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What you’ll be doing...
Your role will manage all aspects of the project management associated with delivering Global Security Services (GSS) to Verizon customers and manage the overall delivery schedule and timeline, and escalating issues internally and externally if needed to ensure customer desired due dates are met.
In this role, you'll be responsible for:
Coordinating and scheduling resources across multiple organizations to align project requirements with business goals and key objectives.
Identifying, monitoring, reporting and escalating project related issues to achieve timely objectives.
Developing and implementing corrective action plans to mitigate impact to project schedules and overall business objectives.
Utilizing project tracking tools and systems to accurately document milestones completions, project issues, corrective action plans, project jeopardies, and overall project completions.
Maintaining excellent communication with functional team members, direct management, and external customers to ensure early identification of issues a timely reporting of status.
What we’re looking for...
You'll need to have:
Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
Four or more years of relevant work experience.
Technical or project management experience.
Experience with both Agile and Waterfall project delivery.
Experience with managing Security projects, to include (two of the following) areas such as:
Identity and Access Management
Threat and vulnerability assessment projects (application/mobile/physical)
Security device install/configuration/management
Knowledge of PC and software applications including Windows, MS Office and MS Project.
Willingness to travel.
Even better if you have:
Experience working with external clients in a Professional Services type organization, preferably with some type of consulting experience.
One Project Management certification (Project Management Professional (PMP), PRINCE2, CSM, or relevant).
Excellent verbal and written skills for internal and external customer communications.
Ability to manage multiple priorities to successful completion.
Ability to identify and fix a problem.
Strong detail oriented skills.
Ability to thrive under tight deadlines, enjoy the challenge working through complex issues towards a solution; with the willingness to be flexible.
Ability to negotiate effectively at all levels.
Equal Employment Opportunity
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