Senior Project Manager in Englewood, CO at WOW!

Date Posted: 11/5/2019

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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.



What you'll be doing:


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

  • Deliver multi-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 teamwork 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 the prescribed budget and encouraged 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



What we're looking for:


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

  • Solid project management experience with direct experience leading product development and lifecycle projects in the telecom 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 the common goal

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

  • Outstanding 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

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills

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

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

  • Telecom experience is highly preferred


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



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