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Project Manager I

Company Name:
WorldLink, Inc.
Position Summary
Responsible for the management and oversight of accomplishing project objectives by planning and evaluating project activities as assigned. This role is responsible for working across multiple functions to ensure superior operational coordination and project progression. This role will also coordinate with HQ to provide project management activities on internal initiatives. Problems and issues faced are vague, but may be recognizable based on past experiences. Job has higher autonomy to direct some level of reasoning and logical analyses in order to form solutions to problems.

Common Essentials/Duties and Responsibilities
Develop and manage more Project Management staff. Responsible for the overall effectiveness of the Project Management function.
Develop and manage project definition and direction in conjunction with the business owners and other related departments.
Develop and manage project budgets, charters and timelines and attain signoff from all key stakeholders.
Verify with cross-functional management the resources needed to meet project objectives. Maintain constant communication between various project work stream leaders and address issues as they arise.
Anticipate potential high risk project steps and heighten awareness of the project status. Provide routine status updates to the project team and management.
Ad hoc projects and analysis, as requested. Responsible for routine or standard technical problems and responds to standard requests from internal and external customers.
Makes decisions within guidelines and policies. Is accountable for the contributions of the project sub-team.

Background/Experience
Bachelor's Degree with 6-10 years of directly related experience is required.
Advanced degree in business, operations or similar field with 6-9 years of experience preferred.
Prior experience with project management/coordination required.
Prior management experience preferred.
Familiarity with project management methodologies and tools required.
Ability to clearly communicate with multiple levels of the organization required.
Prior experience in the telecommunications industry preferred.
Proficient in MS Office products including Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

Necessary Skills and Attributes
Develop and maintain excellent working relationships with all assigned levels with the customer and within and outside the company.
Plan, organize, and prioritize multiple complex assignments and projects.
Read and interpret detailed and complex customer requirements.
Demonstrated competency in both oral and written communication modes for both internal and external personnel at various levels, especially in the sales and marketing, logistical, or financial areas of clients, prospects, and STA.
Work independently and in a team environment in order to achieve personal and team goals and complete assignments within established time frames.
Demonstrated excellence in time management skills and follow up to ensure meeting on time deliverables.
The ability to accept tasks and problems/situations that differ and require creativity to search for solutions among learned consequences.
Only broad and general guidelines exist for solving problems.
The ability to utilize implied knowledge of task alternatives and to make spontaneous decisions using past experience and the guidance of successful experiences of others.
Interact with all levels within the organization and has frequent external contacts.

Physical/Mental Demands
Work is generally performed in an office environment.
Operate a computer keyboard and view a video display terminal between 50% - 95% of work time, including prolonged periods of time.
Requires considerable (90%+) work utilizing high visual acuity/detail, numeric/character distinction, and moderate hand/finger dexterity.
The movement and transportation of equipment, most of the time is under 25 pounds.
Performs work under time schedules and stress which are normally periodic or cyclical, including time sensitive deadlines, intellectual challenge, some language barriers, and project management deadlines.
Machines, tools, equipment, and work aids include PC?s, printers, copiers, faxes, and other equipment commonly associated with an office work area.
May require working additional hours beyond normal schedule.
Travel varies depending on position.
Consistently demonstrates a commitment to policies and procedures, including but not limited to, attendance, confidentiality, conflict of interest, and ethical responsibilities.

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