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Associate Project Manager

Company: Bearcom
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

BearCom is the largest value-added distributor of wireless, voice, data and video solutions that boost operating efficiency and increase safety. The company is currently in a high-growth phase and building a team of people who share core values of positivity, exceptional work ethic and a commitment to working hard in order to get the job done. Through partnerships with Motorola, JVC Kenwood, Avigilon, and the like, BearCom services the mission-critical communications needs of its sophisticated customer base. With nearly forty years in the industry and a reputation for technical expertise and the ability to offer customized solutions, BearCom delivers a variety of communication applications across a diverse mix of over 40 end markets in the US and Canada. BearCom's ability to create tailored solutions for its extensive base of over 20,000 active customers allows them to enjoy relationships with the Fortune 100 to small municipalities. BearCom's headquarters and distribution center are in Dallas, TX and the company is currently partnered with the industry renowned Private Equity sponsor Bertram Funds out of San Mateo, California. Reporting to the area Service Manager, the Associate Project Manager will be responsible for planning, organizing, and directing operations related to ongoing projects in the company. They lead team members in the project development department and oversee company projects to make sure they are running as planned. In this role, they assist in the management of multiple projects while providing project management advice to team members. They coordinate projects, schedules, track the progress of projects and report their results. Computer skills are extremely important as the Associate Project Manager will need to be capable of using basic office software programs and the ability to type and run various company reports. RESPONSIBILITIES * Coordinate project management activities, resources, equipment, and information * Segment projects into achievable actions and set timeframes for completion. * Liaise with clients to identify and define requirements, scope, and objectives. * Assign tasks to internal teams and assist with schedule management. * Make sure that clients needs are met as projects evolve. * Help prepare budgets. * Analyze risks and opportunities. * Oversee project procurement management. * Monitor project progress and manage issues that arise. * Communicate project status to all stakeholders. * Work with the Project Manager to eliminate blockers. * Use tools to monitor working hours, plans and expenditures. * Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation, plans and reports. * Ensure standards and requirements are met through monitoring quality assurance and control activities. * Create schedules and collect documents to orient and guide projects and outcomes. * Translate metrics into actionable, meaningful intelligence. * Manage expectations and track risks and benefits. * Communicate with stakeholders about scheduling, staffing, and technical requirements. * Help with other projects/duties as needed. QUALIFICATIONS * 3+ years of proven work experience as a Project Coordinator or similar role * Understanding of the Project Management Institute (PMI) framework * Practical knowledge of various project management methodologies, tools, and applications * Proven leadership skills and experience in Project Coordination and Project Management * Familiarity with general construction industry and practices. Permitting process knowledge is a plus. * Must have excellent communication and negotiation skills. * Ability to make important decisions under pressure. * Ability to identify, manage, and mitigate risk items within project related activities. * Ability to communicate and work at all levels within BearCom and our largest customers. * Ability to manage and measure the profitability of large and strategic projects. * Ability to plan, organize and prioritize multiple projects and simultaneous performance objectives. * Ability to write, read, interpret, explain and act based on a thorough understanding of technical documents, engineering materials and contracts or related documents. * Ability to make professional sales and business presentations in writing, through email, reports, or orally, including complex business and technical matters to an audience of high technical skills, management, and operational experience. * Ability to support cross-functional BearCom teams to achieve customer objectives and specific team goals within established time frames and requirements. * Consistently demonstrates a commitment to policies and procedures, including but not limited to, attendance, confidentiality, conflicts of interest and ethical responsibilities. * Ability to perform work under time schedules and stress which are normally periodic or cyclical, including time sensitive deadlines, intellectual challenges, and project management deadlines. * May require working additional hours beyond normal schedule. * Ability to use machines, tools, equipment, and work aids include PCs, printers, copiers, faxes, and other equipment commonly associated with an office work area. * Work is generally performed in an office environment; you must be able to operate a computer keyboard and view a video display terminal more than 75% of work time, including prolonged periods of time. * Ability to work utilizing high visual acuity/detail, numeric/character distinction and moderate hand/finger dexterity. The movement and transportation of equipment most of the time is under 25 pounds. * Travel will be required on an as needed basis and may be up to 25% of a given week. * Must have a valid drivers license and proof of insurance. * Drug screenings and background checks are part of the hiring process, which may include a Motor Vehicle Record check BearCom offers competitive compensation to all its employees as well as comprehensive benefits which include: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, Paid-Time-Off, Holiday pay and much more. BearCom is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace free from discrimination and harassment. We seek to recruit and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other disability protected by law. All employment is decided based upon qualifications, merit, and business need.

Keywords: Bearcom, Chantilly , Associate Project Manager, IT / Software / Systems , Chantilly, Virginia

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