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WESCO Project Manager I (Remote) in Kansas City, Kansas

As a Project Manager I (Remote), you will manage and oversee all aspects of a project to ensure it is completed on-time and within budget. You are responsible for managing scope, cost, schedule, internal staffing and outside vendors. You will prepare reports for upper management regarding status of project, as well as work on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Your work is closely managed.


  • Provides support with project development from beginning to end

  • Assists in defining project scope, goals and deliverables to support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders

  • Assists in developing full-scale project plans and associated communications documents

  • Effectively communicates project updates and progression to manager

  • Estimates resources and participants needed to achieve project goals

  • Aligns activities with corporate goals around safety, quality, delivery and cost

  • May perform root cause analysis on gaps, identifies waste, and works with leadership to drive sustainable corrective action

  • Drafts and submits budget proposals, and recommends subsequent budget changes

  • May negotiate with other department managers for acquisition of required personnel

  • Determines and assesses need for additional staff or consultants and makes appropriate staffing adjustments during project cycle

  • Sets and manages project expectations with team members

  • Identifies and resolves issues and conflicts within project team

  • Identifies and manages project dependencies and critical path

  • Plans and schedules project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools

  • Tracks project milestones and deliverables

  • May develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations

  • Manages changes in project scope, identifies potential concerns, and devises contingency plans


  • High School Degree or equivalent experience required. Associate’s degree preferred.

  • 2 years required, 4 years' experience preferred of directing work in a project management capacity, including all aspects of process development and execution

  • Business and management principles, including strategic planning, resource allocation, and production methods

  • Proven ability to manage processes to achieve objectives

  • Ability to build effective business relationships with other functional areas to best support mutual objectives

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to analyze workflow and processes to provide productive service to internal and external customers

  • Interpersonal, conflict management, and negotiation skills required

  • Adept at conducting research into project-related issues and product

  • Ability to learn, understand, and apply new technologies

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

  • Good computer skills

The expected salary range for this role is $51,000 - $76,500. This is the lowest to highest salary we reasonably and in good faith believe we would pay for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range, and the range may be modified in the future. An employee’s compensation level within the range will be based on several factors, including but not limited to geographic location, experience, relevant education, qualifications, skills, organizational needs, and performance. Wesco provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, disability insurance, 401k Plan, and Paid Time Off.

Wesco International, Inc., including its subsidiaries and affiliates ("Wesco"), is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.