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Employment Type:
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Posted:
4/26/2019
Job Category:
Project Management
Enterprise Project Manager
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U.S. Cellular | Chicago, IL
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Job Description

Enterprise Project Manager - OPE000618

Leads cross-functional teams of more than 15 associates on multi-million dollar and multi-year enterprise initiatives. The Enterprise Project Manager is accountable and responsible for managing all processes within the entire project lifecycle utilizing waterfall, agile and hybrid methodologies. Responsible for completing project plans, managing scope and budgets, and will manage issues and risks and help the team to remove roadblocks through appropriate stakeholder management. Participates in business requirements, user stories, and ensure that all quality testing events are completed prior to technical and commercial launches.

* Leads team members in functional areas, third party vendors and those assigned during the duration of a project to ensure timely completion of project deliverables.
* Conducts risk monitoring and controls during a project's duration to ensure ability to achieve expected outcomes, on time and on budget.
* Prepares project documents: project plan, and obtains appropriate level of approval for each document for projects and/or sub teams assigned to ensure appropriate understanding of expectations among all involved organizational levels.
* Develops project cost estimates and budgets for assigned projects and initiates cost control measures to ensure projects budgets are met.
* Communicates project status to team and business owners throughout the duration of the assignment and post implementation to make certain all impacted stakeholders have an understanding of risks, issues and activities related to the project.
* Provide weekly progress report to Project Stakeholders and the leadership team through weekly PMO project review meetings. Consolidate and analyze the status on project tracks, financials, deliverables, milestones, issues, and risks affecting projects.
* Resource and assign responsibilities and project objectives for project teams, set deadlines, assist with impact analysis, project dependencies, and track changes to requirements through the established CR process.
* Ensure that changes to projects are documented and communicated to the project stakeholders and the leadership team.
* Conduct After Action Reviews, performance feedbacks, and retrospectives as needed throughout the project lifecycle
* Revenue or cost responsibility more than $1M per project.
* Complex enterprise engineering, IT or business initiatives involving around 10 or more different departments within functional areas.
* Projects that include launches of new wireless products and services, new technical platforms helping the organization meet legislative mandates, and other critical strategic initiatives.

THE PRECEDING JOB DESCRIPTION INDICATES THE GENERAL NATURE, ESSENTIAL DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF WORK TO BE PERFORMED. IT DOES NOT CONTAIN A COMPREHENSIVE INVENTORY OF ALL DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES, AND QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED TO DO THIS JOB. TO PERFORM THIS JOB SUCCESSFULLY AN INDIVIDUAL MUST BE ABLE TO PERFORM EACH ESSENTIAL DUTY SATISFACTORILY. THE REQUIREMENTS LISTED ABOVE ARE REPRESENTATIVE OF THE KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND/OR ABILITY REQUIRED. REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS MAY BE MADE TO ENABLE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES TO PERFORM THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS.

* Undergraduate degree or equivalent combination of education and experience required
* Three or more years of project management experience required
* Two or more years of supply chain, product development or other business operational experience required
* Excellent oral and written communication skills are required
* Passionate problem-solver with demonstrated success in developing and leading cross-functional, high-performance teams
* Experience with Waterfall and/or Agile project methodologies is preferred.
* Experience managing high risk and high profile enterprise projects through a complete project life-cycle preferred
* Project Management Professional (PMP) or equivalent certification preferred.
* Proven track record in rolling out technology projects is preferred

Job : Operations

Location(s) : Illinois-CHICAGO_IL

U.S. Cellular® is an EEO employer and gives consideration to qualified applicants without regard to race/color/age/religion/sex/sexual orientation/gender identity/national origin/disability/veteran status, pregnancy or genetic information.

About U.S. Cellular

United States Cellular Corporation (U.S. Cellular) provides wireless service to approximately 6.1 million customers in five geographic market areas in 26 states as of December 31, 2007. During the year ended December 31, 2007, U.S. Cellular owned interests in 218 consolidated wireless markets, which covered portions of 34 states and a total population of 82.4 million. The 218 consolidated markets included 183 operating markets, or markets in which U.S. Cellular provides wireless services to customers, covering 26 states and a total population of 44.9 million. U.S. Cellular operated approximately 6,400 cell sites, had over 400 U.S. Cellular operated retail stores and had relationships with agents, dealers and non-Company retailers that aggregated over 1,300 locations. The Company's main sources of revenues are from its own customers and from inbound roaming customers. (Source: 10-K)