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Project Manager

Plano, TX 75023

Posted: 12/06/2019 Industry: Project Management Job Number: 9596

Job Description


Project Manager

**Longterm W2 Contract, Onsite in Plano, TX**
 

The responsibilities of the Project Manager are to plan, budget, organize, and coordinate projects/programs. This includes working closely with upper management to provide strategic guidance to teams and project management to ensure the scope of each project is on schedule as well as to provide support to other departments, companies and organizations. The Project Manager will also schedule and manage meetings with appropriate departments, Points of Contact, customers and upper management.

The ideal candidate will have excellent leadership and experience in managing staff to produce results within timelines and schedule. The goal of the Project Manager is to ensure all programs deliver the desirable outcome to the organization. Additional job skills, functions and requirements include:
 

• Analytical Skills include working with large amounts of data: facts, figures, and number crunching
• Formulate, organize and monitor inter-connected projects
• Work with upper management to determine suitable strategies and objectives
• Develop and govern deadlines, timelines, budgets and other activities
• Coordinate cross-project activities
• Ability to lead a group of project managers and other team members
• Experience with and capabilities in applying change, risk and resource management
• Assess and provide program performance reporting to Upper management/Executive management
• Ability to analyze and make decisions with the data that affect the project on a regular basis
• Assess and report on program performance and aim to maximize ROI
• Efficiently resolve projects higher scope issues
• Excellent communication skills required in the performance of presenting findings, or translating data into an understandable document. Ability to write and speak clearly, easily communicating complex ideas.
• Critical Thinking skills are required to look at the numbers, trends, and data and come to new conclusions based on findings
• Excellent Time Management skills and the ability to multi-task competing priorities
• Must have precise attention to detail to ensure the analysis is vigilant and accurate to come to correct conclusions
• Preparing project P&L and ensure goals and revenue are maximized based on schedule
• Updating internal and customer databases and tools
• Creating the Market Forecast for awarded Services and their associated milestones
• Scheduling and tracking of timelines for all awarded Services compared to forecasts, for the awarded Services
• Risk identification and mitigation of any issues impacting any awarded Services
• Coordinating communication and escalations as necessary, both internally and externally
• Coordinating any governance-related activities
• Ensuring that identified systems, tools, databases, and the data repository are updated accurately and timely, in accordance with the Contract Documents

Qualifications
• Bachelors degree or Masters degree or equivalent work experience (PMP certification desired)
• 4-10+ years of previous Project or Program management experience or other management position (3+ years of telecom industry experience preferred)
• Good analytical skills to compile information into useful reports and presentations
• Excellent communication skills
• Excellent problem-solving ability
• Outstanding leadership and organizational skills
• Excellent knowledge and proficiency with MS Office; working knowledge of program/project management software is a strong advantage

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