develop competitive practices that position organizations for growth, and we deliver the insight needed to succeed in today's global marketplace.
The project manager is typically a member of the strategic project office and will be assigned to priorities based on expertise and bandwidth. On occasion, a project manager may exist in the business and will be leveraged to work on a project on behalf of the strategic project office in partnership with the executive sponsor. The PM on a project is accountable to and works in conjunction with the Exec Sponsor and, where appropriate, partners with the functional leader to define scope, articulate deliverables as outlined in Consulting PM project plan. The PM is the primary owner of the project plan for all stated deliverables. The PM will identify and work closely with work stream leads to set the timeline and deliverables and cadence of touchpoints. The PM determines the tasks that must be completed, manages overall project plan execution, and is responsible through recommendation.
The project manager will be required, in conjunction with other staff, to perform change management and business process discovery.
Clarifies project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and executive stakeholders.
Clarifies project success criteria and disseminates them to stakeholders throughout the project life cycle.
Leads the development and management of the project work plan, including work sequencing, work breakdown structure, work delivery schedule, and resource allocation.
Estimates the resources needed to achieve project goals. e.g. project team members, subject matter experts and technology tools.
Identifies and resolves issues and conflicts within the project team.
Manages the project team and deliverables and advises senior leadership of project status, recommendations, and how and when to course correct.
Adheres to Product Development Life Cycle and in some cases a version of the Agile methodology for systems development
Adheres to methods, procedures and quality objectives including metrics for assessing progress and provides recommendations on process improvements.
Monitors project milestones and critical dates to identify potential jeopardy of project schedule.
Builds, develops, and grows any business relationships vital to the success of the project.
Communicates risks, needs, and status to stakeholders.
Serves as a consultant to business partners and clients on effective project management practices and tools
Knowledge of multiple change management methodologies, and ability to plan and execute change management in collaboration with our client
Lead business process discovery sessions, document and validate processes with client staff
Exceptional interpersonal skills; the ability to work well with people from many different disciplines
Ability to develop consensus amongst diverse groups
Partner with and advise client senior leadership
Strong planning experience and project management certification preferred
Understanding of consulting methodologies and/or experience at a consulting firm, design thinking metholodology experience preferred
Strong presentation and written communication skills
Knowledge of organizational change management principles
Proven track record of managing projects; Awareness of PMBOK and effective application of project management methodologies (desired)
5+ years project management experience or equivalent business management experience (desired)
3 years of external workforce industry experience preferred
Bachelor’s Degree Preferred
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