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Project Manager UK (OSS/BSS/Agile)

MBR Partners
MBR Partners

Project Manager UK

Our client is a leading OSS / BSS company. The client's core strength is in the Telecommunications space (product catalog, order management and provisioning, commercial and residential voice, HSD, video) although they also have a fast-growing CPQ (configure, price, quote) solution that can be sold to any vertical (in particular they have opportunities in the utilities vertical).
The company is Canada HQ'd but has recently been acquired by an Australian billing and customer care specialist company.
In terms of the role, they are looking for an experienced project manager with exposure to OSS/BSS and software implementation to deliver their software internationally (travelling will be required).

Requisites for Role

Relevant university degree or equivalent qualification
Significant experience of managing and delivering IT-based projects, within a cable/telco environment, ideally on the vendor side
Product area knowledge (OSS/BSS, software implementation, delivery experience, product catalog, order management and provisioning, commercial and residential voice, HSD, video)
Very strong experience with software delivery using Agile methodologies (vital for this position), having ideally participated in a certification course (e.g. CSM) or having comparable proven industry experience
Strong exposure to Agile delivery tools such as VersionOne or JIRA
Hands on experience working with enterprise software
Excellent project documentation skills and project accounting
Experience working with off-shore delivery teams in a distributed team model
Experience working within a vendor/service-provider in a customer-facing project management role. Responds quickly and proactively to customer needs.
Experience managing projects that include professional services with billable hours and fully utilized resources
Experience managing project budgets and resource allocations within a matrix environment
Driven to execute effectively, overcome obstacles, and see commitments through to completion, always raising the bar on quality. High degree of professionalism and accountability.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Able to effectively address internal/external stakeholders up to the executive level. Strong relationship builder.
Exceptional team leadership skills and demonstrated ability to develop and coach technical team members in multiple locations.
Willing to continually search out and implement best practices as they relate to project management.
Able to engage with customers from management to executive level.
Ability to drive additional sales.
Ability to travel 50 – 75% of the time

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