Project Coordinator

  • Job Type: Contract
  • Location: Middle East - Saudi Arabia - Riyadh Saudi Arabia Riyadh
  • Date Posted: November 7, 2019
  • Salary: TBD
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First Point Group are currently recruiting for Project Coordinator

Location: Riyadh, KSA
Contract: 3 Month
Start Date: Dec 2019
benefits: Visa + flight tickets

Position Summary

We are looking for a seasoned Project Coordinator to join our team reporting to the PMO Director. Responsible for overseeing successful completion and timeliness of complex operational and customer projects. You will work cross-functionally across single customers, Product Managers, multiple R&D teams, Solution Validation, Marketing, Operations, and 3rd Party vendors. You will collaborate closely with both internal and external stakeholders to ensure successful execution of programs.

About The Job

Successful candidates will need to have a strong background in project management, software development, customer operations, and new product introduction. Knowledge and experience in networks and the operations of data centers are required to ensure our solutions are certified against a variety of consumption models and cloud deployment models. We expect you to be able to work and communicate across organizations at all levels where teams and individuals are distributed across oceans and time zones. It is particularly important that you have experience working cross-functionally with engineers and engineering management, support teams as well as customers. This is a fast-paced environment and demonstrated experience in the agile development methodologies is highly desirable.

Experience And Skills

Responsibilities:

SaaS experience (preference towards experience in UCaaS, CPaaS, SBCaaS, and SIP trunking).
Lead project proactively to ensure successful on-time delivery
Perform planning and management of resources and allocation of efforts.
Work with internal and external stakeholders to understand goals, requirements, the scope of work, budget, timelines, and priority
Ensure alignment, mitigate challenges and lead cross-functional teams towards milestones
Effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a very dynamic, fast-paced environment
PMP certification preferred.

Education/Experience Requirements

Strong technical background in project management (including externally facing customer engagement).
SIP, SBC, IP Telephony experience.
Project management experience in an Agile environment.
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills with experience leading discussions and managing relationships with external customers.
Very strong leadership qualities with the ability to influence at all levels of the organization.
Excellent organizational skills and ability to defuse tension among project team, should it arise
Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
Broad business knowledge, and significant, in-depth knowledge of the technology industry, products, and processes.
Minimum of 10 years? experience in the telecom technology field (software and/or networking).
Minimum of 5 years? experience in a managerial role.

Other Beneficial Experience

Telecommunications and SaaS experience (preference towards experience in UCaaS, CPaaS, SBCaaS, and SIP trunking).
PMP certification preferred.
Familiarity with project management software such as Microsoft Project.