Project Manager

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Wilmington, OH

Connection

<strong>Founded in 1982, Connection delivers valuable IT services and advanced technology solutions to business, government, education, and healthcare markets. Today, we serve our customers through our staff of highly trained Account Managers, our team of on-staff experts, and our efficient procurement websites. We are also proud to offer custom-configured computer systems from a ISO 9001:2015 certified technical configuration lab at our distribution center in Wilmington, OH.</strong><br /><br /><strong>Our company has over&nbsp;<a href="https://www.connection.com/content/about/certifications-and-authorizations?cm_sp=content-_-about-us-_-certifications-and-authorizations">2,500 technical certifications</a>&nbsp;that ensure our experts can solve any customer need, no matter how complex. Additionally, our GlobalServe offering delivers global procurement solutions through our network of 500 suppliers in 174 countries.</strong> https://www.connection.com/

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Full-time

Overview: <br />Working under minimal supervision of the Manager, PMO, referring only exceptional problems and issues for management review or approval, the Project Manager manages small to large complex projects for customers, as well as multi-disciplinary projects.
Responsibilities: <br />The Project Manager assesses and develops business requirements, develops functional specifications, integrates with back-office systems, and identifies business tasks, UAT, and implementation. Project Manager can be assigned to large-scale rollout projects within the configuration center to ensure projects are being completed by specified SLA's. Manages the SharePoint sites for POD, Production, Depot, and R&amp;D and develops standard operating procedures (SOPs) in accordance with PMI standards for the different teams. Provides Project Management leadership to the assigned teams.
Requirements: <br /><strong>Degree Requirements:</strong><br /><br />Bachelor's Degree or the equivalent combination of education and work experience<br /><br /><br /><strong>Major, if applicable:</strong><br /><br />Project Management or similar<br /><br /><br /><strong>Certifications, Licenses, or Registrations required, if any:</strong><br /><br />PMP or project management certificate, or the equivalent combination of education and work experience<br /><br /><br /> <ul> <li><strong>Minimum years of experience to qualify for role:</strong> 6</li> <li>Includes a minimum of 4 years of work experience in progressively responsible roles in project or program management</li> <li><strong>Total years of career experience to be fully proficient:</strong> 8</li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong>Technology:</strong></p> <ul> <li>General proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite with experience or being able to quickly learn the product. Microsoft Project; Status reporting tools; Time tracking and reporting tools; Use case development; Scrum project management; Agile development; Burn down charting.</li> <li>Advanced knowledge of SharePoint with ability to manage multiple sites</li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong>Business Knowledge:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Possesses strong planning and negotiation skills.</li> <li>Possesses strong facilitation and meeting management skills.</li> <li>Advanced Project Management skills with ability to perform project initiation, development, implementation, scope management, status reporting, and implementation.</li> <li>Ability to analyze informational requirements and needs, identify problems, provide technical advice and consultation, and ensure efficient computer systems utilization; analyze data and develop logical solutions to problems; interface effectively and cooperatively with computer system users to maintain efficient system utilization; monitor system utilization and recommend appropriate revisions to processes, procedures, and operations.</li> <li>Understanding of the complexities of scheduling in a matrix organization</li> <li>Business acumen with the ability to develop an understanding of PC Connection, the direct sales of computer products, and the company's strategies and an understanding of the organization's customers, their behaviors, and preferences.</li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong>Other Behavioral Competencies:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Good interpersonal skills with the ability to quickly build and sustain positive relationships with individuals and to develop strong business relationships within the organization.</li> <li>Strong team leader with ability to support a team to accomplish objectives by serving, motivating and collaborating with, and focusing on the needs of team members: attention to team dynamics and goals.</li> <li>Demonstrated capacity to learn, comprehend and have the ability to clearly and concisely present information verbally and in writing.</li> <li>Effective time management and organizational skills with ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities with competing deadlines in a fast-paced environment.</li> <li>Good listening skills with ability to receive information completely and understand what is being said.</li> <li>Reliable with ability to complete consistent, quality work and to follow through on commitments.</li> <li>Detail-oriented with item by item focus, meticulous attention to detail with ability to proofread for accuracy.</li> <li>Self-motivated with ability to work well on a team or independently.</li> <li>Judgment with ability to formulate opinions, compare and decide with good sense.</li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong>Additional preferred competencies or preferred qualifications, if any:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Project management certification preferred.</li> <li>Prior experience in similar industry preferred.</li> </ul> <br />