about the role
The role of the Project Manager is to lead a single large standard project, or numbers of smaller standard projects and to take responsibility for the achievement of the agreed goals and objectives.
A Project Manager will use established processes. At times they will manage a sub-project as part of a large complex project or program under the guidance of a Senior Project Manager, Project Director or Program Manager.
Professional capability in project management is displayed when the leader of the project delivers the results required by all stakeholders.
This requires managing the many variables that occur, during the life of the project. The following responsibilities show the range of requirements the Project Manager needs to manage.
1. Project Integration Management
2. Project Scope Management
3. Project Time Management
4. Project Cost Management
5. Project Quality Management
6. Project Human Resources Management
7. Project Communications Management
8. Project Risk Management
9. Project Procurement Management
Financial : Manging the finances of a project is of primary concern and an important part of the Project Manager’s responsibilities.
The authority levels and tolerances should be as defined in the governance arrangements and approved in the project plan.
Any expenditure above the agreed tolerance needs to be approved by the sponsor, or if responsible for a sub-project, the overall Project / Program Manager.
Staff : A Project Manager uses staff resources provided by the line organisation in a matrix management arrangement, as determined by the project plan.
It is the responsibility of the Project Manager to ensure that the level of his / her’s authority regarding the resources is clearly defined and understood by all parties as part of the project governance.
Degree in business, science (or other relevant area), or equivalent relevant experience
Project Management Certification ie PMI PMP or PRINCE2 Practitioner
Synergy Practitioner Certification
Minimum of 3-5 years project management experience in the telecom or IT industry managing external customer facing projects.
Virtual team management.
Working in an international environment
Customer Services & Operations
Orange Business Services manages and integrates the complexity of international communications, freeing our customers to focus on the strategic initiatives that drive their business.
Our extensive experience and knowledge in global communication solutions, together with our understanding of multinational business and local support in 166 countries and territories, ensure that our customers receive a consistent, global solution wherever they do business.