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Senior Project Manager

 

Overview

 

The Senior Project Manager is responsible for the overall direction, planning, coordination, implementation, execution and management of one to many medium projects, several large projects, and/or complex projects according to pre-determined scope, schedule and budgets.  Senior Project Managers will also provide coaching and mentoring to less experienced Project Managers / Project Coordinators.  It is expected that the majority of time (70%) will be in customer facing activities.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Partner with business leaders to deliver services that support company objectives and that are consistent with Winning Together values.
  • Lead the planning and implementation of project(s) throughout the project lifecycle, initiation through closure
  • Oversee the review of project scope, goals and deliverables both internally and externally
  • Oversee and Develop a project task list (tracker), risk/issue/action, project contacts and a full scale project plan as required within Computacenter’s approved applications and systems
  • Assemble and coordinate project resources both internally, externally and with 3rd parties
  • Manage project budget, resource allocation, project plan, project trackers and project timelines as required
  • Track and advise on project deliverables and tasks using appropriate applications, systems, and/or tools
  • Own and resolve any issues that arise during the project and drive risk mitigation
  • Drive team accountability for project results of staying on-budget, on-schedule, and maintain client satisfaction
  • Communicate with internal and external stakeholders including but not limited to project scope, tasks, deliverables, goals, resources, schedules and budgets
  • Communicate expectations to stakeholders and team, gaining acceptance and accomplishing customers business objectives
  • Identify resources required to fulfill project delivery, collaborating with other Project Managers, the Resource
  • Management Group and other groups as required to determine which project resources are available in order to schedule project workload and make assignments
  • The Senior PM should work with the Resource Management Group to explore ways to drive efficiencies on third party project delivery.
  • Oversee all products and corresponding issues (software licensing, shipment logistics, DOA's, late or changed shipment dates) are coordinated with customer and Computacenter’s Sales and Engineering teams
  • Provide status reporting throughout the project to internal and external stakeholders on progress against project schedule, and any issues and their accompanying mitigations.
  • Quickly escalate to next level of management and/or senior management any project related issues/risks that will impact the project negatively
  • Ensure all project team timecards, expense reports, status reports, issue documentation, project tracker(s), project plan(s) and project documentation are entered and/or updated into the Computacenter’s applications & systems in a timely fashion, verifying accuracy and completeness
  • Obtain client sign-off on the Project Completion Form
  • Perform invoicing and project closure functions including sending and following up on Customer Satisfaction Survey’s
  • Senior PM’s will be called upon to mentor those around them in aspects of leadership, methodology, tools, people skills, and navigating difficult customer environments
  • Senior PM’s will be called upon to conduct mid project health checks as well as after action meetings for continual improvement.
  • Senior PM’s will be expected to have the ability to turn around any sized project that may not be performing up to Computacenter’s high quality expectations
  • Embrace and support Computacenter’s mission and core values.

 

 

Education & Experience Required

 

  • Legally eligible to work in the United States.

 

Skills & Competencies

 

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Minimum 7-10 years’ experience in Project Management within the IT industry
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Project
  • PMP certification is a plus
  • Experience with Salesforce is a plus
  • Expert knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of project management
  • Expert knowledge of project management techniques and tools
  • Direct work experience in project management capacity
  • Proven ability to motivate and build strong teams
  • Experience coaching and mentoring
  • Excellent customer interfacing skills
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Proven experience in effective meeting facilitation
  • Proven experience in people management
  • Proven experience in issue & risk management
  • Proven ability to multi-task, stay organized, and work efficiently
  • Proven ability to work independently, as well as with peers
  • Proven ability to problem solve and perform analysis
  • Proficient in project management software
  • Strong knowledge of technical concepts, terms and practices used in the assessment and implementation of IT Infrastructure and Services

 

WHY COMPUTACENTER?
 
Computacenter is a leading independent technology partner, trusted by large corporate and public sector organizations. We help our customers to source, transform and manage their IT infrastructure to deliver digital transformation, enabling users and their business. Computacenter is a public company quoted on the London FTSE 250 (CCC.L) and employs over 15,000 people worldwide. In US we support some of the country’s best-known businesses with regional headquarters in both San Francisco & New York City and an Integration Center in Silicon Valley. www.computacenter.com/us
 
WE OFFER A GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE!
 
There's so much more to enjoy about being at Computacenter than just having a rewarding career. In addition to offering competitive compensation plans and long-term career opportunities, Computacenter provides an attractive mix of benefit plans to contribute to its employees' good health, future financial security and peace of mind. 
 
You must be authorized to work in the United States.
 
Computacenter United States Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to supporting and retaining a diverse and talented workforce.
 
No AGENCIES, please. We are not obligated to pay any fees for any individuals we decide to hire.

 

There's so much more to enjoy about being at Computacenter than just having a rewarding career. In addition to offering competitive compensation plans and long-term career opportunities, Computacenter provides an attractive mix of benefit plans to contribute to its employees' good health, future financial security and peace of mind. 

 

You must be authorized to work in the United States.

 

Computacenter United States Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to supporting and retaining a diverse and talented workforce.

 

No AGENCIES, please. We are not obligated to pay any fees for any individuals we decide to hire.


Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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