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Senior Project Manager
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Senior Consultant with 20+ years of international experience in Telecommunication industry as Project Manager
Obtained PMP Certification
Attended to several courses focused on Project Management
Obtained Diploma in Telecommunication & Engineering
Previous experience 1
Nokia Siemens Networks - Senior Project Manager - From 2012 to 2012
Led the Start Up Phase of the Vodacom SWAP Project in Western Cape, meant to upgrade and optimize the existing 2G/3G Network in terms of equipment technology (LTE ready equipment) and equipment capacity.
Developed the Project Rollout Strategy and obtained the buy-in from the Customer. Delivered the Project Schedule, in accordance to Customerʼs requirement (8 months rollout, for 8x RNC, 34x BSCs and 1100 BTS), the Human Resources Plan, and the Equipment Forecast Plan. Coordinated a Survey Team to produce site documentation for the RNC and BSC locations.
Previous experience 2
Nokia Siemens Networks - Senior Project Manager - From 2011 to 2011
Managed the Rollout of the Backhaul Network (IP Ethernet over Optic Fiber), designed to provide transport and traffic protection between the Core sites of the Cell C Wireless 2G/ 3G Network.
Created guidelines for the execution of the Project in a very complicated and challenging Network environment. Developed the Project Plan and obtained the buy-in from Project Stakeholders. Built and trained the local team. Participated to the Procurement Process to identify local service suppliers for the Execution of the Project. Planned and Coordinated the execution of a Trial and obtained Customerʼs approval about the Network Solution capabilities and feasibilities. Achieved 60% of the Project Execution, in accordance to Project Schedule.
Coordinated the site surveys and structure analysis for the handover of the Cell C Network infrastructures to ATC (American Tower Corporation).
Previous experience 3
Nokia Siemens Networks - Program Manager - From 2009 to 2010
Drove the Service activities (Network Implementation, Network Optimization and Customer Care), related to the MTN 2G Network.
Obtained Customerʼs acceptance to achieve financial closing of the Projects. Developed relationships with the Customer and improved the Customerʼ satisfaction. Planned and Coordinated the training to the local Sales and NI team to improve its performances in equipment forecasting toward the Factory.
Senior Consultant with 20+ years of international experience in Telecommunication industry and a proven track record as Project Manager that delivers complex and large-scale Projects related to Wireless systems (Cellular GSM, UMTS, LTE and Microwave) and Backhaul systems (Optical Fiber Networks, IP Ethernet over Fiber Optic).
Qualified in Project Management (PMP Certified) and competent in Coordinated Management of multiple related Projects, directed toward strategic business and organizational objectives.
Established and managed internal and external relationships, with Customers and Vendors, with the experience to work in multicultural environments and communicate with stakeholders at multiple levels.
Strong interpersonal skills and leadership capabilities that built international teams and led them to meet Customerʼs requirements and targets.
Specialties / Skills
- Program & Project Management
- Wireless Networks Rollout (GSM, UMTS, LTE and Microwave)
- Transformation Projects, Process Performances Analysis & Improvement
- IT & Backhaul Networks Rollout (IP Ethernet over Fiber Optic) and FTTX Broadband Networks Rollout
- Project Strategy and Planning
- Vendors Evaluation & Management
- Budgeting and Forecasting
- Quality management
- Project Finance Control
- Risk Management
- Team Building & Leadership
- Stakeholders Management