Program Manager (Hybrid)
Santa Clara, CA - United States

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Job Summary:

The Program Manager will be embedded with one of Pinkerton's enterprise clients. In this role, the PM oversees all aspects of the global safety and security project portfolio including but not limited to the planning, scope, timelines, stakeholder communication, execution, lessons learned, best practices, and management of project team members. This position will have a hybrid work schedule (in office/remote).

Essential Functions:

  1. Represent Pinkerton's core values of integrity, vigilance, and excellence.
  2. Oversee the client's global safety and security's project portfolio.
  3. Plan, execute, and monitor projects from initiation to closure, ensuring adherence to project goals, objectives, and timelines;
    • Develop detailed project plans, including project scope, goals, deliverables, timelines, resource allocation, and budget estimates.
    • Monitor project progress, track key milestones, and provide regular status updates to stakeholders, senior management, and leadership.
    • Ensure adherence to project management methodologies, standards, and processes, and seek continuous opportunities for improvement.
  4. Supports management through project planning and coordination to meet commitments on time and within resource limitations;
    • Coordinate client and management approval and assist with the determination of requirements, priorities, and progress statuses.
  5. Conduct comprehensive project reviews and identify lessons learned and best practices for future projects.
  6. Manage a team of project managers and coordinators.
  7. Facilitate effective communication and collaboration among project stakeholders and ensure alignment and management of expectations.
  8. Foster strong cross functional partnerships and able to effectively prioritize workload demands to meet project deadlines.
  9. Design, develop, proof and edit communications, best practice documents, resource tools, and project coordination documents.
  10. Oversee and organize departmental information and project artifacts.
  11. Manage and execute departmental communication management strategies and support internal business reporting frameworks.
  12. All other duties, as assigned.

Education, Experience, and Certifications:

Bachelor's degree with four or more years of project management experience, preferably within corporate security/safety environment. Pinkerton is an inclusive employer that seeks candidates with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.


  • PMP or equivalent project management certificate.
  • Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously with competing priorities and deadlines.
  • Attentive to detail and committed to effective follow-up.
  • Comfortable with autonomy and able to translate strategic direction into actionable plans.
  • Able to successfully navigate ambiguity.
  • Adaptable to a fast paced changing environment.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Able to interact and collaborate effectively at all levels of an organization.
  • Able to work independently with little supervision.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Serve as an effective team leader.
  • Computer skills; Microsoft Office and Smartsheet.

Working Conditions:

With or without reasonable accommodation, requires the physical and mental capacity to effectively perform all essential functions;

  • Exposure to sensitive and confidential information.
  • Regular computer usage.
  • Occasional reaching and lifting of small objects and operating office equipment.
  • Ability to adjust focus between close and distance vision.
  • Frequent sitting and/or standing.
  • Travel, as required.

Salary & Benefits Information:
Rate of pay: $150000 / year.

Benefit options include employer-paid life and AD&D, voluntary life and AD&D, medical, (HSA) Health Savings Account, (FSA) Flexible Savings Account, dental, vision, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(K), paid time off (vacation, personal, sick, and holidays) and several employee assistance-related programs. This information provides a brief benefit overview. Upon the acceptance of an employment offer, the new employee will receive comprehensive plan details based on specific eligibility rules.

Pinkerton is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions without regard to race/ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital/prenatal status, pregnancy/childbirth or related conditions, religion, creed, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any protected status by local, state, federal or country-specific law. Pinkerton also adheres to all local, state, federal, and country hiring requirements.

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