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Project Manager (Telecommunication) – Core Network

Department name: Information Technology
Business unit: TOPS
Position ID: J0721-1409

A little about us

What we do at Shaw matters - in a world where being connected has never been more critical, we bring the best wireline and wireless technology and solutions together to create exceptional customer experiences. Every day we help millions of Canadians live their best-connected lives through the strength, capacity and combined power of our Fast LTE and Fibre+ networks.

At Shaw we say we’re brighter together, and we believe it’s the diverse mix of brilliant people here that really makes us shine. When you join our team, you’ll see we are so much more than just a company. Shaw connects you with limitless opportunity, an incredible culture, career development and a great benefits package. We are a friendly, collaborative group, and we have a lot of fun finding new ways to delight our customers.

Come dream bigger and brighter with Shaw.

The role

• Manage small to medium telecom network projects (wireless) within scope, on time and on budget.
• End-to-end accountability of project delivery.
• Collaborate with engineering, procurement, IT, deployment, and operations primes to prioritize and schedule project deliverables.
• Lead regular meetings with stakeholders on resolving implementation issues and variances, and develop action plans to manage changes and or issues on projects
• Regular reporting and communication on project status, budget, and quality with internal stakeholders and external contractors to meet project schedules
• Manage and monitor external partner/supplier performance.
• Effectively manage change requests on projects.
• Effectively manage inter & intra project resource conflicts and constraint.

Your skills/experience

Required Skills & Abilities:
• Strong understanding of standard project management methodologies, principles and practices processes and tools
• Ability to drive cross functional resources and external partners/suppliers to deliver project schedule and budget.
• Wireless network experience an absolute asset
• Proven record of managing Core Network projects (CS, PS, VAS, IP core)
• Vast knowledge of LTE architecture
• Good knowledge about 5G Network architecture
• Ability to gather and understand client requirements.
• Ability to negotiate, communicate and influence.
• Comfortable interacting with vendors, clients, and cross-functional internal teams.
• Ability to seek creative and innovative ways to deliver client solutions.
• Strong presentation, oral and written communications skills.
• Business & Technical process knowledge and acumen.
• Strong analytical skills.
• Ability to thrive in an ever-changing fast paced environment.
• Demonstrated facilitation and organizational skills, including use of collaboration tools such as WebEx and MS Teams
• Excellent PC skills - Knowledge of MS Office products, including MS Project, Visio, PowerPoint, Excel & Word.

Required Professional Designation/Certification:
• Engineering degree required
• Formal Project Management training is a must (PMP)
• Agile Project Management is an asset

Required Experience:
• Experience participating in projects throughout the project life cycle
• A track record for executing and delivering on objectives.

Other details

This position requires the successful completion of a criminal and credit background check.

Posting closing date: August 2, 2021

At Shaw, we believe diversity and inclusion are integral to the continued growth and success of our entire company. We believe diversity and inclusion enhances our Company’s culture and creates a sense of belonging where people feel comfortable bringing their true selves to work. This in turn promotes innovation through harnessing the variety of experiences, thoughts, and perspectives our employees have to offer. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, regardless of race, gender, age, or any other identifying characteristic.

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We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only selected candidates will be contacted. No telephone calls or agencies, please.