Ekman Associates

Los Angeles, CA

Sr. Project Manager

$78,000-$175,000 / YEAR

Ekman Associates, Inc. is a Southern California based company focused on the following services: Management Consulting, Professional Staffing Solutions, Executive Recruiting and Managed Services.


The Senior Project Manager will be responsible for the successful delivery projects. This position requires strong communication, influencing, and project management skills. A strong technical foundation and ability to quickly develop deep understanding of the strategic objective.

Key Experience:

  • Must have proven experience migrating different business units
  • Knowledge of Microsoft’s entire cloud suite including Office, Skype for Business, Sharepoint and OneDrive
  • Certified PM (PMP) and Scrum Master.
  • Knowledge of ITIL concepts
  • The ideal candidate is proficient in different project management methodologies such as Waterfall, Agile and Scrum.


  • Develop a working knowledge of assigned business focus, strategy, and key priorities.
  • Responsible for managing the overall performance and delivery of large/cross-functional programs/projects; including scope, schedule, risks, issues, and budget.
  • Provide program governance with clear and consistent communication of program level and project level status throughout the organization at all levels.
  • Ensure that issues and risks are identified, communicated to project sponsors and stakeholders early and proactively managed in a manner that mitigates risk to scope, cost, and schedule.
  • Manage the prioritization, resource allocations, and budgeting for programs/projects.
  • Strictly adhere to the client’s Project Management Methodology and reporting requirements; including project plans, agendas, meeting minutes, risks/issues logs, status reporting, and any other required project deliverables.
  • Partners with engagement team to ensure successful delivery against business expectations and requirements.
  • Manage interdependencies and effective communication channels between all existing projects, key initiatives, and stakeholders.
  • Collaborate and Communicate to ensure the on-going alignment of priorities, expectations, resource availability and service delivery.
  • Participate in regular service reviews, both internally and externally, that help to initiate improvements.
  • Act as a change agent by anticipating technology opportunities, proposing viable solutions, and enabling process/technical innovation.
  • Participate in budgeting and proposal efforts by completing project scoping, cost-benefit analysis, and level of effort assessments.
Job Requirements


  • B.S./B.A. degree in relevant field (or equivalent work experience)
  • Certified PM (PMP) and Scrum Master.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft’s entire cloud suite including Office, Skype for Business, Sharepoint and OneDrive
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • 8+ years’ work experience in Project Management role using MS Project or similar software
  • Technology project management experience working within a technology team, technology department, or an IT department
  • Minimum 8+ years’ experience leading complex project builds with proven ability to identify scope, build an effective plan, and execute to completion
  • Excellent organization and communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to clearly and concisely articulate complex concepts for a variety of audiences
  • Strong leadership skills with the proven ability to coordinate with various team members from multiple internal departments and external vendors/freelances
  • Proven ability to manage global teams with diverse backgrounds, business objectives, and time zones constraints
  • Ability to effectively prioritize critical path activities to ensure on-time delivery
  • Ability to effectively present ideas and communicate with senior leadership
  • Appropriate sense of urgency and commitment for critical deliverables
  • Foundational understanding of application and infrastructure technologies (compute, storage, network, database, web, integration, virtualization, cloud hosting, etc.)
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Adaptable performer who can lead effectively under pressure and through significant change
  • Experience advising and interfacing with senior executives on technology related issues
  • Ability to synthesize and simplify complex concepts/requirements to the team and stakeholders and tie back to business objectives.
  • Ability to interact productively with employees at all levels
  • Results- and goal-oriented, with initiative to work until job is complete

Qualified Candidates Only: If you wish to learn more about this opportunity and additional qualifications/responsibilities, please submit your resume.  To learn more about Ekman Associates, Inc. please visit our website at [ Link Removed ] .