What You’ll Do

The Project Manager is a key player in the Advanced Services business. The Project Manager will be responsible for high profile, enterprise, digital transformation projects.

You will report to Khalid Hussein, Director of Client Project and Program Management in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. You will manage key accounts in Global Enterprise Accounts, Advanced Services.

The role will focus on the successful delivery and completion, on-time and on-cost delivery of all contractual commitments with customer satisfaction. As the Project manager, your responsibilities will include:

Ensures Project Delivery: Manages integration, interdependencies, and alignment of projects and/or tracks of work within and across functions as required. Creates a project delivery schedule that includes financial, resource and material requirements.

Executes Project Lifecycle:
 Leads each project and/or release through Cisco's project life cycle processes. Ensures that the project has completed the relevant gate requirements and that deliverables have been properly reviewed by stakeholders.  

Executes PMI Processes:
  Leads and advocates PMI best practices of Integration, Scope, Time, Quality, Communication, Risk and Procurement Management

Manages Communication: 
Manages project related communications within and outside of the project Proactively identifies and communicates impacts to internal and external stakeholders. Freely provides information regarding project progress and scope using a project dashboard and/or internal/external status reports

Defines Success Metrics: 
Identifies and socializes project success metrics to the internal team and to external stakeholders. Evaluates project progress and results against success metrics.

Builds Team:
 Exudes energy and enthusiasm. Promotes and recognizes the contribution of team members, and creates a positive work environment.

Resolves Issues: 
Effectively identifies and resolves issues. Approves scope/cost/schedule/ quality changes through the project sponsor(board).  

Assesses Risks: 
Proactively identifies risks, communicates risks to appropriate stakeholders and develops a risk mitigation strategy and a contingency plan.

Governs Project Scope:
 Defines acceptance criteria, prioritizes stakeholder requirements and defines the scope boundaries.

Who You'll Work With

This is a great opportunity to join the GPMO, a high performing Project Management team, responsible for the delivery of a multi-million Dollar combined services program leading

Cisco's customers to business, innovation and operational success.

Who You Are

As the Project Manager, you will have the following business and technical knowledge, skills and expertise.

  • Experience in managing medium scale and reasonable complex projects in a large and multi-year program as part of a large IT organization in the Public Sector
  • Preference in having experience in managing interdependent type of projects
  • Experience in working in the Public Sector market
  • Good level of experience in Change Management
  • Feels comfortable to work with international and Remote Project Teams
  • Ability to work as PM in a matrix driven project organization
  • BS/BA degree or equivalent plus 2-3 years related experience in networking/telecommunications industry
  • Strong experience managing LAN and/or WAN network implementation and support projects 
  • Have ideally PM, PRINCE 2, ESi or equivalent or be studying for such a qualification

Why Cisco

At Cisco, each person brings their unique talents to work as a team and make a difference. Yes, our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns, but our edge comes from our people.
•    We connect everything – people, process, data and things – and we use those connections to change our world for the better.
•    We innovate everywhere - From launching a new era of networking that adapts, learns and protects, to building Cisco Services that accelerate businesses and business results.

Our technology powers entertainment, retail, healthcare, education and more – from Smart Cities to your everyday devices.
•    We benefit everyone - We do all of this while striving for a culture that empowers every person to be the difference, at work and in our communities.
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