The Project Manager will oversee workplace technology projects for a large client. Projects focus on the design and impelentation of workplace technology solutions. Through Consulting, Design, and Project Management services, the Project Manager will help bridge the gap between Real Estate & IT departments to deliver product-agnostic solutions as the "Single Point of Contact" for all workplace scopes. Typical projects are focused on audio visual needs, security systems and IT implementation.
The Project Manager will work closely with clients to understand their needs and is responsible for managing the scope of work and client expecations for small and medium scale projects.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Manages all facets of project management (budget, schedule, procurement, quality & risk) for individual projects including planning, design, implementation and closeout. Will manage multiple projects simultanously
Participate in site tours and offer recommendations on site selection
Demonstrates capability to read, understand and apply standard to moderately complex documents affecting workplace technology projects.
Interfaces directly with clients to define project requirements. Prepares scope of work, project delivery resource requirements, cost estimate & budget, work plan schedule & milestones, quality control, and risk identification.
Identifies project delivery resources from pre-qualified lists or through individual project qualification process; conducts standard request for proposals; completes bid analysis; recommends resources to clients.
Leads project delivery resources/team providing project guidance and direction to achieve project goals.
Implements communication plan for meetings and written reports/meeting minutes to keep client and project resources informed. Facilitates project meetings.
Implements project documentation governance aligned with company and Client requirements. Ensure project data integrity and documentation is accurate, timely and coordinated. Ensure project documents are complete, current and stored appropriately.
Tracks progress of each project against goals, objectives, approved budgets, approved timelines. Reports status and variances. Creates action plans to meet objectives, budget and schedule.
Implements change management routines to assess change requests, make recommendations, secure client approvals, and issue change orders. Assesses change requests to determine impacts to scope, budget, schedule, quality and risk.
Demonstrates ability to identify project risks, develop risk mitigation and contingency plans, and implement action plans to reduce or eliminate project risks.
Refine processes by preparing quality assurance procedures and engagement reviews
Project Accounting/Financial Management
Track and report Project Team hours and expenses on a weekly basis.
Accurately forecast revenue, profitability, margins, bill rates and utilization.
Determine appropriate revenue recognition, ensures timely and accurate invoicing, and monitors receivables for project.
Understand basic revenue models, P/L, and cost-to-completion projections, making decisions accordingly.
Identify potential business development activities and "add-on" sales opportunities as they relate to a specific project or Client.
Lead proposal efforts in conjunction with the Account Manager, including the completion of project scoping and LOE assessments.
Effectively convey SiteREADY's message in both written and verbal business development discussions.
Facilitate Project Team and Client meetings effectively.
Hold regular status meetings/calls with Project Team, communicating relevant project information.
Resolve and/or escalate issues in a timely fashion.
Suggest areas for improvement in internal processes along with possible solutions.
Comply with and helps to enforce standard policies and procedures.
Other duties as assigned.
No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. Provides informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to coworkers. May lead project teams and/or plan, and supervise assignments of lower level employees.
Manages 3rd party project delivery resources/team. Responsible for identifying training needs, tracking performance, coaching, and motivating team members.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree (BA/BS/BEng/BArch) from College or University in a technical area of study.
Minimum four years of related experience and/or training. 5+ years experience preferred
Experience managing the hardware side of IT
Experience with infrastructure servers, switches, desktops, phones, security, and audio/visual.
Strong knowledge of the project life cycle with expert abilities in project planning/execution, understanding risk assessment, and control project financials/closing
Outstanding degree of work ethic and professionalism
Possess a reasonable understanding in the areas of network setup/design, voice/data cabling, telephony, wireless, audio visual, security access and monitoring, and sound masking
Ability to maintain an awareness of new and emerging technologies and the potential application on Client engagements
CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES
PMP (US and/or Canada) and LEED AP preferred.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to effectively present information.
Requires advanced knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and commissions. Conducts advanced financial analysis.
Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES
Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to read and understand architectural drawings. Knowledge in MS Project, leases, contracts, and construction practices.
SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY
Decisions made with thorough understanding of procedures, company policies, and business practices to achieve general results and deadlines. Responsible for setting work unit and/or project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to department.
Internal Number: 20026651
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