1229436-Project Manager- Federal Civilian

  • Location:
    Herndon, Virginia, US
  • Area of Interest
    Project or Program Management
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
  • Job Id

<b>What You'll Do</b>

● 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.

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

 Manage complex internal projects/programs within Cisco and carry responsibilities of team leadership

● Manage ongoing optimization service to deployed customer networks

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

● Accountable for the Project Budgets

● Drive internal project management 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)

● Maintains high customer satisfaction score

<b>Who You'll Work With</b>

● 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.

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

<b>Who You Are</b>

Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree or equivalent plus 10+ years related experience in networking/telecommunications industry 

• 7+ years in a clearly defined Senior Project Management role with deployment of leading edge, multi-vendor technologies in a highly complex commercial environment.

• Has professional project management training credentials (PgMP or PMP)

• You have demonstrated clear leadership skills and experience working with large project teams and strategic account teams.

• You demonstrate a deep understanding of the sales process including risk assessment, scoping and legal issues with contracts

• Has demonstrated presentation skills

• Ability to balance multiple large and critical tasks.

• Ability when required to control multiple project managers in the delivery cycle

• Familiar with the organization goals, vision and processes

• Ability to navigate and drive multi-functional teams including sales, engineering, services and customers.

Desired Skills

• Advanced degree would be preferred

• Agile/Scrum Master Certified


<b>Why Cisco</b>

We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unique personalities who aren’t afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns.

We are thought leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers.

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