• Project Manager

    Posted Date 1 month ago(8/15/2019 1:37 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2019-4063
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Job Locations
    US-CA-El Segundo | US-OR-Portland
  • About Us

    PCM is a leading IT provider of technology solutions including hardware products, software, services and consulting in most industries including small, medium, enterprise and public sector organizations throughout the US, Canada, Europe and beyond. We were founded in 1987 and have grown to 4,100+ employees.

     

    Our comprehensive expertise and proven experience in emerging, advanced and legacy technologies stands out in a crowded market. We leverage our vast array of certified personnel, valuable partnerships, mature process and scale to achieve our clients IT objectives and position them for future success.

     

    Our business IT strategists, market specialists and technical engineers are trained to listen to, learn from and enable our customers’ success.

     

    PCM offers exceptional procurement and logistics for a broad range of IT products. We provide consulting and implementation services delivered through more than 1,400 service engineers. With PCM, you have a rich array of managed, professional and operational services to lower your organization’s operating costs, increase business agility, improve overall efficiency, and help you succeed in today’s global economy.

    Overview

    PCM's Advanced Technology Group has 2 immediate openings for Technical Project Managers based in Portland, OR. The ideal candidate will be onsite with the customer 2 days per week and remote the remainder of their time.  The ideal candidate has experience working in Enterprise environments and can perform general Project Management duties, including task management, status report generation, issue tracking, and stakeholder communication, for several simultaneous projects.  The candidate must be able to learn and follow PCM's Project Management Methodology and work independently with minimal supervision.

    Responsibilities

    • Managing assigned projects using PCM’s PMO methodology, tools, and templates
    • Coordinating the efforts of the project team (account managers, practice managers, resource managers, pre- and post-sales engineers, client representatives) – drive the team toward a successful project completion
    • Creating and maintaining project schedules, status reports, action item logs, and issue logs
    • Facilitating both internal and customer facing meetings; submit meeting minutes and track action items to completion
    • Ensure quality project standards are met as prescribed by IT Services through the effective implementation or use of approved processes, methodologies and deliverables
    • Understanding how and when to escalate project issues
    • Managing multiple projects simultaneously
    • Providing weekly forecast information for assigned projects
    • Maintaining a professional demeanor at all times
    • Communicate effectively with customers, project team and management

    Qualifications

    • A degree in Computer Science or a related discipline; or equivalent work experience
    • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in data center components (networks, storage, virtualization, servers, power) and/or Microsoft enterprise technology products
    • 5 or more years’ experience managing infrastructure projects, preferably as part of a VAR and/or Professional Services organization
    • 5 or more years’ experience with Microsoft Project, Microsoft SharePoint, and the Microsoft Office Suite
    • Experience managing IT projects with personal accountability for delivering on time and within budget for large, complex projects varying from 3 to 24 months in duration
    • Experience forecasting project revenue and facilitating service billing for assigned projects
    • Analytical and problem solving skills needed to manage multiple factors on a project simultaneously
    • Strong team working skills across client, supplier and geographically dispersed virtual teams
    • Leader in the use of IT methodologies, processes and standards for project management
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • ITIL Foundation and/or PMP certification preferred
    • Detail oriented
    • Ability to travel 20-30%

    Why work for Us?

    PCM Offers:

    We offer an environment for career-driven individuals seeking to make a solid contribution to our company objectives and their own career enhancement. If you want to work in a challenging, performance-based environment and be rewarded for your efforts, then PCM is the place to build your career.

     

    PCM offers a competitive base salary, bonus, 401K with a company match and medical/dental benefits as well as an Employee Purchase Plan, company sponsored discount programs and paid time off.   

     

    PCM is more than an IT provider: we are a trusted technology partner for thousands of businesses across the country specializing in cloud, data center, mobility, networking, security, and software solutions.

    PCM: The right technology, delivered! 

      

    We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

     

    Disclaimer: PCM extends offers of employment only to qualified candidates who have applied for a position using our official application through our career site, iCims.  Please be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment or "phishing" actions that may come from individuals or entities impersonating PCM.  PCM will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.  Once employment has been confirmed and as part of the onboarding process, new hires will receive instructions from PCM to set up their direct deposit information from our payroll department.

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