Project Mgr- ARS- Sr (P4)

Date:  Apr 22, 2021

Rancho Cordova, CA, US, 95670

Company:  NCA - NEC Corporation of America

Location: Rancho Cordova, CA or Remote

Summary -

The Sr. Project Manager manages all aspects of client-facing projects throughout the project lifecycle, including project scope, schedule, communications, risk, resources, quality, costs and change management.  The position is focused on projects for biometrics systems implementations.


The Sr. Project Manager has overall responsibility for the successful delivery of all assigned projects.  This involves responsibility for project profitibility, schedule, and customer relationship management. This individual is a key liaison to the client with regards to day‐to‐day management of the project plan and its progress for client implementations.

Works independently, with guidance in only the most complex situations

Essential Duties and Responsibilities -

Manages projects within Advanced Recognition Systems: 

  • Manages the day-to-day operational and tactical aspects of multiple medium or large scale projects
  • Implements project reviews and procedures in accordance with our project management lifecycle methodology.
  • Ensures profitable and successful execution of customer projects.
  • Manages complex risks with a high degree of skill and mitigation planning.
  • Manages project scope, looks for ways to increase project profitability through scope expansion.
  • Primary interface to customer through face to face meetings and periodic status reports. 
  • Prepare and present written change orders for customer signature and process as required.
  • Analyzes profitability, revenue, margins, bill rates and utilization for assigned projects.
  • Accurately forecasts revenue, profitability, margins, bill rates and utilization across projects.
  • Identifies partnership opportunities and capitalizes on "add-on" sales opportunities across projects.
  • Evokes creative and innovative thinking from team members, while helping them to bring their ideas and career plans to fruition.
  • Works across practice to share lessons learned and best practices.
  • Continually seeks and capitalizes upon opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and deepen client relationships.
  • Must be comfortable with presenting to large groups of customers and senior management.

Prerequisites -


BE, BS or BA (or equivalent) within a technical or business field or equivalent work experience.


Advanced Project Management Skills.  Minimum of five years Project Management experience in large scale software and hardware implementations.  Experience managing external client-facing projects.

Certifications, Licenses, etc:

Current PMP Certification required. 



Headquartered in Irving, Texas, NEC is a leading provider of innovative IT, biometrics, network, and communications products and solutions for service carriers and Fortune 1000 and SMB businesses across multiple vertical industries, including healthcare, government, education, and hospitality. NEC delivers one of the industry's broadest portfolios of technology solutions and professional services, including unified communications, wireless, voice and data, managed services, server and storage infrastructure, optical network systems, microwave radio communications, and biometric security. NEC is a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, a global technology leader with a presence in over 44 countries and more than $37.5 billion in revenue. For more information, please visit www.necam.com.

NEC Corporation of America and its subsidiaries is committed to the maximum utilization of all human resources and the goal of Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action. We provide equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, genetic characteristics, height, weight, arrest record pertaining to misdemeanors or status as a Vietnam era or special disabled veteran, or any other class protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

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