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WESCO International, Inc.

Project Specialist

WESCO International, Inc. - Portland, OR

Responsible for managing projects and coordinating activities of project team, identifying appropriate resources needed, and developing schedules to ensure completion of large projects.   •         Directs and manages project development from beginning to end.•         Defines project scope, goals and deliverables to support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.•         Develops full-scale project plans and associated communications documents.•         Communicates project expectations to team members and stakeholders.•         Liaises with project stakeholders.•         Estimates resources and participants needed to achieve project goals.•         Drafts and submits budget proposals, and recommends subsequent budget changes. •         Negotiates with other department managers for acquisition of required personnel. •         Determines and assesses need for additional staff and consultants, and makes appropriate recruitments during project cycle.•         Sets and continually manages project expectations with team members and other stakeholders.•         Delegates tasks and responsibilities to personnel.•         Identifies and resolves issues and conflicts within project team.•          Identifies and manages project dependencies and critical path. •         Plans and schedules project time lines and milestones using appropriate tools.•         Tracks project milestones and deliverables.•         Develops and delivers progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations.•         Manages changes in project scope, identifies potential crises, and devises contingency plans.

Job Requirements

EXPERIENCE:Sales or customer service - 2 years experience requiredDirect work in project management capacity - 1 year experience required EDUCATION:Bachelors’ Degree in Business or related required SKILLS/REQUIREMENTS:Knowledge of business and management principles including strategic planning, resource allocation, and production methodsProficiency in Microsoft Office including, Exchange, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.Proven ability to oversee processes to achieve objectivesStrong problem-solving skills and ability to analyze work flow and processes to provide excellent service to internal and external customersInterpersonal, conflict management, and negotiation skills, as well as strong human relations skills to supervise and develop assigned employeesAbility to learn, understand, and apply new technologiesExcellent written and verbal communication skills  Working Environment:•         General Office – Work is generally performed within an office environment, with standard office equipment. Lighting and temperature are adequate and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc.   physical requirements:•         Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking for up to 10% of the time.   mental requirements:•         Employee required to analyze and interpret complex data.  

14 days 3 hours ago

WESCO International, Inc.


Project Specialist WESCO International, Inc. - Portland, OR, United States


Location: Portland, OR

Company Profile:
WESCO International, Inc. (NYSE: WCC), a publicly traded Fortune 500 holding company headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a leading provider of electrical, industrial, and communications maintenance, repair and operating ("MRO") and original equipment manufacturers ("OEM") product, construction materials, and advanced supply chain management and logistic services. 2012 annual sales were approximately $6.6 billion. The Company employs approximately 9,000 people, maintains relationships with over 18,000 suppliers, and serves over 65,000 active customers worldwide. Customers include commercial and industrial businesses, contractors, government agencies, institutions, telecommunications providers and utilities. WESCO operates nine fully automated distribution centers and approximately 475 full-service branches in North America and international markets, providing a local presence for customers and a global network to serve multi-location businesses and multi-national corporations.