Project Manager - Professional Services, France (Remote) at Palo Alto Networks

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Company Description

Our Mission
 
At Palo Alto Networks® everything starts and ends with our mission:
 
Being the cybersecurity partner of choice, protecting our digital way of life.
 
We have the vision of a world where each day is safer and more secure than the one before. These aren’t easy goals to accomplish – but we’re not here for easy. We’re here for better. We are a company built on the foundation of challenging and disrupting the way things are done, and we’re looking for innovators who are as committed to shaping the future of cybersecurity as we are.
 
Disruption is at the core of our technology and on our way of work to meet the needs of our employees now and in the future through FLEXWORK, our approach to how we work. We’re changing the nature of work from benefits to learning, location to leadership, we’ve rethought and recreated every aspect of the employee experience at Palo Alto Networks. And because it FLEXes around each individual employee based on their individual choices, employees are empowered to push boundaries and help us all evolve, together.

Your Career

The Professional Services Senior Project Manager will lead large services projects as part of the delivery cycle, including handling all deployment resources and ensuring that all deliverables are met and delivered on-time and under budget. The Senior Project Manager will drive customer deployment projects, process initiatives, as well as partner with IT on systems and infrastructure processes.

Job Description

Your Impact

  • Determine project partners and team structure/organization partners will include technical and business resources

  • In conjunction with project partners, help ensure the definition of project scope, requirements, and deliverables

  • Develop project timeline and landmarks using appropriate tools and techniques

  • Build and execute project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements

  • Identify resources needed and assign individual responsibilities and tasks

  • Run day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope

  • Work on services operational projects that target new services IP delivery, partner communications, scheduling, etc.

  • Review deliverables prepared by team before passing to client

  • Effectively apply Palo Alto Networks Project Management methodology and implement project standards

  • Minimize our exposure and risk on all projects

  • Ensure project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately

  • Track and report team hours and expenses on a weekly basis

  • Provide Executive Dashboards on overall project/project status

  • Mentor project managers and project coordinators

Qualifications

Your Experience

  • Related work experience leading complex technology projects

  • Analyze project profitability, revenue, margins, bill rates, and utilization

  • Strong proficiency with project management software, such as Microsoft Project and SmartSheets

  • Good presentation skills including written, oral, presentation

  • Good organizational skills including tool utilization (spreadsheets, project management tools, mind maps), information collection, attention to detail, and prioritization

  • Strong interpersonal skills including appreciation and the ability to elicit collaboration from a wide variety of sources, including upper management, clients, and other departments

  • Flexible to shifting priorities, demands, and timelines; able to promptly and expertly react to project adjustments and alterations

  • Experience managing large scale (Global) deployments with multiple projects, teams and resources

  • Fluent written and spoken French is a must. 

  • Project Management Institute PMP(r) certification or equivalent a plus

  • Experience with Google’s G Suite (Drive, Docs, Sheets, and Slides) is a plus

Additional Information

The Team

Our Professional Services team is critical to our success and mission. As part of this team, you enable customer success by providing support to clients after they have purchased our products. Our dedication to our customers doesn’t stop once they sign – it just evolves. Our professional services team provides behind-the-scenes support to meet our customer’s needs. As threats and technology evolve, we stay in step to accomplish our mission. You’ll be involved in implementing new products, transitioning from old products to new, and will fix integrations and critical issues as they are raised – in fact, you’ll seek them out to ensure our clients are safely supported. We fix and identify technical problems, with a pointed focus of providing the best customer support in the industry.

We’re a fast-growing, immensely successful organization because of our people and products (built and supported by our people). We work the frontlines against cyberthreats and attacks, protecting everyday transactions in the digital environment. It means we’re good at scaling quickly to new threats, get fulfillment from resolving new problems, and think about things just plain differently.

Our Commitment

We’re trailblazers that dream big, take risks, and challenge cybersecurity’s status quo. It’s simple: we can’t accomplish our mission without diverse teams innovating, together. To learn more about our dedication to inclusion and innovation, visit our Life at Palo Alto Networks page and our diversity website.

Palo Alto Networks is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity in our workplace, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or other legally protected characteristics.

Additionally, we are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals with a disability. If you require assistance or an accommodation due to a disability or special need, please contact us at [email protected]

Salary disclosure required by sb19-085 for positions located in the state of Colorado: If hired in Colorado, this position starts at a salary of $107,900/yr. Sales roles are also eligible for incentive pay targeted at up to 100% of the offered base salary. Restricted stock units and bonus pay may also be offered as part of this compensation package, as well as benefits that include: flexible paid time off, employee stock purchase program, medical, dental, vision, 401K, life, and disability insurance. Additional information about benefits may be found here.

Covid-19 Vaccination Information for Palo Alto Networks Jobs

  • Vaccine requirements and disclosure obligations vary by country.
  • Unless applicable law requires otherwise, you must be vaccinated for COVID or qualify for a reasonable accommodation if:
    • The job requires accessing a company worksite
    • The job requires in-person customer contact and the customer has implemented such requirements
    • You choose to access a Palo Alto Networks worksite
  • If you have questions about the vaccine requirements of this particular position based on your location or job requirements, please inquire with the recruiter.

More Information on Palo Alto Networks
Palo Alto Networks operates in the Cybersecurity industry. The company is located in Santa Clara, CA and Plano, TX. Palo Alto Networks was founded in 2005. It has 10190 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 437 open jobs at Palo Alto Networks, click here.
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