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What you’ll be doing...

We are looking for a creative, fun, and hard-charging Project Manager who will be responsible for the on-time, on-budget delivery of large, complex Digital projects and programs. The Project Manager will drive a portfolio of innovative projects to enable digital operational excellence in Verizon Business Group (VBG) Customer Operations. The program direction includes artificial intelligence, operations automation, and industry leading omnichannel technology to improve the efficiency and the client experience of our services. You will ensure high quality deliverables referenced in the project schedule maintaining adherence to delivery best practices.

  • Demonstrate clear and consistent ownership and accountability for the delivery of Data Science and Automation projects including, but not limited to: administrate demand for use case development.
  • Drive and coordinate evaluation of use cases.
  • Maintain the use-case backlog and roadmap on an ongoing basis.
  • Develop, manage and track project schedule.
  • Manage project risk, project communication / reporting.
  • Be responsible for overall success of the project and/or program and adherence to the approved project scope and budget.
  • Develop strong professional relationship with business and program stakeholders consistently demonstrating knowledge of the program product offering.
  • Represent self as the delivery leader.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Four or more years of experience in technical project management – preferably in software development or data management.
  • Experience working with agile methodology.
  • Experience hosting and facilitating meetings attended by stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of project management processes and principles, including experience in deliverables associated with these practices.
  • Willingness to travel up to 25% at a time.
  • Willingness to work extended hours as necessary in order to ensure project delivery timelines are met.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • Current and active PMP certification.
  • Scrum Master experience.
  • Experience with ITIL methodology.
  • Experience acting as a project manager for SW Development or Data Science projects.
  • 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, and experience managing competing and conflicting priorities in a dynamic and fast paced work environment.
  • Ability to maintain composure in challenging situations.
  • Capability to work autonomously and as part of a self-directed work team.

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