Project Manager Retail Operations

Universal Services Of America Milwaukee , WI 53201

Posted 3 days ago

Allied Universal, a leading facility services company and the largest security force in North America with over 150,000 employees, provides unparalleled security services and solutions. With headquarters in Santa Ana, Calif., and Conshohocken, Pa., Allied Universal combines people and technology to deliver evolving, tailored solutions that allow our clients to focus on their core business. An unrelenting focus on clients' success creates partnerships rooted in quality and value, and is supported by experience gained from being in business for over 50 years. Through our people and leading services, systems and solutions

Allied Universal is there for you.

Allied Universal is hiring a Project Manager that will create, implement, develop, and control best practices for project management throughout the Retail Division. Deals with a diverse group of important internal and external contacts at all levels of the organization. Independent judgment is required to plan, prioritize and execute a diverse workload; recommend changes in associated practices or procedures. This is a remote based position as travel nationally will be on a weekly basis. The Project Manager may be away from home for 2 weeks and up to a month at a time.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • The primary focus of the position is the management and execution of assigned projects

  • Using the principals of project management, lead the implementation of strategic initiatives, including new business transition.

  • Partner with Retail Account Managers to successfully complete client based projects specific to contract compliance, program development or to facilitate promotion of the group.

  • Act as subject matter expert for specific operational functions including, but not limited to, Security Operations Centers and Data Centers.

  • Lead the identification and implementation of standardized processes in support of Retail Account development.

  • Act as an interim Security Director until a new site leader is located

Additional Responsibilities

  • Work with all levels in the organization to identify, analyze and solve problems and create opportunities for continuous improvement.

  • Maintain confidentiality of all information and data.

  • Keep records and prepare accurate and timely reports both manually and through automated methods.

  • Perform other related duties and responsibilities as assigned or required.

  • Actively participate in community and business related organizations

Qualifications:

  • Preferred four year degree in Business Administration, Criminal Justice or related field
  • 5+ years experience in a similar role/environment
  • 3+ years of security industry experience a plus

Other Requirements or Competencies:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications.

  • Thorough knowledge and experience with the use of quality and/or continuous improvement tools, techniques, practices.

  • Ability to actively participate in planning and strategy sessions.

  • Ability to work in a team oriented environment and to help identify and solve problems.

  • Ability to get along with other employees and follow directions.

  • Ability to conform to complex procedures, spreadsheets, presentations, web page development, etc.

  • Ability to deal with internal and external customers and to ensure compliance with contract deliverables and perform multiple tasks simultaneously in a timely, courteous and professional manner.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of all information and data.

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule and to work evenings, weekends and holidays as requested or required.

  • This is a remote based position as travel nationally will be on a weekly basis. The Project Manager may be away from home for 2 weeks and up to a month at a time

Allied Universal provides unparalleled service, systems and solutions to the people and business of our communities, and is North America's leading security services provider. With over 140,000 employees, Allied Universal delivers high-quality, tailored solutions, which allows clients to focus on their core business. For more information: www.AUS.com.

We proudly support the Veteran Jobs Mission, a group of over 200 companies that have committed to collectively hiring a total of one million military veterans. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Allied Universal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.


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Project Manager Retail Operations

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