Project Manager - Infrastructure
The Goal,Inc. - Minneapolis, MN

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Functional Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the on-time, on-budget delivery of large projects or programs.
  • Mentor project managers as departmental functional responsibility
  • Able to ensure high quality deliverables referenced in the project schedule, maintaining adherence to delivery best practices
  • Consistently represent self as the delivery leader
  • Responsible for overall success of the project and/or program including fulfillment of the client business and technical requirements and adherence to the approved project scope and budget.
  • Consistently execute according to the Verizon Delivery Methods centered on the PMI delivery model.
  • Develop strong professional relationship with client stakeholder(s) consistently demonstrating knowledge of the client business/industry, knowledge of Verizon’s Professional Services offering
  • Demonstrate clear and consistent ownership and accountability for the delivery of the project as represented in the Statement of Work, including, but not limited to:
  • requirements development and scope management
  • project schedule development, management and tracking
  • resource management and time tracking
  • project financial management and tracking
  • project risk management
  • project issue management
  • project communication / reporting management
Minimum Qualifications (in no particular order)
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Infrastructure implementation experience
  • Previous consulting experience
  • Extensive team management experience
  • Able to remember and recall semantic and factual information.
  • Significant organization skills and ability to store and recall large volumes of information.
  • Able to host and facilitate meetings attended by client executives, stakeholders and Verizon executives.
  • Strong communication skills to accurately represent and convey information both in verbal and written form
  • Ability to multi-task and be aware of several simultaneous work streams.
  • Ability to manage competing and conflicting priorities.
  • Ability to work a productive and full 40-hour week
  • Ability to work overtime, if the project requires.
  • At least 10 years of recent project management experience
  • In-depth understanding of project management processes and principles, including experience in deliverables associated with these practices
  • Experience managing remote and leveraged resources across multiple business and technical silos
  • Detail-oriented and ability to maintain composure in challenging situations
  • Experience working in dynamic and fast-paced environments
  • Able to work autonomously and as part of a self-directed work team
  • Able to work nights and weekends when necessary
  • Able to work productively in a stressful environment
  • Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously, if necessary.
  • Manage/oversee/supervise Associate Project Managers as part of a large implementation, as required
  • Expert knowledge of the English language – including grammar, verbiage and spelling.
  • Ability to travel as necessary (< 10%)
Additional Qualifications/Comments
  • Project Management Certification required
  • ITIL v3 Foundations certification, preferred. If without, must be willing to obtain within first year of employment.
  • Previous consulting experience, preferred