Project ManagerPrimary Location Slough, Date posted 08/15/2019
Job Title:Project manager
Based in the field and McAfee Offices, this critical and very demanding role, is to help us understand and scope the right consultancy Services necessary for our customers, to then ensure our customer solutions are designed and implemented to the highest McAfee standards and therefore delight our customers.
From device to cloud, McAfee provides market-leading cybersecurity solutions for both business and consumers. McAfee helps businesses orchestrate cyber environments that are truly integrated, where protection, detection, and correction of security threats happen simultaneously and collaboratively. For consumers, McAfee secures your devices against viruses, malware, and other threats at home and away. With the mission of capturing the biggest market share in the area of cyber security, network security, endpoint security, threat research, malware research, cloud security, we work together for a common goal of shaping the company’s future by designing and building best in class cyber security solutions.
About the role:
Through our Professional services Project Manager, the Project Manager is expected to be the core interface for our sales teams and business partners, to qualify and confirm the Consulting and EDU services, then consistently achieve and exceed these goals, some responsibilities include.
- Interaction with company and client managers and cost/schedule monitoring. Financial responsibilities including project cost estimating, proposal generation, and invoicing.
- Participate in sales and proposal presentations in addition to completing ongoing team account activities. Identifies additional product/services opportunities in customer organization. Performance is typically measured by the capture of the consulting engagement and/or delivery of agreed solutions within budgeted hours.
- Oversee project profitability (P&L), resource management and governance
A self-starter with a proven track record and experience in a similar role. Strong relationship creation and management with an understanding of project delivery lifecycles, coupled with a record of successful pre-sales Projects
Some or all of the following skills and experience are valuable in order to be successful in this role;
Ability to work at McAfee offices and on customer site
“Can do”and “do whatever it takes” attitude and approach to working practices and demands of the business
In line with the above, a very flexible approach to working and achieving desired business goals for McAfee
Evidence of trusted relationship building at all levels
Management of project delivery resources.
Project Manager/Technical Project Manager experience in planning and leading projects to successful conclusion.
Understanding of industry trends relating to Information Management and Security
Prince 2/ITIL or similar qualified.
Development of innovative principles and ideas.
Experience of using experience, creativity, and best practices to obtain solutions to complex problems.
Exercise independent judgment in developing methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
The responsibilities for the role include the following areas:
To form and grow strong trusted relationships with all internal and external (McAfee offices and customer sites)
To understand and pro-actively manage leads and approve requests for McAfee Consulting
Qualify opportunities, to ensure the correct solution approach and expert resources are assigned as necessary.
To manage pipeline and forecast deals in current quarter.
Create the Statement of Work documents and underlying P&L
Seek customer and internal stakeholder approvals prior to deal closing.
Identify delivery team – PM, partners, architects and consultants.
Provide point of contact for Consulting issues and queries.
Company Benefits and Perks:
Our corporate culture and values are central to McAfee’s philosophy. Every day we embrace a more diverse workforce and inclusive environment. We are encouraged to bring our true selves to work. Our wide range of social communities & programs, flexible work hours and family-friendly benefits, all allow our employees to feel valued as people, while enjoying positive and challenging work.
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Perks may include:
Pension / Retirement Programs
Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage Programs
Paid Time Off
Support for Community Involvement
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