IT Project Manager

Vancor Consulting Group

Date: Sep 23, 2022
City: Denver, CO
Contract type: Full time
Vancor Consulting Group
Job Description:


At North Highland, we believe in doing great things together. With you. With our clients. With a perspective on actions today that shape tomorrow. As the world’s most innovative, collaborative consulting group, we’ve built a space to share ideas like never before. Do you have the skills, passion and commitment to transform industries for the better? Think you can bring your A-game every day? If so, join us. We like big thinkers with action on the brain…

Why North Highland? Every choice you make will give you the opportunity to grow. It’s our employee ownership model - with plenty of coaching and personal development opportunities in the mix. For us, training doesn’t have an off switch. You’ll learn new things, both during and beyond traditional working hours. We want people who strive for the next level, then the next.

At North Highland, you’re never a number. Our firm is large enough to scale up, test your mettle and tackle big challenges, but small enough that clients won’t lose your face in a crowd. You’re recognized individually.

We started as three leaders and a kitchen table. Which means we know expectations are made to be broken. Want to surprise us? Do it. Experiment and stretch yourself. There’s room to grow as a budding entrepreneur.

  • Partners with client stakeholders to successfully manage medium to large IT projects to conclusion.
  • Provide guidance to project members and stakeholders throughout the project lifecycle, while ensuring high standards of quality, communications, and overall project governance (scope, schedule, financials).
  • Manage multiple medium to large IT projects concurrently.
  • Responsible for planning, leading, organizing, and motivating project team members to achieve a high level of performance and quality in delivering projects that provide business value
  • Partners with the investment manager in the project lifecycle including business case and funding request development,
  • Responsible to ensure that all deliverables associated with 3rd party vendor contracts are delivered and quality checked
  • Responsible for accuracy of project financial estimates, forecasts and ongoing spend management
  • Perform project schedule management activities including development, monitoring, updating and reporting.
  • Perform issue and risk management activities including development, monitoring and updating of the RAID log for the project, drive issue resolution and risk mitigation at all levels and escalate as necessary.
  • Support the development of project deliverables and manage stakeholder communications.
  • Perform project resource management including on-boarding and off-boarding resources.
  • Maintain and administer the Project SharePoint site and related Smartsheet information, Lead activities and training for project team development and ensure project team meets project requirements, resolves issues, and leverages organizational resources where required
  • Ensures adherence to methodologies including stage gates.
  • Manages core project management processes (scope, cost, schedule, resource, communications, quality, risk and procurement) conforming to approved PMO practices.
  • Conducts and documents formal review at the completion of each stage
  • Prepare required weekly and monthly reports, briefings and summaries detailing project activities
  • 7+ years of experience in IT Project Management, preferably includes contracting experience
  • Proven ability to successfully deliver projects in a complex Environment
  • Must be highly collaborative, organized, critical thinking, and process driven.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suites of products, (Project, Visio, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint.)
  • Proficiency with Smartsheet, Microsoft Projects or other project or resource management tools
  • Solid understanding of project finances and budgeting with prior project budget ownership
  • Bachelor\'s degree, preferably in Business Administration, Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related discipline.
  • PMP, and / or other applicable certifications, training, or experience, preferred
  • Proven ability to deliver projects affecting infrastructure components.
  • Could include implementations or changes to:
  • Hardware such as networks, storage, or servers.
  • Datacenters, facilities or cloud-based technologies
  • Mobile device or desktops
  • Unified Communications or collaboration technologies
Success—for both our clients and our colleagues—is all about putting people first and doing great things together. We believe that when we work as one team, we can take action today to build lasting capability for tomorrow.
Here’s how we make that happen:
  • We want people who strive for the next level, and then the next. That’s why we’re passionate about giving you the tools you need to reach your full potential. It’s rooted in our employee ownership model—with plenty of coaching and personal development opportunities to help you forge your own path to the top. Grow through your choices
  • Our firm is large enough to scale up and tackle big client challenges, but small enough that you won’t get lost in the crowd. And that’s something that will never change. We celebrate individuality, collaborate as a team, and put our people first. Always. You\'re never a number.
  • Not content to stand still? We wouldn’t have it any other way. There’s room to experiment and stretch yourself here, and we encourage you to bring whatever you’ve got to the table.Make your mark.
Founded in 1992, North Highland is an employee-owned firm—regularly named one of the best places to work. With our blend of workforce, customer, and operational expertise, we’re also a leading voice in the change and transformation consultancy space. We have more than 5,000 consultants and 60 offices around the globe, all focused on helping businesses transform by placing people at the heart of every decision. It’s how lasting progress is made. Meanwhile, we’re a proud member of Cordence Worldwide (, an international consulting alliance.

For more information, visit and connect with us on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

Please note that applicants must be authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship by North Highland. Work visa sponsorship will not be provided, either now or in the future, for this position.
North Highland is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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