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General Project Manager

ION IP Optical Networks
1700000H0A Requisition #
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Nokia is a global leader in the technologies that connect people and things. With state-of-the-art software, hardware and services for any type of network, Nokia is uniquely positioned to help communication service providers, governments, and large enterprises deliver on the promise of 5G, the Cloud and the Internet of Things.  Serving customers in over 100 countries, our research scientists and engineers continue to invent and accelerate new technologies that will increasingly transform the way people and things communicate and connect.


Job description:

  • Understands ION products of the project at an appropriate technical level
  • Understands the required technical process steps for implementing the project.
  • Have previous experience with similar projects complexity.
  • Uses the PM SW tools appropriately to facilitate recording, processing communicating and archiving project progress.
  • In line with PMBOK® and NOKIA Project Management processes, prepare Project Management Plans and project phase plans for the Projects. Propose for approval tactical contingency plans in anticipation of potential problems. Prepare resource forecast requirement plans
  • Execute project, monitor and control progress against a baseline plan, look continuously for improvement
  • Supervise delivery via empowerment PMs and SPMs as required: Define and supervise project execution strategy, including delivery.
  • Propose for approval corrective actions when not tracking against the plan
  • Provide the necessary Project Metrics (eg Effort to date, Estimated Cost to Complete, Estimated effort at Completion)
  • Ensure compliance of resources with project execution and escalate any issue
  • Manage people within the Project team. Review the performance weekly and conduct regular team meetings
  • Manage customer relationship in the scope of project execution.
  • Obtain customer input sign-off of completed deliverables and formal customer acceptance of project completion
  • Ensure that the project is delivered within the approved budget and profitability forecast
  • Always vigilant for Project profitability
  • Identify technical risks and manage them as part of standard Risk management
  • Propose corrective action plans and escalate accordingly using existing change management plan
  • Provide information on Business opportunities
  • Flag any deviation (change order management and claim management)
  • Monitor customer expectations

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