Alcatel-Lucent Project Manager - 300 in Bogota, Colombia
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With operations in 130 countries, Alcatel-Lucent is the first truly global communications solutions provider, offering the most complete end-to-end portfolio of solutions and services in the industry. Our passionate and experienced team converts challenges into opportunities in the areas of applications enablement, cloud computing, third-generation mobile networking, metro optical and packet, circuit-to-packet, broadband access, advanced network and professional services, and next-generation operations support systems.
The PM is a highly skilled professional with extensive project management experience, operating at multiple levels within both the customer and ALU organizations. The PM is responsible for successfully planning and executing complex customer contracts on time, on scope on budget improving profitability, ensuring quality execution and customer stratification. They will also drive project team and manage the customer relationship in the scope of the contract.
The overall objective for this position is to ensure all business requirements are managed correctly and deliverables are implemented on time and budget.
The incumbent should ensure all parties involved in project(s), both internally and externally, are fully aware of the requirements and the correct project controls, milestones and reporting tools are present at all stages of the customer integration lifecycle.
Key Responsibilities / Functions:
Maintaining a project plan (MSProject), update progress and focus on critical path deliverables
o Allocate tasks and priorities as needed
o Follow up on project costs and ensure expenses are within budget.
o Modify/adapt Project Management Plan for specific projects
o An understanding of P&L / WBS structures
Lead regular status update calls on program as required
Organize project meetings, reviews and updates
Manage risks and changes as required
o Set up corrective action plan to manage risks mitigation.
o Manage tactical contingency plans
Manage/provide issue resolution within ALU
Provide regular status reports to joint project team as well as joint management team
Respond to scope creep by immediately escalating modifications to the project scope
Provide the necessary Project Metrics
Work closely with project stream leaders to ensure transformation plans and processes are in place
Participate in the preparation of Steering Committee Meetings
Participate in the running of project workshops and training sessions
Ensure appropriate change management and business process management approaches and control mechanisms are deployed to ensure sustainability of implementation
5 years of project management and Deployment experience with Large Transversal Projects
Experience of working within a multi-cultural environment
Understanding of financial terms and concepts to support IT Gate documentation/business case
Excellent oral and written communication / presentation skills
Languages: English required
Ability to work with and communicate to a variety of audiences, executive level/peer-to-peer/ subordinate/ technical and non-technical etc.
Some international Travel required
Experience with Supply Chain Systems/Processes
Proven ability to work with all levels of an organization and excels working in a team environment; ability to lead teams
Ability to lead change
Self-directed, team player
Results oriented; Sense of urgency; Quick learner; Collaborative; Customer-oriented; High level of credibility
Incumbents most also demonstrate flexibility in order to manage multiple tasks at the same time.
Excellent time management and efficient working practices are a must
PMP certification or equivalent
Third Party management experience
Education: Bachelors degree or equivalent experience. Masters degree preferred
/Alcatel-Lucent is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace./
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Primary Location: Latin Americas-Colombia-Colombia-Bogota
Req ID: 17000008IP