Project Manager - Unified Communications, No. CAL.

San Francisco, CA 94103

Employment Type: Direct Hire Category: Project Management Job Number: 7233 Salary $: 100,000 Split Eligible: No Industry: Service Provider-VAR/SI Level of Experience: Mid-Senior

Job Description

Audiovisual Project Manager - Oakland Area

Our client, a leading provider of Audiovisual, Videoconferencing and Unified Communications Integration services is seeking a Project Manager located in the San Francisco Bay Area. The Project Manager will collaborate with customers, sales teams, and support teams to ensure that projects are delivered on time, within budget, and meet customer needs and expectations.


  • Develop plans for project development, delivery/scheduling, and resources
  • Identify and allocate resources required for projects as needed
  • Provide customers and management staus updates at consistent intervals 
  • Determine project objectives and priorities, manage expectations, and assign and review work
  • Serve as the main point of contact for the customer regarding project deliverables
  • Receive customer sign off on key project life cycle stages, including project closure
  • Serve as the main point of contact and oversee subcontractors and their services
  • Ensure all aspects of project are compliant with our client's documented project management methodology
  • Account for project schedule, project results, in addition to meeting all customer neeeds and the quality of  
  • deliverables
  • Manage the development and implementation of project control strategies such as:
    • Action Register
    • Change Control
    • Communications Plan
    • Issues Tracking
    • Project Plan
    • Risk Analysis and Contingency Plan
    • Project Closure Documentation
  • Review, resolve, and document changes with customers and management
  • Ensure projects are within the scope of projected financials
  • Ensure customer project manager uderstand all project tasks, schedules and deliverables
  • Manage customer responsibilities and expectations
  • Assist other Project Managers as appropriate, ensuring optimum use of available resources
  • Implement initiatives to optimize the Project Management process  
  • Introduce programs inline with our client's standards for training and continuous professional development
  • Assist in proposal development and pricing estimates as necessary
  • Collaborate with Sales, Support, and Services teams to ensure all customer needs are met
  • Assist Account Managers, as necessary, with developing customer relationships
  • Mentor junior and less experienced Project Managers
  • Serve as a resource for questions regarding project management processes and procedures

Education, Experience, and Requirements:

  • BS in relevant discipline or equivalent experience required, advanced degree preferred
  • Understanding of industry standard project management methodologies (PMI)
  • Demonstrated history managing multiple complex projects simultaneously 
  • 5+ years of project management experience
  • Experience with the following technologies and products:
    • VTC Systems: Polycom, Cisco, Lifesize, Radvision
    • Control Systems: Crestron, AMX, Extron
    • Audio Systems: Polycom, Biamp, ClearOne
    • Construction 
    • AV Integration
  • Demonstrated ability to manage project scope change and billing within a for profit environment
  • Experience with using project tracking  and risk management tools
  • Excellent interpersonal skills demonstrated by ability to lead client and internal team through the duration of the project
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills demonstrated by experience
  • Demonstrated experience with managing customer relationships and communications
  • Ability to develop clear, concise documentation
  • Strong public speaking and training skills

Additional Information

Established in 1991, J. Patrick & Associates, Inc is an Executive Recruiting firm that focuses on Executive Management, Sales, Marketing and Technical roles within Information Technology markets. We have over 20 years of experience recruiting in every aspect of AV/VTC/UC, Application, Storage, Information/Network Security, Mobile Technologies and Telecommunications. We handle Contingency and Retained search, as well as contract staffing. Our clients include industry-leading Technology Vendors, Systems Integrators, Telecommunications Service Providers and End User organizations.

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