Operations Project Manager

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DISH Network Services (DNS)


DISH is a Fortune 200 company with more than $15 billion in annual revenue that continues to redefine the communications industry.  Our legacy is innovation and a willingness to challenge the status quo, including reinventing ourselves.  We disrupted the pay-TV industry in the mid-90s with the launch of the DISH satellite TV service, taking on some of the largest U.S. corporations in the process, and grew to be the fourth-largest pay-TV provider.  We are doing it again with the launch of the first live, internet-delivered TV Service – Sling TV, that bucks traditional pay-TV norms and gives consumers a truly new way to access and watch television.


Now we have our sights set on upending the wireless industry and unseating the entrenched incumbent carriers.


We are driven by curiosity, pride, adventure, and desire to win – it’s in our DNA.  And we’re looking for people with boundless energy, intelligence, and an overwhelming need to achieve to join our team as we embark on the next chapter of our story.


Opportunity is here.  We are DISH.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

DISH is looking for a Project Manager to join our In-Home Services PMO team to drive, oversee, and implement all of the various projects for our nationwide service fleet. These projects can vary in degree of complexity and often include the coordination of numerous groups and/or departments. The IHS PMO team gathers requirements, vets them with all stakeholders, sets goals and drives deliverables across every team within IHS, in addition to enterprise level strategic initiatives. This role has total responsibility for all assigned projects, manages customer satisfaction, definition, planning, monitoring, and execution. 


Primary responsibilities fall into the following categories:

  • Define and clarify project scope including requirements; develop the project plan and the project schedule and work with stakeholders to identify the proper project team and structure.
  • Manages the planning, development, design, and implementation of assigned project or program. Including tracking schedules, resources, issues, due dates, tasks and monitors project’s expenditures against the budget.
  • Organize and facilitate project planning, kickoff meetings, status reviews, retrospectives, and other project related meetings. Build relationships enterprise wide, and successfully work across departments to coordinate and communicate with various groups and key players and identify risks and mitigation strategies; Monitor project progress.
  • Create and distribute meeting notes, status updates, risks, etc. to stakeholders and project team members and develop reporting, communicating the direction, significant milestones, and results as well as plans and coordinates the administration of new processes and plans.
  • Track progress and review project tasks to make certain deadlines are met appropriately, and assess project issues and identify solutions to meet productivity, quality and customer goals Work collaboratively with others to maintain thorough knowledge of capabilities, and to ensure that all communications between departments and stakeholders are precise.
  • Manage resources assigned to projects in regards to project efforts; create project plans and project schedules; provide project management leadership from inception through deployment Communicate, negotiate, and manage the scope of the assigned project to ensure that expectations are set concerning the project’s deliverables, timeline, and costs.

Skills - Experience and Requirements

A successful Operations Project Manager will have the following:

  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree from a four-year College or university strongly preferred; and four years of experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Project management experience, PMP or other Project Management certifications are a plus.
  • Superior written and verbal communication ability across multiple levels of management.
  • Excellent with time constraints and rapid turnaround situations; if you thrive on delivering in pressure situations where interruptions and re-working original plans is commonplace - this is perfect for you.
  • Must have excellent facilitation skills, very strong follow through abilities and must have strong ownership of projects and issues – drive team to resolutions and delivery.
  • Unmatched organization and time-management skills, with a focus on results and the details associated with them.


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