Dekalb, IL
Posted 2 weeks ago

If you are a Project Manager looking for an exciting role working with industry leaders, look no further!  Client is hiring a Project Manager as part of our strategic growth initiative to work with our customer, Meta – the largest social media giant in the world.

In addition to our comprehensive total rewards package (medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with Company match, life/accident insurance, HSA, tuition reimbursement and more), we are offering relocation, temporary living and/or commuter assistance and/or a sign-on bonus for this position.

The Data Center Project Manager (PM) is responsible for managing all aspects of the projects assigned in terms of revenue value and complexity. The PM has ultimate accountability for the successful delivery of assigned projects within our hyper-scale data center customer base, where success is defined as on schedule, on budget, within the approved scope, and with a high degree of quality.  The PM is the main point of contact with the client and is responsible for customer satisfaction on assigned projects.  In this role, the PM is responsible for project revenue forecasting, profitability, cost, quality, and schedule.  Additionally, having a consultative approach to the client is required.

Essential Functions are

  • Overall leadership, direction-setting, delegation, and decision making for the onsite data center team
  • Follow PMO standards and methodologies for project cost and price budgeting, forecasting and controls
  • Be the onsite point of contact to lead the hyper-scale data center build project
  • Ensure success of the project by making key decisions and balancing workload
  • Develop and execute consistent and repeatable runbooks, processes, and tools
  • Be able to track to a Balanced Scorecard with critical KPIs
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with the client leadership team
  • Project Manager with data center experience pertaining to structured cabling (OSP, ISP, BMS) having worked with Hyper-scalers (large-scale data center deployments) and/or General Contractors
  • Alternatively, we are open to a Project Manager with telecom or electrical experience or similar scope within the hyper-scale data center level and is coachable – the key for people with this background is the ‘scale’ of experience  

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent, relevant experience
  • Area of study / degree: BA, Project Management, Engineering, IT or business is desired but not required
  • Certifications preferred: PMP OR RCDD OR DCDC
  • Experience managing large-scale / hyper-scale data center implementations as a Project Manager pertaining to structured cabling (OSP, ISP, BMS)
  • Experience working with General Contractors and other trades preferred
  • Consulting experience a plus
  • SAP user experience a plus

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