Network Project Manager

Job type:
on-site
Start date:
ASAP
Duration:
12 months
From:
Generic Network
Location:
Texas
Published at:
10/02/2011
Country:
flag_no USA
Project ID:
247318

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This position is an excellent opportunity for a Network Project Manager to work with one of our most dynamic Fortune 100 clients. You will manage multiple IT infrastructure deployments and application assessment projects within the IT organization, and have overall responsibility for the delivery of projects within budget and schedule. Providing accurate status reporting, forecasting and client communications are important aspects of this position.

The Network Project Manager will be responsible for
- Applying skills, tools, and techniques to project activities in order to meet or exceed client needs and expectations.
- The area of concentration is Infrastructure Projects involving all Information Technology including Servers, networks, desktops, etc.
- You will be expected to apply Project Management skills and methodologies to manage multiple small, medium, large or complex projects.
- You will be expected to deliver infrastructure projects on time, within budget, with a high degree of quality and in agreement with stated client requirements and objectives.
- Defines and prioritizes project requirements. Develops time and cost estimates, project plans, and budgets. Oversees and controls ongoing costs, schedules, resources, scope, and risks.
- Negotiates and persuades decision makers regarding necessary action steps to achieve the goals and objectives of the project.
- Develops, monitors, and coordinates project activities, such as scheduling, tracking, and reporting; assess the impact of planned changes and builds contingency plans to support the change  efforts.
- Overcomes obstacles and resistance to change through the use of complex strategies to promote project/program success, such as sharing resources to solve mutual problems across the  organization.
- Provides work direction and leadership to assigned projects, including scheduling, assignment of work, and review of project efforts.
- Monitors project milestones and critical dates to identify potential jeopardy of project schedule. Identifies ways to resolve schedule issues. Keeps management aware of the situation. Develops  strategy and ensures integration of project plans and overall execution.
- Assesses variances from the project plan, gathers metrics, and develops and implements changes as necessary to ensure that the project remains within specified scope and is within time, cost, and quality objectives.
- Provides the team with constructive feedback as it pertains to project performance. Uses past experiences to identify potential areas of improvement.

Network Project Manager required skills include
- 5+ years of documented Project Management experience in large and complex network and infrastructure environments is required.
- Must have traditional project management skill set including the ability to build schedules, create and manage issue and risk logs, manage project financials, manage scope change requests, etc.
- Extensive experience managing medium to large network projects.
- The ability to understand business objectives and how to meet those objectives essential.

Basic Project Management and Team Leadership skills are needed, along with good communication skills.
- You must be able to work with all levels of management.
- Desirable skills include knowledge of and experience with: Distributed UNIX and WINTEL platforms, Citrix, SAN Storage, NAS Storage, VM Ware, Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery and  large Data Networks.
- Experience managing multiple vendors and third parties and managing project scope ensuring proper escalation for issues and risks is essential.
- Strong knowledge of issues and dependencies on infrastructure projects and experience planning and controlling large scale infrastructure projects is a must.

CCCi Story
Since 1978, CCCi has delivered over nine million hours of IT expertise and support to more than 375 clients. We are also proud to be one of the largest woman-owned IT consulting companies headquartered in the Southeast and serving our customers nationally. When you join our team, you'll soon discover the CCCi difference.

We strive to understand your professional and personal objectives, and engage you with opportunities that help you achieve both.

To demonstrate our commitment to your well-being and satisfaction, we offer an industry-leading compensation and benefits package including:
- Your choice of compensation plan, including salaried, straight hourly or hourly + PTO (paid time off) and holiday pay options.
- We also offer: Major Medical choices, Dental, Vision, Disability and Supplemental Life all effective the first day of the month after your hire.
- 401k plan with only a 30 day eligibility period.