Verizon Network Infrastructure Project Manager in Cary, North Carolina

What you’ll be doing...

This technical Network Infrastructure Project Manager is a member of the Verizon Professional Services team and is viewed by the customer as a subject matter expert responsible for Project Management and consulting related to the implementation of complex network solutions involving multiple technologies. As our Project Manager you will have strong interpersonal skills and a comprehensive understanding of technical network solution delivery as well as the interdependencies between technologies. This position will be responsible for the on-time, on-budget delivery of large, complex IT consulting and infrastructure implementation projects and programs. Specifically, this position will oversee a large enterprise network transformation implementation projectfor the financialindustry.This position will demonstrate clear and consistent ownership and accountability for the delivery of the project as represented in the Statement of Work, including, but not limited to:

  • Requirements development and scope management

  • Project schedule development, management, and tracking

  • Resource management and time tracking

  • Project financial management and tracking

  • Project risk management

  • Project issue management

  • Project communication / reporting management

  • Responsible for overall success of the project and/or program including fulfillment of the client business and technical requirements and adherence to the approved project scope and budget

  • Consistently execute according to the Verizon Delivery Methods centered on the PMI delivery model

  • Develop strong professional relationships with client stakeholder(s) consistently demonstrating knowledge of the client business/industry, knowledge of Verizon's Professional Services offering

  • Consistently represent self as the delivery leader

What we’re looking for...

You Must Have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or 6 or more years of enterprise network infrastructure project management experience

  • Must have a current, active PMP certification

  • Experience hosting meetings attended by client executives, stakeholders and executives

  • Ability to travel as necessary (<25%) and ability to work overtime, including some nights and weekends as necessary

Even Better if You Also Have:

  • Master’s Degree or MBA

  • At least 10 years of enterprise infrastructure project management experience

  • ITIL v3 certification

  • Strong communication skills to accurately represent and convey information both in verbal and written form

  • Ability to multi-task with awareness of several simultaneous work streams

  • Experience managing competing and conflicting priorities in a dynamic and fast paced work environment

  • In-depth understanding of project management processes and principles, including experience in deliverables associated with these practices

  • Experience managing remote and leveraged resources across multiple business and technical silos

  • Detail-oriented and ability to maintain composure in challenging situations

  • Able to work autonomously and as part of a self-directed work team

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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