Associate Project Manager - Consulting Services at Rapid7

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Job Description

The Rapid7 Associate Project Manager, Consulting Services is responsible for managing the services delivery lifecycle from scheduling to lining up project resources, managing customer expectations, ensuring the project is executed well and then closing out the project. This role will reside on the Global Services PMO team, but have dotted line connections to one or more Practice Managers responsible for technical resources. As a result, the ideal candidate will be able to master resource competencies, manage customer, team and management expectations and drive results by leading without direct authority. In short, this is a significant role, which presents the opportunity to impact the growth and direction of the organization.

Job Responsibilities: 

Act as a clients’ project point-of-contact to ensure a smooth transition from pre-sales through delivery and project closeout 

Drive achievement of financial targets by scheduling and overseeing work in the project portfolio 

Manage engagement fulfillment to align with timeline, budget and resource requirements 

Manage resources to the appropriate mix of billable project or directed, objective-based activ ty 

Provide project leadership, as needed, for internal and subcontractor technical resources to ensure consistency of project delivery methodology 

Track customer satisfaction and initiate post-project introspection to drive continuous improvement efforts 

Work with Shared Services Manager to support and continuously improve the project automation modules within our CRM 

Hold Services peers and team members accountable to methodology and PSO best practices 

Actively participate in execution of Services team and personal quarterly goals 

Job Qualifications: 

Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience 

Two – four years of experience in a project management or operational role 

Proven ability to manage high volume of activity effectively in a matrix resource environment – you get stuff done 

You like to look at things from a lot of different angles and come up with great solutions – never settling for “the path of less resistance” 

You consider Excel and PowerPoint old friends, not enemies 

Experience with CRM Systems (NetSuite, a plus but not required) 

Fundamental understanding of project management methodology 

Strong communication skills and team-driven focus is essential as this team member will be expected to act independently, as well as collaboratively, with customers, peers, partners, and managers to ensure customer satisfaction and team goal achievement 

Job Plusses: 

Experience working in a services organization within a software company 

It is not essential for candidates to have experience in the security industry but would be great if they have an appreciation of the types of solutions we provide.

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What are Rapid7 Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in Local Community
Open Office Floor Plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Promote from Within
Time Allotted for Learning
Online Course Subscriptions Available
Paid Industry Certifications
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