Black Box has recently been awarded the structured cabling and infrastructure build-out of multiple Data Centers with a major technology and social media giant in the Bay Area. To be successful, the joint Black Box / client teams have agreed that a senior level, data center experienced Program Manager will be critical to the success of this multi-year, multi-location, global program. The successful candidate must reside in the Bay Area near our client’s headquarters in Menlo Park, CA, and should expect to be onsite with our client. This position reports directly to the Head of PMO Business Partnering team, and will be the key leader to establish and run the Global Data Center program required to meet our client’s data center growth plans. The Program Manager’s primary responsibility will be a) establishing and continuously improving the Global Data Center Program, b) ensuring success of individual projects within the program, c) developing consistent and repeatable runbooks, processes, and tools, d) establishing a Program Balanced Scorecard with critical KPIs, and e) establishing and maintaining strong relationships with the client leadership team. This role will include duties for spend reporting, budgeting, strategic planning, staff development, and business partner relationships.
Required Education Level:Masters Degree desired but not required. Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent, relevant experience
Area of Study / Degree: MBA, Project Management, Engineering, IT or business is desired but not required
Certifications (Required or Preferred): PgMP, PMP desired but not required
Minimum Total Work Experience: 10 years minimum work experience
Minimum Specialized Work Experience: 5+ years’ experience managing large-scale data center implementations. 5+ years’ experience working with C Level clients. Consulting experience a plus.