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Technical Project Manager - Network Planning I
Home, KS  |  Remote
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Applied on September 25, 2022
Job Id #58592 Posted August 30, 2022


Project Manager--Network Planning

Requirements

  • Experience as PM on network planning projects
  • Understanding of network design, routers, connectivity, and data center transitions is a MUST
  • Ability to work 8am-5pm Mountain or Central time zones


Job Description:

  • Develops project plans that integrate the schedules of functional groups to provide a time-based, realistic expectation for a given project to successfully complete.
  • Communicates regularly with the project team and stake holders through scheduled meetings, individual conversations, email correspondence, instant messaging, collaboration websites, and distribution of timely meeting minutes.
  • Updates team and company systems such as NNSTT, CCM, eFlow, and Metasolv, etc., as necessary to provide current status.
  • Aligns groups toward a common goal and empowers them by providing status and information that enable them to be successful in delivering project objectives.
  • May prepare, assist with, or give executive briefings for senior leadership on high visibility projects or programs.
  • Tracks and manages action items and holds responsible individuals or groups accountable for deliverables.
  • Incorporates action items into project schedule to ensure deliverables are met on time.
  • Takes a proactive approach to each project to identify and understand risks and engage appropriate support before risks negatively affect the project deliverable (for example, impacts to scope, schedule or cost.)
  • Develops risk mitigation plans as necessary to mitigate risk during the project.
  • Read and understand the technical Scope(s) of Work issued by Network Planning and the related Engineering Design Packages to grasp the architecture, topology, and technology involved in the project. Understand and identify up front, with the aid of the project team, dependencies and interactions that must be managed for successful on-time completion.
  • Work with project teams to develop alternative solutions when necessary, identify early on when expedited activity is required, and drive true escalations if needed to keep projects on plan.
  • Embraces the responsibility to make their project teams successful and accountable. Builds the relationships necessary to foster near term and long term success.
  • Openly and regularly recognizes team members for their contributions and successes and thanks those that go above and beyond to meet difficult objectives.
  •  May assist in defining Key Performance Indicators (KPI's), developing processes, policies and procedures, or assisting with peer training or mentoring.
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field and/or 2 or more years of telecommunications, engineering, or technical project management experience.
  • Must be proficient with program, project, and quality management methodologies.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform simple to moderate process and analytical analysis. Strong oral and written communications skills.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Project, SureTrak or equivalent project management software.
  • Formal project management training through an accredited project management education provider. Certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP) through the Project Management Institute (PMI) or a similar certification.
  • This position will support the migration of software, network connectivity and associated data from one physical location to a different location in a different state, while not impacting ongoing data requirements during the transition.

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact hr@horizontal.com.

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.

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