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Guidehouse Salesforce Project Manager in Olympia, Washington


Guidehouse is a leading management consulting firm serving the public and commercial markets. We guide our clients forward towards new futures that build trust in society and your professional skills along the journey. Join us at Guidehouse.


Guidehouse has an exciting opportunity for a Salesforce Project Manager in a high-growth practice. You will be a key contributor on the consulting team to help facilitate the optimization of technology capabilities, manage timeline, enable change, and champion the development team to exceed client expectations. You will lead and define stakeholder and technology strategies and identify gaps within the process. You will contribute to the success of the Salesforce product and team. You will lead the road mapping efforts and effectively execute the Guidehouse standard of delivery at all phases. As a Salesforce Project Manager, you will have a comprehensive view of the financial implications of your project, in addition to building client rapport, proactively mitigating project risks/issues, and leading change efforts. As a key team member on the project, you will guide customers through the implementation of Salesforce solutions using our adaptive-agile methodology.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Manage a project(s) to scope, budget and timeline expectations

  • Review workstream status reports and appropriately address issues

  • Ensure project documents are complete, and accurately stored for client viewing

  • Ensure successful completion of project deliverables, cost, and timeliness

  • Develop, review, and approve project plan(s)

  • Identify and manage project risk

  • Deep knowledge of the Agile/Scrum methodologies

  • Engaging customer stakeholders to understand desired business outcomes and define success criteria

  • Articulate to customer stakeholders the value of recommended solutions and approach

  • Synthesize requirements to create clear and comprehensive user stories and solution design documentation

  • Perform fit-gap analysis between Salesforce functionality and client requirements

  • Support the design of elegant, innovative Salesforce solutions, involving configuration of Salesforce, creation and refinement of complex data models, external integration, business process automation, and other custom functionality

  • Iterate Salesforce solutions through an adaptive-agile cycle with the customer Product Owner


Basic Requirements:

BA/BS degree from a top tier university; MBA preferred 3+ years of Salesforce project management experience Current Salesforce Certifications Experience with business process definition, process mapping, and reengineering Experience writing epics and user stories to capture Salesforce requirements Experience with data migrations to and from Salesforce Experience managing subcontracting firms Excellent written and oral communication skills Great teamwork and collaboration skills PMP or CSM certification preferred

Additional Requirements

  • The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.

  • This position is open to candidates virtually from Montana, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming, Arizona or Eastern, Pacific, Central, and Aleutian time zones.


About Guidehouse

Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Rewards and Benefits

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

Benefits include:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Basic Life & Supplemental Life

  • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

  • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

  • Skills Development & Certifications

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

  • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program