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Consultant, Project Management

About Our Firm:

Granite Solutions Groupe provides financial services decision makers with people and solutions that deliver. Our clients count on us to deliver the right talent at the right time to achieve critical business results. We leverage our industry knowledge and passion for client priorities to deliver human capital solutions.

GSG was founded in 1998 as a consulting firm delivering project management and technology solutions for the financial services industry. GSG now has a global presence, with team members deployed across the U.S. at Fortune 1000 companies and high-performing Fintech firms.

High-caliber consultants are the face of GSG at our client organizations and offices. We value the deep relationships we have with our consultants that enable us to place them in roles where their skills will have an immediate impact. The GSG consulting team is comprised of diverse, experienced, driven, and dynamic contributors who excel at getting things done.

About the Opportunity:

GSG is seeking a AWS Cloud Project Manager to join our dynamic team. We deliver expertise talent for our business partners. We are currently building a team to support:

Responsibilities:

  • Own the planning, budgeting, scheduling, resourcing, and leading of high-performance project teams.
  • Manage the daily interaction with the client.
  • Work directly with Technical Leadership to ensure project success.
  • Proactively set and manage client and project team expectations.
  • Manage projects within quality, time, and cost constraints.
  • Manage project scope by ensuring any changes are documented and approved through a change control process.
  • Proactively identify project risks and create successful action plans for mitigating risks and resolving realized issues.
  • Manage sprint planning, backlog, and implementation roadmaps in collaboration with the client Project Manager.
  • Work with client Project Manager to agree deliverable / sprint acceptance criteria.
  • Facilitate and own staffing decisions.
  • Create and execute project work plans, prioritizing and revising as appropriate to meet changing needs and project demands.
  • Form strong project team relationships by leading, coaching, and motivating team members and identifying and resolving blockers or conflicts.
  • Lead progress meetings, reporting on project deliverables, milestones, and overall status.
  • Own project communication plan and act as the ‘hub’ for team communications
  • Provide revenue and cost forecasts while controlling project margin.
  • Work with client to identify and address potential solution blockers or impediments to success.
  • Maintain focus on the mapping of activities to the SOW to ensure the SOW is being satisfied.
  • Continually seek opportunities to increase client satisfaction and strengthen relationships.
  • Manage formal project closure process.

Requirements:

  • Consulting / Professional Services organization experience.
  • 5+ years of Project Management / Engagement Management; managing software development or cloud migration projects.
  • Experienced with Scrum or other Agile frameworks.
  • Experience with AWS projects preferred.
  • Experience with project financial analysis and management including revenue, cost, margin, and burndown.
  • Excellent verbal, presentation, and written communication skills
  • Excellent teamwork skills with a natural ability to motivate and collaborate within a team.
  • Highly organized and motivated team player, with proven ability to manage multiple projects and competing priorities while paying close attention to detail.
  • Results oriented person with the ability to adapt to a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Familiar with Jira, Confluence and other collaboration or project management tools.
  • Dynamic and hungry for success and professional growth.

Employee Benefits:

GSG is excited to offer its consultants excellent compensation and a robust option of benefits which include comprehensive medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage. You will receive company-paid life insurance. In addition, we hope you will take advantage of eligible commuter benefits-like paying for work-related public transit and parking with pre-tax dollars. Save for your retirement with pre-tax contributions that go directly into your 401K. We also care about your pets with several options for pet insurance, discount card and prescriptions.

GSG’s Commitment to Diversity:

As a diverse-owned business, GSG is committed to creating a diverse workforce, and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.