Project Manager

Irving, TX 75063

Posted: 05/22/2019 Job Number: 285004396992



Job Title: Project Manager
Location: Irving, TX
Job Duration: 9+ months



ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Our client is currently looking for a full-time Deployment Project Manager to join our  Team. The ideal candidate will have  extensive experience working on large scale hardware/software deployment projects. We are looking for someone with exceptional project management skills and a track record for setting and meeting customer expectations. As a deployment  project manager you will be the primary point-of-contact for our customers in planning and delivering Client solutions ensuring a timely and quality implementation.  You will work closely with a variety of internal and external teams to execute on project deliverable  to customer sites throughout the North America. In this role you will   track, manage and communicate progress on all projects including appropriate risk escalation. The project manager role is closely tied to company success as successfully completed projects have direct impact on both company revenue and customer satisfaction. Maintaining customer satisfaction levels during the lifetime of the customer relationship with client relies heavily on the project manager's ability to communicate, set, and maintain clear expectations with all stakeholders involved.

 

CANDIDATE TRAITS:

•         Very driven with a go-getter attitude; self-motivated

•         Competent professional that is personable, courteous and passionate

•         Exhibit leadership and team player qualities

•         Pleasant and keen client-facing abilities

•         Very detailed and ability to manage time effectively

•         Ability to articulate project progression

•         Can effectively impact decisions and resourcefully negotiate/solve issues

•         Adaptable to adjusting/accommodating in fast-paced environment and urgent situations

 

REQUIREMENT EMPHASIS:

•         Deployment project management

 

REQUIREMENTS:
  • Proven project management and leadership experience
  • IT project management experience, preferably in large scale deployment - hardware/software projects
  • Project management with budgetary responsibility; monthly budget $250K+
  • Process mapping experience
  • MS Office experience including Excel, Access, Viso, Outlook and Project
  • Excellent communication and client-facing skills - verbal and written
  • Detailed written and tracking
  • Excellent customer services skills
  • Very comfortable with client-facing of all levels  
  • Analysis, problem-solving and negotiation skills required
  • Must be adaptable to work in and adjust in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
  • PMP certification or equivalent experience; without certification, must have 7 years minimum experience
  • Retail experience is critical but will consider other industry experience
  • This role does not require people management

 

PRE JOB POSTING QUESTIONNAIRES:

1. Prepare a list of the top 3-5 items this employee will be responsible for or need to have experience with. (Technologies, tools, software/hardware, methodologies, etc.
  • Deployment - hardware/software
  • Project management with budgetary responsibility
  • MS Office experience
  • Excellent communication and client-facing skills - verbal and written
  • Leadership and problem solving skills
  • PMP certification or equivalent experience; without certification, must have 7 years minimum experience

 

2. Define success for this position. What will this person be doing on a day to day basis?
  • Excellent oral and written communications
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Very comfortable with client facing
  • Problem Solving and negotiation skills
  • Experience and intimate knowledge of IT equipment in a Retail Environment.
  • Must have knowledge of IT and managing IT projects
  • Retail experience is critical
  • Proficient with MS Suite including Excel, Access, Visio and Project
  • Analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Proven leadership and management skills
  • No people management/supervisory
  • Process mapping
  • Minimum 3-5 years' experience of managing large scale deployments
  • Experience managing a monthly budget of $250K+
  • Must have current PMP certification or equivalent experience and/or education
  • Without certification or education, candidate must have minimum 7 years' experience

 

3. What are any current obstacles this person may face? What is being done to remove those obstacles?
  • Demanding environment.  Obstacles are removed, or overcome with a strong PM.

 

4. Are there companies or competitors you would like to target or have had good candidates from?
  • Most local agencies seem capable of finding qualified candidates

 

5. What personality type tends to work best on your team? What is the work culture like?
  • Highly Energetic and self-motivated.  Fast passed hands on.

 

6. Define the goals for this candidate and what target measurements will be used against their performance?


  • Projects on-schedule
  • Driver/owner of their projects
  • Budget and Resource Hours Forecast and Monitored
  • Issues/Risks identified early and acted upon
  • Professional relationship with client
  • Excellent communication


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