Area Director - West Coast Region

World Wide Technology, Inc. - Remote3.6

ContractEstimated: $98,000 - $130,000 a year
Requirements/Job Duties
World Wide Technology is seeking Director Level Leadership to oversee a Professional Services Region. Candidates should have extensive experience and understanding of how to develop and build a professional Services organization across multiple technologies (Cisco, VMware, F5, etc.) as well as a firm understanding of project and program management. Extensive knowledge in building programs across multiple technologies and workstreams is a must. Candidates must have good quality management skills and the ability to build a scalable model to address the most complicated solutions.

Responsibilities to include, but not limited to:
Project management methodologies and types of delivery models
Good knowledge of Managed Services
Good Team Building Skills
Continuous focus on services improvements & discipline
Ownership of financial & cost control aspects (P&L)
Personnel management experience
Developing tools and process to create scalability
Big Picture Thinking
Developing complex project plans
Participating as a member of the PS leadership team providing leadership, vision, and strategic direction for bettering the organizational tools, processes, and people.
The ideal candidate can be located in any of the following major metro areas:

Southern California - LA/San Diego
Northern California - San Fran/Sacramento
Seattle, WA
Portland, OR
Denver, CO
Phoenix, AZ

Bachelor's Degree
Executive level experience (Services Business Owner or sizable organizational lead)
Experience managing a national PMO organization (with references)
Experience working at the "C" level
Extended knowledge of technologies and deployment practices
Understanding of Complex Solutions and the interdependencies of each Technology.
Passion to learn new technologies and solutions
Excellent understanding of financial processes - P&L and financial management
Experience with creating proposals and Levels-of-Effort
Excellent understanding of the contract process; ability to manage contract modifications, and take the lead in negotiations surrounding contract scope, cost, and schedule
Ability to work independently and has excellent issue resolution skills
Strong customer-facing and communication skills (written, verbal, and presentation)
Strong Microsoft Project skills, including how to build complex project plans with dependencies.
Project & Program Management experience
Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to think outside the box and implement change
Ability to build and coach/mentor a high-performance team with high morale

Minimum 8-10 years PMO and management experience

Travel Requirements:
30% to 40%
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Female/Veteran/Disabled