What you’ll be doing…
Verizon Connect is guiding a connected world on the go by automating, optimizing and revolutionizing the way people, vehicles and things move through the world. Our full suite of industry-defining solutions and services put innovation, automation and connected data to work for customers and help them be safer, more efficient and more productive. With more than 3,500 dedicated employees in 15 countries, we deliver leading mobile technology platforms and solutions.
As a SaaS leader, we know our talent is the most important component to our success. We hire top talent and empower them to do their best work. As a division of Verizon, we combine the fun and excitement of a start-up environment with the resources, operational excellence, and brand recognition of an established tech giant.
The focus of the Senior Project Manager position is to plan and manage the successful implementation of Verizon Telematics’ SaaS offerings. This includes planning and successfully managing a portfolio of projects in accordance with our best practices methodology to ensure our valued customers’ business objectives are met. In this role you will work closely with various internal functional groups including Sales, Product Management, Support and Training, as well as across all levels within a customer organization.
Effectively plan, prioritize and manage work and clearly set and communicate key priorities / expectations
Demonstrate strong customer relationship skills to professionally manage and support both internal and external customer relationships
Ability to quickly assess and understand customer’s business and technical environment
Ability to present business and/or technical concepts and solutions so that they are clearly understand and any related tradeoffs and impacts are clear to all parties
Manage all aspects of project delivery, including resources and financial management
Estimate level of effort of tasks to ensure proper planning and resourcing of projects
Effectively manage project scope, cost, schedule and deliverables in a timely and professional manner
Effective communication of project status, issues, and risks through written documentation of project status as well as facilitation of a weekly status meeting with customer
Anticipate and effectively manage / mitigate project issues and risks
Act as a thought leader in informal and/or formal communities and business networks
Communicate and influence effectively in situations of conflict; ability to communicate in a respectful manner, internally and externally, even during times of stress and conflict
Effective communication at an executive management level through outstanding interpersonal, written and presentation skills, both in virtual as well as face to face communications
Ensure excellence in all aspects of project delivery
Ensure high levels of customer satisfaction with all project work delivered
What we’re looking for…
A bachelor’s degree, with a minimum of 7 years’ experience in a Project Management or related capacity
Strong track record in driving projects to a successful conclusion (Customer satisfaction, scope, on-time, budget, financial)
An ability to inspire, energize and motivate teams across all service functions; able to quickly build relationships and positively influence both internal and external stakeholders
Sound business acumen; ability to drive and lead teams to next level; ability to embrace and lead change
Strong technical acumen required; technical knowledge of telematics solutions a plus
Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
Strong customer relationship management skills
Comfortable operating in a matrixed, as well as team environment
Keywords: Connect, Fleetmatics, Telogis, Skyward
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.
Equal Employment Opportunity
We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer- and celebrate our employees’ differences, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or Veteran status. Different makes us better.
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