The Program Manager is responsible for the implementation of Communication System Projects and will act and be recognized as the leader / focal point for all aspects of assigned project(s).
Responsible for delivering the contractual scope, on schedule and within budget, while maintaining customer satisfaction.
Must be able to utilize PM tools (schedule, critical path analysis, budget, change order, risk assessment, action item log, etc.
to analyze complex issues and develop resolutions for any issues related to assigned project(s). The PM is responsible for allocating all necessary resources to meet project objectives, corporate financial, and customer satisfaction goals.
The project manager is responsible for direct communication to customer’s organization and relevant senior stakeholders internally by conducting project reviews throughout the life of the project.
In addition, the project manager is responsible for the overall pre-tax profit of all projects.
Scope of Responsibilities :
Leads large projects or portions of very complex projects. Directs and coordinates the work activities of project team.
Demonstrates a firm understanding of all nine areas of PMBOK project management and has expertise in two areas. Experienced in running project phases.
Is able to oversee development of the complete project plan. Is able to establish, track, and audit project budgets, analyze variances and develop action plans as required.
Represents the organization on projects and may perform in project leadership role.
A project manager is accountable for accomplishing the stated project objectives within the stipulated time period and budget.
Ensures that the three constraints (quality, cost and time) that face every project are properly managed.
Involved in the recruitment and management of project staff including project reporting, administration and communication.
Specific Knowledge / Skills :
Experience with at least one of the following : Public Safety communications systems, Cellular infrastructure, Military communications, Civil construction or IT Networks
Proficient in Microsoft Office (WORD, Excel, PowerPoint & Project)
PM Masters Certificate a plus. PMP highly desired. PMP and / or Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM).
Must be a self motivated team player able to work effectively with general guidance toward objectives.
Must have excellent interpersonal, presentation, and negotiation skills
Nice to Have :
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.
Preferred location is Ontario, Quebec, Toronto or Atlantic Canada within reasonable proximity of Motorola Solutions offices in Toronto and Montreal.
Other locations will be considered.
Bachelors degree, preferably in a technical field
5+ years of program / project management experience, including customer-facing experience