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Manager, IT Project Management

Frontier Communications

This is a Full-time position in Allen, TX posted June 21, 2021.

Description Job Summary – Description: Frontier communications is seeking a Manager, IT Project Management resource to join our growing project management team. The ideal candidate will have a strong working background in Information Technology and be comfortable addressing and resolving complex problems. We are seeking someone with the ability to blend enterprise technology with timely and effective business solutions. The candidate will have a strong understanding of agile as well as hybrid project management methodology, will be proficient at developing project plans, estimating project schedule and costs, directly managing teams and leading matrixed resources to deliver the solutions and services on schedule and within the specified budgets and constraints. – Conducts end to end program management of one or more programs containing multiple large projects, or portfolio management of a large scope entire portfolio that are company-wide, cross functional and/or strategic in nature. – May also manage one or more portfolios which includes identifying, prioritizing, authorizing, managing, and controlling projects, programs and other related work to achieve strategic business objectives. – Directs cross functional teams to complete projects and program deliverables within allotted timeline and budget. – Works with external vendors and internal stakeholders to champion project/program(s) across the entire organization. – Develops detailed work plans, schedules, estimates, resource plans, and status reports. – Conducts program meetings and is responsible for program tracking and analysis. – Ensures adherences to quality standards and reviews project/program deliverables. – Will manage the integration of vendor tasks and tracks and reviews vendor deliverables. – Provides technical and analytical guidance to project team and will recommend and takes action to direct the analysis and solutions of problems. – Communicates to client/vendors/leadership. – Follows proper Change Management Processes. – Serve as the conduit between the customer community (internal and external customers) and the software development team to ensure business goals are achieved – Engage business stakeholders to identify and incorporate business owned project tasks and dependencies – Create strategies for risk mitigation and contingency planning. – Ensures projects are on schedule and deadlines are met – Manages project budget and forecast – Directs and oversees project team and manages conflicts within group – Efficiently identifies, escalates and solves project issues. – Demonstrates leadership. REQUIRED SKILLS – Proficient in MS Word, MS Excel, MS Project, MS PowerPoint, and Visio. – Customer driven and a team player, with strong interpersonal and customer interface skills. – Excellent organizational and analytical skills, process and detailed oriented, a self-starter who is highly motivated to obtain goals/results. – Candidate must excel in communication/presentation skills, both oral and written, and tailor communication to various levels of the organization. – Ability to interact professionally with diverse group of executives, managers and subject matter experts – Must be able to work and prioritize in a fast-paced changing environment while coordinating multiple complex projects simultaneously. – Demonstrated ability to produce clear and concise project documentation – Effectively manages client expectations and escalations – Ability to work either independently or as part of a larger team. – Ability to work under minimal direction. – Ability to think logically in solving assigned problems and to present recommendations with clarity in written and graphic form. – Demonstrated ability to lead and manage technical professionals – Strong interpersonal skills including team building, coaching and mentoring REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE – Bachelor’s degree and seven to ten years as a Project Manager – Experience as a Team Leader/Software Developer with specific business knowledge within the Telecommunications Industry is desirable – SDLC and project management experience in requirements management, project planning and control, systems design, development, testing and data controls. – A thorough understanding of project management principles, sufficient to manage large IT projects. PREFERRED CERTIFICATES / LICENSES Project Management Professional (PMP) certification Frontier Communications is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.