Cisco GSP Project Manager in Mexico City, Mexico

GSP Project Manager

  • Location: Mexico City, Mexico

  • Additional Location(s) None

  • Area of Interest Project or Program Management

  • Job Type Professional

  • Technology Interest *None

  • Job Id 1241164

What You'll Do

The ideal candidate will support Telco, Mobility, Web Tier 1 Service Provider Project management team and drive the team’s work across several functional teams.
 Specific activities include (but not limited to):

● Manages large or strategic, cross-functional and highly visible customer facing projects or multiple projects or takes a business management role in a large or strategic account or group of accounts.

● Work with cross-organizational and functional stakeholders to develop and evolve long-term strategies while driving tactical activities in a matrix organization, communicating through proper channels and levels.

● Drive project lifecycle milestones from concept commit through project closure, advocate change management and escalate project issues to resolution

● Partner with functional teams during initiation, plan, design, procurement, deployment, and post deployment phases

● May manage complex internal projects/programs within Cisco and carry responsibilities of team leadership

● May Program Manage ongoing optimization service to deployed customer networks

● May provide leadership to the PMO to further develop the PM/PGM role, processes and operations.

● Ensure risks are accounted for and provide risk mitigation strategies.

● Accountable for the Project Budget

● Drive internal process improvements; remove gaps, across multiple teams and functions.

● Actively drive project status reporting, issues & risks management

● Drive continuous improvement towards delivery excellence (e.g. evaluate results against metrics; recommend or implement changes to improve delivery practices/processes)

Who You'll Work

Our team within the Telco, Mobility, Web PMO serves Cisco's largest service provider customer from a team of seasoned PM and PgM professionals. We manage projects and programs to deliver bleeding edge mobility technology and upgrades.

Who You Are

● PMP plus other project management certifications

● Typically requires BS/BA degree in a business or technical discipline or equivalent plus 7-10+ years related experience in networking/telecommunications industry.

● 3+ years of experience in managing projects in one or more areas specific to Wireline, Mobility, Data Center, Lab Certification, etc.

● Strong verbal and written communication skills.

● Demonstrated experience leading infrastructure-related projects such as Network, Storage, Virtualization (EPC, Policy), Data Center Deployments, Data Center Migration, etc.

● Strong knowledge of Project Management tools.

● Demonstrated clear leadership skills and experience working with large project teams and strategic account teams.

● Strong business acumen and financial prowess

● Strong customer focus

Desired Skills

● Strong Communications skills (examples helpful)

● Team orientation – working through complex leadership structures to successfully apply Program Management discipline to the work effort

● Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously

● Work flow automation (MS Sharepoint or otherwise)

● Use of time tracking and project accounting systems (Oracle P6 / Oracle Project)

● Strong integration of Project Management and ability to leverage tools productively

Why Cisco

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