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Global Technology Associates Project Manager – ION Team in Urbandale, Iowa

GTA is a leading independent provider of high-value engineering, technology and business consulting services to the telecommunications industry. The company is based in Reston, VA and has presence throughout the US and Internationally.

Job Description:

  • Ensure that the project is delivered within the approved budget and profitability forecast. Manage the cost to complete and cost to control.
  • Implement profitability improvement functions
  • Anticipate risk and evaluate related financial and customer satisfaction impacts
  • Set up corrective action plan and manage risk mitigations
  • Respond to scope creep by immediately escalating modifications to project scope
  • Create and manage Change management logs/trackers
  • Act as the key customer interface to the Customer for all project related business issues
  • Identify business opportunities
  • Manage project, implement, corrective and improvement actions.
  • Manage the life of the project in the PBM Suite tool
  • Create communication plans both internally and externally as required by customer and internal stakeholders
  • Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor/Masters degree

  • General knowledge of IP/MPLS networks and Nokia routers (7750/7705)
  • Familiarity with PBM Suite Tools and Microsoft Project
  • PMP Certified and Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) Guide published periodically by the Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • Up to 3years of Project Management in a telecommunication environment
  • Demonstrated ability to learn quickly and to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work with globally distributed teams in different time zones
  • Demonstrated ability to drive projects with contributions and deliverables from internal groups, e.g. delivery teams, supply chain, X-BG’s (MN, GS, A&A), procurement as well as from external partners and vendors
  • Qualifications: and Additional Assets:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills

Additional Position Requirements:

A background investigation and drug test is required.

_Global Technology Associates, LLC (GTA) is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V _

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status and will not be discriminated against.

Location: Urbandale, IA

Job Code: 1808

# of Openings: 1

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