GCI’s Project ManagerIV is responsible for leading multiple concurrent projects to completion and follows project management methodology to initiate, plan, execute, control and close out projects. Project responsibilities include reviewing project requirement, design documents, business validation and post-launch support. Plan, coordinate, implement, and finalize projects according to the specifications and deadlines while keeping the project within budget. Manage projects from the planning stage through implementation, testing, reporting and project closure.
Essential Duties in the Position:
Oversee and manage a disciplined team within the business unit/groups
Define project scopes, manage, and participate in procurement of materials
Develop and maintain project budgets and schedules.
Manage Contracts and outside consultants and contractors
Maintain and ensure complete documentation of projects.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Leadership – ability to lead, manage, and inspire a team and set the vision effectively.
Negotiation – ability to seek and resolve conflicts for win-win scenarios
Scheduling – manage project scheduling
Cost Control – critical, to ensure project delivery is within cost constraints and managing project finances intelligently.
Demonstrated Risk, Contract, Quality, and Task Management
Communication and Meetings Management –
Business Case Writing
Additional Job Requirements: This is an advanced level position requiring the ability to perform highly complex and diverse duties under deadlines and operating constraints. Capable of performing the role of “Project Manager” for large, highly complex projects, often involving the coordination of activities of other business units in the company. Requires ability to develop, recommend, and execute plans and programs with greater organizational impact. Must have advanced working knowledge and technical expertise in the area of responsibility and company policies/procedures. Must be able to provide functional leadership.
Essential Duties for this position:
Manage personnel resources within all internal engineering groups, consultants and contractors.
Develop and maintain project budgets; project schedules to include traditional Gantt and PET charts, etc. In addition, ensure project documentation is current and complete.
Support and define project scopes with internal and external customers and oversee and participate in procurement of materials
A minimum of ten years professional project management experience/engineering experience to include developing project budgets and schedules required.
Experience in the telecommunications industry is preferred.
Logistical and procurement experience is highly desirable.
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Bachelor’s Degree in business, Accounting, or Economics, Industrial Management/Engineering or related field is required
Or a combination of relevant additional exempt experience and/or education sufficient to perform the duties may substitute for the degree on a year for year basis.
Certifications: Industry specific certifications are highly valued and contribute toward education.
Preferred: Project Management Professional (PMP)
Position reports to: Manager of the Business Unit assigned to.
Number of Direct Reports: None directly, depends on the assigned project and scope level of project
Physical Requirements: Primarily sedentary office work with some travel to company locations where indoor and outdoor work may be required. Physical effort may include stooping, kneeling, touching, feeling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, talking, hearing, using hand tools and repetitive motions. Clarity of vision to see near, mid-range, and color. Ability to lift and carry up to 20 lbs.
Working Conditions: Majority of work is performed in Anchorage with projects both in and out of town. Position requires travel to remote locations (which may include traveling in small aircraft) in Alaska for site surveys, meetings and contract management/inspection purposes.
The company and its subsidiaries operate in a 24/7 environment providing critical services to Alaskans and may need to respond to public health and safety matters or other business emergencies. Due to business needs employees may be contacted outside of the normal business hours to respond to the immediate emergency. You will be requested to provide an emergency after hours contact numbers.
Drug Testing: Participation in a DOT or non-DOT drug and alcohol testing program may be required to satisfy conditions of a contract or proposed contract with a business partner or client. This includes: pre-employment, random, reasonable suspicion, post-accident, return to duty, and follow-up testing.
Driving Requirements (if applicable): Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record. Must be able to drive, as use of personal vehicle for transportation between various company facilities is required. Must be able to drive when in remote communities and operate ATV-style vehicles if necessary.
EEO: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or another characteristic protected by law.
Disclaimer: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualification required of employees assigned to this job.