Project Manager

  • location: New York, NY
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $57.50 - $71.88 per hour
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job description

Project Manager

job summary:
Job Description - Essential job Responsibilities:

- Law Enforcement background and US citizen

- Manages large or multiple customer facing projects

- Creation of a project schedule and plan with financial, resource and material requirements.

- Participates in the preparation of proposals and agreements.

- Oversees project staff including project engineers, vendors, partners and subcontractors.

- Manages the project from start to completion including the resolution of project issues.

- Accountable for the Project Budget

- Presents service business value to customers for new or existing business

- May manage internal projects/programs within Cisco

- May manage ongoing optimization service to deployed customer network

- Maintains customer satisfaction score of 4.5 or higher

 
location: New York, New York
job type: Contract
salary: $57.50 - 71.88 per hour
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
Project Complexity

  • Manages medium to large, or multiple small customer deployments with clearly defined objectives.
  • Projects utilize existing or new Cisco technologies, multiple third party vendors and cross multiple functions, have high organization visibility and may include multiple locations or Regions.
  • Manages multiple critical tasks in tight time frames
Core Competencies

  • Active PMP
  • Project plan and schedule creation
  • Service level contracts
  • Ability to balance multiple large and critical tasks
  • Advanced Negotiation, communication and presentation skills
  • Experience with State, Local, Education customers (SLED) is a plus
  • Major account experience
  • Partner services delivery model experience
  • Ability to work independently in remote customer sites
  • Service solutions sales skills
  • Ability when required to control multiple project managers in the delivery cycle
  • Familiar with the organization goals, vision and processes
Preferred Skills / Qualifications

Should have additional, formal project management qualification i.e. Agile knowledge, PRINCE 2, ESi or equivalent or be studying for such a qualification.

 
qualifications:
Related Business/ Technical Knowledge, Skills and Expertise

  • Project Management experience in the deployment of leading edge technologies in a complex commercial environment.
  • Has completed significant part of formal Project Management training program
  • Has basic knowledge of routing, routing protocols, switching, internet and general network architecture.
  • Has leadership skills and experience working with large project teams and strategic account teams.
  • Has a working knowledge of the sales process including risk assessment and scoping
  • Has a good understanding of the legal issues with contracts
  • Has advanced negotiation and presentation skills
  • Understands the organization, aims and processes
 
skills: Education and Experience

  • Typically requires BS/BA degree or equivalent plus 4-5 years related experience in networking / telecommunications industry
  • OR min 4-5 years managing LAN and/or WAN network implementation and support PLUS 2-3 years in a clearly defined Project Management roll
MS/MBA preferred


Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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