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Senior Project Manager - Nokia Software

Project Management
NSW Nokia Software
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Nokia Software is supplying an integrated solution for fulfillment, billing and operations of a large greenfield mobile network. This multi-year program will include a significant portion of the Nokia Software portfolio including network management, performance monitoring, cloud orchestration and charging software.


Nokia Software is looking to hire two Senior Project Managers. One will focus on the charging, authentication and policy parts of the solution while the other will focus on the fulfillment, network management and cloud portions of the solution.

We’re looking for a seasoned Project Manager with proven experience in Telecommunications software (OSS/BSS).

Together with the Nokia Software Delivery Manager for this program, the Senior Project manager will be accountable for planning, execution, governance and closure of the program, strategic direction, implementation and integration strategy as well as financial and resource forecasting and reporting.

The project manager will work with the customer on a daily basis, as well as with the program team consisting of Nokia Software, Mobile Networks and Global Services staff.

The project manager will lead a team of solution architects, technical projects managers and engineers located both in Japan as well as in our central engineering locations in Malaysia and India. Furthermore, the project manager will liaise with key stakeholders within Nokia Software’s R&D and Services organization globally.

It is of the utmost importance that the Project Manager is fluent in both Japanese and English.

Personal characteristics

The Senior Project Manager should demonstrate competence in some or all of the following:

  • Behave Ethically: Understand ethical behaviour and business practices, and ensure that own behaviour and the behaviour of others is consistent with these standards and aligns with the values of the organization
  • Build Relationships: Establish and maintain positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally, to achieve the goals of the organization.
  • Communicate Effectively: Speak, listen and write in a clear, thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques.
  • Creativity/Innovation: Develop new and unique ways to improve operations of the organization and to create new opportunities.
  • Focus on Client Needs: Anticipate, understand, and respond to the needs of the client to meet or exceed their expectations within the organizational parameters.
  • Foster Teamwork: Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness.
  • Lead: Positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the organization.
  • Make Decisions: Assess situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks, and make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interests of the organization.
  • Organize: Set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards goals, and track details, data, information and activities.
  • Plan: Determine strategies to move the organization forward, set goals, create and implement actions plans, and evaluate the process and results.
  • Solve Problems: Assess problem situations to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions, and make recommendations and/or resolve the problem.

As a minimum, the project manager should have:
  • 10+ year of proven project management experience, delivering to an external end-customer
  • 5+ years of project management work in the Telco Operator domain
  • Proven expertise with one or more of the Telco software domains: OSS, BSS, Cloud Orchestration, Security, Network Management
  • Experience with profit and loss management of complex projects
  • Understanding of both waterfall and Agile delivery methodologies, as well as DevOps solution delivery.
  • Fluent in both English and Japanese

Furthermore, formal project management certification e.g. PMP, PgMP or Prince2 is highly desired and knowledge of mobile networks (5G, 4G), vEPC and Cloud based solutions is a plus.

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