Sr Project Manager - Southern California


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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
The Systems Integration Team in Territory 8 is looking to fill a position for an experienced Project Manager. Overall, the Solutions and Services Team sets business goals to successfully implement and integrate complex Motorola systems sold in the Western Region. This includes working with various disciplines both internal and external to Motorola in the interest of providing total customer satisfaction and achieving Regional business goals. The candidate should be a seasoned professional having wide-ranging experience who can use professional concepts and company objectives to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways.
Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Manages the development and/or implementation of Motorola Solutions products or services.
  • Coordinates departmental or cross-functional teams, focused on delivering new or upgraded existing products or services.
  • Manages projects from inception to completion (or transition), including tracking and evaluation of project performance.
  • Ensures that projects are completed on time, within budget, and within accepted quality metrics.
  • Participates in project review and status meetings, and communicates project status.
  • Utilizes six sigma and project management methodologies to ensure maximum project effectiveness.
  • Motivates project team to ensure optimal performance.
  • May assist in the development of business plans, strategies, and approaches to take advantage of business opportunities.

Additional Skills:

  • Experience with at least one of the following: Public Safety communications systems, Cellular infrastructure, Military communications Civil construction experience desired
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (WORD, Excel, PowerPoint & Project)
  • PMP and/or Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM). highly desired. 
  • PM Masters Certificate a plus.
  • Understanding of two way radio / cellular infrastructure communications products, services, and systems. 
  • Understanding of local public safety customers, such as police, fire, and emergency medical services is a plus. 
  • Must be a self motivated team player able to work effectively with general guidance toward objectives. 
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, presentation, and negotiation skills

Basic Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of systems engineering or project management experience 
  • OR 8+ years of relevant business experience in project management or engineer
  • Must be a U.S. citizen with the ability to obtain necessary security clearance as required by government contracts - Legal authorization to work in the U.S. indefinitely is required. Employer work permit sponsorship is not available for this position.

Travel Requirements
Over 50%
Relocation Provided
None
Position Type
Experienced
Referral Payment Plan
Yes


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

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
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
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
We provide up to 6 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Acme Co. also provides 6 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes telecommuting at Manager discretion.
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
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Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted At team's discretion.
Parking
We offer employees Paid on-site garage 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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