on time, within budget and meeting customer / business objectives. The job is responsible for managing small to medium-sized projects ranging in type from infrastructure augments, software upgrades, security enhancements, existing product / application enhancements, limited to no customer interactions, or others with a similar scope.
A typical project workload would include but is not limited to 1-3 projects : each with an executive sponsor and approximately 2-4 cross-functional teams.
Interactions with external vendors, partners, professional services, etc. are expected to be minimal
Principal Duties and Responsibilities :
Responsible for the successful execution and control of medium level complex projects from initiation through delivery, organizing cross-functional activities to ensure completion of the project - on time and within budget.
Develops a project charter, holds the kick off meeting, builds the project plan, executes on the plan, and provides regular status reporting.
Responsible for capturing all project issues and ensuring their resolution and / or escalation in a time-appropriate manner.
Responsible for performing risk assessments and managing risks as well as managing changes to the project scope through effective change control management.
Responsible for determining resource requirements, identifying and working with other leaders to acquire qualified team members to meet project deliverables.
Serves as the primary point of contact for the project team and executive management and is responsible for leading cross-functional project team activities, providing leadership, guidance and coaching to the project team.
Responsible for tracking the budget to the project deliverables.
The qualifications we are looking for are considered a mix of work experience and education.
Minimum Qualifications :
BS / BA in business management, computer science, information systems or equivalent work experience.
Requires 5+ years of project management experience
Solid working knowledge of software development process / methodologies and Agile Development.
Solid oral and written communication skills are required to effectively interface and communicate with all levels of management.
Proficient in creating project plans using MS Project, Excel or other tools.
Additional Qualifications :
Solid leadership, interpersonal, team building, facilitation, conflict management, influence management, and negotiation skills are required to effectively lead the project team to meet project goals.
Strong working knowledge of standard project management discipline philosophy and the ability to apply this philosophy within our organizational framework is required.
Knowledge of telecommunications, wireless and wireline industries technologies is preferred.
PMP certification is preferred.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job.
It is not designed to be utilized as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.