Sr. Project Manager - Path Forward Returnship

Avigilon Corporation

Avigilon Corporation

Pennsylvania, USA · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, February 7, 2024

Company Overview

At Motorola Solutions, we're guided by a shared purpose - helping people be their best in the moments that matter - and we live up to our purpose every day by solving for safer. Because people can only be their best when they not only feel safe, but are safe. We're solving for safer by building the best possible technologies across every part of our safety and security ecosystem. That's mission-critical communications devices and networks, AI-powered video security & access control and the ability to unite voice, video and data in a single command center view. We're solving for safer by connecting public safety agencies and enterprises, enabling the collaboration that's critical to connect those in need with those who can help. The work we do here matters.

Department Overview

The Path Forward Return to Work program at Motorola Solutions is a 16- week paid returnship for experienced professionals returning to the workforce after taking time off for caregiving. The program is open to individuals who have at least 5 years of professional experience and have been out of the paid workforce for at least 2 years to focus on caring for a child or other dependent. If you meet these criteria, we welcome you to apply.

At Motorola Solutions, we are excited to be part of the Path Forward program because we appreciate the skills you can offer, the perspective you provide, and the contributions you will make. This program offers you a chance to revamp your skills, update your resume with new experience, and make connections with others transitioning back to the workforce. It also offers support through Path Forward, a nonprofit organization on a mission to empower people who’ve been focused on caregiving transition back to the paid workforce.

Motorola Solutions is a world leader in the field of professional mobile communications systems with an impressive heritage of technological innovations and a global base of installed systems. The group's main business is the implementation of mission critical digital mobile communication systems for Government & Public Safety Communications customers.

Job Description

NOTE: The candidate MUST reside in PA, MD, VA, WV or DE.

The candidate MUST have experience in construction management.


  • Manages the development and/or implementation of Motorola Solutions products or services.

  • Coordinates departmental or cross-functional teams, focused on delivering new or upgraded existing products or services.

  • Manages projects from inception to completion (or transition), including tracking and evaluation of project performance.

  • Ensures that projects are completed on time, within budget, and within accepted quality metrics.

  • Participates in project review and status meetings, and communicates project status.

  • Utilizes six sigma and project management methodologies to ensure maximum project effectiveness.

  • Motivates the project team to ensure optimal performance.

  • May assist in the development of business plans, strategies, and approaches to take advantage of business opportunities.

Additional Skills:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (WORD, Excel, PowerPoint & Project)

  • Understanding of two way radio / cellular infrastructure communications products, services, and systems a plus.

  • Understanding of local public safety customers, such as police, fire, and emergency medical services is a plus.

  • Must be a self motivated team player able to work effectively with general guidance toward objectives.

  • Must have excellent interpersonal, presentation, and negotiation skills

Monitor/supervise all construction related operations of the business organization to include:

  • Site Acquisition and Leasing

  • Zoning

  • Architectural and Engineering Services

  • Building Renovations and Co-location

  • Compete Site Design and Construction

  • Construction Management

  • Management of third party construction services

Bonus Requirements:

  • PM Masters Certificate a plus

  • PMP is highly desired

  • PMP and/or Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)

NOTE: The candidate MUST reside in PA, MD, VA, WV or DE.

The candidate MUST have experience in construction management.



Basic Requirements

  • MUST meet Path Forward Returnship guideline including: at least 5 years of professional experience and have been out of the paid workforce for at least 2 years to focus on caring for a child or other dependent
  • Bachelor’s Degree and 5+ years of project/program management or engineering experience in a technical field
  • OR 7+ years of project/program management or engineering experience
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. indefinitely is required. Employer work permit sponsorship is not available for this position.

Travel Requirements


Relocation Provided


Position Type


Referral Payment Plan


Our U.S. Benefits include:

  • Incentive Bonus Plans
  • Medical, Dental, Vision benefits
  • 401K with Company Match
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • Generous Paid Time Off Packages
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Paid Parental & Family Leave
  • and more!

EEO Statement

Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran's status, or, any other protected characteristic.