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Senior Project Manager

Company: ePlus Technology, Inc.
Location: Milpitas
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Job Description:

*Candidates must be local to Northern California - MUST BE -willing to be 25% onsite based on project need Job Description: Are you up to the challenge? At ePlus, we engineer transformative technology solutions for the most visionary companies in the world. This takes imagination, relentless client service, and the tenacity to enable our clients to achieve their visions. Our partnerships with leading edge technology manufacturers-many of which look to us for their own technology infrastructure needs-keep us immersed across the broad spectrum of the IT ecosystem. The Senior Project Manager will support the Project Management Office leading both internal and external projects by managing communications and expectations with the customer as well as achieving goals and managing the project budget. From strategy to fulfillment to managed services, our engineering-centric solutions enable our clients to realize what it means for technology to do more. Job Responsibilities: The Senior Project Manager will act as a mentor to Project Managers and have the ability to take on complex Projects at ePlus strategic accounts.

  • Oversee, train, assist and develop the Project staff
  • Run complex projects/programs from design and development to production
  • Define requirements and plan project lifecycle deployment
  • Work with Service Directors to define resource requirements and determine schedules for project implementation
  • Create strategies for risk mitigation and contingency planning
  • Plan and schedule project deliverables, goals and milestones
  • Direct and oversee project engineering team and manage conflicts within group
  • Perform team assessments and evaluations
  • Facilitate team and client meetings effectively
  • Hold regular status meetings with project team
  • Demonstrate leadership to define requirements for project risk
  • Work with Presales to develop Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for external services
  • Manage and maintain technical and project documentation
  • Manage day-to-day operational aspects and scope of projects
  • Review deliverables prepared by team before passing to client
  • Effectively apply ePlus methodology and enforce project standards
  • Minimize exposure and risk on projects
  • Track and report team hours and expenses on a weekly basis
  • Determine appropriate revenue recognition, ensure timely and accurate invoicing, and monitor receivables for project
  • Follow-up with clients regarding unpaid invoices, as necessary
  • Analyze project profitability, revenue, margin, bill rates and utilization
  • Continually seek opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and deepen client relationships
  • Assure legal project documents are completed and signed
  • Identify business development and "add-on" sales opportunities as they relate to a specific project
  • Challenge others to develop as leaders while serving as a role model and mentor
  • Develop lasting relationships with client personnel that fosters client ties
  • Communicate effectively with clients to identify needs and evaluate alternative business solutions
  • MUST BE willing to be 25% onsite based on project need Your Corporate Responsibilities: Internal Control responsibilities vary by role and are subject to change. Please discuss your individual internal control responsibilities with your immediate supervisor on a regular basis.
    • Handle confidential matters and information professionally
    • Conduct business in a professional, competent and ethical manner
    • Adhere to corporate policies and procedures Job Knowledge/Skills:
      • Strong organizational, presentation, and customer service skills
      • Expert Knowledge of PMBOK, Six Sigma
      • Professional demeanor and good communication skills
      • Understand revenue models, P/L, and cost-to-completion projections; make decisions accordingly Education and Experience:
        • Bachelor's Degree or higher in Business, Engineering, Technology or related field
        • PMP (Project Management Professional) Certification or equivalent
        • Minimum 10 years of project management or IT Management experience
        • Minimum 5 years of experience coordinating and/supporting IT business processes
        • VoIP - Voice Over IP Cisco Project experience
        • Network and Wireless Project experience Greatly Preferred Experience:
          • Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) or other best practices certification is a plus
          • Previous VAR (Value Added Reseller) experience
          • SNOW - Service Now experience a huge plus Physical Requirements of Position: Ability of finger dexterity to be used primarily to make small movements such as typing, picking up small objects or pinching fingers together. Movements frequently and regularly required using the wrists, hands and / or fingers. Speech ability must be at a level where one must convey detailed or important instructions or ideas accurately, loudly or quickly. Hearing ability must be at a level to hear average or normal conversations and receive ordinary information. Visual ability must be average with ordinary visual acuity necessary to prepare or inspect documents or products, or operate machinery. Physical strength for sedentary work with sitting most of the time. May have to exert or lift up to 10 - 20 pounds of force occasionally. ePlus is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. ePlus promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans. Qualifications Skills Required Able to work well in a fast-paced environment Advanced Advanced Strong communication/interpersonal skills Advanced Proficient in MS Office suite of products Intermediate Behaviors Required Team Player: Works well as a member of a group Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well Motivations Preferred Flexibility: Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals Experience Required 10 years: 10 plus years for project management experience needed for complex IT based projects. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: ePlus Technology, Inc., Milpitas , Senior Project Manager, Executive , Milpitas, California

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