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Project Manager

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Nashville, TN

Posted on Aug 10, 2017

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GDH Consulting is seeking candidates for a Project Manager position located in Nashville, TN. There will also be occasional travel to customer sites.

Work with cross-organizational and functional stakeholders to develop and evolve long-term strategies while driving tactical activities in a matrix organization and communicating through proper channels and levels.

Partner with functional teams during initiation, plan, design, procurement, deployment, and post deployment phases

Role & Responsibilities

  • Manage large or strategic, cross-functional and highly visible customer facing projects or multiple projects or takes a business management role in a large or strategic account or group of accounts.
  • Drive project lifecycle milestones from concept commit through project closure, advocate change management and escalate project issues to resolution
  • Manage complex internal projects/programs within Cisco and carry responsibilities of team leadership
  • Manage ongoing optimization service to deployed customer networks
  • Ensure risks are accounted for and provide risk mitigation strategies.
  • Accountable for the Project Budgets
  • Drive internal project management process improvements; remove gaps, across multiple teams and functions.
  • Actively drive project status reporting, issues & risks management
  • Drive continuous improvement towards delivery excellence (e.g. evaluate results against metrics; recommend or implement changes to improve delivery practices/processes)
  • Maintain high customer satisfaction score

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent plus 10+ years of related experience in networking/telecommunications industry 
  • 7+ years in a clearly defined Senior Project Management role with deployment of leading edge, multi-vendor technologies in a highly complex commercial environment.
  • Has professional project management training credentials (PgMP or PMP)
  • Demonstrate clear leadership skills and experience working with large project teams and strategic account teams.
  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of the sales process including risk assessment, scoping and legal issues with contracts
  • Demonstrate presentation skills
  • Ability to balance multiple large and critical tasks.
  • Ability when required to control multiple project managers in the delivery cycle
  • Familiar with the organization goals, vision and processes
  • Ability to navigate and drive multi-functional teams including sales, engineering, services and customers.



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GDH Consulting, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran’s status or any other category protected by law. In addition to federal law requirements, GDH Consulting, Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities and/or employees. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, benefits and training.