Project Coordinator
Title:Project Coordinator
Department:Professional Services
Location:Pleasanton, CA
Position #:157446
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Nexus is passionate about our belief in the power of advanced technologies to help organizations Connect, Collaborate, and Create. We deliver complex end-to-end technology solutions based on five distinct yet complementary practices: collaboration, data center, borderless networks, business video, and managed services. Nexus partners with industry leaders Cisco, EMC, VMware, Microsoft, and NEC to provide our clients with customized, purpose-built converged technology solutions. A 20-time Cisco partner award winner, we recently also received our 12th consecutive Cisco Gold Star of Excellence for Customer Satisfaction, cementing our status as an industry leader. At Nexus, our people make the difference – we have an unwavering commitment to our customers, our partners, and most of all, our associates. Join our team.

General Position Description:
This position is responsible for small project implementations (less than $25,000) and PMO, Program and Project Manager support, Works with PMO, other internal staff, and customers to manage the various components and activities needed to initiate, execute, control, and close small projects and large MAC orders, Assists PMO, Program and Project Managers with documentation, equipment inventory tracking, change orders, billing, and reconciliations.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):
PMO, Program or Project Support Responsibilities;
 Assist PMO, Program and Project Managers with documentation, order tracking and inventory, billing, reconciliation, and job change order (JCO) preparation
 Develop PowerPoint presentations for Internal and External Kick Offs

Project Responsibilities
 Review scope of work with customer to ensure project integrity and communicate customers’ responsibilities to ensure they are an active participant as required to assure project success
 Establish and manage to specific project milestones
 Determine appropriate project team staffing requirements and ensure requirements are adequately met.
 Communicate goals, objectives, and customer expectations to project team members
 Coordinate events and act as the central point of contact for internal and external resources including the customer while communicating project status and risk analysis to customers’ and Nexus IS management regularly throughout the project
 Establish goals and objectives, scope of work, implementation plan and time frames, and implementation team responsibilities for the project
 Establish site documentation, progress status meetings, configuration plan, training and follow-up plan, and test and acceptance plan
 Monitor/measure timeliness, profitability and customer satisfaction for each project
 Supervise and ensure quality implementation by internal and external resources
 Solicit competitive bids from authorized service providers for specific project cabling/wiring requirements
 Manage project risks to resolve jeopardy conditions adversely affecting on-time performance, profitability or customer satisfaction
 Collect progress payments as required from customer
 Make full use of project management and financial tracking tools provided, and consistently evaluate the profitability of the projects assigned.

Required Experience:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• 1-2 years of exposure working with Cisco or similar technology products
• 3-5 years of experience in entry level project management and supervising a team is required
• The ability to analyze job content and make recommendations
• Strong verbal, written, analytical and interpersonal skills
• Exceptional organizational and control skills

The person is this role must demonstrate the following:
• The ability to appear for work on time
• The ability to accept constructive criticism
• The ability to maintain and develop positive team cohesiveness
• The ability to understand and follow work rules and procedures

Required Education:
College Degree or equivalent work experience.
Certified Assocate in Project Management(CAPM)preferred.


Additional Comments:
Nexus IS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug-Free Workplace.