Project Manager Telecom - Anankei


Role description:

- Responsible to manage very large and complex projects, to steer the virtual teams throughout the different departments
- Responsible to ensure that the business or technical projects are deliverd on -time, on-scope and on-budget through the use of the company's methodology while ensuring continuous alignment between the various stakeholders (within impacted teams) with many stakeholders in different business units

Required Responsibilties

- Scope management:

° To ensure that the needs of the internal clients are taken into account and that the business/technical solutions are delivered in line with the agreed requirements. To challenge requested scope changes and this during the duration of the project.

- Cost management:

° To define together with all involved parties the needed project budget.
° To ensure you get this budget approved by all necessary "governance bodies";
° To identify timely budget variances and to challenge them avoiding your projects exceeds their budget
- Time Management:

° To define in cooperaton with your project team a clear and realistic project plan that meets project objectives and clearly identifies the expected results and the associated resources
° To commitment from the different departments on the expected results
° To challenge the various parties involved ensuring delivery within agreed timeframe

- Risk Management:

° To avoid problems by identifying pro-active risks/issues and initiating timely the appropriate actions
° To escalate timely project problems to line management and /or project stakeholders ensuring they can still take appropriate action within their organisation
° Reporting and Communication:
° To liaise on a continuous basis with management from the impacted departments avoiding surprises by ensuring they are "at any time" fully aware of the project status.

- People Management:

° To provide day-to-day management and coaching of one or more virtual teams


Degree & Experience:

- Minimum 15 years proven experience as dedicated Project Manager in complex environments
- Proven successful management for multiple End-To-End major business/technical projects involving IT development

Technical skills:

- Familiar with Project Management methodologies PMI, Prince 2, Agile
- Familiar with Office Tools : Word, Excel, MS-Access, MS Project and Powerpoint
- Specific affinity with content in specific areas
- Experience with frequent interactions with top management


- Proven leadership skills to manage effectively virtual project teams & multiple stakeholders in senior management positions, both business and technical
- Dealing with uncertainty and able to show expected composure in a continuous changing environment
- Dealing with ambiguity and conflict management


- English
- Dutch and/or French are desired