Professional Services Project Coordinator

Palo Alto Networks® is a revolutionary and dynamic company creating next generation enterprise security products. If you are a motivated, intelligent, creative, and hardworking individual who wants to contribute and make a difference, this job is for you!

 
Description:

The Professional Services Project Coordinator will manage low-risk, short duration services engagements.  These engagements are typically Time & Material engagements of 20 days or less total effort.


 

Responsibilities:

  • Determine customer and Palo Alto project contacts from Statement of Work
  • Identify resources needed and assign or request the resource assignment to the engagement
  • In conjunction with project stakeholders, establish project kickoff call and project start dates
  • Develop project schedule using appropriate tools and techniques, revise as appropriate to meet changing needs
  • Ensure that all team members (internal and Customer) understand the scope of the project as well as what they are individually responsible for.
  • Maintaining schedules of what tasks are required to be completed by what date, as well as of team meetings. Coordination and communication of schedule information to the project team.
  • Create and execute project work schedules, and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs.
  • Ensure project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately
  • Track and report team hours and expenses on a weekly basis
  • Create and provide weekly customer status reports throughout the engagement until the purchased Time & Expense is exhausted

 

Requirements:

  • Good communication skills including written, verbal, presentation (including Microsoft PowerPoint), and adaptive (multi-level)
  • Good organizational skills including tool utilization (spreadsheets, project management tools, mind maps), information capture, attention to detail, and prioritization
  • Flexible to shifting priorities, demands, and timelines; able to promptly and efficiently react to project adjustments and alterations
  • BS in Computer Science, MIS, Business, or equivalent education/training/experience

  

For more information, please visit www.paloaltonetworks.com


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