Project Manager

Columbia, SC

VC3, an innovative IT services solution provider headquartered in Columbia, SC has an exciting opportunity for a qualified candidate to serve as a Project Manager.  Employees of VC3 are a part of adept teams that provide services across a wide scope of customers, with an extensive array of technical environments, and within our cloud.  This position will allow you to work alongside some of the most talented engineers in the southeast and afford you the opportunity to grow with a stable managed services provider that has a 25-year history and that is continuing to expand.  Though being technical yourself is not a requirement, having a natural curiosity about technology is a must! You will work closely with the project engineers on the team and rely on their technical expertise.

This challenging position is responsible for managing a variety of projects for new and existing VC3 customers. The Project Manager will be involved with a range of projects and will need to utilize excellent project management and communication skills to facilitate activities across departments.  This involves resource scheduling, vendor management, purchasing coordination, performance-to-contract reporting and various administrative functions.

Here’s what you will be responsible for:

  • project lifecycle (planning through closure)
  • stakeholder communication
  • external (end-user) documentation
  • service delivery handoffs
  • budget and timeline adherence
  • risk management – foreseeing and mitigating
  • customer satisfaction
  • change orders management
  • schedule and coordinate resources across departments.
  • act as a contact between customers, vendors and VC3 resources
  • track and confirm all hardware and software delivery to customer
  • plan and monitor implementation activities
  • prepare weekly status reports for both management and customers
  • coordinate handoff of projects at closure

Here’s the background we think will make you successful:                                                 

  • bachelor’s degree, computer or business related
  • minimum of 7 years project management experience
  • excellent facilitation skills, including the ability to function in a cross-functional team
  • excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • ability to balance multiple projects, responsibilities and conflicting priorities
  • experience working on project teams
  • knowledge of project management methodologies
  • CAMP or PMP preferred

Here is some more info to know:

  • work schedule:  after hours and on weekends when necessary
  • transportation:  valid driver’s licenses and reliable transportation
  • travel:  ability to travel to customer locations located throughout the Southeast and beyond; less than 25%
  • candidate selected must pass a criminal background and credit check
  • VC3 offers excellent employee benefits including 401k matching