OSS Project Manager
I'm currently recruiting for a OSS Project Manager with project delivery experience gained in a telecoms environment.
MUST HAVE IMS Voice Core, Fixed Transmission Networks and/or mobile operator environment.
Initial 12 months contract.
Remote working (UK ONLY) Daily rate DOE
Update Client’s Project Management and Reporting Tools – Clarity and Perform
Present Project Status Updates at Internal and Client Project Review Meetings
Conduct Impact Assessment of Changes to Projects
Identify needs for Delivery Management Resources for Team
Closely Monitor the Closure of Project Remedy CRQ’s to ensure Closure within the KPI
Employing effective project governance to ensure delivery to Time, Cost, Quality and agreed scope working closely with Business Owners
Operate effective project controls employing effective Risk, Issue and Dependency management
Operating Project continuous improvement via Lessons learnt and post implementation review mechanisms.
Efficiently closing projects and disbanding temporary project teams for reassignment.
Provide clear and effective communication
Manages stakeholders including Telefonica internal groups and external suppliers.
A brief overview of key criteria:
Effective leadership and communications skills, projecting competence and credibility
Experience running projects in large organisations where time to market and cost are critical success factors
Experience of working in an environment of change involving new systems, new processes and culture change
Stakeholder management skills to Senior level
Driven and focussed, insists on high level of performance and does not become resigned to the inevitability of delays.
Willingness to challenge the status quo and adopt innovative delivery mechanisms
Proven track record of delivery and a track record of achieving results through people in a matrix delivery team
Proven track record in capability development
Structured and methodical, detailed conscious planner.
Telecoms Network or IT experience is a key advantage
Preferably a member of the Association for Project Management, Prince 2 Practitioner, PMI equivalent or PPM accredited.
Desirable : Knowledge of Telefónica UK business processes and cross-functional working experience.
In a position to work 24/7, managing project events out of hours on occassion
Work on customer premises as required