Project Manager

  • location: New York, NY
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $55.50 - $69.38 per hour
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Project Manager

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PROJECT MANAGER 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
  • 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: $55.50 - 69.38 per hour
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelors
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
Expertise/Certifications required

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

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

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

skills: 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

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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