1214316 Project Manager

  • Location:
    Offsite, Illinois, US
  • Additional Location(s)
    Offsite - US
  • Area of Interest
    Project or Program Management
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
  • Job Id
Role & Responsibilities
This position is for a Security Project Manager who will be accountable and responsible in managing short and long term projects for our customers. These projects will have a primary focus on our solutions from our collaboration and security portfolio. Customers will be geographically dispersed throughout the US and some travel may be required. Responsibilities include:
● Plan, execute and close projects successfully for our customers while managing scope, timelines, financials, communications and other activities necessary for successful project management
● Manage internal and external expectations and communications in regards to delivery, performance and customer satisfaction
● Demonstrate excellent communications capabilities, business acumen and resource management without functional authority

Minimum Qualifications
● Exceptional Project Management Skills including scheduling, financial reporting, performance reporting, communications, issues/risks/actions management, procurement management and other key PM skill-sets
● Experience with navigating various environments where culture and structure varies within the organization with political navigation skills
● PMP or similar certifications in addition to 5+ years of experience as a project or program manager
● Bachelor’s Degree in Business or a related field, MBA or Master’s degree preferred
● Very proficient in the following software tools: Microsoft Project, Excel, Word, PowerPoint
● Formal Project Management knowledge and experience is a plus, including PMP certification

Attributes of a Successful Candidate
A successful candidate has the capabilities to managing competing demands from internal and external stakeholders while still able to deliver successful projects in-scope and within budget. The candidate has the ability to drive focus on the tactical activities but can also see the overall strategic objectives of the customer and how it fits into the larger picture. The candidate has exceptional communications skills with strong capabilities in project management to drive team members to success. A driving personality with a competency to adapt personalities to different customers is a must.

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