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T-Mobile US

Group Project Manager, Technical T-Mobile US
Bothell, WA

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Job Description

The Group Project Manager is responsible for leading all aspects of a project or multiple, small-scale projects. This includes project planning, execution, timing, functionality, quality, communication and cost to manage the completion of work for a specific area. The PM controls the critical path, contingencies, scope changes and budget. The PM coordinates the day-to-day activities of the project team from original concept through final implementation and ensure that resources are used efficiently. The overall responsibility is to ensure that the project is delivered on time and within budget and that it meets or exceeds expectations.

TEQ Expectations:

* Understands in depth the TEQ Continuous Delivery Platform, capabilities, processes, tools, and integration. What is current available, what is being built, integration/dependencies and the TEQ end-state view.
* Collaborates closely with the Technical Project Managers and their POD team(s): Tech Architect, Tech Analyst and Engineers to ensure delivery of value-added capability/product(s) to their customers.
* Understands and drives the delivery of the roadmap in their capability/product area.
* Ability to create materials to communicate to all levels of stakeholders the details of the project/program plan: Leadership to ICs

As America's Un-carrier, T-Mobile USA, Inc. (NASDAQ: "TMUS") is redefining the way consumers and businesses buy wireless services through leading product and service innovation. The company's advanced nationwide 4G and 4G LTE network delivers outstanding wireless experiences for customers who are unwilling to compromise on quality and value. Based in Bellevue, Washington, T-Mobile USA. Inc. provides services through its subsidiaries and operates its flagship brands, T-Mobile and Metro by T-Mobile. For more information, please visit http://www.t-mobile.com

* Minimum 7+ years' Telecommunication industry experience as a Program Manager within a technology environment, with a progressive record of successful delivery of complex solutions, systems, or services.
* Bachelor's Degree in computer Science, Business Administration, Project Management or combination of equivalent experience and education.
* Experience across complex projects and areas of focus in the Enterprise Continuous Delivery Pipeline including Source Code Management, Integration, and Code Quality Control.
* Experience acting as a business leader that can interpret business goals and apply them.
* Effective written, oral communication, and presentation skills with multiple levels of business and technical leadership.
* Knowledge of new product development processes, go to market strategies, and product life cycle management.
* Knowledge of general accounting practices, related to project management - including budgeting, forecasting, invoicing, purchase orders, and accounts payable.
* Experience working with technical teams in a wireless industry.
* Master's / Advanced Degree desired.
* Certifications in focused areas such as project management, agile methodologies, product lifecycle processes, or any related industry certifications are preferred.

Travel:

* May require up to 15% of domestic overnight travel within the region, and occasional trips to the Bellevue Headquarters.

Additional General or Physical Requirements:

* Must be able to communicate with others effectively through written communication methods. Must be able to communicate (talking, hearing, etc.) with others effectively through oral communication methods.
* This position requires working with a computer (keyboard/mouse), telephone, and/or calculator; or, other repetitive use of hands.

Project Mobilization:

* Assembles key players on the project team and nurtures internal working relationships across the enterprise which fosters the development of cross functional teamwork.
* Delegates project responsibilities and task interfaces, directs, motivates and manages the project work and resources involved within the project.
* Ensures timely activity, integration and productivity of technical support and administers efficient use of resources to meet requirements with clear identification of task completion.
* Questions ambiguous responsibilities and manages conflicts to an early resolution and escalation of any unresolved issues.
* Plays a support role with technical solutions ensuring all groups' responsibilities are included, managing very closely with the technical leaders to ensure alignment.

Project Charter:

* Manages Project Management functional scope and schedule. Provides oversight of management and allocation of personnel and resources to projects. Resolves resource conflicts and priorities.
* Maintains accountability for and directs others in creation of all project communications.

Project Monitoring:

* Directs others in the facilitation of team and project meetings.
* Leads and develops definition and measurement of success metrics to objectively quantify project success.
* Ensures that project execution complies with approved methodology.
* Ensures that overall program in managed to strategic dates.

Managing Project Risk:

* Identifies potential risks across a broad number of individual projects and programs and establishes communications and mitigations to address them.
* Communicates risks in clear business terms and technical terms and provides clear messaging and solution options at a senior leader and executive level in both planned and as hoc scenarios.
* Understands what is important to different stakeholders in the business and ensures that their interests are protected as well as the overall program objective through project planning and execution.
* Serves as a higher-level escalation point for project issues.
* Proactively anticipates and mitigates issues that could hinder the quality or timing of the project/program.
* Communicates any gaps in design and sets realistic expectations on deliverables. Follows through and closes all the defined exceptions.

Project Completion:

* Drives business case generation with finance and the business owner.
* Plans, identifies and documents the project quality standards. Sets stakeholder and project team expectations and ensures that the deliverables align to business needs.
* Maintains accountability for the quality of deliverables.

Relationship and People Management:

* Works with Director and above level peers to resolve cross-functional project issues.
* Defines scopes of Programs. Incorporates strategic factors into Program/Project Scope and recommendations.
* Influences and manages the factors that create change and scope creep.
* Can manage and help others to understand the implications of change including legitimate scope shift.
* Leads cross-functional or multi-team effort in defining budget requirements for a project or program, providing thought leadership into initial financial estimates for the business case.

About T-Mobile US

T-Mobile is a global mobile telephone operator.

Headquarters
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52000 employees
T-Mobile US

Five Newport, 12920 SE 38th St

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