• Project Manager I Jobs in United States Of America - 23847702

  • United States Of America, Usa

Job Description:

Company Description At Optiv, were on a mission to help our clients make their businesses more secure Were one of the fastest growing companies in a truly essential industry

In your role at Optiv, youll be inspired by a team of the brightest business and technical minds in cyber security We are passionate champions for our clients, and know from experience that the best solutions for our clients needs come from working hard together As part of our team, your voice matters, and you will do important work that has impact, on people, businesses and nations Our industry and our company move fast, and you can be sure that you will always have room to learn and grow Were proud of our team and the important work we do to build confidence for a more connected world

Who we are looking for

A Project Manager is responsible for managing the delivery of multiple projects under limited supervision Project Managers lead project activity from inception to completion, identify and document project requirements, support clients on various information security initiatives, keep all stakeholders apprised of project and budget status, and manage issues to resolution Project Managers are also responsible for assembling project teams, assigning individual responsibilities, identifying appropriate resources needed, and developing a schedule to ensure timely completion of the project

How youll make an impact

Project Leadership (100 PERCENT of incumbents time is related to project leadership, percentages below further delineate what these responsibilities include)

Independently manage project activities from inception to completion
Provides a single point of contact during the project for all aspects of the engagement

Project Communication/Risk Management (30 PERCENT )

Communicate with stakeholders on project performance and escalated project issues
Conduct and coordinate meetings and provide project update summaries to appropriate parties
Communicate client concerns, questions and conflicts to sales and service delivery teams
Meet regularly with team to aid in identifying issues and strategies
Responsible for coordination and collaboration of project events, meetings, and technical resources and must have experience with third party relationships
Generate and distribute status reports and lead meetings to disseminate appropriate information to stakeholders
Take proactive steps to protect the company from project issues and risks

Project Monitoring/Budgets/Timelines (20 PERCENT )

Proactively monitor and report on project budget, timelines and deliverables
Meet project requirements for effective reporting, invoicing and revenue activities

Resource Management (20 PERCENT )

Responsible for the assignment, coordination and collaboration of all project resources
Work in partnership with practice leadership to maximize consultant utilization through effective scheduling

Relationship Building (10 PERCENT )

Build and develop relationships with internal and external stakeholders

Project Scoping/Requirements (10 PERCENT )

Review and lead clarification (as required) of project scope, captured in the services statement of work and working closely with the customer and sales to identify specific customer requirements
Study assigned programs, understand client requirements, and analyze program goals and targets
Ensure a common understanding by setting expectations in accordance with the Project Plan, in order to align the stakeholders and team members

Project Metrics and Reporting (5 PERCENT )

Provide project metrics to practice leadership for decision support
Research, collect and evaluate project data necessary to meet project reporting and evaluation requirements
Provide project plan trend analysis and control including analysis, research, development and maintenance of the project data

Operations Improvement (5 PERCENT )

Sponsor improvement initiatives
Maintain awareness of emerging technologies and project management techniques
Provide recommendations for improvement of project management processes currently in use

Qualifications Bachelors Degree (BA) from four-year college or university (a combination of education and demonstrated experience in the industry may be considered)
Certified Associate Project Manager (CAPM) or achieve certification within 2 years of hire
Two or more years of experience in a customer facing role and/or IT role required
Proficiency with MS Office and Internet Navigation required
Demonstrated understanding of fiscal planning, business case development, contract management, and program application development methodologies required
Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
Outstanding time management and organizational skills required
Ability to work independently with limited supervision
Previous experience with CRM applications preferred
Previous experience with professional service automation (PSA) applications preferred
Previous experience in a professional services environment preferred
Experience related to vulnerability management, security/infrastructure design, risk analysis and mitigation, disaster/contingency planning, certification/compliance testing, data loss prevention, Network Security Strategies, Technical Documentation, industry standards such as ITIL, COBIT, ISO standards, PCI, SOX, Rollout/Implementation and User Training/Support preferred

Additional Information All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : IT-Software
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : Project Leader/ Project Manager
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 18th Apr 2020

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