What you’ll be doing...

  • Project manage Macro and small cell program projects. Work with sub-market PMO, Real Estate and System Performance teams to ensure a successful build and deployment program.
  • Project manage the financial, contractual, and regulatory approval process.
  • Work closely with Real Estate, Equipment Engineers and Transport Engineers to ensure cell site construction issues are cleared and requirements are met.
  • Work with outside vendors including General Contractors and Architectural & Engineering firms on project design and priorities to meet Verizon standards and build schedules.
  • Participate in weekly routine planning and working sessions with critical stakeholders to review project scope, define issues, develop deliverables and associated timelines, assign primes and track action items.
  • Develop and maintain a detailed schedule for each project and actively manages the scheduled tasks with outside vendors including major milestones, action items, long lead purchases and any other commitments that would impact the project schedule.
  • Analyze implication of changes from the original schedule and take required corrective actions to ensure the project stays on track.
  • Provide regular project status reports to management and the project team.
  • Coordinate and oversee the issuance of RFPs and the evaluation of responses, based on VZW purchasing requirements, and provide detailed analysis and recommendations for the best candidates.
  • Review quotes and issue purchase orders using PeopleSoft Purchasing system. Manage receipts related to the purchase orders and ensure that invoices are paid in a timely manner according to federal and state regulations.
  • Maintain the regional monthly cell capital plan ensuring spending accuracy in monthly forecasting and performing monthly true-ups of YTD monthly spending by budget item.

What we’re looking for...

You are the type of person who sees a problem and gets it fixed no matter what. You enjoy the challenge of working through complex, cross-functional issues towards a transformational solution. You’re great at being detail oriented and thrive under the challenge of a tight deadline, but are also willing to be flexible when the situation is right. You are able to negotiate effectively at all levels of the organization and influence decisions that yield the best results for our company.

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Three or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Project management experience.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • Five or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience managing large cross-functional or enterprise-wide projects.
  • Experience with Wireless/Cellular/Telecom technologies.
  • Strong technical background and an understanding of telecom network hierarchy and design.
  • Understanding or the ability to learn the required hardware to build a 5G network.
  • General understanding of network connectivity and hardware associated with network connections. CPRI, Routing hardware, CWDM/DWDM, Fiber optics.
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate with multiple work groups to ensure the proper approvals are received prior to construction process.
  • Proven ability to work in multiple databases to ensure dates, milestones, and critical information is well documented throughout the project.
  • Demonstrated skills to generate reports on critical timelines and pertinent information.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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