Project Manager in New York, NY at GDH

Date Posted: 8/23/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

GDH Consulting is seeking candidates for a Project Manager position located in New York City.

Responsibilities:

  • Law Enforcement background
  • Manages large or multiple 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 company
  • 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.
  • Completed significant part of formal Project Management training program
  • Basic knowledge of routing, routing protocols, switching, internet and general network architecture
  • Leadership skills and experience working with large project teams and strategic account teams
  • Working knowledge of the sales process including risk assessment and scoping
  • Good understanding of the legal issues with contracts
  • 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 roll

MS/MBA preferred


Project Complexity

  • Manages medium to large, or multiple small customer deployments with clearly defined objectives.
  • Projects utilize existing or new Cisco 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

  • Active PMP
  •  Project plan and schedule creation
  • Service level contracts
  • Ability to balance multiple large and critical tasks
  • Advanced Negotiation, communication and presentation skills
  • Experience with State, Local, Education customers (SLED) is a plus
  • 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 additional, formal project management qualification i.e.  Agile knowledge, PRINCE 2, ESi or equivalent or be studying for such a qualification


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