1+ months

Program Manager - Fire Alarm (Minneapolis, MN)

Blaine, MN 55434
**Description** **Who You Are** You have a passion for providing world-class service to customers, colleagues and communities. You are a person of integrity with a commitment to growth, accountability and delivering results. You want to join an organization with a positive culture that embraces inclusion and allows everyone to be the best version of themselves at work and home. You want to grow with us and deliver results as an exceptional Program Manager. **Who We Are** With 20-years of proven growth and exceptional performance, our mission is to be our customers best service provider. We realize the importance of diversity in achieving that goal. Our company was built upon a solid foundation of 10 Values and Beliefs which drive our unmatched culture, making us the #1 global, serviced-based systems integrator in the industry. We take great pride in protecting the lives and assets of our customers and their communities with the solutions we provide. **What youll do with Our Training and Your Experience** + Manages, oversees and coordinates all aspects for medium to large, typically more complex projects, from award through completion of project, including: overall site management of project(s) for successful and timely completion within budget as required by the contract. May handle multiple projects simultaneously. Prepares project installation plan, manages the plan and prepares and implements job procedures. + Translates a wide variety of customer needs / requirements with originality and ingenuity into detailed proposals and project implementation plans to meet Customer requirements; reviews and approves estimated costs prior to bid; provision of technical assistance to sales force as and when required; supervision of project design engineering; supervision of installation labor and subcontractors preparation of project schedules, subcontracts, change proposals, project invoices; manages collections on projects. + Proactively communicates project requirements to project team and wider organization as and when required, and maintains accurate and up to date records of job status, job changes, material flow and other control records necessary for processing of internal and external reports. + Acts as our customers best service provider at all times thereby ensuring Convergint Technologies is the customers first choice for service. + Identifies potential project risks and develops/implements strategies to minimize impact and control deviations from estimated costs and project deadlines. + Proactively communicates project schedules, project change proposals and related project activities on a regular basis with customer and seek to continuously improve customer satisfaction. + Coordinates the procurement of materials, supplies, services and controls necessary for timely and cost effective completion of project within budget. + Establish project milestones and analyze costs; utilizes financial systems to review actual vs. estimated job cost and to provide timely and accurate project cost reports; identify reasons for low job site productivity and determine impact on the project; adjusts or corrects project plan and/or project cost estimates as necessary to meet financial goals. + Manages the execution and review of all scope of work, terms and conditions in customer contracts including cost control, delivery fulfillment, and quality of service and other customer requirements as they arise. + Will have direct reports and perform limited range of managerial responsibilities including but not limited to: mentoring, coaching and developing colleagues; interviewing, hiring, planning, assigning and directing work; performance management; project budget. Oversees subcontractor selection process and work. + Performs other duties and responsibilities as requested or required. **What Youll Need** + Excellent organizational skills related to Program/Project Management. + Broad based industry and market knowledge of network and low voltage building systems. + Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Project. + Exceptional written and oral communication skills, with ability to deliver presentations to multiple levels of an organization. + Project and service financial competencies. + Experience with contract negotiation and administration. + Strong work ethic with personal motivation to function individually and part of a team. + Ability to create internal and external organizational alignment through relationships, communicating vision and team building. + Understanding of appropriate levels of protection regarding to customer personnel, information, and property, both real and intellectual. + An experienced leader that acts as a role model while guiding, developing and mentoring others within the organization. + Strategic thinker with analytical problem-solving tools and techniques. + Capabilities in implementing program deliverables, leveraging understanding of cultural differences in business practices for other regions or countries. + A valid drivers license with a clean driving record. **Company Benefits and Perks** Convergint fosters a supportive, accessible, and inclusive environment in which individuals of different backgrounds and identities are able to realize their maximum potential within the company. We offer a variety of programs and exceptional benefits to all of our colleagues: + Company Holidays and Paid Time Off + Fun & Laughter Day Off + Medical, Dental & Vision Plan + Life insurance & Disability Plan + Wellness Program + 401K Matching Plan + Colleague Assistance Program + Tuition reimbursement + Competitive salary and compensation plan + Vehicle reimbursement plan + Corporate Social Responsibility Day + _And much more_ **Requirements:** Education: High School/GED or equivalent experience Minimum Experience: 3 years operations, field service or project management Preferred Experience (but not required): + Engineering degree or related field + Industry experience in 1 or more of the following: electronic security, fire alarm & life safety, building automation or IT industry + Previous leadership + Certifications & Licenses: Project Management Institute (PMI); industry-specific certifications and/or licenses Convergint is committed to a culture of Inclusion and Diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation and pre-employment drug screen. Visit our Convergint careers site (https://www.convergint.com/careers/career-opportunities/) to learn more about the company and the exciting opportunities available. **Qualifications** **Behaviors** **Preferred** + **Team Player:** Works well as a member of a group + **Leader:** Inspires teammates to follow them + **Innovative:** Consistently introduces new ideas and demonstrates original thinking + **Detail Oriented:** Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well + **Dedicated:** Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity **Motivations** **Preferred** + **Work-Life Balance:** Inspired to perform well by having ample time to pursue work and interests outside of work + **Growth Opportunities:** Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility + **Ability to Make an Impact:** Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization **Licenses & Certifications** **Required** + Drive Not CDL **Experience** **Required** + 3-5 years: Strong project management experience in a technical environment (fire alarm systems, and/or electronic security systems) + 3-5 years: Strong coaching, mentoring, and staff development skills; solid leadership orientation Actively seeks ways in which to act as a role model, guide, develop and mentor others within the organizationSolid team leadership, team building and facilitation skillsShows initiative engages in proactive behavior and looks for opportunitiesVery adaptable responds effectively to changes in situation or information; ability to influence others and build consensus + 3-5 years: Strong analytical skills necessary to resolve problems and look for solutions; solid conflict resolution skillsStrong financial analytical skills including cost controlGood ability to facilitate a collaborative working environment for customers and team membersStrong Microsoft Outlook, Project, Excel, Word and Power Point skills; solid programming skills and proven ability to troubleshoot problems and look for solutionsBasic knowledge and understanding of IT networking principles Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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Posted: 2022-10-12 Expires: 2022-12-26

Convergint is a global, service-based systems integrator whose top priority is service in every way – service to customers, colleagues, and community. Delivering value through unparalleled customer service and operational excellence has been foundational at Convergint. Our promise, and our number one objective, is to be our customers’ best service provider. 

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