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Project Manager in Carmel, IN at Vaco

Date Posted: 2/13/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Carmel, IN
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  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
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Job Description

Our client, located in Carmel, is looking to hire a Project Manager for a full time role.


The Project Manager administers assigned project(s) from ramp-up to completion; planning and executing the projects within the terms of the signed agreement ensuring the project is delivered on time and within budget.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide Technicians, Field Manager and Contractors with all necessary information, supplies, and specifications to complete every job correctly. This includes, but is not limited to, purchase orders, install manuals, install check sheets, materials, adequate tech support, and instructions to compete the installation
  • Maintain accurate and detailed information on projects, Technician, and/or Contractor job progress, photograph files, daily tracking reports, and job costing and communicate regularly throughout the project with assigned Field Managers, Technicians, and/or Contractors regarding job progress or status, installation issues, concerns, or problems
  • Negotiate and source vendors with proper skill sets to complete the assigned projects
  • Provide regular and timely project updates to all assigned customers, and key internal employees, for each assigned project and complete weekly project progress reports for all projects assigned and update job status in Alert on a real time basis. Monitor profitability for all assigned projects on a weekly basis and immediately escalate any below margin projects to the Program Manager or Director of Operations
  • Responsibility for the health of the customer as it relates to the current project, including regular and timely communication as well as being available as situations demand. Work collaboratively with all internal and external resources to ensure the highest levels of customer satisfaction are maintained, and act as the primary contact for the customer
  • Provide oversight related to all assigned service orders, material requests, and other associated functions to ensure targets pertaining to established project parameters are met
  • Maintain overall project awareness as it relates to revenue, profitability, client satisfaction, activity, and forecasting to ensure company
  • Lead project kick-off meetings to ensure proper initiation of a given project. Escalate any and all issues identified to the Program Manager or Director of Operations for further investigation. Complete accurate monthly forecasting report to aid in proper staffing and future financial analysis
  • Work closely with your assigned Billing Administrator to ensure that all projects assigned are being billed timely, and within the guidelines established by the bid, and serve as technical troubleshooter for Field Managers, Technicians, and Contractors

Required Experience/Education:

  • Two-three years of experience working in a project environment, including relevant industry experience preferably with overall responsibility.

Preferred Experience/Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to anticipate potential problems and proactively troubleshoot to resolve issues
  • Strong ability to define technical problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Analyze ideas and use logic to determine their strengths and weaknesses.
  • Understand new information or materials by studying and working with them.
  • Ability to effectively communicate, present information, and respond to managers, employees, customers, and vendors in an intelligent, clear, concise, professional and grammatically correct manner.
  • Ability to build collaborative relationships, understand and educate internal and external customers.
  • Ability to diagnostically test all work to ensure correct operation of installations of customer equipment such as cash registers, peripherals, and computers to ensure proper function.