Sr Project Manager

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Company Overview

Motorola Solutions is there for our customers when everything is on the line. In extreme moments — when a hurricane lands or when a fire breaks out. And in everyday moments — when a package arrives just in time for the holiday or when a child doesn’t miss the school bus home. 

We unify voice, data, video and analytics in one integrated ecosystem to enable individuals, businesses and communities to work together in more powerful ways. To help people make better decisions, act confidently and be their best in the moments that matter. Bring your passion, potential and talents to Motorola Solutions and connect with a career that matters.


Department Overview
The Territory 8N Project Management Team works with customers across Oregon, Washington, Montana, Idaho, Alaska and Hawaii. The team consists of Project Managers with varying amounts of experience and levels of capability, who implement and integrate complex Motorola systems. 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.
Job Description

Overview:

This position is for a Project Manager to implement medium to large projects. The candidate should have a basic understanding of project management principles and be good at developing relationships, internally and externally, to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways.

Scope of Responsibilities/Expectations:

The Project Manager’s responsibilities include but not are not limited to:

  • Planning, organizing and directing the efforts of internal Motorola resources and/or subcontractor personnel
  • Successful completion of assigned projects on schedule, within budget, and according to contract requirements and prescribed quality standards
  • Developing clear understanding of all contract requirements and negotiating all installation subcontracts
  • Controlling inventory of equipment and parts
  • Coordinating all system training, optimization, testing, and acceptance
  • Preparing budgets, reports, and scheduling for each project assigned
  • Ensuring the profitability and customer satisfaction goals of the project
  • Leads and directs the work activities of program team across organizational boundaries
  • Conducts complex needs assessments and requirements gathering directly with clients
  • Defines and develops program scope, objectives, detailed plans, budgets and metrics for large complex projects
  • Develops forecasts and responses to variances and trends with the project
  • Monitors project execution to ensure all obligations are met. May pursue contract variations, when appropriate.
  • Identifies and mitigates risks; develops and implements risk mitigation plans. Procures internal and external resources. Allocates project staff with the required competencies to meet the project objectives.
  • Drives strategic relationships between internal and external teams. Resolves issues between internal and external groups.

Specific Knowledge:

  • Demonstrated ability to successfully apply project management skill in such areas as customer relations, team building, matrix management, project planning, conflict resolution, and budget
  • Capable of developing detailed project status reports and conducting formal customer briefings
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully manage multi-disciplinary teams: engineers, technicians, project managers, project supervisors, etc.
  • Prior technical background experience as an Engineer, senior technician, or similar experience is highly desirable
  • PMI Certification is desirable

Preferred Skills:

  • Project Management Methodology (PMI)
  • Computer skills capable of working with databases, Google Suite, MS Office and Project, PlanView, etc.
  • Change order development
  • Subcontractor management
  • Knowledge of proper installation procedures
  • Quality Assurance: can determine proper quality installation workmanship

Basic Requirements
  • Bachelors Degree is preferred and 5+ years of experience in project/program management
  • OR 7+ years of project management experience managing multi-technology projects

Vaccine Requirement

Motorola Solutions has implemented a voluntary COVID-19 vaccination policy. We strongly encourage all employees to be fully vaccinated. Any employee who is not vaccinated must wear a mask at all times when at a Motorola Solutions site or otherwise meeting with other Motorola Solutions employees or customers. Employees who have submitted proof of vaccination must follow site-specific or local mask requirements. Additionally, certain local governments or Motorola Solutions' customers may have vaccine requirements that apply to some of our employees.


Travel Requirements
25-50%
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
Diversity manifesto
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
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
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
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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