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SMX Project Manager (1347) in Topeka, Kansas

Project Manager (1347)at SMX(View all jobs) (https://www.smxtech.com/careers/)

United States

Our tradition of delivering innovative, technical solutions dates back to 1995, however, you may know us better by one of our legacy company names: Trident Technologies, Smartronix, Datastrong or C2S Consulting Group. With the support of OceanSound Partners, our private equity investment sponsor, we began operating as one business starting in 2019 and became SMX in 2021. We operate in close proximity to our clients around the globe and have core locations in Alabama, California, DC Metro, Florida, Hawaii, Maryland, and Massachusetts.

Today, as SMX, we are one team and together empower government and commercial enterprises to become more effective, innovative, and resilient, no matter what challenges they face.

As a SMX Project Manager, you would be responsible for leading a team of IT professionals in completing projects by a set deadline to uphold business initiatives. The duties include (but not limited to) dividing up their budget for different project aspects and advocating for additional funding when necessary, hiring freelance professionals or selecting project team members from existing departments and setting or adjusting project schedules to adhere to deadlines.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Creating long- and short-term plans, including setting targets for milestones and adhering to deadlines

  • Delegating tasks on the project to employees best positioned to complete them

  • Making effective decisions when presented with multiple options for how to progress with the project

  • Serving as a point of contact for teams when multiple units are assigned to the same project to ensure team actions remain in synergy

  • Communicating with executives or the board to keep the project aligned with their goals

  • Performing quality control on the project throughout development to maintain the standards expected

  • Adjusting schedules and targets on the project as needs or financing for the project change

Required Experience:

  • Must possess a strong knowledge of IT infrastructure.

  • 2+ years of experience in project coordination implementing smaller scale projects

  • 2+ years of strong technical experience in Microsoft Project, SharePoint, Visio, PowerPoint, and Excel.

  • 2+ years of experience and knowledge of project management practices and techniques, including plan development, scope and change control management, work breakdown structure.

  • Strong organization skills to take initiative and manage multiple tasks and work independently in a demanding, dynamic environment.

  • Able to consistently meet deadlines.

  • General knowledge of Cloud Services is required

Vaccination is a requirement of the position per Executive Order 14042. If a candidate is not vaccinated, they may request an accommodation once offered the position. The accommodation must be granted prior to the employee starting in the position. Candidate will have 60 days to get vaccinated

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SMX is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability status, protected veteran status, race, color, age, religion, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy or genetic information. Selected applicant will be subject to a background investigation. SMX is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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