Outside Plant Project Manager

Verizon - Colorado Springs, CO3.9

What you’ll be doing...

Verizon is investing in its network to improve the way we live, work, and communicate. Our network transformation will be critical for all our future connectivity businesses including new products such as IoT, 5G, and future smart cities. As part of this network transformation, you will help build one network engineered for growth for all lines of business.

You will manage all aspects of Intelligent Edge Network readiness in One Fiber assigned cities. Tasks include preparing overall delivery schedule and time line, escalating issues internally and externally to meet deliverables, managing project budget internally and with vendor, reporting status of deliverables.

Driving complex projects and programs to achieve targeted and measured business goals and key objectives.
Coordinating and scheduling resources across multiple organizations to align project requirements with business goals and objectives.
Identifying, monitoring, reporting and escalating project-related issues to achieve timely resolution.
Developing and implementing corrective action plans to mitigate impact to project schedules and overall business objectives.
Utilizing project tracking tools and systems to accurately document milestone completions, project issues, corrective action plans, project jeopardies, and overall project completions.
Maintaining excellent communication with Functional Team Members and Direct Management to ensure early identification of issues and timely reporting of status.
What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:
Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
Four or more years of relevant work experience.

Even better if you have:
A degree.
Project management experience.
Four or more years of project management experience driving cross-functional teams.
Experience with reporting (pulling, reading, and adjusting reports). Ability to notice and correct discrepancies in these reports.
A strong background in handling invoicing and billing.
High proficiency in powerpoint, excel, and Google sheets/docs/slides.
Demonstrated effective interpersonal and team building capabilities.
Strong project planning and time management experience.
Demonstrated excellent verbal, written, analytical and communication skills.
Proven ability to influence organizational direction and initiatives across all leadership levels.
Experience with SRM/SAP as well as expense and/or capital budgets.
Demonstrated excellent problem solving skills.
Demonstrated expert knowledge and proven experience with the full suite of Microsoft Office, including Microsoft Project, and the Clarity Software Application suite.
Demonstrated competency in Telecommunications technologies, networks and business processes.
Proven track record of leading multiple complex projects to successful completion.
PMP certification.
When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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