It’s a fact: Very few candidates who apply to become Loft9 Associates are accepted. But if you’re the type of person we’re looking for, you won’t let that stop you. People who succeed as Loft9 Associates combine energy, brainpower and effectiveness to give our clients greater bandwidth.
Energy: Loft9 Associates are excited about our culture and the opportunities we provide.
Brainpower: Can you apply specific skills across industries? Our Associates can.
Effectiveness: We want people who know how to adapt their knowledge, skills and experience to any situation.
Ideal Loft9 Associates also have the agility to work with a variety of clients, types of work and situations, along with the desire to keep learning, growing and pushing themselves. They’re the kind of people you can’t help but want to spend time with.
Loft9 is looking for management consultants in the Puget Sound area with project management experience. Your role will be to lead, manage, and deliver business-critical change initiatives with local clients. Candidates must be capable of exceptional client delivery, have the desire to lead, and have passion for the growth of our firm.
Successful Loft9 recruits are smart, humble, and driven. They know how to adapt their knowledge, approach and experience to any situation. They have the agility to work with a variety of clients, types of engagements, and work situations. They always work to exceed expectations, and they have a fervent desire to keep learning and growing.
Key responsibilities for this position include:
Utilize Project Management frameworks and methods in a variety of roles
Take on challenging consulting roles in a variety of industries
Provide exceptional client delivery
Actively participate as leader in the firm
Support the growth of Loft9; contribute to internal areas such as business development, people development, recruiting, marketing, and more
Engage in activities dedicated to supporting Loft9’s culture
3-8 years of industry project management or consulting experience
Preference for technology, healthcare, mobile/telecom, financial services and/or retail experience and desire to work on technology projects
Proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite and Project Management frameworks
Experience with Visio, MSProject and SharePoint, desired
CAPM, PMP and/or Six Sigma certifications a strong plus
Experience supporting work at Fortune 500 organizations a plus
** 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:
Desire to lead, promote growth, and develop others
Motivated by an entrepreneurial mindset and comfortable with ambiguity
Confident, self-aware team player open to receiving and providing effective feedback
Able to influence others without having to invoke direct authority
Exhibits exceptional communication skills and strong work ethic
Competent in group facilitation
Familiar with methods and tools for project planning and execution
Able to develop and evaluate methods to track and report metrics
Works effectively across disciplines and organizational boundaries to prioritize tasks and gain timely closure on decisions
Able 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