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Senior Project Manager

  • Job reference: 929643
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Life Sciences, Project Management
  • Date posted: 24/01/2020

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Senior Project Manager based in Aberdeen

Key Area of Responsibility:
Project management of technical and non-technical projects (including initiating, planning, implementation, closing, managing resources, cost/schedule control, reporting)
Re-evaluate Pre-sales design with Operations team to finalize technically deliverable solution.
Identify and resolve conflicts, misinterpretations and/or misunderstandings with internal teams, vendors, and customers.
Customer and vendor liaison related to projects.
Manage relationship with the customer and define expectations
Conduct regular meetings to review major milestones and deliverables in the project plan and manage ongoing customer expectations throughout the implementation life cycle.
Manage project budget, control expenditures, track project costs, and report on cost variances against project budget.
Project handover to Service Management to enable ongoing support for customer services.
Complete all project closure activities, including customer sign-off and billing initiation.
Assist Sales and Pre-Sales with preparation of tenders or proposals (related to project management)
Develop and manage project documentation (general and project/customer specific)
Coordinate with Field Engineering, Global Supply Chain, Service Management and Operations teams as required to deliver project requirements.
Identify changes in project scope and manage the process of internal review and contract variation
Arrange for Licensing, appropriate inductions, clearances, where required
Ensure all activities are conducted in accordance with company HSE policies and procedures.
Any other tasks as directed and ad-hoc projects as assigned

Qualifications & Experience:
Graduation from a recognized college or university with a bachelor's degree preferably in computer science information systems, engineering, business or a related field.
Certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP) in the Project Management Institute (PMI) or equivalent Relevant Experience
Telecommunication, satellite communication industry or Fibre Optic experience
Hands on experience applying Project Management skills and principles.
Technical Know How
Knowledge of fibre optic connectivity rollout (subsea if possible), digital satellite network architectures, broadcast video distribution technologies, mobility services, VSAT platforms.
Understanding of basic concepts of IP networking, VOIP and QoS
Expert PC skills including usage of the full MS Office Suite and Microsoft Project is required.

Permanent position

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference 929643.


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