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Project Manager

  • Location: Carrollton, Dallas, Texas, 75006
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

Long term contract opportunity in Carrollton, TX for a Project Manager. Will be responsible for a matrix team of Software Engineers, Hardware Engineers, System Integration Engineers, and Business Development Personnel to manage projects and pursuit and order capture for multi-million-dollar security system programs.
 
Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Manage fixed duration projects from $1M to $5M.
  • Provide team management for new business proposals, including:
    • Develop proposal plan & schedule.
    • Work with internal teams on contract and pricing strategy.
    • Schedule status calls & touchpoints.
    • Interface with business support services.
    • Develop project execution strategy and project work breakdown structure.
    • Draft initial project management plan.
  • Participate in the design and delivery of large security system implementations.
  • Adhere to all company-specific PM policies as well as follow generally accepted PMI project principals in the management and technical support of network based physical Security System projects.
  • Manage the financials (P&L) for the project including financial management of subcontractors.
  • Project Lead and/or liaison between customers and subcontractors.
  • Occasional travel may be required for site meetings.
 
Qualifications:
· Bachelor's degree in appropriate discipline.
· In the absence of a degree, eight years of experience in program/project management.
· US Citizen or Permanent Residence required, due to restricted facility access. Candidate may need to obtain a security clearance.
· 5+ years of related experience in project management.
· Working knowledge and experience with project management processes.
· Experience in managing projects with multiple internal & external stakeholders.
· Experience with fixed price programs with short duration (6-18-month delivery) technical system projects, including networking equipment, cameras, access control, and Command and Control platforms.
· Experience estimating fixed price security system projects.
· Experience managing software and/or hardware technologies.
· Proficient with Microsoft Project and Office suite.
· Prefer candidates who are PMP certified.
· Highly prefer previous Physical Security Systems Experience.
 
Key skills for success:
· Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision.
· Ability to work well with others in a matrix organization and successfully coordinate with and support internal and external customers.
· Ability to learn new processes quickly, and work with minimal supervision and guidance.
· Ability to communicate effectively and display viable problem-solving skills.