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Requisition Number 19-0178
Post Date 7/3/2019
Title Project Manager-Operations
City Sioux Falls
State SD
Description

We’ve been blazing trails since 1931, bringing innovation to the world of telecommunications and delighting customers with exceptional service. Through ambition, imagination and a genuine commitment to each other, Midco proudly serves more than 385,000 residential and business customers in 342 communities in Kansas, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. By 2025, Midco will deploy 10G, the next great leap for broadband – while also expanding its fixed wireless network to rural areas. We’re also dedicated to making our communities better places to live, work and play. Ready to work at Midco? We thought so. Here are a few more reasons why Midco is one of the best places to work:

  • Free and discounted Midco services
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Support of employee involvement in the communities we serve
  • Employee referral program
  • Wellness programs

Visit MidcoCareers.com to learn about employment opportunities and apply today.

JOB PURPOSE:

Provide leadership in the project delivery of key initiatives.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Direct and manage project development throughout the project life cycle.

  • Responsible for the creation and maintenance of project management plans (schedules, risk plan, communication plan, status reports).

  • Responsible for project oversight and accountability of project delivery.

  • Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business objectives in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.

  • Manage the activities of cross-functional project teams to successfully complete and implement business, process, system and application development projects.

  • Communicate and report project progress to senior management.

  • Negotiate with resource managers to acquire the resources necessary to produce the project on time and within budget (if applicable); determine and assess need for additional staff and/or consultants if necessary during project lifecycle.

  • Set and continually manage project expectation with sponsors, team members, and stakeholders.

  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate project personnel.

  • Manage a variety of project types/categories (minor, major, some complex projects).

  • Determine the frequency and content of status reports from the project team, analyze results, and troubleshoot problem areas.

  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise risk mitigation plans

  • Understand all aspects of the projects according to project management methodologies, standards and best practices as set by the Project Management Office.

  • Participate in the refinement of the project management policies and processes.

  • Participate in internal team/tasks for PMO.

  • Identify and resolve issues related to the project and the project team.

ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Successfully engage in multiple initiatives simultaneously

  • Understand project management and the ability to apply it in practice

  • Function as an effective team member while supporting the efforts and concepts of other departments.

  • Support the mission, vision, and values of Midco.

  • Apply personal ethics, honesty, initiative, flexibility, responsibility and confidentiality in all areas of responsibility.

  • Possess an enthusiastic, energetic, self-motivated, and detail-oriented approach towards work and all work projects.

  • Possess strong problem solving and decision making skills while using good judgment.

  • Multi-task and change from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure.

  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you get along with customers, clients, co-workers and management. Identify opportunities for improvement while creating and implementing viable solutions

  • Actively follow Midco policies and procedures.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor's degree in related field required.

  • 7 to 10 years’ project management, business, team leadership or related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

  • Demonstrates an understanding of and applies knowledge in all phases of the project delivery lifecycle and PMI best practices.

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or carry loads of up to 35 lbs.

  • The noise level in the work environment is moderate.

  • Employees may be required to work in excess of 40 hours per week and other than normal business hours, such as holidays, evenings and weekends as business demands.

Midco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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