Cisco Project Manager, Client Project/Program Management in Garching, Germany
Project Manager, Client Project/Program Management
Location: Garching, Bayern, Germany
Additional Location(s) Berlin, Germany
Area of Interest Project or Program Management
Job Type Professional
Technology Interest *None
Job Id 1221027
What You’ll Do
The Project Manager is a key player in the Advanced Services business. The Project Manager will be responsible for high profile, digital transformation projects.
You will report to Andreas Vollenweider, Manager of Client Project and Program Management. You will manage key accounts in Global Enterprise Accounts, Advanced Services.
The role will focus on the successful delivery and completion, on-time and on-cost delivery of all contractual commitments with customer satisfaction. As the Project manager, your responsibilities will include:
Manage medium ($500k) to large ($1M+) or multiple smaller customer facing projects
Creation of a project schedule and plan with financial, resource and material requirements.
Participate in the preparation of proposals and agreements.
Oversee project staff including project engineers, vendors, partners and subcontractors.
Manage the project from start to completion including the resolution of project issues.
Accountable for the Project Budget
Accountable for Revenue and Cost Forecasting
Present service business value to customers for new or existing business
May manage internal projects/programs within Cisco
May manage ongoing optimization service to deployed customer network
Maintain customer satisfaction at Cisco targets or higher
Who You’ll Work With
This is a great opportunity to join the GPMO, a high performing Project Management team, responsible for the delivery of a multi-million Dollar combined services program leading
Cisco's customers to business, innovation and operational success.
Who You Are
As the Project Manager, you will have the following business and technical knowledge, skills and expertise
Project Management experience in the deployment of leading edge technologies in a complex commercial environment.
Major and Public-Sector account project management experience.
Achieved formal Project Management certification, ie PMP (Cisco preferred) or equivalent
Completed significant part of formal Agile/SCRUM training program or holds respective certification
Basic knowledge of routing, switching, internet, general network architecture, collaboration solutions, IoT and cloud technologies.
Demonstrate leadership skills and experience working with large project teams and strategic account teams.
Demonstrate a working knowledge of the sales process including risk assessment and scoping
Good understanding of the legal issues with contracts
Demonstrate advanced negotiation and presentation skills
Understand organizational structures and their aims and processes
Advanced knowledge of office software and project planning and project management tool
German citizenship and eligibility to undergo Security Clearance procedures is a requirement
Education and Experience
Typically requires BS/BA degree or equivalent plus min 8 years related experience in networking / telecommunications industry
OR min several years managing IT & Telco projects in a clearly defined Project Management role.
- Manages medium to large, or multiple small customer deployments with clearly defined objectives which utilize existing or new Cisco technologies, multiple third-party
vendors and cross multiple functions, have high organization visibility and may include multiple locations or Regions.
- Manages multiple critical tasks in tight time frames
Project plan and schedule creation.
Service level contracts.
Ability to balance multiple large and critical tasks.
Advanced Negotiation, communication and presentation skills.
Partner services delivery model experience.
Ability to work independently in remote customer sites.
Service solutions sales skills.
Ability when required to control multiple project managers in the delivery cycle
At Cisco, each person brings their unique talents to work as a team and make a difference. Yes, our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns, but our edge comes from our people.
• We connect everything – people, process, data and things – and we use those connections to change our world for the better.
• We innovate everywhere - From launching a new era of networking that adapts, learns and protects, to building Cisco Services that accelerate businesses and business results.
Our technology powers entertainment, retail, healthcare, education and more – from Smart Cities to your everyday devices.
• We benefit everyone - We do all of this while striving for a culture that empowers every person to be the difference, at work and in our communities.
Colorful hair? Don’t care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? That’s cool. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. Be you, with us! #WeAreCisco
Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.