Program Manager

Samsung   •  

Richardson, TX

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods

  •  

11 - 15 years

Posted 38 days ago

Specific responsibilities include:


Program Manager for the provided carrier projects

Manages the resoaurces for the projects

Manages the planning and scheduling of activities and resource support for projects

Direct interface for internal teams and external customers

Manages the day to day activities supporting projects

Manages the status, management and customer reporting

Skills and Qualifications


THE CANDIDATE


• Positive attitude and persistence are key to success in this role


• Ability to manage and bring together a team from multiple groups to achieve goals and meet/exceed customer expectations


• Capability to work with minimum supervision required - highly motivated and self-driven


• Plan, organize, and prioritize multiple assignments to meet tight schedule - very detailed, goal driven, and achievement oriented


• Ability to work with and manage expectations from external and internal customers


• Comfortable with making quick/key decisions and then taking responsibility to push forward


• Ability to clearly communicate status and critical issues in a short and concise format


• Excellent skills in Microsoft and other Project Management Tools


• Excellent skills in oral and written communications


• Able to critically evaluate and question data


• Ability to think and move quickly with limited information


• Bi-monthly domestic travel and annual international travel


• Comfortable with a highly dynamic and changing work environment


• Competitive, strong desire to "win"


Background & Competencies Required:


• Engineering or Management Undergrad Degree from an accredited university (advanced degree is a plus)


Minimum 12 years in Project/Product Management related activities


• Minimum 8 years of experience in Networks and/or Telecommunications Projects


• Previously management of a Wireless Infrastructure Implementation Project for a major operator


• Experience with developing and implementing Project Management benchmark and best practices


• Strong background in Wireless Technologies


• Background in managing multiple projects and/or activities simultaneously


• Experience in developing and managing outside vendors


• Experience working and coordinating activities from multiple groups


• Direct Personnel Management experience