Now Hiring: Project Manager

Project Manager

 

Job Description:

Manage the implementation of low voltage cabling systems and small to large voice and data systems.  This position is requires excellent customer services, multi-tasking and time management skills.  The Project Manager interacts with external clients, Lantana sales and technical staff members and vendors.  This position serves as a means channel between the sale and implementation of Lantana products and services.  The Project Manager is responsible for managing multiple resources; including hardware, software, and labor to meet customer expectations and maximize company profitability.

 

Responsibilities:

Effectively manage vendor relationships and performance.

Your responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Oversee projects from beginning to end.
  • Build Long term customer relationships, meeting customer expectations and offering innovative solutions.
  • Plan and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Review and track project costs and any change orders to maximize project profitability and minimize job costing.
  • Track and manage expenditure against budget.
  • Dispute change orders submitted by subcontractors and vendors that are a result of corrective action outside of the scope of the Lantana installation agreement and schedule.
  • Develop robust and achievable work plans, including management of scope and project risk.
  • Track and manage IT project activities and deliverables towards agreed outcomes, and identify and develop mitigation strategies to manage project inter-dependencies
  • Provide timely and accurate progress reports and project documentation to management, vendor and clients.
  • Develop and deliver effective communication materials for various audience groups, including project plans, training materials and other project specific documentation.
  • Effectively manage relationships with project stakeholders, including customers, General Contractor, Subcontractors and Construction Project Managers and IT delivery teams.
  • Manage relationships with vendors and third party suppliers
  • Provide knowledge and guidance to others in the development of deliverables
  • Ensure technology solutions are aligned with customer IT and physical architecture.
  • Structure IT project teams to incorporate required skills, from team members and delivery partners
  • Identify and prioritize work demands for the project team, assign duties and manage delivery of objectives.
  • Portray leadership behaviors which encourage productive working relationships and a strong performance culture
  • Encourage innovation and improvement within the team, assessing and providing feedback on the quality of suggestions
  • Evaluate effectiveness of project management tools, processes and methodologies, and make recommendations for continuous improvement.
  • Work within a team environment and provide assistance in the management and leadership of your team.

 

Requirements:

  • Degree in information technology or related field
  • In depth knowledge of telecommunication products and services.
  • Experience as a project manager in overseeing the installation of small and medium business telephone systems, including implementation of infrastructure and end user training.
  • Experience in managing the implementation of category 5E, 6 and fiber optic cabling systems.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Strong organization skills
  • Positive attitude; ability to build relationships, customer service and commercial orientation.
  • Attention to detail, proactive and ability to identify potential threats / weaknesses and prevent expense overruns or installation delays.