ProMedia is hiring engineers to be part of our team supporting a leading carrier client based in Basking Ridge, NJ
Scope of Assignment:
++Manages projects/programs to ensure that implementation and prescribed activities are carried out in accordance with specified objectives: Plans and develops methods and procedures for implementing program, directs and coordinates program activities, and exercises control over personnel responsible for specific functions or phases of program. Manage project plans, project execution, and achievement of project and program objectives for Marketing Program Management Office. Reviews reports and records of activities to ensure progress is being accomplished toward specified program objective and modifies or changes the approach as required to redirect activities and attain objectives. Prepares project/program reports for superiors. Controls expenditures in accordance with budget allocations.
++Direct and oversee projects that require IT and/or Network resources, as well as other critical program workstreams including Product Management, Marketing, Sales and Legal.
++Oversee and project manage new platform developments which are prioritized within the Marketing portfolio
++Be assertive in providing information to supervisors about project / program health / metrics / status
++Communicate project status to the Director and project stakeholders through development of weekly and monthly status reports
++Develop and manage executive level timelines / critical path milestones to support day-to-day executive management and executive level reviews
++Rigorously maintain key program issues, clearly articulating impacts, next steps, and owners.
++Develop understanding of the business and the context of the workstreams and issues as it relates to the success of the program.
++Develop agenda and materials to conduct effective program status meetings
++Assist with development of materials to support C-level operations reviews, internal all hands meetings, and ad hoc executive level reviews
++Direct and oversee all professional services and customer solution development programs.
++Ensure all impacted internal and external resources are appropriately engaged in a timely way in support of program management efforts.
++Develop and manage integrated project plan through collaboration with impacted teams
++Track and manage program risks and issues
++Escalate project issues that cannot be resolved
++Conduct project retrospectives, compile lessons learned, and integrate into processes and templates
++Manage team and functional area conflicts
++Provide performance feedback to functional managers for team members
++Participate in monthly Governance and Steering committees
++Ensure that the requirements written for IT and Network hardware and software development are robust, complete, and functionally comprehensive
++Identify and resolve resource conflicts
Required Skills & Experience:
++PMP certification or project management master degree required
++8+ years project management experience driving cross-functional teams
++5+ years of management experience
++Minimum 5-8 years wireless experience
++Demonstrated track record of accomplishments, including successful project launches
++Strong knowledge of Program Management & Project Management practices
++Strong practical knowledge of Microsoft Project
++Strong practical knowledge and mastery of MS PowerPoint and MS Excel
++Excellent organization and time management skills
++Demonstrated exceptional influence skills, and able to influence individuals across all functional organizations and at all levels
++Expert knowledge of Project Management Institute processes
++Understanding of and experience with significant implementation project releases in a new product development environment
++Highly collaborative and able to produce high quality results in high-pressure situations and a dynamic environment
++Demonstrated ability to work with Senior Executives and Project Team members to define and manage the scope, strategy, requirements and implementation of projects
++Familiar with Stage-Gating processes for new product development
++Team-oriented; self-starter; goal oriented; detail oriented; data driven
++Extremely determined to drive participation, to integrate people effectively into teams, to work cross-functionally and across multiple levels of management, and to work issues to successful resolution
++Demonstrated ability to perform in a virtual environment
++Strong negotiating, listening and superior interpersonal skills
++Experience in creating and implementing effective communication plans
Other Desired Skills:
++Excellent analytical/problem-solving skills
++Ability to use tact, exercise discretion, and display common courtesy to achieve objectives
++Exemplifies Core Values
++Seeks and enjoys a challenge
++Expert in all Microsoft Office applications
++Demonstrates sense of urgency, proven results orientation, initiative and an affinity for producing consistently high-quality work and yield in a manner that exceeds expectations.
Primary Skills Required:
++PMP/PMI; Project Management experience
++Bachelors degree (Business or Technical field). Masters degree a plus
++ BS/BA Marketing or Engineering minimum
++MBA or MS/MA Marketing or Engineering preferred
++1 Year +
ProMedia Telecom, Inc. - 16 months ago