Allied Universal

  • National Accounts Project Manager

    Job Locations US-IL-Naperville
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    Category (Portal Searching)
    National Accounts
  • Overview


    AlliedBarton Security Services is the industry’s premier provider of highly trained security personnel to many industries including commercial real estate, higher education, healthcare, residential communities, chemical/petrochemical, government, manufacturing and distribution, financial institutions, and shopping centers. AlliedBarton provides superior security officer services to protect people, homes and businesses. The most honored security services provider, AlliedBarton consistently delivers exceptional service which creates a differentiated experience for clients and the people they serve. More than 60,000 employees and 120 offices serve thousands of clients with levels of protection that anticipate needs and build enduring relationships. AlliedBarton is headquartered in Conshohocken, PA, and has been American owned and managed since 1957.

    Job Description

    The Project Manager will create, implement, develop, and control best practices for project management throughout the National Accounts group. Provide project management direction and support to Vice President, National Accounts Portfolio Management and National Accounts Portfolio Managers. Participates in meeting National Accounts goals and work volume and provides quality customer service to both internal and external customers. Deals with a diverse group of important internal and external contacts at all levels of the organization. Independent judgment is required to plan, prioritize and execute a diverse workload; recommends changes in associated practices or procedures.


    Primary Responsibilities:


    • The primary focus of the position is the management and execution of assigned projects in support of National Account operations and business development.
    • Using the principals of project management, lead the implementation of strategic initiatives, including new business transition.
    • Partner with National Account Portfolio Managers to successfully complete client based projects specific to contract compliance, program development or to facilitate promotion of the National Accounts group.
    • Act as subject matter expert for specific National Account operational functions including, but not limited to, Security Operations Centers and Data Centers.
    • Lead the identification and implementation of standardized processes in support of National Account development. 


    Additional Responsibilities


    • Work with all levels in the organization to identify, analyze and solve problems and create opportunities for continuous improvement.
    • Maintain confidentiality of all information and data.
    • Keep records and prepare accurate and timely reports both manually and through automated methods.
    • Perform other related duties and responsibilities as assigned or required.
    • Actively participate in community and business related organizations




    • Four degree in Business Administration, Criminal Justice or related field
    • 5+ years experience in a similar role/environment
    • 3+ years of security industry experience a plus


    Other Requirements or Competencies:


    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications. 
    • Thorough knowledge and experience with the use of quality and/or continuous improvement tools, techniques, practices.
    • Ability to actively participate in planning and strategy sessions.
    • Ability to work in a team oriented environment and to help identify and solve problems.
    • Ability to get along with other employees and follow directions.
    • Ability to conform to complex procedures, spreadsheets, presentations, web page development, etc.
    • Ability to deal with internal and external customers and to ensure compliance with contract deliverables and perform multiple tasks simultaneously in a timely, courteous and professional manner.
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality of all information and data.
    • Ability to work a flexible schedule and to work evenings, weekends and holidays as requested or required.
    • May travel nationally as requested including overnight stays when required.



    Allied Universal provides unparalleled service, systems and solutions to the people and business of our communities, and is North America’s leading security services provider. With over 140,000 employees, Allied Universal delivers high-quality, tailored solutions, which allows clients to focus on their core business. For more information:


    We proudly support the Veteran Jobs Mission, a group of over 200 companies that have committed to collectively hiring a total of one million military veterans.EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Allied Universal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.

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