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Project Manager

Company: Hughes Network Systems
Location: Germantown
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) is a premier global provider of satellite communication solutions. Headquartered in Englewood, Colo., and conducting business around the globe, EchoStar is a pioneer in communications technologies through its Hughes Network Systems and EchoStar Satellite Services business segments. For more information, visit echostar.com . Follow @EchoStar on Twitter.
You are Innovative, Passionate, and Good at what you do - And, Hughes wants you to make a positive impact on our customers and industry. - Hughes is committed to providing crucial connectivity for People, Enterprise, and Things (IoT). - We are looking to disrupt the network and digital media enterprise space with ambitious individuals like yourself to bring new services and solutions to market, as efficiently and promptly as possible. - You'll have opportunities to work with dynamic teams, grow your influence / knowledge, and advance your career.
Project/Solution Launch Management at Hughes is a progressive role that requires challenging the status quo, leading the introduction of new platforms/services, and taking project ownership to ensure a great customer experience. - As a Project Manager you will lead different project solutions (customer and strategically driven) within our enterprise managed services portfolio, collaborate with different functional teams, make decisions concerning priority / risk, improve processes, and track / report upon progress -- helping transform the way our customers interact and consume our services.
Responsibilities:
Engage with internal stakeholders, partners, and customers to curate and document requirements/uses cases for project phases
Establish vision and rally internal stakeholders / partners to turn project deliverables into actionable strategies / sprints
Interact and update Executive Management concerning customer deliverables, project status, and risk mitigation
Develop familiarity of key technology/industries for managed projects
Utilize project management tools/software to centralize communication and streamline collaboration
Have an order-to-cash understanding of your projects and how they fit into the larger ecosystem of service delivery to the customer (portals, co-management, self-help, etc.)
Develop and manage work plans/schedules to measure project performance and budget
Utilize industry best practices, taking a hybrid approach to facets of agile and waterfall methodologies
Identify areas for improvement and help with enhancing current process and systems
Assist in opportunity strategies concerning proposal and partner engagements
Basic Requirements
Bachelor's degree required
3+ years of relevant project management experience
Travel: 5%-10%
Preferred Qualifications:
High degree of self-awareness, confidence, organizational, communication and anticipatory skills
Strong communication and presentation skills, with an ability to adapt messaging to different technical, management, marketing, and operational audiences
Experience working with large cross-functional team to coordinate many stakeholders
Ability to build collaborative working relationship across functions
Experience in network and digital media technology preferred
Applying Agile principles to bring incremental service value /capabilities to the marketplace
Project / Solution Launch experiences - from initial concept, requirements gathering, development/deployment planning, project execution, playbook and process ownership
Experience with Project Management software tools (MS Project, Jira, Confluence, Asana, etc.)
MBA or advanced degree a plus
Will be eligible for discretionary bonus, with funding based on company performance.
EchoStar is committed to offering a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. Our programs are designed to provide you with the ability to customize your benefits to best meet the needs of you and your family. Our philosophy for these programs is to support and encourage healthy living and wellness. Our benefits package covers it all-from healthcare savings plans to education assistance and more!
Financial : -401(k) retirement savings plan with company match; employee stock purchase plan; profit-sharing; company-paid life insurance, AD&D and disability

Work-Life Balance : -Paid Time Off (PTO), company-paid holidays, health and wellness events, exercise and sports facilities (locations may vary)

Employee Incentives : -Tuition reimbursement, employee referral program, year round employee events and community programs, discounts on Dish Network and HughesNet

Health : -Medical, Dental, Vision, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Health Savings Account (HSA) with opportunities to earn employer contributions; Health Care, Dependent Care and Transportation Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)

EchoStar and its Affiliated Companies are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. -U.S. Persons or those able to obtain and maintain U.S. government security clearances may be required for certain positions. EEO is the law.

Keywords: Hughes Network Systems, Germantown , Project Manager, Executive , Germantown, Maryland

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