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Sr Project Manager, Business Solutions

Company: UScellular
Location: Chicago
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Sr Project Manager, Business Solutions - SAL023419Manage multiple concurrent medium to large sized, moderate to highly complex projects and/or acts as track team lead for cross-functional projects. Manage the effort end- to-end with oversight of analysis, development, test and support resources. Responsible for scoping, planning, executing, and monitoring the project to keep projects on schedule and to budget. Responsible for managing the overall planning, execution and delivery of projects.

  • Define the project charter, roles, tasks, milestones, budgets and measures of success to support the business case.
  • Develop project estimates and plans to manage the end-to-end project execution.
  • Facilitate hardware, software, and maintenance agreement procurement.
  • Support the effective delivery of requirement efforts.
  • Help analyze and discuss the potential risks / benefits involved in using the specified solution to address the business requirement.
  • Lead activities required to maintain and complete all project documentation. Obtains appropriate level of approval for all project documentation assigned to ensure understanding of expectations among all stakeholders.
  • Facilitate the day-to-day coordination while adhering to Project Quality Framework standards and sponsor expectations.
  • Work with Program Manager and Functional Manager(s) to select core project team and communicate staffing plan; present and gain approval from Leadership; execute on staffing plan.
  • Conduct project / phase kick-off meetings to communicate individual roles and project expectations and ensure that all project team members have the tools and training required to perform effectively.
  • Hold project team members accountable to on-time completion and quality of project deliverables and milestones.
  • Manage day-to-day activities of project team members proactively identifying and resolving issues that would present a risk to on-time implementation of the program / project
  • Act as liaison between the assigned project resources, project delivery owner, and key stakeholders.
  • Ensure project compliance to EPM Project Management processes/standards, status reporting, and project quality governance.
  • Manage smooth transition of new capabilities and procedures to in-life owners to assure continuity.
  • Provide leadership, coaching, and guidance to project team members in the areas of project lifecycle, operating procedures, processes and practices.
  • Act as an interface with internal and external audit groups for project related activities. #LI-RM1
    • College degree, specialized training, or equivalent work experience
    • Minimum 7 years of project management experience, managing projects for full life-cycle - from initiation to implementation
    • Experience with billing and enablement systems, with knowledge of IOT & SAAS Solutions
    • Experience with projects in multiple technologies and industries
    • Experience managing geographically distributed and culturally diverse work-groups
    • Knowledge of sourcing methodologies, operating models and working with professional services firms
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • High organization and planning skills
    • Ability to self-start and be versatile in a dynamic environment PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
      • Project Management Certification
      • Experience with wireless industry and team leadership Job : Sales Business SolutionsLocation(s) : Illinois-CHICAGO_IL Iowa-MARION_IA, Wisconsin-MADISON_WI, Oklahoma-TULSA_OK, Wisconsin-WAUKESHA_WI, Tennessee-KNOXVILLE_TN, Iowa-URBANDALE_IAU.S. Cellular - is an EEO employer and gives consideration to qualified applicants without regard to race/color/age/religion/sex/sexual orientation/gender identity/national origin/disability/veteran status, pregnancy or genetic information.

Keywords: UScellular, Chicago , Sr Project Manager, Business Solutions, Executive , Chicago, Illinois

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