What you’ll be doing...

As a Project Manager, you’ll be working within our Professional Services customer-facing project management team to manage enterprise-wide Contact Center solutions for customers from many verticals. The Professional Services team implements and maintains both Verizon hosted and CPE solutions which contribute millions in Verizon revenue. The custom IVR and voice solutions are critical to our customers and our focus is to consult with both quality and with a sense of urgency. The project management team follows the Verizon Professional Services Project Methodology which uses a standard set of processes and procedures to provide a structured, consistent approach to planning, organizing, and controlling Verizon PS activities. A standard approach to project management allows Verizon to provide consistently high-quality project implementation and management. The work is sometimes done from a Verizon office, remotely, and (at times) from a customer location.

  • Handling all aspects of project delivery using the Verizon Professional Services Project Delivery Model.
  • Planning and executing of complex Call Center technology project lifecycle implementations.
  • Interfacing with Management, PMO program stakeholders, and customer representatives.
  • Facilitating the definition and documentation of project requirements, scope, and deliverables.
  • Managing scope, coordinating delivery efforts, and driving the change management and implementation process.
  • Developing and maintaining project plans, action logs, risk and issue logs.
  • Being accountable for delivering projects on time, within budget, and with high quality.
  • Handling resource forecasting and tracking.
  • Tracking and presenting dashboard project metrics to management.
  • Applying subject matter expertise on information technologies required to design and deliver custom solutions. Ensuring all flow down requirements are managed to overall project scope, including TPVs and internal suppliers.
  • Leading cross-functional, high performance, virtual teams.
  • Actively managing customer expectations.
  • Escalating issues that require executive attention.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Three or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Active PMP certification.
  • Project management experience in the Information Technology area.
  • Experience coordinating management of technical, security, and network architecture frameworks.
  • Microsoft Office Experience (Project, Word, Excel, and Visio).
  • Willingness to travel.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • Project management experience in Contact Center Services.
  • Experience with Genesys, Aspect, and IVR technologies (CPE).
  • Strong project governance skills.
  • Strong client relationship management skills.
  • Agile and Waterfall project methodologies experience.
  • Telecommunications knowledge.
  • Vendor management skills, including contract agreements, negotiations, service level agreements, and performance measurements.
  • Capability to effectively communicate with all project stakeholders.
  • Ability to perform with a strong sense of urgency.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience with Clarity and SAP.

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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