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Project Administrator (Edina, MN) in Minneapolis, MN at Presidio, Inc.

Date Posted: 3/12/2018

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Job Description

At Presidio, we think, architect, implement and support the practical reality of IT every day.  We bring together the best minds in the industry to deliver IT excellence and support the answers to our clients’ IT challenges.  As one of the largest IT-as-a-Service solution providers in the U.S., we combine experience and stability with regional expertise and the unique ability to cover local and global business needs. For more information about Presidio visit our website at or follow us on Twitter @Presidio
Due to continued growth, Presidio is currently hiring a Project Administrator in our Edina, MN location.
The Project Administrator works underneath the Director of Professional Services to ensure that projects get scheduled and run smoothly. This person may be responsible for managing independent contractors, or he or she may be responsible for assisting project managers with his or her day-to-day tasks.  In general, the project administrator plays a large role in daily operations of the Professional Services Organization.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Work with account teams to gather necessary information to initiate new projects
  • Own and manage the schedules of the Professional Services Engineers
  • Identify appropriate engineering resources for new projects
  • Schedule Kick-off meetings for participants in a project
  • Create meeting minutes for assigned small projects
  • Maintain accurate project information in Changepoint Time Tracking system.
  • Assist the project managers in his or her daily tasks
  • Track equipment delivery schedules
  • Handle customer service enquiries and escalate appropriately to the Director of Professional Services
  • Maintain forward looking Utilization reports for all engineering and project management teams
  • Work directly with clients on small engagements for scheduling
  • Coordination of Sub Contractors for Time Entry and invoice accuracy
  • Monitor project financials and deadlines closely, escalate accordingly if problems are forseen
  • Track project changes
  • File project documents for archival reasons
  • Report issues to project managers and other personnel related to a project
  • Assist with finding resources for ticket escalation from customer support
  • Find resources in other areas of Presidio to staff local projects as needed
  • Other duties as assigned
Required Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience and/or military experience
  • 2+ years of related experience in managing or coordinating projects (internship, professional work environment, etc.)
  • Good organizational skills; detailed oriented
  • Excellent communication (Oral/Written) / interpersonal skills
  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills including client-facing consulting skills
  • Ability to coordinate projects efficiently
  • Self-motivated and desire to succeed
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications
RECRUITMENT AGENCIES PLEASE NOTE, we have a strict PSL in place and we will only accept applications from agencies/business partners that have been invited to work on this role through the Presidio portal.
Candidate Resumes/CV's not submitted through our portal or submitted directly through to managers or HR will be considered unsolicited and will be treated as gifts and no fee will be payable. We thank you for your cooperation in this matter. 
Presidio, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/ VEVRAA Federal Contractor.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for this position regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, sex, citizenship, ethnicity, veteran status, marital status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state and local statutes, regulations and ordinances.
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