Junior Project Manager

    • Job Tracking ID: 512052-649960
    • Job Location: Madrid, ESP
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

Ribbon Communications is a company with two decades of leadership in real-time communications. Built on world class technology and intellectual property, the company delivers intelligent, secure, embedded real-time communications for today’s world. The company transforms fixed, mobile and enterprise networks from legacy environments to secure IP and cloud-based architectures, enabling highly productive communications for consumers and businesses. With 64 locations in 27 countries around the globe, the company’s innovative, market-leading portfolio empowers service providers and enterprises with rapid service creation in a fully virtualized environment. The company’s Kandy Communications Platform as a Service (CPaaS) delivers a comprehensive set of advanced embedded communications capabilities that enables this transformation. To learn more, visit ribboncommunications.com.

SUMMARY

This customer facing role of a Project Manager is to plan, execute, and finalise projects according to strict deadlines and within budget utilising the Oracle 12 tool set. This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects according to plan. The Project Manager will also define the project’s objectives, manage budgets and oversee quality control throughout its life cycle. The role is Madrid based, but some travel may be required.

 

Experience and Skills:

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Direct and manage project development from the planning to the closure phase.
  • Develop full-scale project plans and associated communications documents.
  • Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.
  • Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis.
  • Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals.
  • Review budget proposals and recommend subsequent budget changes where necessary.
  • Where required, negotiate with other department managers for the acquisition of required personnel from within the company.
  • Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders.
  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel.
  • Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team.
  • Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path.
  • Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using the available tools.
  • Track project milestones and deliverables.
  • Deliver progress reports, requirements documentation and presentations.
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential issues, and devise contingency plans.
  • Conduct project closure meetings and create a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.
  • Apply best practices and tools applicable to the various project phases.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Excellent spoken and written English.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Technical disciplines.
  • Between two and five years of direct work experience in a project management capacity.
  • Good familiarity with project management foundations and tools.
  • Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented collaborative environment.
  • Reacts to project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently.
  • Persuasive, encouraging and motivating.
  • Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including senior management, clients, and other departments.
  • Ability to bring project to successful completion.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Able to learn and understand new technologies.
  • Technically competent with various Microsoft Office software programs.
  • Availability to travel up across Europe and oversea as required.