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Senior Project Manager

Posted on Nov 5, 2020 by Clever Devices

Woodbury, NY 11797
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

The Senior Project Manager will oversee large, complex projects being delivered to external customers, within the public transit space, where the deliverables have direct ties to revenue. These projects will focus on delivering complex technical solutions to the transit sector (CAD/AVL, AVM, BusTime, etc). The Senior Project Manager is responsible for leading project teams, managing resources, adherence to schedule performance, and managing the financials of projects throughout the full development life cycle. This also includes management of issues, risks and project change requests to ensure successful and on-time project delivery. The Senior Project Manager will be a direct point of contact for the transit agency, and will spend a significant amount of time on site at the customer location.

Primary Responsibilities

Manage all aspects of a project, including planning, organization, and implementation of project activities
Provide overall project communication to stakeholders and meet project requirements and stakeholder expectations
Serves as primary point of contact with the customer of the project and keeps customer appraised of project progress
Manage project activities, such as issue tracking and risk mitigation, facilitating project team meetings and preparing/delivering status reports
Work closely with cross functional departments (Deployment, Engineering Design, Installation, and Field Service) to ensure successful execution of projects
Established a working relationship with the customer's stakeholders and maintains good communication correspondence with customer.
Assembles appropriate team to meet and exceed project expectations
Provide direction and control of work performed in the framework of project, including monitoring the critical path and implementation of appropriate corrective actions
Coordinate and perform review of the project deliverables, software and hardware, and report on project performance
Manage and plan with the Systems Engineering and Product/Engineering team leads for technical review of system design and documentation with the customer
Establishes a project plan and schedules
Establishes milestones and monitors adherence to program master plans
Manages financial schedule performance of assigned projects
Maintains and keeps to schedule of assigned projects and communicates schedule changes as necessary Manages full lifecycle of project and ensures each aspect of the project is completed
Manages procurement of equipment and materials necessary to execute on projects
Coordinates with Sales and Account Managers to further sales opportunities
May coordinate proposal preparation, including standards of work and specifications, estimation of product and service costs
May participate in negotiation and administration of contracts
Travel required for onsite at customers facility up to 40%
Adheres to company processes and policies

Skills Required

10+ years' experience as a Project Manager in a technical or engineering environment with a focus on delivering projects to external customers.
S. in Computer Science, Engineering or Electrical Engineering or related field
Experience delivering projects in the public transit sector highly desired
PMP certification
Experience in transit industry highly desired
Strong computer skills, including MS Office Suite, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook as well as ability to learn new software programs such as Microsoft Dynamics AX
Strong team building and leadership skills. Ability to lead the team
Strong organizational skills
Strong problem solving skills
Strong analytical skills
Strong time management skills and ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
Strong verbal and written communications, presentation and persuasive skills
Strong interpersonal skills and negotiation skills

Reference: 995139948

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