Project Manager 1
RCN - Long Island City, NY

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Description: Project Manager

Job Summary: The Project Manager acts as the project team leader responsible for the overall management of assigned projects from contract signature through product delivery and customer acceptance.
Project Manager:
Must demonstrate strong communication, organizational, prioritization and problem-solving skills in managing assigned projects.
• Ability to manage multiple large projects and work within stringent deadlines to complete assignments within a restricted time period
• Development of project proposals, planning, decision making and project fiscal management
• Organizes the preparation of requests for proposals and evaluates and recommends the selection of venders to secure necessary equipment
• Exercise supervision over professional, technical and administrative personnel
• Duties include equipment procurement, directing and coordinating the installation of enterprise business products and services
• Manages all phases of project development to ensure user satisfaction, project continuity and internal consistency
• Supervises and coordinates professional, technical, and non-technical staff by establishing performance measures, goals, objectives and priorities, providing direction and feedback
• Must ensure assigned projects and tasks are completed accurately and by the specified due date
• Develop project schedules and processes to ensure user satisfaction, project continuity and the timely delivery of services
• Ensures compliance with Federal Communications Commission requirements for licensing, operating and technical performance
• Facilitates user meetings with end users, contractors and RCN operations personnel to maintain effective and productive working relationships
• Evaluates overall and individual work performance to determine effectiveness in providing quality products within time and cost restraints
• Monitors time and dollar expenditures to ensure projects and budgets meet established targets
• Oral and written communications to exchange information, explain procedures, techniques and answer questions in a clear and logical manner
• College preferred. High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) at a minimum
• Project management certification a plus
• 5+ years in project or product management
• Telecom background a must
• Solid time-management skills
• Strong computer skills, including knowledge and experience with Excel, MS Outlook, and Word.
• Ability to read interpret network design maps, CAD designs and Engineering Design Packages.
• Previous management experience a plus
• Must possess a valid driver’s license in good standing and a satisfactory driving record
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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You could say RCN is at home in the big city. The company operates cable-based broadband networks that serve the Boston, Chicago, and New...