Project Manager
Seattle, WA - United States

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Job Summary:

The Project Manager, assigned to one of Pinkerton's largest global clients, will be responsible for the planning, execution, and delivery of projects as well as critical initiatives that support a globally diverse and entrepreneurial-focused organization. This role ensures that expected outcomes are achieved through on-going stakeholder communications and on-time, scope, and quality execution throughout each project life cycle.

Essential Functions:

  1. Represent Pinkerton's core values of integrity, vigilance, and excellence.
  2. Manage the initiation, planning, execution, monitoring, control, and closure of assigned projects.
  3. Lead meaningful critical initiatives as well as more operational projects.
  4. Apply project management skills, leadership, and subject matter expertise to ensure the on-scope, on-time, and on-quality execution and launch of projects.
  5. Coordinate and motivate the necessary resources to deliver projects within time and budget constraints.
  6. Drive proactive opportunity and risk management and escalate critical issues to key stakeholders.
  7. Coordinate and facilitate project meetings including project kick-offs, weekly status meetings, risk assessments, and additional meetings or workshops, as required.
  8. Ensure timely and accurate entry and maintenance of project data.
  9. Maintain regular communication within the PMO and across the organization.
  10. Drive data-driven decisions and solutions.
  11. All other duties, as assigned.

Education, Experience, and Certifications:

Bachelor's degree in project management, business, marketing, or communications with at least three years of direct project management or experience sufficient to perform the essential functions of the job, as determined by the company. Pinkerton is an inclusive employer who seeks candidates with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.

Competencies:

  • PMP certification, preferred.
  • Strong understanding PMBOK, Agile, Prince2, and Scrum project management methodologies.
  • Able to create and present professional level documents and presentations.
  • Able to build project management processes and follow established processes.
  • Comfortable in challenging the status quo.
  • Able to carry out responsibilities with minimal supervision.
  • Able to understand audience differences and appropriately communicate, both written and verbal.
  • Possess a passion for coaching and training others.
  • Able to influence without authority.
  • Client focused and results driven.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced and engaging environment, under multiple deadlines and competing priorities.
  • Computer skills; Microsoft Office and project management tools.

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.
  • Able to work flexible hours (including after hours) to meet demands of globally dispersed team.
  • Travel, as required.

Salary & Benefits Information:
Rate of pay: $90000 / 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.

*Current employees include Pinkerton and all Securitas divisions.