Senior Project Manager in Englewood, CO at WOW!

Date Posted: 5/31/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Englewood, CO
  • Job Type:
    Corporate
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/31/2018
  • Job ID:
    5000373739506

Job Description

Summary:


The Senior Project Manager is responsible for providing strong project leadership and deliverable management for approved corporate initiatives with particular focus on properly underwriting projects through deployment and adoption.


A Senior Project Manager is a leader that embraces our mission and values by exhibiting intrinsic behavioral capabilities including; critical thinking, situational awareness, accountability, proactive risk identification and management as well as concise, professional, and informative communication across project stakeholders, team members and executive leadership.


Duties & Responsibilities:


Essential duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to those listed below:



  • Manage a portfolio of large, complex initiatives that span one or multiple lines of business.

  • Deliver cross-functional projects critical to business and operational success by proactively managing project timelines, budgets, and interdependencies with other projects.

  • Provide leadership for other Project Managers and teams by building and motivating team members to meet project goals, alignment with other projects and dependencies.

  • Act as a thought leader and steward during the Discovery Phase, collaborating with the business owner to clarify objectives, scope, desired schedule, project benefits and expectations.

  • Lead cross functional project team work through conference calls and planning sessions, while keeping project teams informed of progress and/or significant changes

  • Monitor and communicate project progress by tracking activity; resolving problems; publishing progress reports; recommending actions

  • Facilitate and coach less-senior team members to drive alignment and resolve conflicts such as implementation timing, dependencies, and resource conflicts

  • Establish metrics to analyze project performance and develop project scorecards

  • Prepare project reports, steering committee presentations and change control for senior management or other internal customers

  • Review and produce status reports and dashboards to ensure project progresses on schedule and within prescribed budget and expected results

  • Review project proposal or plan to determine timeframe, funding limitations, procedures for accomplishing projects, staffing requirements, and allotment of available resources to various phases or projects

  • Perform project and team performance reviews to assess the health of a project or team focusing on continuous improvement within the organization and the PMO framework

  • All other duties as assigned



Qualifications:


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Education:



  • College degree or equivalent related experience

  • PMI certification preferred



Experience/Skills Needed:



  • Strong capability in MS Project software including building out plans and reporting

  • Strong project management experience with direct experience managing product development and lifecycle projects in the telecommunications industry

  • Effective experience in implementing and building internal processes and procedures

  • Intrinsic leadership skills to drive clarity in project execution and engage team members in meaningful, efficient, productive conversations that deliver progress towards common goal

  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships across functions and levels of an organization to drive teams towards success-based results

  • Exceptional organizational, analytical, customer service, and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to work independently with minimal guidance in a fast paced, team environment

  • Ability to learn quickly, understanding organizational interdependencies and potential impacts to project planning or implementation



  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

  • Must be focused, goal driven, accountable and exhibit significant attention to detail

  • Demonstrated time management skills and the ability to meet multiple deadlines while maintaining professional and positive demeanor

  • Telecom experience is highly preferred


Physical Demands/Working Conditions


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



  • regularly required to talk and hear

  • required to use hands to type, handle objects and paperwork

  • required to reach and hold on to items at chest level or reach above the shoulder

  • required to use close vision and be able to focus

  • position is located in our Denver (Englewood), Colorado corporate office

  • travel to regional offices will be required on an occasional basis



WOW! is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employer


 



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