• Project Lead

    Location US-OH-Columbus
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(4/4/2018 2:41 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
    Information Technology
  • Company Overview

    MCPc is a technology logistics company that helps clients empower their employees to work from anywhere and on any device through innovative end point computing architectures.


    The company’s heritage as a top 100 solution integrator and unique anyplace workspace ideology has positioned it to become a thought leader in the rapidly expanding next generation Internet of Things (IoT) marketplace.


    MCPc is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, focused on recruiting and retaining top talent at every level. We employ premier associates in the industry who deliver value and support to our growing customer base. In order to ensure MCPc is holding itself to the highest level of security, as a trusted and premier endpoint solutions provider, all new employees must undergo our standard background check and drug screen test for pre-employment purposes.


    As a NorthCoast 99 winner for 8 consecutive years, MCPc is consistently recognized as one of Northeast Ohio’s best places to work. MCPc offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes optional Medical, Dental, Vision, Short Term Disability, 401k, Voluntary Life Insurance (for you and your family), Group Accident and Critical Illness Insurances as well as company-paid Life and Long Term Disability Insurances. We also offer Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, a Wellness Program and other perks to take advantage of through our strategic partnerships!

    Position Overview

    This is a long term contract role onsite at an MCPc customer.  We offer competitive benefits, PTO, paid holidays, and 401K matching.  The Project Lead Manages the execution of projects within the constraints of budget, schedule and scope while minimizing risk and ensuring adherence to established processes and methodologies.


    • MS Project, Excel, Budget Tracking. Typical PL skills to lead small initiatives or support project managers on larger initiatives.
    • Ability to collaborate and partner with project teams and key project resources.
    • Ability to learn quickly and work independently.


    Technical Skills


    • Intermediate knowledge/experience with MS Project
    • Experience managing budgets, financial acumen
    • Organizational skills, attention to detail
    • Project Online/Server experience - PPM tool (general) - preferred
    • Strong MS Office experience required (Excel, PowerPoint)
    • Experience with Vendor relationships, SOWs
    • Proven stakeholder management - who are the stakeholders, communication plan, structure
    • Proven Risk/Issue management experience
    • Proven experience managing project teams consisting of both offshore / off site resources
    • Experience managing up to three projects simultaneously
    • Previous experience managing / controlling project budgets up to $500K
    • Minimum 2 years experience required


    Non-Technical Skills


    • Communication (All), Verbal, non-Verbal, Polished, Listening Skills
    • Thought Methodology - ability to craft story, communicate background, next steps, what's in it for me
    • Knowing audience - Engagement model, understanding what others like in communication
    • Ability to maintain control under stressful situations
    • Transparent
    • Ability to adapt and be flexible while maintaining the appropriate level of control
    • Self Motivated, driven, quick learner
    • Business accumen/partnership - how have you partnered vs. being a task master/overseer
    • Working in a strong matrixed organization
    • Project confidence while tempered with self awareness
    • SBAR- Situation, Background, Analysis, Recommendation
    • Managerial courage, ability to deliver difficult messages, influence, persuasive
    • Ability to understand the solution and technical aspects of the project at the right level of detail
    • PMI talent triangle - Technical Project Management, Leadership, Strategic Business Management


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