Associate Project Manager

Company Overview

At Motorola Solutions, we create technologies our customers refer to as their lifeline. Our technology platforms in communications, software, video and services help our customers work safely and more efficiently. Whether it's helping firefighters see through smoke, enabling police officers to see around street corners, or reliably keeping the lights on in homes and businesses around the world, our work supports those who put their lives on the line to keep us safe. Bring your passion, potential and talents to Motorola Solutions, and help us usher in a new era in public safety and security.

Department Overview

System Integration Project Management team manages the development and/or implementation of Motorola Solutions products or services and coordinates departmental or cross-functional teams, focused on delivering new or upgraded existing products or services.

Job Description

Overview:

Manages projects from inception to completion (or transition), including tracking and evaluation of project performance. Ensures that projects are completed on time, within budget, and within accepted quality metrics. Participates in project review and status meetings, and communicates project status. Utilizes six sigma and project management methodologies to ensure maximum project effectiveness. Motivates project team to ensure optimal performance. May assist in the development of business plans, strategies, and approaches to take advantage of business opportunities.

Responsibilities:
  • Primary interface with customer for area of responsibilities for their specific sub-projects; Design & working sessions/ installations/ testing and status reports.
  • Directs & coordinates the work activities and subcontractors
  • Prepare bids & quotes for systems
  • Prepares reports for upper management regarding status of project
  • Develop a clear understanding of all contract requirements and negotiate all installation subcontracts
  • Control & inventory of equipment
  • Coordinate installation, optimization, testing & training
  • Prepare budget reports/ ensures the profitability of their project(s) or sub-projects


Specific Knowledge/Skills:
  • Experience with at least one of the following: Public Safety communications systems, Cellular infrastructure, Military communications, Civil construction or IT Networks
  • Proficient in developing project documents with standard desktop applications (e.g. MS Project) as well as have experience in a cloud based document management system (Google, SharePoint).
  • PM Masters Certificate a plus. PMP highly desired. PMP and/or Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM).
  • Understanding of two way radio / cellular infrastructure communications products, services, and systems.
  • Understanding of local public safety customers, such as police, fire, and emergency medical services is a plus.
  • Must be a self motivated team player able to work effectively with general guidance toward objectives.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, presentation, and negotiation skills


NOTE: Candidate must sit in GA - Areaofprojectworkisprimarilylocatedin GA, NC, and SC -mayincludeadditionaltravelto manageprojectsinT4WincludingTN,AR,LA,MS,AL,andFL

Basic Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Business preferred, depending on accompanying level of experience and minimum of 3+ years of general work experience in the communications field with project management experience
  • OR 5+ years of project management experience
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. indefinitely is required. Employer work permit sponsorship is not available for this position.


Travel Requirements

Over 50%

Relocation Provided

None

Position Type

Experienced

Referral Payment Plan

Yes

Our U.S.Benefitsinclude:
  • Incentive Bonus Plans
  • Medical, Dental, VisionbenefitseffectiveDay 1
  • 401K with Company Match and Day 1 vesting
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • GenerousPaidTime Off Packages
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • PaidParental & Family Leave
  • and more!


EEO Statement

Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran's status, or, any other protected characteristic.

Location

Georgia Remote