Senior Project Manager

Senior Project Manager

Maxis Communications
10-15 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Are you ready to get ahead in your career
  • We want to empower you turn your ambitions into achievements.
  • We thrive in inclusiveness, diversity and embrace close collaborations for you to create impact for yourself and others.
  • Together, we aim to bring the best of technology to help people, businesses and the nation to be ahead in a changing world.
  • To realise our vision to become Malaysia’s leading converged solutions company, we are looking for a new talent to innovate and grow with us in a culture that values commitment, performance and possibilities.

Why does this job exist and why is it critical​
As the project manager, your job is to plan, budget, oversee and document all aspects of the specific project you are working on. Project managers may work closely with upper management to make sure that the scope and direction of each project is on schedule, as well as other departments for support. Project managers might work by themselves, or be in charge of a team to get the job done.
What are you accountable for
  • Plan, manage and track Program Goals, Scope, Delivery Approach, Delivery Plan, Activities, Risk & Deliverable in an effective manner
  • Drive overall Program planning and tracking of project milestones to achieve the desired business outcomes as agreed with the Sponsor/Steering Committee with input from the respective Project Leads and ensure the projects runs according to schedule and budget.
  • Plan, Manage and Track project milestones and detailed delivery plans to time, cost and quality as defined by project scope
  • Lead in Identification, manage, escalation and management of key project issues and risks related to the project that project managers are handling, including seeking resolution and execute contingency/action plan to mitigate issues/risk
  • Develop risk management plan and mitigation plan with project team for issues and risks, proactively manage it with proposed recommendation. Responsible in inter-dependencies management and alignments across projects.
  • Review progress against plans, reporting progress to the Steering Committee and maintaining a project management file and document register.
  • Collaborate with other Transformation project leads / project managers to track and manage overall E2E project timelines/activities.
  • Identification and management of key project dependencies including dependencies from other in-flight projects
  • To provide consolidated reporting across all departments to key stakeholders on a timely basis so they are aware of the overall status as well as decisions required.
  • Escalate to SDO Head where executive decisions are needed, with analysis and recommendation.

What do you need to have for this role
  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering for Technical Project Management or any relevant discipline
  • 10- 15 years of working experience in an end-to-end project management capacity
  • Proven working experience as a project manager in Agile development projects
  • Solid technical background with strong working knowledge of the GSM, Fixed technology, LTE, 5G, SD-WAN , fiber etc platforms.
  • Familiar with wireless telecommunications architecture is preferred
  • Experience with optical / DWDM /long haul fiber
  • Experience with routing and switching equipment from vendors like Cisco, Juniper, or others
  • Detailed understanding of TCP/IP, IPv4/IPv6
  • Excellent customer-facing and internal communication skills
  • Strong written skills for effective communication to senior management and various stakeholders (internal & external)
  • Excellent time management, planning, budgeting and problem solving capabilities
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • PMP / PRINCE II certification is a must
  • Applicants must be willing to travel with Malaysia

What’s next
  • Once you’ve applied online, our team will carefully review your application. Due to a high volume of applications, we appreciate your patience to allow for a fair and timely review process.
  • Should you be shortlisted for the role, we will send you an invitation via email for a digital interview. You can also check on your application status by logging into your candidate account.

Job Details

Always Be Ahead At Maxis, we are passionate about bringing together the best of technology to help people, businesses and the nation to Always Be Ahead in an evolving world, as we pursue our vision to be Malaysia’s leading converged solutions company. We deeply believe that the key element to our success has always been and will always be our people. Visit our careers page to learn more about having a career at Maxis. The MaxisWay culture Our culture, or MaxisWay as we call it, was created to focus on three core values which are ‘Customer First’, ‘What’s Possible’ and ‘I am Maxis’. These values are implemented in the way we interact with each other by embedding the language of commitment, performance and possibilities. Watch these videos and hear from our people who embody the MaxisWay culture.

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