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What you’ll be doing...

This position permits remote work and may require travel to customer sites.

The Professional Services Project Manager will be responsible for managing multiple concurrent projects focused on the delivery of Verizon Smart Communities, 5G MEC, Venues (SCV/IoT), private LTE/5G solutions including survey, design, implementation, and handoff to support. This team member’s role encompasses a wide range of responsibilities including project governance, financial tracking and analysis, partner contracting and management, application of standard project management processes and artifacts, risk management, process and methodology development and improvement.

The program manager owns a select set of customers and works to effectively organize resources in the delivery of complex technology solutions. They will implement solutions to ensure that best practices and processes are followed and enhanced. They will be a primary company point of contact, internally and externally, and must effectively manage communications. They will be responsible for keeping each project in scope and manage the negotiation and contracting for scope changes. They will also be responsible for extensive project documentation and following an established standardized methodology. Will require experience involving the specifications, development, deployment, and testing involving both hardware/software solution components. This would include managing a multi-disciplined team with both internal and external vendors in the creation of that solution. Must have excellent negotiating skills and be very comfortable in the management of potentially adversarial business environments.

You will lead cross functional teams across multiple lines of business to ensure a high quality delivery of critical partnerships between Verizon and the public/private sectors. You must work collaboratively in a dynamic, face-paced environment and be able to proactively seek creative solutions to complex problems.

  • Managing multiple large scale technology projects within public and private sectors.
  • Preparing and leading client technical presentations.
  • Managing Contracts, SOWs, and Change Order processes for both customers and vendors.
  • Delivering complex technologies such as 5G, IoT, cloud computing technologies (AWS, Azure), and Onsite LTE.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience
  • Industry project management certification such as PgMP and PMP coupled with demonstrated expertise.
  • Strong experience in leading complex and concurrent endeavors.
  • Demonstrated effective leadership and timely communication skills in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to influence others and collaborate with various stakeholders.
  • Organizational & communication skills.

Even better if you have:

  • MBA, Master’s.
  • Ten or more years of complex program management and experience managing operational programs and projects in the public/private sector.
  • Ability to work effectively under extreme time constraints and deliver against critical deadlines.
  • Ability to take high level direction and proactively move a project or internal initiative from start to finish with minimal assistance.
  • Strong presentation building and written and verbal communications.
  • Experience within Smartsheets and Google suite applications.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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