Project Manager

2020-05-08T11:09:57+00:00 May 8, 2020|Jobs|

Department:  Professional Services

Type: Full-Time

Location:  Cupertino, CA

Application Procedure: Email your resume with Subject: Professional Services Department, a short cover letter including what interests you about this position and salary requirements to jobs@mirapath.com.

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Project Manager

Services Department

Job Description

 

Position Overview:  The Project Manager is responsible for managing and overseeing projects within our Professional and Managed Services divisions.  This position will serve as the frontline manager on projects, and he/she must be able to discuss technical and non-technical aspects of projects with managers, technicians, customers, external constituents, and others.  Position will have overall responsibility for management, implementation and tracking of short- and long-term service projects.  This is a critical point position – acts as liaison to all departments, quick to anticipate issues, solve problems and sets the pace, quality and success of the project.

Working Conditions – Typically works in office environment but will occasionally be on construction job sites with exposure to weather, dirt/dust, high- and low-voltage electrical lines, hazardous construction equipment and materials, and loud noise.

The ideal candidate for this role will be capable of full-cycle project management, behave ethically, communicate effectively, create/innovate, foster teamwork, make decisions, organize, plan and solve problems.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Director of Services to manage project execution across departments for all phases:  project kick-off, scope and requirements gathering, cost, scheduling (labor and timelines), materials coordination and project risks.
  • Partner with Sales to respond to RFI/RFQ/RFP – Proactively scope Service delivery required to address customer requirements, assesses customers met and unmet needs, and recommends optimum solutions, ensuring appropriate support for the proposed service
  • Complete customer sight walks and prepare comprehensive quotes/proposals for Services engagements
  • Responsible for the daily management of assigned project throughout the entire life cycle of the project.
  • Coordinate resources to ensure scheduling, procurement of materials, invoicing and any other resources needed for successful implementation.
  • Coordinate team of technicians to ensure efficiency and completion of projects; track progress and quality of work being performed
  • Develop strong relationships with customers; effectively communicate relevant project information and timely updates to customers and serve as an intermediary between the company’s sales and technical teams.
  • Collaborate with Sales, Technology and Fulfillment to ensure feasibility of each project and deliverables
  • Initiate change orders as needed
  • Keep internal team informed about project status and issues that may impact project status and client relations.
  • Proactively and steadily address challenges such aspects as scheduling, material availability, special resources required, changes in scope, etc.
  • Proactively assess processes and department efficiency and recommend and implement improvements to drive results and department success
  • Works closely with the research and development team of the Company, responsible for ensuring projects are delivered in a timely fashion in accordance with project requirements.
  • Escalate issues to Director of Professional Services, when necessary.
  • Use project scheduling and control tools to monitor projects plans, work hours, budgets and expenditures.
  • Forecast and prepare reports on financial aspects of current and future projects.
  • Decision making as it relates to the overall quality and execution of the project.
  • Special related projects and tasks, as needed.

 

Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of Project Management experience
  • College degree in a related field (Business, Construction Management, Electrical Engineering)
  • Business, IT knowledge and experience working in professional services, technology, engineering and/or construction industry.
  • Experience working with low voltage.
  • Experience and ease using MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Google Suite, and ERP (NetSuite preferred). Experience with CRM (Salesforce) is preferred.
  • Excellent project management, planning and problem-solving skills.
  • Exceptional and proven written and verbal communication skills.
  • Solid interpersonal skills — ability to build rapport with others and a team player.
  • Highly organized and ability to multi-task while paying attention to details.
  • Work style thrives in a fast moving, high energy and evolving environment.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure (handle stress) and under time constraints.
  • Flexible and able to adapt quickly to new situations.
  • Ability to handle multiple (sometimes conflicting) priorities and still meet deadlines.
  • High customer service focus.
  • Able to lift at least 50 lbs.; and be able to hear, speak and see within normal ranges (use of corrective devices is allowed).
  • Ability to travel and possess valid driver’s license and good driving record