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Allied Universal Project Manager in Santa Ana, California

The Primary Purpose and Function

The Project Manager plans, organizes, directs and controls project-planning and performance activities for effective management of electronic security installation projects to include, but not limited to, all aspects of systems scheduling, field installation, commissioning and financial success. Responsible for overall project budget management, project surveys, material procurement, project implementation and inspection scheduling. The Project Manager must be capable of executing the Project on time and within budget through effective communication, preparation and management of multiple project varying in size and complexity.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Maintain an active and thoughtful communication pattern with vendors, internal and external customers while balancing time versus profits to make sure efforts reflect and anticipated return (revenue, growth and customer retention)

  • Consistently and effectively determine, allocate, and maximize available resources through project planning to ensure the achievement of sales and project management objectives

  • Establish and maintain an in-depth knowledge of the industry and competitive practices as they relate to multiple markets

  • Implements changes in project, contract price and installation plans to include the estimation, development and submission of Change Orders

  • Support company's invoicing and collection efforts by not only ensuring all contractual terms and conditions are met initially, but by ensuring all invoicing is completed accurately and on time by aggressively monitoring the reports in ERP System and following up with customers management and customers on a consistent basis

  • Manage Project budget and project P&L responsibility

  • Prepares the project installation plan, manages the plan and prepares and implements job procedures

  • Maintains construction schedules and coordinates task-scheduling with other trades

  • Maintains all records of job status, job changes and material flow

  • Defines project problems by working with financial, contract management and management tools to assure project profitability

  • Plans and schedules engineering, installation and subcontracting activities on large and/or complex systems

  • Supervise installation labor and sub-contractors

  • Prioritize team workload to ensure quality results are delivered on time and within budget

  • Troubleshoot project issues and engage appropriate management and resources as needed

Requirements

  • Associates Degree, Bachelor’s Degree preferred

  • 3 to 5 years of experience in the electronic security industry or 2+ years of related low voltage field required

  • Solid knowledge of PM techniques and tools, general knowledge of contract laws and regulations preferred

  • Factory certifications in relevant technology platforms is a plus (Software House, Lenel, Brivo, Open Options, Exacq, American Dynamics, Milestone, OnSSI, etc.).

  • Proficient with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project and SharePoint).

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with both internal and external customers

  • Superb verbal and written communication skills

  • Team Player with strong work ethic

  • Excellent follow-up and leadership skills

  • Strong analytical decision making capabilities

  • Self-motivated with the ability to motivate and influence others

  • Must be able to manage multiple tasks while meeting strict deadlines

  • Experience in the security industry is preferred

  • Ability to conduct site walks and attend onsite customer meeting

Allied Universal provides unparalleled service, systems and solutions to the people and business of our communities, and is North America’s leading security services provider. With over 200,000 employees, Allied Universal delivers high-quality, tailored solutions, which allows clients to focus on their core business. For more information: www.AUS.com at http://www.aus.com/ .

We proudly support the Veteran Jobs Mission, a group of over 200 companies that have committed to collectively hiring a total of one million military veterans. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Allied Universal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.

Job ID: 2019-340525

Location: United States-California-Santa Ana

Job Category: Management

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