PRG is seeking an experienced telecom Fiber Project Manager to manage and coordinate fiber construction projects.
The Fiber Project Manager will oversee a number of fiber construction projects simultaneously, including developing & implementing project plans for each build, partnering and managing vertical communication with in-house and contractor engineering and construction teams, coordinating schedules to meet desired timelines and providing inter-departmental reporting on status.
Actively manages any number of construction projects through a formal project management process to ensure project goals, timelines and budgets are met
Oversees the planning, development, and execution of schedules by the project team to ensure the timely completion of project deadlines and milestones
Establishes, owns, and leads project communication forums both vertically and horizontally
Actively follow up on next steps/action items to insure activity is moving forward and identify any potential conflicts as they arise
Project Manager will interact with stakeholders, both internal and external, to identify risks and develop mitigation plans as needed
Responsible for project communication, including status reporting and risk management. Keeps the client and others informed about project status and any issues that may impact any given project or client relations.
Identify and manage “Scope Creep”, including maintaining and obtaining approval via a standard Change Management/ Change Control process
Owns project stakeholder relationships and communicates regularly with project stakeholders and management; manages expectations re: scope, timeline and deliverables
Resolves conflicts and escalates unresolved issues
Broad knowledge of cable construction and engineering, with specific experience in fiber optics construction required
Superior database, analytical, and reporting skills using Microsoft Office, Smartsheet and other similar tools
6-8 years in cable / project management
Ability to create and produce exception reporting tools
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Strong attention to detail and ability to work independently
Ability to maintain and develop individual contributors within the team
Ability to successfully manage financial budget to achieve business goals
Strong leadership and organizational skills
Compensation & Benefits:
Medical, dental, & vision insurance