We are seeking a Project Management Expert with the will and ambition to work in high performing Vodafone Team responsible for Leading Digital Transformation in Turkey, reporting to Program&Project Sn.Manager of Vodafone Turkey.
Strong candidate to manage a portfolio of time bounded projects
End to end project management
Kick off projects approved by governance body defined in the process
Build a project team that shall deliver the project
Define and manage stakeholders of the project within the company
Coordinate all project members and manage all project tasks
Manage changes throughout the project and execute change request process
Take or escalate key decisions of the projects to ensure timely progress
Develop a project plan and commit a deadline to business owners within a timely manner
Execute appropriate phasing of the project
Present project status, progress to all stakeholders
Manage UAT and obtain project acceptance from project owners
Execute closure activities of the project
Request resources from all units to build project teams
Manage and release resources for projects
Evaluate project team’s performance in project closure
Execute project governance processes
Identify improvement opportunities in the governance process
Continuously seek for ways to simplify and enhance project management processes
Report common issues to point out weaknesses
Develop integrated project plans to attain defined quality and timing
Perform updates and corrections for the integrated project plans
Control, monitor and review of all project progresses against the Project Delivery Plan
Manage project deliverables and ensure that deliverables are reviewed and accepted within defined procedure
Report projects’ status & progress to project sponsors and stakeholders
Anticipate risks and define and execute issue resolutions in project level
Resolve cross-functional issues at technology level
Identify project level risks / issues
Manage dependencies among projects in the project portfolio
Provide an integrated high level status for project portfolio
Deliver commercial projects for business units
Engage with customers to maintain consistent messages within and outside the project
Make sure that status reports of projects are provided periodically to the project sponsor and owner
Manage customer feedbacks and requests about deliverables
Control and monitor cost of the projects.
Ensures that project cost is visible and associated approvals for cost overruns are obtained.
Execute necessary corrections among projects within different months
Apply documented and systematic approaches to cost impacts of project decisions; review estimates and conduct sensitivity analysis on major assumptions
Integrates financial data for multiple projects
Ensure timely, clear and efficient communication & coordination between all stakeholders
Vodafone, one of the largest telecommunications companies in the world, has mobile operations in 26 countries (partnering with mobile networks in 55 more) and fixed broadband operations in 17 markets, serving 446 million mobile customers and 12 million fixed broadband customers around the world.
Vodafone is strongly committed to lead the digital transformation in the Turkish Market, where the company has been operating and investing heavily since 2006.
Graduate from reputable university in relevant fields (Engineering, BA, etc.)
At least 5 year work experience
Working knowledge of Telecom / GSM / Fixed / IT concepts and good understanding of solutions / products in telecom / IT space.
Strong technical background of Telco infrastructure, technologies, products and services
Adaptable : Able to cope with the changing needs of the business in a responsive way
Builds Trust : with team and customers to effectively meet capability requirements
Communication : Influences leadership teams and other stakeholders, communicates with enthusiasm and clarity.
Courage : to stand for what they believe in with people from all cultural backgrounds and at all levels in the organization
Driven : Is motivated, establishes realistic plans and proactively drives delivery
Expert : Is a recognized and experienced in leadership capability development
Imaginative : Thinks outside the box and encourages others to do so in order to deliver results
Judgment : Sound judgment and ability to be decisive
Risk Aware : Willingness to take and manage risk effectively
Service Orientated : Service orientated in approach and able to satisfy the often competing demands of customers
Proven project management and change management ability
Contracting and consultancy expertise
Facilitation, coaching and feedback expertise
Ability to negotiate, persuade and influence others at all levels, particularly credibility at senior level
Planning and knowledge management via structured tools i.e. project server, MS Project.
Oral and written presentation skills
Very good level of English (Written & spoken)