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Junior Project Manager - Global Managed Services

Company: Itron, Inc.
Location: Liberty Lake
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Cutting-edge technology. Over 200 million connected devices. Insightful services. Itron helps our customers better manage electricity, gas and water now and into the future. Join us!

Itron is looking for a dynamic Project Manager to support Global Managed Services (GMS). While reporting to the Sr. Manager, Managed Services within the GMS group, the Project Manager coordinates all aspects of a sales opportunity. Play a key role in responding to Request for Proposal (RFP) and all pre-sales related work to ensure Sales and customer inquiries are promptly responded to. In addition, this individual will assist with pricing and proposal development for GMS.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Interact extensively with Sales, Systems Engineering, Product Development, and other members of cross-functional teams.
  • Utilize project management skills to effectively manage competing interests and to facilitate collaboration around technical teams.
  • Regularly oversee schedules, deliverables, and cost allocation outlines to ensure goal attainment.
  • Clearly communicate status to project stakeholders, define problem solving and risk mitigation strategies.
  • Understand the Sales lifecycle and help seek new revenue opportunities.
  • Facilitate the process of reviewing, gaining consensus, and resolution ownership for all GMS hosting opportunities.
  • Typically oversees schedules and cost allocation per opportunity to ensure goal attainment.

Experience: This position requires a minimum 2 years of related experience.

  • 2+ years of Operations and Project Management experience, preferably in an internet/application service provider (ISP/ASP), telecommunications/carrier, and/or large enterprise software environment highly preferred.
  • Experience and familiarity with standard project management tools is required.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and manage multiple tasks and concurrent projects, including requirements gathering, resource organization, project/task prioritization and schedule development.
  • Ability to work in team focused environment, organize a cross-functional team and matrixed organization.
  • Working knowledge of technical architectures and hosting platforms.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and proven ability to work effectively with all organizational levels. Ability to communicate technical topics/issues clearly and concisely.
  • Follow through on commitments and attention to detail are critical.
  • Familiar with the principles of Change Management and ITIL processes, including ticket creation, change approval, and documentation.

Education: Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline (Engineering, Computer Science, etc.) highly preferred or equivalent experience.

Physical Demands: This is a typical office job, with no special physical requirements or unusual work environment.

Itron is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, medical condition, veteran status, disability, genetic information, gender identity or other characteristics protected by law. If you require an accommodation in order to apply to this position, please contact your local recruiting representative at 1-800-635-5461 or email

Itron enables utilities and cities to safely, securely and reliably deliver critical infrastructure services to communities in more than 100 countries. Our portfolio of smart networks, software, services, meters and sensors helps our customers better manage electricity, gas and water resources for the people they serve. By working with our customers to ensure their success, we help improve the quality of life, ensure the safety and promote the well-being of millions of people around the globe. Itron is dedicated to creating a more resourceful world. Join us:


Keywords: Itron, Inc., Coeur d'Alene , Junior Project Manager - Global Managed Services, Other , Liberty Lake, Idaho

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