Project Manager

Montreal /
Engineering / Project Management /
/ On-site

Essential job Responsibilities:

    • Manages medium to large or multiple small customer facing projects
    • Creation of a project schedule and plan with financial, resource and material requirements.
    • Participates in the preparation of proposals and agreements.
    • Oversees project staff including project engineers, vendors, partners and subcontractors.
    • Manages the project from start to completion including the resolution of project issues.
    • Accountable for the Project Budget
    • Presents service business value to customers for new or existing business
    • May manage internal projects/programs within Our client
    • May manage ongoing optimization service to deployed customer network
    • Maintains customer satisfaction score of 4.5 or higher

Related Business/ Technical Knowledge, Skills and Expertise

    • Project Management experience in the deployment of leading edge technologies in a complex commercial environment.
    • Has completed significant part of formal Project Management training program
    • Has basic knowledge of routing, routing protocols, switching, internet and general network architecture.
    • Has leadership skills and experience working with large project teams and strategic account teams.
    • Has a working knowledge of the sales process including risk assessment and scoping
    • Has a good understanding of the legal issues with contracts
    • Has advanced negotiation and presentation skills
    • Understands the organization, aims and processes

Education and Experience

    • Typically requires BS/BA degree or equivalent plus 4-5 years related experience in networking / telecommunications industry
    • OR min 4-5 years managing LAN and/or WAN network implementation and support PLUS 2-3 years in a Clearly defined Project Management role.

Project Complexity

    • Manages medium to large, or multiple small customer deployments with clearly define objectives.
    • Projects utilize existing or new client technologies, multiple third party vendors and cross multiple functions, have high organization visibility and may include multiple locations or Regions.
    • Manages multiple critical tasks in tight time frames

Core Competencies

    • Project plan and schedule creation.
    • Service level contracts.
    • Ability to balance multiple large and critical tasks.
    • Advanced Negotiation, communication and presentation skills.
    • Major account experience.
    • Partner services delivery model experience.
    • Ability to work independently in remote customer sites.
    • Service solutions sales skills.
    • Ability when required to control multiple project managers in the delivery cycle
    • Familiar with the organization goals, vision and processes

Preferred Skills / Qualifications

    • Should have some formal project management qualification ideally PMP , PRINCE 2, ESi or equivalent or be studying for such a qualification