Program Manager - Small cell deployment (Washington/Baltimore)

Location: Baltimore Area, MD
Date Posted: 02-09-2018
Program Manager - Small cell deployment deployment

We are currently recruiting for a Program Manager for one of our clients in the Washington / Baltimore market  (Hanover, MD 21076). 
This is a Full-time role with an excellent industry leading client.

The ideal candidate will have experience working with Tier 1 wireless carriers managing Small Cell deployment projects. The Program Manager will be responsible for overseeing the budgets and ensuring the timely and effective completion of multiple projects of varying scope and ensuring that the Project Managers are doing the same for their specific projects. The Program Manager role requires excellent communication skills, strong leadership abilities and to be an adept problem solver.

As the Program Manager he/she will serve as a single point of contact, managing and coordinating multiple projects across multiple carriers. Ideally this candidate should have several years of project management experience within the telecommunications industry and have the ability to support complex, multi-dimensional design-and-build implementations across a broad range of communications platforms. The ideal candidate should have Finance experience and in particular ownership of budgeting and P&L.

  • Communicate directly with customers as appropriate acting as the escalation point for customer issues. Ensure that the project teams keep customers informed of project progress, issues and projected completion dates. Develop a strong working relationship with each customer’s decision- makers in order to maximize new opportunities and revenue.
  • Ensure deployment and client meetings are held regularly and issues/conflicts are resolved promptly.
  • Ensure that the project managers reporting thereto are managing the profit & loss, job cost, cash flow, contract deliverables, and increase asset yield for all of their assigned projects.
  • Ensure deployment and client meetings are held regularly and issues/conflicts are resolved promptly.
  • Develop and maintain working knowledge of customer contracts and customer expectations.
  • Monitor project status and ensure that system data are accurate, timely, and complete.
  • Monitor cost forecasts, updates, and provide regular updates to ensure adherence to budget.
  • Responsible for ensuring all costs and time-frames are managed to the approved budgets/forecasts and any deviations therefrom are communicated and approved as soon as discovered.

Required Skills:
  • Experience managing wireless development projects (site acquisition, zoning, permitting and construction management - must have Small Cell experience).
  • Project Management background including experience in budgeting and finance across multiple projects and a thorough knowledge of telecommunications/wireless project management, asset management, and network construction primarily in the Public (utility)rights-of-way (ROW).
  • Customer focus with a problem solving approach to each customer install

Key Words:     
Small Cell, fiber deployment, CATV, Excel Trackers. ROW, Nodes, P&L, Budgeting.
Program Management, Utilities, Fiber, Pole attachments, oDAS, iDAS Venues, OSP Services, Tier 1 wireless carriers
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