Senior Project Manager

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/21/18
Less than 5 years experience
IT Consulting/Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/21/18

Job Summary The Sr. Project Manager is responsible for managing and executing large, technical strategic and tactical projects with distributed teams in a fast-paced environment.  Outreach and communication with internal and external stakeholders and audiences on broadband and telecommunications project is a special focus of this position.  S/he must be able to effectively engage in one-way and two-way communications with intended audiences on behalf of clients on matters related to technology, business cases, and public policy.  S/he must establish strong business and client relationships, work with consulting, engineering, and field-deployed technical teams, and have a demonstrated record of managing large complex projects from start to finish. This role also includes creating detailed project plans, managing conflicts, communicating status, and ensuring that tasks get completed on-time and in a quality manner.

Duties &Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement communication strategies, outreach and engagement with clients’ stakeholders, such as broadband service providers, community leaders, employers, and state agencies and local governments and institutions.
  • Manage complex projects in support of Government and Commercial contracts as well as in-house initiatives for Tilson Technology Management’s Government & Institutional Consulting Division, especially its broadband consulting practice.
  • Responsible for managing medium and large projects impacting diverse functional areas, clients, and contracts and crossing multiple technologies/platforms across the division, other Tilson divisions, and subcontractors.
  • Develop clearly written and effective summaries of work, proposals, and reports
  • Deliver projects on-time, within budget, and in a quality manner.
  • Ability to interact with all levels of the organization, elicits cooperation from management, and influence cross-functional teams in a matrix environment.
  • Develop project justifications, business cases, and corresponding return on investment estimates for funding requests.
  • Communicate project status clearly and succinctly to senior management by delivering complex messages in business terms.
  • Pro-actively identify potential project risk factors, communicate these to the project team, and work with stakeholders to address them
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and drive results in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment.
  • Liaise between the client and consulting teams.


  • 4-yearDegree, or equivalent is preferred
  • Ability to absorb, understand, and communicate technical concepts to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of demonstrated large, complex project management.
  • Understanding of decision-making processes in state and local government entities.
  • Strong problem solving, negotiating, influencing, facilitation, organization, prioritization, decision making, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Self-motivated and action orientated with a strong results and deliverables focus and the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and follow up on issues with minimal direction.


  • Experience working with state or local broadband planning or deployment initiatives.
  • Experience with advocacy or outreach to or on behalf of telecommunications service providers.
  • Experience with the telecommunications industry in Pennsylvania and/or West Virginia.
  • Experience in consulting and/or telecommunications infrastructureproject management.
  • Relevant project management certificates a plus (e.g. PMP, PMI, etc.)
  • Experience utilizing Microsoft Project or an equivalent tool.

Successful candidates will be required to submit to criminal background check.



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