IT Project Manager - MA&D at Motorola Solutions

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Company Overview

At Motorola Solutions, we create technologies our customers refer to as their lifeline. Our technology platforms in communications, software, video and services help our customers work safely and more efficiently. Whether it’s helping firefighters see through smoke, enabling police officers to see around street corners, or reliably keeping the lights on in homes and businesses around the world, our work supports those who put their lives on the line to keep us safe. Bring your passion, potential and talents to Motorola Solutions, and help us usher in a new era in public safety and security.


Department Overview
Our IT organization has a critical role in driving extraordinary business results. Through a strong partnership with other areas of our business, we bring innovative thinking to every conversation and deliver with integrity. We’re looking for people who bring great ideas and who make our partners’ ideas better. Intellectually curious advisors (not order takers) who focus on outcomes to creatively solve business problems. People who not only embrace change, but who accelerate it.
Job Description

Mergers, Acquisitions, and Divestitures is fast-paced with many mini projects, processes and procedures, and collaboration internally and externally. There are many moving parts and workstreams to keep track of and tight timelines. At any given time, there are multiple acquisition integrations in progress; this adds to the number of projects to be managed simultaneously. The Project Manager focus will be largely infrastructure oriented, covering Day1 employee on-boarding, mail & file migration, securing the current environment (PC, servers, external websites, user accounts), network integration, compute/servers, PC & Service Desk integration projects.

Role & Duties:

  • Lead assigned M&A Integration projects, including Mail and Drive Migration projects for various acquisitions.

  • Follow up on various Mergers and Acquisitions efforts by various teams to obtain status.

  • Independently leads multiple small to medium sized waterfall projects simultaneously

  • Supports MA&D Leads in all program governance activities

  • Proactively works with all tech leads and project resources to resolve issues and remove roadblocks.

  • Confidently leads and facilitates all status meetings, recording and following up on action items, decisions, risks, and issues.

  • Prepare and present status updates to leadership and project stakeholders.

  • Develop and improve project plan workflow through full project lifecycle from discovery to closure. 

  • Creates and logs new processes and procedures, reports, and project artifacts. Ensure electronic documentation repository is up to date for all project documentation, business/technology documents related to initiatives/projects/programs.

  • Coaching teams through the project workflow and ensuring resources are available and delivering on time.

  • Ensure overall successful project execution (on-time, on-budget, high quality, meeting business outcomes)

  • Collaborate with IT leadership, business representatives, MA&D teams, and external suppliers to define and prioritize initiatives.

  • Manage schedule, working with vendors and internal teams to ensure proper resource capacity to meet demand.

  • Responsible for all project communication, project budget management, action item management, risk identification and management.

Experience Desired:

  • 3+ years of project management experience

  • Experience in Waterfall framework

  • Experience with a project planning tools 

  • Experience leading many simultaneous work streams

Expected Skills:

  • Analytical skills - ability to perceive and analyze problems, develop alternatives and recommend sound decisions

  • People skills - a combination of skills including an ability to ask penetrating questions, detect unstated assumptions and resolve conflicts. Strong engagement with business stakeholders is key.

  • Project management skills – ability to drive & lead meetings independently, create and execute project plans, proactively manage risks/issues, maintain compliance with company project management processes. Ability to keep the project team and also the business held accountable on tasks simultaneously.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills: Identifies opportunities or problems and acts quickly and decisively to respond to the situation. Ability to drive productive conversations and team meetings. Active listening skills.

  • Proficient in basic Google Applications (Sheets, Docs, Slides) and project management software.

  • Experience using Waterfall methodologies on projects.

  • Self motivated and able to work independently

  • Very strong team player, able to foster teamwork and a positive working environment to the project team. Ability to organize and lead teams through ambiguity and develop a structure for various workstreams.

  • Highly organized, strong detailed documentation and communication skills.

  • Recognize and deal appropriately with confidential and sensitive information.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, demanding, and rapidly changing environment

  • Strong aptitude to learn and self-motivated 

  • High degree of professionalism and integrity 

  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment with many moving parts.


Basic Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree with 3+ years in project management or Master's degree with 1+ yeas in project management


Travel Requirements
None
Relocation Provided
None
Position Type
Experienced
Referral Payment Plan
Yes

Our U.S. Benefits include:

  • Incentive Bonus Plans
  • Medical, Dental, Vision benefits effective Day 1
  • 401K with Company Match and Day 1 vesting
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • Generous Paid Time Off Packages
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Paid Parental & Family Leave
  • and more!

EEO Statement

Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran's status, or, any other protected characteristic.

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Location

Located in the West Loop, one block from Ogilvie Train Station and Union Train Station. The office is also close to multiple CTA stops.

What are Motorola Solutions Perks + Benefits

Motorola Solutions Benefits Overview

Our U.S. Benefits include:
- Incentive Bonus Plans
- Medical, Dental, Vision benefits effective Day 1
- 401K with Company Match and Day 1 vesting
- 9 Paid Holidays
- Generous Paid Time Off Packages
- Employee Stock Purchase Plan
- Paid Parental & Family Leave
- and more!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes telecommuting at Manager discretion.
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications
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