Execute Black Box PMO standards, processes, and methodologies in a consistent manner for project planning and execution activities including the following fundamentals: initiating, planning, estimating, resourcing, scheduling, and budgeting.
Prepare project plan and work breakdown structure in partnership with participating organizations and negotiates agreement with the customer, including identification of work and organizational breakdown structures, requirements creation and management, cost and material estimates, milestone payment schedule, and risk and communication management plans.
Coordinate the setup of overall project governance (e.g. project org charts; roles & responsibilities, RACI charts, communication / stakeholder management) required for each assigned project.
Manage the execution of project:
Acts as primary customer contact for project. Clearly articulates design, installation, and operational concepts and solutions to customers and technicians.
Prepares for and present at appropriate project steering committee meetings
Works with Procurement to ensure material is delivered on time.
Develops SOW and negotiate price with installer (if applicable).
Transitions project to Day 2 support team after project completion.
Manage project control fundamentals: monitoring and anticipating potential problems; identifying project conflicts; taking corrective action; resolving issues; managing scope, schedule, cost, profit and budget; project reporting; and quality review and assurance.
Issue and communicate program status to leadership, steering committee, and other stakeholders as appropriate.
Manage revenue forecasting and tracking for assigned projects.
Review SOWs and pricing tools during pre-sales.
Will be responsible to lead and manage matrixed project team
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent relevant experience in project management, engineering, IT, or business is required
35+ hours of formal project management education or a CAPM certification required
3+ years of experience leading projects, preferably in the technology services industry
Experience managing a minimum of 10 projects with a revenue value of $10K+ preferred
Other Qualifications, Skills & Certifications:
Project Management Professional (PMP)PRINCE2® 2017 Practitioner preferred
A solid understanding of project fundamentals, such as project financial management, client and subcontractor invoicing, status reporting, work plan management, scope management, issue & risk management, and communication management is essential.
Strong project management experience and skillset is a must.
Strong client relationship and project team management skills.
Ability to work in a team environment and motivate others.
Ability to influence and manage change effectively.
Ability to meet project timelines and budgets.
Exceptional written communication skills.
Proficiency in MS Project, PPM tools
Ability to travel is essential. Percentage varies
This job description is designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, and responsibilities that are required of the employee; it is not meant to be all-inclusive for any one position. Job responsibilities and requirements are subject to change at any time due to business conditions or any other reason.
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Black Box is the trusted global solutions integrator and digital technology partner. With nearly 45 years of experience connecting people and devices, we are an organization of top technical professionals dedicated to delivering solutions and services that help organizations design, build, manage, and secure their communications and IT infrastructure and networks. Technologies include 5G/OnGo, connected buildings, digital workplace, multisite deployments, data centers, and IoT.
We also design and manufacture award-winning products for Pro AV, KVM, cabling, and networking known for their advanced functionality, flawless performance, outstanding reliability and fail-safe security. We deliver high-value technology services and products through our values, such as innovation, ownership, transparency, respect and open-mindedness combined with our global presence and 2,500+ team members in 24 countries and growing. Black Box is a wholly-owned subsidiary of AGC Networks.
Black Box is an equal opportunity employer. Black Box does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status, and endorses those policies and practices which seek to recruit, hire, train and promote the most qualified persons into available jobs.
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For over forty years, Black Box has been a world-leading provider of premier IT infrastructure solutions. Today, we continue to design and manufacture award-winning products for Pro AV, KVM, cabling and networking known for their advanced functionality, flawless performance, outstanding reliability and fail-safe security. Our solutions are used every day in government, education, commercial enterprises and any other organization that requires the utmost quality and performance from their IT infrastructure.
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