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Technical Project Manager

Herndon, Virginia | Program, Project & Product Leadership
Job ID: 122544
Listed on 11/11/2022
Job Summary: Our client is seeking a Technical Project Manager to join their remote team and provide technical direction to engineering projects and services in an assigned area, from design to start-up. 

Duties:
  • Develop project plans that integrate the schedules of functional groups to provide a time-based, realistic expectation for a given project to successfully complete
  • Communicate regularly with the project team and stake holders through scheduled meetings, individual conversations, email correspondence, instant messaging, collaboration websites, and distribution of timely meeting minutes
  • Update team and company systems such as NNSTT, CCM, eFlow, and Metasolv, etc., as necessary to provide current status
  • Align groups toward a common goal and empowers them by providing status and information that enable them to be successful in delivering project objectives
  • Prepare, assist with, or give executive briefings for senior leadership on high visibility projects or programs
  • Track and manage action items and hold responsible individuals or groups accountable for deliverables
  • Incorporate action items into project schedule to ensure deliverables are met on time
  • Take a proactive approach to each project to identify and understand risks and engage appropriate support before risks negatively affect the project deliverable (for example, impacts to scope, schedule or cost)
  • Develop risk mitigation plans as necessary to mitigate risk during the project
  • Read and understand the technical Scope(s) of Work issued by Network Planning and the related Engineering Design Packages to grasp the architecture, topology, and technology involved in the project
  • Understand and identify up front, with the aid of the project team, dependencies and interactions that must be managed for successful on-time completion
  • Work with project teams to develop alternative solutions when necessary, identify early on when expedited activity is required, and drive true escalations if needed to keep projects on plan
  • Embrace the responsibility to make their project teams successful and accountable
  • Build the relationships necessary to foster near term and long term success
  • Openly and regularly recognize team members for their contributions and successes and thank those that go above and beyond to meet difficult objectives
  • Assist in defining Key Performance Indicators (KPI's), developing processes, policies and procedures, or assisting with peer training or mentoring

Desired Skills/Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field
  • 1-2 years of telecommunications, engineering, or technical project management experience
  • Proficient with program, project, and quality management methodologies
  • Demonstrated ability to perform simple to moderate process and analytical analysis
  • Strong oral and written communications skills
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Project, SureTrak or equivalent project management software
  • Formal project management training through an accredited project management education provider
  • Certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP) through the Project Management Institute (PMI) or a similar certification


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