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IT Project Manager

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Date: May 11, 2022

Location: Kingston, JM, WI

Company: Digicel

About Digicel

 

As a Digital Operator, Digicel is in the business of delivering powerful digital experiences 1440 minutes of each day to customers – that’s every minute, all day, every day.

 

Through its world-class LTE and fibre networks, together with its suite of 8 apps spanning sports (SportsMax), music (D’Music), news (Loop), local radio and podcasts (GoLoud), TV streaming (PlayGo), enhanced messaging and marketplaces (BiP), cloud storage (Billo) and self-care (MyDigicel app), Digicel is the only operator in its markets that can deliver that.

 

Serving consumer and business customers in 32 markets in the Caribbean, Central America and Pacific, its investments of over US$7 billion and a commitment to its communities through its Digicel Foundations in Haiti, Jamaica, Papua New Guinea and Trinidad & Tobago have contributed to positive outcomes for over 3 million people to date.

 

With its Better Together brand, Digicel is making a promise of simply more to customers and communities and its 7,000 employees worldwide work together to make that a powerful reality day in, day out.

 

Visit www.digicelgroup.com for more.

 

 

Why this role matters:
Digicel is taking a huge step into the future, aiming to transform itself from a traditional telecommunications provider to our customers’ digital lifestyle partner. To execute on this strategy, Digicel is investing heavily in its BSS/OSS capability and moving to a converged charging/billing solution across all our CALA markets. To do this, we have recently kicked off a 3-year transformation programme.

We are hiring several IT Project Managers to execute on IT workstreams of this transformation, mostly covering systems and processes side of change. In this role, you will own end-to-end delivery of your respective workstream or work package, deliver related project reporting into overall programme governance, and own relationships with project and work stream stakeholders inside of Digicel’s IT community.

 

What you will be doing:

  • Executing IT workstreams or work packages of the BSS/OSS programme to agreed timelines, scope and budget
  • Working as part of a cross-functional project team, being accountable for IT-related deliverables and representing IT in communications with stakeholders from areas such as Technology, Digital, Commercial, Customer Care, Finance, HR etc.
  • Performing the relevant project management processes - i.e. initiate, plan, execute, monitor, control and close, as well as the supporting processes e.g. scope, cost, time, issue, risk, resource, communication and stakeholder management, etc.
  • Monitoring and controlling the work to ensure that projects remain on track and in control; planning for and managing change
  • Identifying project and work stream dependencies and risks, coming up with mitigation proposals for those
  • Leading, coaching and motivating other project team members

 

 

To succeed in this role, you will:

  • Operate with limited oversight, taking accountability and ownership of your project, stream or work package deliverables
  • Act proactively, be hands-on and effective in problem solving
  • Propose and implement solutions, not stopping at issue identification
  • “Speak the same language” with your counterparts in IT
  • Build and manage effective relationships with key stakeholders inside and outside of IT, and represent IT confidently in these interactions
  • Build and manage effective relationship with vendor partners
  • Work well as part of a diverse, geographically spread, matrix-managed project team

 

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably with a technical concentration (e.g. Computer Science)
  • Minimum 2-3 years’ experience in managing IT projects
  • Past IT experience in hands-on capacity (e.g. software developer, database administrator, system integrator, infrastructure specialist etc.) would be very beneficial
  • Experience in managing system testing and UAT activities
  • Experience in managing data and user migration between different IT systems would be appreciated
  • Working knowledge of project management methodologies and tools, with Project Management certification (e.g. PMP) being an advantage

 

DISCLAIMER:

 

This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent.  It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent.  Incumbent may, and probably will be asked to perform other duties as required.  Each employee, regardless of classification, is required to maintain a safe, orderly and clean workplace, using safety precautions and observing safety rules at all times.


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