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Project Manager - Project Planning & Implementation - 23001

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Date: 21-Jan-2021

Location: Pune, India

Company: Tata Communications

Job Family Descriptor

Drive implementation of projects related to installation of Wireless, IP services, ATM deployment etc. project as per PMP guidelines. Conduct site visits for identification, evaluation and assessment of field conditions in order to evaluate feasibility of installation project and specified design or business generation parameters. Plan and coordinate site preparation for readiness related to ramp up of resources and infrastructure (i.e. power, construction, back haul, colocation etc.) Monitor progress of site deployment through detailed activity plan for each site. Liaise with relevant teams to discuss service impacting event schedules to seek sign off. Conduct site audits from time to time and ensure compliance including site commercial terms with respective sites/parties. Analyze field conditions against design parameters and resolve escalated issues if any. Interact with vendors, construction contractors, logistics firms, Govt. authorities as appropriate to get requisite permits for deployment/installation. Arrange for inspections with required authorities. Conduct installation in case of standard and intermediate projects or monitor installation by vendor for complex projects. Design the route network for relevant projects, perform options analysis and plan the roll out of networks (e.g. LMSD, NLD, MAN) build outs within allocated capex and required timelines as defined by business team. Prepare HLD (high level design) document based on MRD submitted by business. Recommend efficient connectivity using existing network and build on existing network. Track movement of resources, installation, equipment testing and verification by NOC team. Conduct configuration as per Engineering plan design and run standard acceptance tests and stability tests as per defined parameters in test sheets.

Broad outline of the Role
  • Create Capital Expenditure Request (CER) for projects involving new network infrastructure build or capacity expansion. Estimation of resources and services costs that form part of the CER.
  • Development of Integrated Project plans and continuous monitoring, controlling and reporting of the project unto completion.
  • Procurement management on projects which includes obtaining quotes and issue of purchase requisitions in the financial system.
  • Monitoring the delivery of the ordered equipment to the sites across the globe by co-ordination with vendors or Freight-forwarders.
  • Manage the installation and commissioning of the network elements at sites with the support of the Field Operations team or vendors.
  • Support and ensure the build-up of the equipment in the Network Inventory management system (Cramer).
  • Obtain acceptance or certification of the project deliverables or Network elements from the designated Service Assurance team.
  • Conduct periodic meetings with various functional teams to review, monitor and report progress on projects to the stakeholders.

 

Purpose - Broad objective of the role

Overall responsibility to manage, control and deliver projects in time and within budget.

Operating Network - Key External
Operating Network - Key Internal
Size and Scope of Role - Financial
Size and Scope of Role - No. of direct reports
Size and Scope of Role - Total team size

Individual contributor role 

Size and Scope of Role - Other size parameters
Minimum qualification & experience

Overall 6-10 years of work experience in the Telecom Industry.

  • Bachelor of Engineering or Technology. Preferably in Electronics and Telecommunications

CAPM or PMP certification preferred

Other knowledge/skills
  • Excellent Communication and Inter-personal skill-sets. Fluency in written and spoken English is a must for this position.
  • Possess leadership qualities and be able to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Time Management and Prioritization
  • Effectively collaborate within a Matrix organization
Key Responsibilities
  • Create Capital Expenditure Request (CER) for projects involving new network infrastructure build or capacity expansion. Estimation of resources and services costs that form part of the CER.
  • Development of Integrated Project plans and continuous monitoring, controlling and reporting of the project unto completion.
  • Procurement management on projects which includes obtaining quotes and issue of purchase requisitions in the financial system.
  • Monitoring the delivery of the ordered equipment to the sites across the globe by co-ordination with vendors or Freight-forwarders.
  • Manage the installation and commissioning of the network elements at sites with the support of the Field Operations team or vendors.
  • Support and ensure the build-up of the equipment in the Network Inventory management system (Cramer).
  • Obtain acceptance or certification of the project deliverables or Network elements from the designated Service Assurance team.
Technical Competencies
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of Networking and Telecommunication concepts and technology (IP, SDH, DWDM, Voice MPLS).
  • Good understanding and experience of IP/Transport/Voice technology projects
  • Basic level – MS Projects
  • Proficient in MS Windows – Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Visio
Knowledge / Skills
Communication Skills
Collaborative
Commercial Skills
Cross Cultural sensitivity
Customer Centricity
Daring


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