Project Manager (2964) Butler, Ohio

Summary

Leads and manages high-value, high-risk engagements; directs teams to plan, manage, implement, and deliver solutions on time, within budget, according to customer specifications and with exceptionally high quality. Responsible for engagement execution within formal Statement of Work (SOW) to drive predictable behaviors in terms of project process and outcomes; primary activities include project management, internal and external communications, financial management, and interfacing with technical project teams to deliver successful solutions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manages day-to-day activities of assigned engagements; provides project management, leadership, and oversight for delivery activities executed against SOW.
  • Directs, communicates, and exhibits expert leadership behaviors to manage effective delivery of services and processes.
  • Conducts project planning, execution, controlling, and closing activities in accordance with Logicalis Service Delivery Lifecycle.
  • Ensures effective management throughout life of engagement as follows:
    • Operations Management: executes according to established policies and procedures for engagement; ensures time entry is performed per policy by delivery consultants; ensures resources assigned to engagement are available and performing work as planned; ensures Logicalis Service Delivery Lifecycle tasks are adhered to; manages resources, partners, and/or customer resources as well as materials (equipment, supplies, etc.) needed to successfully deliver engagement.
    • Scope Management: ensures tasks, activities, and deliverables as stated in SOW are adhered to and provided to customer per contractual terms.
    • Financial Management: ensures profitability targets are met or exceeded; ensures all invoices are generated and submitted in timely manner.
    • Schedule Management: creates and maintains master project plan; compares actual performance with planned performance, analyze variances, and takes corrective action as needed to maintain schedule adherence; performs Earned Value Management throughout project execution.
    • Risk/Issue Management: establishes strategy of continuous risk management (identifies and documents known risks) throughout engagement; creates environment where delivery team has visible, measurable, and repeatable processes for managing and mitigating risks.
    • Communications Management: ensures weekly status reports or weekly stakeholder status calls are performed to discuss progress, issues, etc.; manages client relationships and expectations relative to engagement.
    • Quality Management: ensures deliverables are substantiated, validated, and provided to customer per terms of SOW; ensures customer is satisfied with end product and overall work effort performed by Logicalis.
  • Maintains current and thorough knowledge of relevant technologies, such as Application Services (AS), Data Center (DC) and Unified Communications (UC), for engagements within practice area supported.
  • Demonstrates and actively promotes an understanding and commitment to the mission of Logicalis through performing behaviors consistent with the organization's values.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of applicable Federal, State, and Local laws and regulations as well as policies and procedures of Logicalis in order to ensure adherence in a manner that reflects honest, ethical and professional behaviors.
  • Supports and conducts self in a manner consistent with customer service expectations.

Qualifications

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/or Experience

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field.
Experience:

  • 5 years enterprise-level project management experience managing multiple Information Technology projects at one time for multiple external customers, managing teams of 1 to 20+ resources, preferably within Professional Services environment.
  • Formal Project Management training.
  • Strong domain expertise of core Logicalis Professional Services practices (AS, DC, and UC) including one or more specialty areas across Application Development and Integration, Data Center Infrastructure, Virtualization, Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity, Unified Communications, Networking and Security / Threat Management.
May consider an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Computer Skills

  • Proficient use of all Microsoft Office applications and Microsoft Project.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) preferred.
  • Various technical certifications a plus:
    • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
    • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
    • Oracle Certified Professional – Java
    • VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
    • Certified Business Continuity Planner (CBCP)
Other Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to manage through a high level of ambiguity and multiple requests from variety of sources.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Outstanding technical/business communication skills.
  • Requires strong technical writing and customer interaction skills.
  • Must be able to have business level conversation with customers and assist them in deploying solutions to meet business requirements.
Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is constantly required to sit, talk, see, hear, and use hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand; move about, climb steps or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.

Logicalis is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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