Technical Project Manager job in Amsterdam
Location: Amsterdam
This is a Technical Project Manager job in Amsterdam.
The client is a large European cable operator offering quad-play to its customers.  The client is deploying a new set of mobile, broadband, voice and TV products in several of its European markets.

The client is looking for a Technical Project Manager to join its IT group to manage the delivery of these solutions. The PM will work closely with architects, development teams and vendors providing components of the solution.
The role would include putting together plans, managing the building of various environments, end-to-end test coordination and planning and supporting the systems Go Live activities.

This is an amazing opportunity for a Technical Project manager in Amsterdam to join a growing team, delivering world-class services to a global telecommunication company.

Main responsibilities of this Technical Project Manager job in Amsterdam are:

  • - Prepare the project plan for multipleworkstreams, incl. key milestones & dependencies.
  • - Define the required hardware&software components/versions for the different environments (JIT, UAT, PROD).
  • - Engage in budgeting discussions on key cost elements and propose solutions on how costs can be optimized.
  • - Raise and manage CRs to deliver all environments across affiliates, including connectivity matrixes.
  • - Support the testing effort by taking an active part in test cases development, planning and execution.
  • - Facilitate the resolution of incidents by coordinating different parties (architecture, delivery, vendors…).
  • - Prepare a detailed 'Go Live' plan and support its implementation.
  • - Support all technical and operational trials before the products are launched commercially.
  • - Work with operations to ensure a clear Support Model and Incident Management processes are in place prior to launch.
  • - Engage in all relevant vendor discussions as well as technical discussions with Architecture or internal IT delivery functions.
  • - Manage key risks and issues.
  • - Act as IT's central point of contact with respect to other corporate groups or affiliates.
  • - Support the project lead in preparing and delivering Steering Committee status reports.

Key knowledge and experience required for Technical Project Manager job in Amsterdam:

  • - 7+ years PM experience in a delivery environment.
  • - Minimum of 3 years recent telecoms delivery experience.
  • - Extensive project management and delivery experience in high paced client environments.
  • - Fluent in English, other European languages are an advantage.
  • - Good communication skills and understanding of various cultures.
  • - Strong analytical skills; the ability to see at both the high level view and focus on detail if required; the ability to apply technology to solve business problems.
  • - Determination and drive to consistently and successfully deliver according to commitment (results driven).
  • - Pro-active individual - able to see issues and suggest solutions before they arise.