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Sr. Project Manager (I.T./Construction)

Company: OpenTV/Nagra USA
Location: New Brunswick
Posted on: September 14, 2019

Job Description:

SKIDATA Group, headquartered in Salzburg, Austria, is a global leader in access control solutions. Almost 10,000 SKIDATA systems guarantee quick and secure access for people and vehicles in: , , , , , and . The foundation of SKIDATA s success is on the one hand based on the more than 1,500 dedicated and skilled employees and the clear focus on research and development. On the other hand, the company stands for responsibility and sustainability and benefits from the global network of the Swiss Kudelski Group. SKIDATA and its 23 subsidiaries and countless partners are present in more than 95 countries. Job Title: Sr. Project Manager Location: New Brunswick, NJ (coverage area is Northeast U.S.) Travel: 80% within the Northeast U.S. What you'll be doing: The Senior Project Manager is responsible for setting and driving the strategy to meet agreed objectives for project management. The Senior Project Manager oversees installation projects in managing, directing, and controlling all phases of project management to ensure quality standards, budgets and agreed upon timelines are achieved. The Senior Project Manager mentors and coaches Project Coordinators and Project Managers. The Senior Project Manager is responsible for the engineering and administration from order to handover to internal and external customer. The Project Manager is responsible for the technical content, completeness and quality of the project file from start to handover including test documents. The Senior Project Manager must have technical knowledge of the sold and implemented solutions to support the planning of the project activities and resources. Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide coaching and guidance of Project Managers within his/her team.
  • Identify and coordinate resources, both internal and external to company to ensure timely completion of project tasks and deliverables.
  • Constantly evaluate projects during all periods of project lifecycle to monitor and provide remediation to maintain project health.
  • Develop and ensure an effective project and team communication strategy and ensure compliance.
  • Build and implement project related best practices.
  • Sets and drives the strategy to meet agreed objectives for project management.
  • Mentors and coaches Project Coordinators and Project Managers.
  • Receive requests via phone, email, or ERP system and respond accordingly, while ensuring proper demonstration of tact and discretion to matters of importance; effectively prioritize project related issues and respond accordingly.
  • Understand scope of work contract documents, including drawings and specifications, design and contracts, as well as regulatory requirements associated with the
  • Quickly gain an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of key project stakeholders for each project and develop an understanding of the role that SKIDATA is to serve in the Ensure understanding of internal SKIDATA departmental roles for the project as well as the project owner, operator, managers, executives, subcontractors and County or City involvement. Maintain project stakeholder and distribution list identifying levels of involvement and communication level to ensure project documents are distributed to the correct stakeholders.
  • Develop reporting procedures to support project
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of construction project schedules using Critical Path Management (CPM) Continually update schedule and provide client and stakeholders with Look Ahead schedules as project requires.
  • Works with project field team to understand, assist, support and track all work, task and project assignments and
  • Maintain administrative control of projects through company ERP Ensure accuracy and timeliness of transactions for labor, materials, and miscellaneous transactions.
  • Review and post labor/cost incurring transactions for field staff daily through ERP
  • Responsible for providing knowledgeable solutions to resolve customer, technician, and accounting concerns.
  • Organize and chair project progress meetings with client and project stakeholders weekly or bi-weekly, in-person or through phone meeting Schedule project follow up or individual side bar meetings as a result of any topics addressed through progress meetings as needed.
  • Coordinate and monitor project subcontractors, per set procurement guidelines and procedures.
  • Manage contractual requirements to recognize a change order opportunity and ensure billing opportunities are
  • Plan and budget all projects to ensure all equipment, materials, labor, miscellaneous items (sales and use tax, freight, raw materials for metal fabrication), and subcontractor costs are
  • Effectively and efficiently manage schedule for technicians.
  • Compile and report weekly internal project budget updates for current project(s) for distribution to management on all open or ongoing
  • Purchase and procure any equipment, materials and needs field team has requested by working with Purchasing/ Warehouse Manager and Installation/Construction Manager to secure approval and purchase Accurately maintain documentation of procurement activities in ERP system.
  • Coordinate with warehouse staff and vendors to fulfill orders and determine estimated time of Communicate information to client and technicians regularly. Main Peers & Contact Points:
    • Clients and project stakeholders
    • Purchasing, Warehouse staff, Warehouse Manager and Construction Manager
    • Field Technicians, Service Advisors and project subcontractors and vendors
    • Project Coordinators and Project Managers Qualifications:
      • Bachelor s Degree and Professional Project Manager (IPMA) certification, preferred. LEED Accreditation, a Any trade license or certification, a plus. Example, Master Electrician, Electrical Apprentice, etc. a plus.
      • 5 7 years of qualifying experience working as a Project Manager in the construction or trade Or an acceptable equivalent combination of education and experience is acceptable.
      • Understand and have general working vocabulary of construction terminology.
      • Demonstrates extensive professional expertise and methodical competencies of project management.
      • Knowledge of general construction trade and subcontractor relationships.
      • Knowledge of AIA documents and billing method practices, a plus.
      • Knowledge of construction site OSHA requirements. Must be willing to travel to customer locations, when necessary.
      • Must be able to create simple, critical path method schedules. Ability to read and interpret blueprints or drawings -- at least at a beginner level.
      • Excellent time management skills are required. Ability to multi-task and prioritize are essential.
      • Demonstrate strong skills in organization, analytical thinking, professionalism, problem solving, supply management, inventory control, and verbal/written communication.
      • An advanced skillset level of Microsoft Office Suite especially with Excel, Word and Outlook. Advanced working knowledge of MS Project is required.
      • Knowledge of Adobe and Google or other Internet navigation tools, a plus
      • Experience with Visio, a plus. Social & Personal Competencies:
        • Must possess strong analytical skills; with a flair for improving things.
        • Able to apply common sense and understanding when dealing with internal and external staff as well as while following through with customer concerns.
        • Demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills; strong to excellent writing skills are required.
        • Demonstrate the ability to work well with all levels of staff and project stakeholders, from subcontractors to Executives.
        • Demonstrate excellent customer service skills (with internal and external) is a must.
        • Must be able to work in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment and be able to change priorities based on such changing needs while maintaining a calm professional demeanor.
        • Able to work independently while keeping others informed of your processes and progress. If you are a self-starter who can work independently, but also enjoy contributing to a small team, we d like to hear from you! SKIDATA recognizes people as our most valuable asset! Our competitive salary and strong benefits package includes 401k, medical and dental insurance, life insurance, paid sick time and vacation, paid personal time and paid company holidays. SKIDATA is a member of the group of companies affiliated with the Kudelski Group. To learn more about SKIDATA, Inc. visit: . SKIDATA is an equal opportunity employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate in employment and qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin or age. - provided by Dice

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