Our client is hiring a Project Manager . The successful candidate will have a background in both business, transformational initiatives, and IT and will have an extensive understanding of the software development industry. We’re looking for a responsible, articulate, and motivated Senior Project Manager who can quickly identify vulnerabilities and obstacles, and then create innovative solutions to any problems. You will be responsible for overseeing 2-3 projects at any given time, and following an industry standard governance model and communication plan on overall progress.
Lead assigned projects to completion
Provide project managers with feedback, encouragement, and advice
Troubleshoot problems that come up during projects
Develop individual project plans complete with budgetary information and resource needs
Communicate with our IT department about resource allocation
Host a project meeting at least once per week for each project under your direction
Refine project budget as needed to ensure timeliness and fiscal responsibility
Coordinate with vendors and suppliers as needed
Communicate project objectives to all team members involved
Datacenter technology and IT hosting knowledge; overall knowledge of Telco product and solution suite.
Knowledge of the change management process; change practitioner and leader.
Knowledge of Cloud Computing such as AWS, Microsoft Azure, and VMWare.
Thorough understanding of Project Management methodologies, principles, and practices
Ability to complete projects on time and within the stated budget
Excellent communication, organization, time-management, and leadership skills
Required Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of PM principles, processes and tools, such as Waterfall, Agile and SCRUM.
Ability to drive cross-functional resources to deliver solutions to the external client; ability to gather and understand client requirements; ability to negotiate, communicate, influence
Comfortable interacting with vendors, clients, internal teams.
Ability to seek creative and innovative ways to deliver client solutions.
Strong presentation, oral, and written communications skills
Strong analytical skills.
Ability to thrive in an ever-changing, fast-paced environment.
Demonstrated facilitation and organizational skills.
Mastered working knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel, MS Project, Visio, PowerPoint, MS Outlook
Must have sound knowledge of converged telecommunications solutions as related to wireless/wireline data, voice, IP, and IT Cloud Computing.
Must have a valid driver's license and be willing to travel.
Required Professional Designation/Certification:
ITIL v3 Certification.
University Degree or experience equivalent
Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree a nice to have.
Knowledge of application and infrastructure architectures.
ServiceNow training, certification, or experience using.
Bachelor’s degree in a computer- or business-related discipline required (Master’s degree preferred)
5+ years’ experience in software development or design
5+ years’ experience in a supervisory capacity
5+ years of Project/Program Management experience and/or project management of a major, complex engagement.
Experience managing projects throughout the project life cycle including pre-sales.
A proven track record for executing and delivering on objectives; previous experience managing change orders is a must.