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Sr Project Manager

Altice USA, Tyler, TX

One of the largest broadband communications and video services providers in the United States

Duration: Full-Time


We are Altice USA; a family of businesses that includes Optimum, Optimum Mobile, Optimum Business, A4 advertising, Cheddar, and News12. Our common goal is connecting our customers to friends and family, shows they love, advertising that resonates and news that matters. We're building a workforce that thrives on collaboration, inclusion, and innovation. We hope connecting you to a potential role is just the beginning.

This role will be supporting Altice’s aggressive network project management initiatives which include New Build, Node Splits, Plant Upgrades, and Fiber to the Home.  This position represents a key function in the construction project work flow, and is responsible for the end-to-end completion of all assigned projects.  The Senior Project Manager will be designated a key leader and point-of-contact for outside contractors managing construction related work for Altice.   

Responsibilities  

  • Mentors and directs project managers that are assigned geographically, and are leading initiatives across a blended list of project (New Build, Node Splits, etc) 
  • Will continue to act as a project owner responsible for all end-to-end project activities and accountabilities beginning with the inception of a project through completion   
  • Actively engages construction teams and contractors on project kick-off calls, including work start issuance and service level adherence   
  • Customizes timetables specific to the scope of each project to ensure the project timeline is in line with Altice’s service level while ensuring the appropriate quality of work exists within each project 
  • Researches and makes recommendations on procedures to enhance financial and operational efficiencies. 
  • Manages labor costs to the budget within an approved project.   
  • Partners with system leadership and assigned sales contacts for project prioritization and the management of escalations 
  • Partners to develop and deliver system wide communication regarding the progress, accountabilities and gaps in the progress of assigned projects 
  • Assembles and coordinates project team members; assigns individual responsibilities 
  • Manages all interactions and project updates in face-to-face meetings, conference calls, and project management software updates  
Qualifications
  • Demonstrated organizational management skills in a highly complex, fast growing technical environment including, budget management and business planning 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with executive, senior management, peers, staff, vendors, and contractors 
  • An ability to present and discuss technical, functional and management information in a clear and concise way that explains complex topics, is persuasive and promotes consensus 
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and conceptual skills 
  • Proficiency in Excel and the creation of project reports required for management reporting and status updates 
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks and adjust priorities based on workload and direction from management and customer 
  • Advanced communication skills, both written and verbal 
  • Ability to effectively adapt to and apply rapidly changing technology to business needs 
  • Demonstrated ability to resolve roadblocks to delivery in multi-organization teams where no direct management responsibility exists 

Preferred Requirements 

  • 3 Years Project Management experience within Altice  
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business (or Management), Computer Science, Engineering, Finance or a related discipline preferred.  Equivalent work experience may also be used in conjunction or in place of educational requirements  
  • Experience in New Build or Node Split OSP Construction processes, including working within the existing project management software (Workfront) preferred 
  • 3+ years successful management of complex projects preferred 
  • Experience in business process re-engineering or process improvement desirable, involving broad-based information systems and utilizing tools and techniques to effect business change 
  • PMP Certification is preferred 



Altice USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds regardless of gender, race, color, creed, national origin, religion, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

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About Altice USA

Altice USA is a communications and media company that enables its customers through the power of connectivity. With a relentless focus on challenging today’s norm while developing the telecommunication of the future, our products and services bring people closer together and connect them to the things that matter most to them, faster and more easily than ever before.

From high-speed broadband and ultra-HD video, to digital advertising solutions, local news, telephony, and wireless offerings, we are making connections possible around the country -- to businesses, to consumers, to communities, to schools, to hospitals, and everyone in between. 

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