Project Manager

Date: Aug 3, 2019

Location: US

Company: Nec Corporation Of America

Manages the development and implementation of activities to meet organizational goals, and cost objectives. Plans and administers procedures and budgets. Coordinate teams through meetings and progress measurement activity which bring distinct, specific projects to completion both on time and within budget. Develops schedules and manpower requirements for assigned projects. Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function. Manages the day-to-day operations of the projects.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities -

50% Manages projects for the group.  Create, develop, and/or implement new concepts, systems, tools, and support materials that will enhance processes. Initiate and track the procurement of hardware and software. Coordinate central and/or remote staging of hardware and software.  Coordinate telco and site access as required.  Perform physical inventory of hardware, software and materials as required. Obtain quotations from and manage service delivery by subcontractors. Identify and provision NEC and subcontractor personnel and supplier material as required. Mediate consensus with customer, subcontractors and NEC regarding responsibilities, timelines, deliverables and activities. Manage all phases of projects including planning, integration, deployment, testing, cutover, training and customer acceptance. Manage all subcontractor activity. Identify risks that can impact timeline, budget or quality. Interface with customer, supplier and NEC technical support as required. Manage escalations by customer or project resources to resolution. Primary interface to customer through face to face meetings and periodic status reports.  Responsible to plan, coordinate and chair project status meetings. Document project activities and status meetings with NEC, supplier, subcontractor or customer. Prepare and present written change orders for customer signature and process as required. Negotiate and act upon customer punch list for project closeout. Prepare and present final acceptance documents for customer signature. Provide required notice and documentation to establish warranty and maintenance support from NEC, suppliers and subcontractors. Project accounting including validation of direct and indirect labor and all materials charged to project. Prepare and safeguard project documentation including project plans and budgets, correspondence, meeting minutes, status reports and project deliverables.


10% Defines project parameters and creates activities and procedures to accomplish goals as defined by the project needs.

10% Communicating project parameters and coordinating activities with all team members, departments and with appropriate management to ensure completion. This includes communications with all levels of management and non-management, both internal and external (such as Associates).

10% Assigns/Designates project tasks for Project Coordinator. Oversight of all responsibilities of Project Coordinator.  Assumes direct responsibility for completion of all PC tasks when no Project coordinator is assigned to a Project.


5% Oversight, supervision, and management of the Project daily processes, procedures and supervision of the Knowledge Base Administrator.

5% Planning and management activities that include short term, mid-term and long range planning for project/ customer needs.

5% Responsible for the monitoring, actualizing project milestones, reconciling, revenue recognition milestones and tasks, ensuring Project completion per the terms and conditions of the project’s contact.

5% Responsible for the overseeing of project costs, including, material, inventories, etc.


Prerequisites -

Education:         Bachelor’s degree in a related field

Experience:        Advanced Project Management Skills.  Three to five years experience in communication/telephony field.

Certifications, Licenses, etc:        PMP Certification


Specialized Knowledge and Skills -

Language Skills: Highly developed communication skills; The ability to interact with people across the enterprise to accomplish assigned tasks

Mathematical Skills:       Basic Math

Reasoning Skills:              Excellent Business Communication – Organization skills

Computer and/or Technical Skills:            Advanced knowledge and ability to use the software required, specifically Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, Access, etc.).


Work Environment and Physical Demands -

General Work Environment:       Office

Noise:   Moderate

Standing/Lifting: 20Lbs 

Visual:  Clear

Stress:  High

Travel:  up to 25%


Supervisory Responsibility, if any:

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

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