Project Manager

  • Location:
    Taguig City, National Capital Region, Philippines
  • Area of Interest
    Project or Program Management
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
  • Job Id

Essential job Responsibilities:


  • Manages medium to large customer facing projects

  • Creation of a project WBS, schedule and plan with financial, resource and material requirements

  • Creation of high performing project team (resource selection, induction and team building)

  • Leadership of Project Team members including project engineers, vendors, partners and subcontractors

  • Manages the project from start to completion including the resolution of project issues

  • Management of Project scope by application of Project Change Management

  • Proactive management of project issues and risks

  • Management of key external and internal stakeholders

  • Accountable for the Project Budget (Cost/margin performance)

  • Management of Revenue recognition in line with committed dates

  • Management of agreed project schedule to ensure all key milestone, revenue recognition and project completion dates are achieved

  • Responsible for the quality and customer acceptance of all project deliverables

  • Management of customer Project Manager and stakeholders to ensure project objectives are achieved

  • Management of and compliance with H&S legislation and customer/project specific requirements

  • Maintains customer satisfaction score of 4.5 or higher

  • Management of the handover to the support environment (Customer and Cisco) and knowledge transfer process

  • Compliance with all Regulatory, Cisco and Advances Services Policies, processes and business rules

  • Application of industry and Cisco Project Management best practices

  • Capture and creation of lessons learnt reports for all projects


Project Complexity:


  • Manages medium to large, or multiple small customer deployments with clearly defined objectives

  • Projects utilize existing or new Cisco technologies, multiple third party vendors and cross multiple functions, have high organization visibility and may include multiple locations or Regions


  • Manages multiple critical tasks in tight time frames


Core Competencies:


  • Project Management core tools and techniques

  • Ability to build and lead project teams

  • Project plan and schedule creation

  • Creation of accurate effort/cost estimates

  • Ability to balance multiple complex and critical tasks

  • Advanced negotiation, communication and presentation skills

  • Major account experience

  • Partner services delivery model experience

  • Ability to manage multiple project managers in the delivery cycle

  • Familiar with the Cisco organization goals, vision, policies and processes


Skills / Qualifications / Experience:


  • Min 10-15 years experience managing full life cycle IT or network implementation in a clearly defined Project Management role

  • Basic knowledge of routing, routing protocols, switching, internet and general network architecture

  • Leadership skills and experience working with large project teams and strategic account teams

  • Fluent English language skills

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Proficient in Primavera, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint

  • BS/BA degree or similar

  • Formal project management qualification ideally PMI PMP or equivalent



Key attributes and experiences are as follows:

  • Proven negotiation experience
  • Proven facilitator, leader and motivator
  • Proven assessment and analytical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communicator
  • Proven experience with scoping and opportunity management
  • Program/Project Industry knowledge mastery
  • Mastery of executive client facing
  • Demonstrated a consistent mastery of basic legal issues with contracts
  • Expertise leading large scale networking engagements with multi-vendor, muliti-technology, highly complex delivery environment
  • Can adapt to various customer cultures and structures to ensure program successes
  • Can navigate political environments of the customers to achieve business benefits

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