Customer Project Manager

Employment Type: Permanent, full-time

Location: Bristol

Reporting to: SVP, Software and Systems

Date: December 2018

Job Description

About the Role:

Blu Wireless Technology develops cutting-edge wireless Gbps technology, based on the 802.11ad mmWave standard. As we grow, we have several customer engagements where we are deploying trial systems of our solutions. Successful delivery of our commitments requires developing and implementing of a programme of work to ensure coordinated network planning, hardware availability and installation, and successful acceptance testing of the deployment. This role will be responsible for running customer programmes from inception to delivery, liaising with customers and partners, coordinating and at times hands-on participation with internal resources, planning and directing the project, and monitoring and reporting on progress.

  • Planning, executing and delivering customer projects according to agreed timelines and budget
  • Working with project stakeholders to capture, record and track project requirements
  • Defining project objectives, and creating an execution plan, to include resourcing, milestones, dependencies and risks
  • Monitoring, tracking and reporting on progress against the plan, identifying issues and risks arising and proposing and planning solutions
  • Ensuring network planning, installation, and performance validation is completed across the phases of deployment

Job Requirements

Skills, Knowledge & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s, Masters or Ph.D. and 10+ in relevant technical field or demonstrated equivalent work experience
  • Full-time experience in formal project management of complex, multi-disciplinary, multi-national and successful projects, in all phases of the project
  • Ideally, hold a current, formal qualification in project management (Prince2/PMI/APM).
  • Strong familiarity with project management software
  • Experience in managing relationships with customers and stakeholders.
  • Good organisational skills, communication skills and problem-solving ability
  • Knowledge and understanding of setting up Mobile, Backhaul or IP networks in WAN, LAN or WLAN environments
  • Requires technical expertise and demonstrated ability to create technology, products, and solutions for a broad range of problems
  • Demonstrated ability to proactively identify technical needs and work across organizations to effectively resolve them

Personal Aptitudes:

  • Able to manage, motivate and develop a team effectively
  • Able to effectively prioritise and execute tasks in a high pressure environment
  • Able to interact effectively and confidentially across a broad range of stakeholders from customers and other external bodies and all internal stakeholders
  • Able to make sound decisions based on all information available and the restraints of resource and budget.
  • Resourceful, innovative and able to think through problems
  • Able to demonstrate quality standards through own and others work

More About Us

Blu Wireless Technology is disrupting the market with wireless of fibre level performance that is economically smart and reliable! With a strong history in WiGig (IEEE 802.11ad), but identifying the gap in the market, Blu Wireless also provides 5G solutions in the copious unlicensed millimetre wave (mmWave) spectrum band.

Delivering its intelligent System IP to licensees is at its core, but Blu Wireless has much more to offer – with expertise in everything from chip design to module and board design. The Blu Wireless team have engineered a managed approach to the technical challenges faced in mmWave carrier-grade applications such as combatting interference and enabling seamless co-existence.

Trusted partners of the world’s biggest names in telecoms, Blu Wireless works together with their customers to provide complete design, testing, and validation, serving emerging markets in high-speed transport and broadband.

Based in Bristol, reflecting the city’s friendly atmosphere and proud industrial heritage, Blu Wireless has become the leading vendor in this space. Now with a team of eighty employees and a newly opened office in India, Blu Wireless Technology is enabling a new era of gigabit connectivity for all.

We endeavour to respond quickly to all applications so if interested please submit your CV with a short covering note to jobs@bluwirelesstechnology.com. Please make it clear if you require any Visa to work in the UK.

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