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Project Manager, People Transformation (Global Expansion)

Slalom Consulting

This is a Full-time position in Seattle, WA posted April 25, 2021.

SunIRef:Event139 About Us Slalom is a modern consulting firm focused on strategy, technology, and business transformation.

In 39 markets around the world, Slalom’s teams have autonomy to move fast and do what’s right.

They are backed by regional innovation hubs, a global culture of collaboration, and partnerships with the world’s top technology providers.

Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Seattle, Slalom has organically grown to over 8,000 employees.

Slalom has been named one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For five years running and is regularly recognized by employees as a best place to work.

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Slalom prides itself on helping team members thrive in their work and life.

As a result, Slalom is proud it invest in benefits that include: meaningful time off and paid holidays, parental leave, 401(k) with a match, a range of choices for highly subsidized health, dental, & vision coverage, adoption and fertility assistance, and short/long-term disability.

We also offer additional benefits such as a yearly $350 reimbursement account for any well-being related expenses as well as discounted home, auto, and pet insurance.

Who You’ll Work With Global Services is comprised of collaborative, inclusive, cross-functional teams that work together to support our corporate functions.

We push the boundaries of what’s possible and deliver solutions that accelerate innovation at a global scale.

Our teams include Information Technology, Legal, Information Security & Governance, Marketing, Operations, Finance & Accounting, People, and our Executive Office.

Job Title: Project Manager, People Transformation (Global Expansion) Our highly collaborative Global People Team (GPT) is seeking an experienced project management professional to successfully deliver on Slalom’s people initiatives, while also delivering the best possible employee experience.

The Project Manager will be dedicated to leading the GPT through Slalom’s global expansion efforts to new countries focusing on aligning business objectives to local HR Operational infrastructure, policies, and people programs, while remaining compliant with local employment/labor laws and cultural norms.

The role will be responsible for understanding the people processes and systems (i.e., Workday), and must also ensure that solutions delivered can scale and be adopted locally.

The Project Manager will work closely with the GPT Center of Excellence (COE) teams and the Global Expansion Program team to deliver successful expansion and market changes that scale with the company growth.

The Project Manager must be able to prioritize and manage multiple concurrent projects, be energized working at both the strategic and tactical level, and build effective partnerships across Global Services and the business.

You may be a candidate for this role if: You take ownership and get things done.

You are an adaptable self-starter who is skilled at creating structure in ambiguous environments.

You have a thorough understanding of project management principles but know when to not over-engineer.

You have a global mindset.

You are team-oriented and like to laugh (a good sense of humor is required!).

What You’ll Do Responsibilities: Lead global expansion project delivery for the Global People Team leveraging the most effective delivery frameworks (i.e.

Waterfall, Agile) Collaborate with project team members to create, execute, and proactively manage realistic project plans that set the project up for success Estimate work effort at varying levels (e.g.

high level, task level) using various techniques Proactively manage risk, issues, and influence others Partner with the Change Manager to integrate Change Management activities into project plans and in some scenarios as needed Partner with Global Expansion team to integrate GPT activities into overall project plans and expansion playbook Gather working knowledge of employment laws and market practice within regional geographies, partnering effectively with relevant stakeholders to incorporate local practice into project plans Contribute to the GPT’s project management governance, methodology and toolkits Facilitate balanced project retrospectives and continually seek the voice of the customer Develop and nurture relationships with a multitude of individuals and teams based on trust What You’ll Bring Basic Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree 4+ years project management experience within HR or Talent functions High competence with Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Project, or other planning tools Demonstrated experience in utilizing different solution delivery frameworks to deliver technical and non-technical projects (i.e.

Waterfall, Agile); keen understanding of how project management disciplines weave throughout each Outstanding verbal and written communication skills with audiences of all levels and ability to convey ideas and recommendations in a clear, compelling and succinct way Excellent attention to detail and relentless commitment to follow-through Strong logical and analytical problem-solving skills Easily adaptable to new environments and embrace ambiguity Proven ability to work effectively with people at all levels of the organization Proven ability to influence a wide variety of audiences
– technical and business clients, HR functions, and all levels of employees Proven ability to multi-task and handle various projects simultaneously to drive timely results Proven ability to see around corners thinking about both the big picture and individual needs Preferred Qualifications: Experience engaging and influencing senior business leaders, with strong familiarity regarding international business dynamics, Go-to-Market launch requirements, and market feedback-loop mechanisms preferred Change management experience preferred but not required Management consulting experience is a plus Certifications in project management, change management, LEAN, Six Sigma, etc.

preferred but not required HRIS (Workday) deployment experience is a plus #LI-JH1 Slalom is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veterans status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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