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Technical Consultant - Project Management

Loft9 is looking for full-time IT Project Managers to direct and monitor activities for technology-based projects from initiation to delivery. Work will include projects ranging from new systems implementation work to in-flight projects through to completion and post-live.  Loft9 clients are local to the Denver, CO area, and flexibility for travel in/around this area is essential to these roles.

Candidates must be self-starters who can manage effectively in a fast-paced environment.  Successful Loft9 recruits are smart, humble, and driven.  They know how to adapt their knowledge, approach, and experience to any situation.

At Loft9, associates create great client experiences by bringing energy, intelligence, and effective problem-solving capabilities. We drive growth for top-tier clients throughout their business lifecycle from envisioning and planning through deployment and optimization.

Loft9 offers associates a competitive salary and health benefits allowance.  Please visit the careers section of our website to submit your application, resume and anything else that makes you stand out. http://loft9consulting.com/#JoinUs.  Our recruiting team will get back to you shortly with a reply.

Note that offers in our Denver market are contingent upon incumbents landing the client role.  This requires a final client interview, following the Loft9 internal interview process.

Key responsibilities for this position may include:

  • Utilize project management frameworks and methods in a variety of roles (strong focus in the healthcare industry)
  • Participate in planning and directing program schedules and budgets, monitoring project status in comparison to cost/time projections
  • Provide consistent and comprehensive status reports, project updates, and ongoing cost analyses, significant issue tracking, and communication at the team level
  • Proactively manage project risks, issues, jeopardies, escalations, and problem resolutions
  • Lead business process and systems implementation efforts
  • Assess the technical feasibility of new technologies to enable integration into existing processes
  • Drive release planning and prioritization during project execution
  • Provide exceptional client delivery

Desired Skills and Experience

Minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 4-10 years of relevant project or program management experience (preferably in the healthcare industry)
  • In-depth knowledge of the principals, theories, practices and techniques for managing activities related to planning, managing and implementing IT operations projects
  • Systems applications, ERP implementation experience related to infrastructure or IT operations in complex environments
  • Experience deploying open-source software and cloud infrastructure solutions
  • ITIL and/or PMP certification preferred
  • Able to travel within the greater Denver area on a daily basis to meet client and firm needs

** Must possess work authorization which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa now or in the future

A successful candidate for this position will demonstrate the following attributes and skills:

  • Motivated by an entrepreneurial mindset and comfortable with ambiguity
  • Exhibit exceptional communication skills and strong work ethic
  • Competent in group facilitation
  • Confident, self-aware team player open to receiving and providing, effective feedback
  • Ability to influence others without having to invoke direct authority
  • Proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite and Project Management frameworks
  • Experience with Visio, MSProject and SharePoint desired

Project Management

  • Familiar with methods and tools for project planning and execution
  • Ability to develop and evaluate methods to track and report metrics
  • Track record of working effectively across disciplines and organizational boundaries to prioritize tasks and gain timely closure on decisions
  • Ability to develop systems to monitor risks and issues
  • Anticipates changing conditions and takes appropriate preventative action
  • Proactively inspires others to take action on issues that could inhibit project success

Business Analysis

  • Demonstrates deep analytical skills, including the ability to analyze risks and issues within the environment and plan for possible outcomes
  • Able to drive data, metrics, and a structured approach to identifying clients’ problems and developing solutions
  • Able to solve broad business or technology problems by using principles derived from a deep understanding of disparate and complex data
  • Presents data-driven analyses based on business benefits to solve highly complex business and technical problems
  • Able to break complex problems down into clear and simple terms
  • Able to systematically consider the implications of problems and solutions in multiple domains at once, and solve problems across all domains

Company Description

Loft9 delivers elevated outcomes and experiences to clients by combining highly selective recruiting with a unique Co-Delivery™ model. We know that the best solutions come from expertise and multiple perspectives. That’s why Loft9 consultants actively collaborate with dedicated Co-Delivery consultants on every engagement. This gives Loft9 clients the most reliable, consistent, and effective team possible—a team based on collaboration, mentorship, and active knowledge sharing. 

The firm provides Business Analysis, Project Management, Change Management, and Process Improvement expertise across the entire business lifecycle. The firm is locally based and serves the Seattle and Denver markets. 

Loft9 is the consulting firm of choice for leading companies that value fresh energy, brainpower and effective solutions. Our success is fueled by the unique investments we make in our people and the exceptional business results we deliver to our clients. The two go hand in hand.

Loft9 is proud to be recognized by the following recent awards:

2016

  • 100 Best Companies in Washington, Seattle Business Magazine, 2016
  • Top 50 Eastside Fastest Growing Private Companies, Puget Sound Business Journal, 2016
  • 5,000 Fastest Growing Companies, Inc. Magazine, 2016
  • Fastest Growing Consulting Firms, Consulting Magazine, 2016

2015

  • 100 Best Companies in Washington (Mid-Size Company), Seattle Business Magazine, 2015
  • 5,000 Fastest Growing Companies, Inc. Magazine, 2015
  • Top 50 Eastside Fastest Growing Private Companies, Puget Sound Business Journal, 2015
  • North America’s Fastest Growing Consulting Firms, Consulting Magazine, 2015

2014

  • 5,000 Fastest Growing Companies, Inc. Magazine, 2014
  • Washington's Best Workplaces, Puget Sound Business Journal, 2014
  • Eastside Fastest Growing Private Companies, Puget Sound Business Journal, 2014
  • Washington's Fastest Growing Private Companies, Puget Sound Business Journal, 2014

 

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